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  1. The Animals in Our Stories: Reading Human-Animal History, Kinship, and Inheritance in Asian Diasporic Literature

    Contributor(s):: Nandini Thiyagarajan

    This dissertation approaches literary animals in Asian diasporic novels through the concept of drawing close. I am interested in how literary animals can communicate an endeavour to draw animals close, and how literary representations of this closeness imagine normative human-animal relationships...

  2. Its a Dog's Life: Contemplating the Human-Animal Relationship through Dog Adoption Narratives

    Contributor(s):: Nicole Silvestrini

    Dog adoption is a popular way for people to find pets in the United States. With dog adoption comes dog adoption narratives, ideologically about the dog, told by humans for humans. Dog adoption narratives, a genre of personal experience narrative, enact a series of formalized conventions that...

  3. Unity through Francis: Demonstrations of Franciscan Authority in the Animal Stories of the Saint Francis Altarpiece

    Contributor(s):: Sara Woodbury

    The animal stories of Francis of Assisi are among the most recognizable images of the saint. Appearing on holy cards and garden statues, these animal narratives have come to represent a romantic, idealized relationship between humanity and nature. Francis’s animalstories,...

  4. The wild and the domestic : animal representation, ecocriticism, and western American literature

    Contributor(s):: Nelson, Barney

  5. 'It is frightening to think of death today, but it may not be such a big issue for me one day ... ' (Signs, omens and portents of death in traditional culture of Central Russia)

    Contributor(s):: Dobrovol'skaia, V. E.

  6. Animals old and new : multiple perspectives on the meaning of beasthood

    Contributor(s):: Willis, Roy

  7. Depiction of animals in the Popol Vuh and current Mayan folktales

    Contributor(s):: Rodríguez-Mejía, Fredy

  8. Liberating animals in Ming-Qing China: Buddhist inspiration and elite imagination

    Contributor(s):: Smith, Joanna F. Handlin

  9. Liberating animals in Ming-Qing China: Buddhist inspiration and elite imagination [in J Asian Stud 1999 (58:1) 51-84]: errata

    Contributor(s):: Smith, Joanna F. Handlin

  10. Prescription and proscription in Ojibwe animal-marriage tales

    Contributor(s):: Valentine, J. Randolph

  11. A chance encounter with Simon Tookoome

    Contributor(s):: Eber, Dorothy Harley

  12. Preaching the animal realm in late medieval Japan

    Contributor(s):: Kimbrough, R. Keller

  13. The Fall from Eden, critical theory, and the Teletubbies

    Contributor(s):: Britt, Brian

  14. The most revered of foxes: knowledge of animals and animal power in an Ainu Kamui Yukar

    Contributor(s):: Srtong, Sarah M.

  15. The mundane and the mystic. Constructions of human relations with the animal world in Brunei-Dusun and other Bornean folktales

    Contributor(s):: Kershaw, Eva Maria

  16. Media frames for black bear management stories during issue emergence in New York

    Contributor(s):: Siemer, William F., Decker, Daniel J., Shanahan, James

    We completed a content analysis of newspaper, radio, and television reports (n = 117) available to people in New York State between January 1999 and March 2002, to characterize how news stories differed with regard to problem identification, attributions of responsibility, and proposed solutions...