The Animated Bestiary [electronic resource] : Animals, Cartoons, and Culture
- New Brunswick, NJ : Rutgers University Press, 2008.
1 online resource (236 p.)
- Animals in motion pictures -- History and criticism
Music, Dance, Drama & Film
- Local subjects:
- Animals in motion pictures.
Animals in motion pictures.
Animated films - History and criticism.
Animated films -- History and criticism.
- Electronic books.
- The Animated Bestiary critically evaluates the depiction of animals in cartoons and animation more generally. Paul Wells argues that artists use animals to engage with issues that would be more difficult to address directly because of political, religious, or social taboos.
- Contents; Acknowledgments; Introduction: The Kong Trick; 1: The Bear Who Wasn't: Bestial Ambivalence; 2: Of Mice and Men: What Do Animals Mean?; 3: "I Don't Care What You Say, I'm Cold": Anthropomorphism, Practice, Narrative; 4: Which Came First, the Chicken or the Egg?: Performance, Philosophy, Tradition; 5: Creature Comforted: Animal Politics, Animated Memory; Bibliography; Filmography; Index; About the Author
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