The Mythical Zoo: An Encyclopedia of Animals in World Myth, Legend, and Literature
ABC-CLIO, 2001 - 298 страница
A varied and insightful compendium of animals and the relationships between humans and animals.
Emphasizing depth rather than breadth, The Mythical Zoo covers everything from frogs and grasshoppers to dolphins, salmon, rabbits, and tigers. After a masterful overview, there are about 50 entries with references to literature from a variety of cultures and extensive illustrations ranging from medieval prints to cartoons and advertisements.
- Fully illustrated with a variety of images from medieval prints to editorial cartoons and advertisements
- Weaves together a cross-cultural tapestry encompassing mythology, history, art, science, philosophy, and literature while discussing the special significance of animals in human cultures
- Includes relevant quotes from worldwide texts preceding each entry
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