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The Resource Fiction without humanity : person, animal, thing in early Enlightenment literature and culture, Lynn Festa

Fiction without humanity : person, animal, thing in early Enlightenment literature and culture, Lynn Festa

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Fiction without humanity : person, animal, thing in early Enlightenment literature and culture
Title
Fiction without humanity
Title remainder
person, animal, thing in early Enlightenment literature and culture
Statement of responsibility
Lynn Festa
Creator
Author
Subject
Language
eng
Summary
"Although the Enlightenment is often associated with the emergence of human rights and humanitarian sensibility, 'humanity' is an elusive category in the literary, philosophical, scientific, and political writings of the period. Fiction Without Humanity offers a literary history of late seventeenth- and early eighteenth-century efforts to define the human. Focusing on the shifting terms in which human difference from animals, things, and machines was expressed, Lynn Festa argues that writers and artists treated humanity as an indefinite class, which needed to be called into being through literature and the arts"--
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Publisher's description
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PU/DLC
http://library.link/vocab/creatorName
Festa, Lynn M.
Dewey number
828/.508
Illustrations
  • illustrations
  • plates
Index
index present
LC call number
PR769
LC item number
.F47 2019
Literary form
non fiction
Nature of contents
bibliography
http://library.link/vocab/subjectName
  • English prose literature
  • English prose literature
  • Philosophical anthropology
  • Fictions, Theory of
  • Enlightenment
  • Anthropomorphism in literature
  • Humanity in literature
Label
Fiction without humanity : person, animal, thing in early Enlightenment literature and culture, Lynn Festa
Instantiates
Publication
Copyright
Bar code
31223127945807
Bibliography note
Includes bibliographical references and index
Carrier category
volume
Carrier category code
  • nc
Carrier MARC source
rdacarrier
Content category
  • text
  • still image
Content type code
  • txt
  • sti
Content type MARC source
  • rdacontent
  • rdacontent
Dimensions
24 cm
Extent
350 pages, 4 unnumbered pages of plates
Isbn
9780812251319
Lccn
2018054071
Media category
unmediated
Media MARC source
rdamedia
Media type code
  • n
Other physical details
illustrations (some color)
System control number
(OCoLC)1052873739
Label
Fiction without humanity : person, animal, thing in early Enlightenment literature and culture, Lynn Festa
Publication
Copyright
Bar code
31223127945807
Bibliography note
Includes bibliographical references and index
Carrier category
volume
Carrier category code
  • nc
Carrier MARC source
rdacarrier
Content category
  • text
  • still image
Content type code
  • txt
  • sti
Content type MARC source
  • rdacontent
  • rdacontent
Dimensions
24 cm
Extent
350 pages, 4 unnumbered pages of plates
Isbn
9780812251319
Lccn
2018054071
Media category
unmediated
Media MARC source
rdamedia
Media type code
  • n
Other physical details
illustrations (some color)
System control number
(OCoLC)1052873739

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