Animals and Literature

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  • Coming Soon

    The Medieval Bestiary in English

    First written in Egypt between the second and fourth centuries, the Physiologus brought together poetic descriptions of animals and their Christian allegories. As the Physiologus…

  • Agnes Grey

    Agnes Grey was one of a trio of novels that defined the “governess novel” in 1847 and 1848. Alongside Jane Eyre and Vanity Fair, Agnes…

  • Black Beauty

    Continuously in print and translated into multiple languages since it was first published, Anna Sewell’s Black Beauty is a classic work of children’s literature and…

  • Beautiful Joe

    One of the first animal viewpoint novels published in North America, Margaret Marshall Saunders’s Beautiful Joe tells the story of an abused dog and his…

  • The Call of the Wild

    A best-seller from its first publication in 1903, The Call of the Wild tells the story of Buck, a big mongrel dog who is shipped…

  • The History of Pompey the Little

    Pompey the Little, the canine narrator of this story, is a uniquely observant and witty guide to eighteenth-century culture, both high and low. In the…

  • Heart and Science

    Wilkie Collins’s later novels are often as concerned with social issues as they are with simple storytelling—but as more and more critics are suggesting, the…

  • Animals: Themed Custom Text

    Broadview anthologies include many readings suitable for courses focused on the representation of animals in literature. If you are teaching a course in this area, we invite…

  • Death, Loss, and Mourning: Themed Custom Text

    Broadview anthologies include many readings suitable for courses focused on the representation of death, loss, and mourning in literature. If you are teaching a course in…

  • Feminism: Themed Custom Text

    Broadview anthologies include many readings suitable for courses focused on feminist and proto-feminist thought and/or literature. If you are teaching a course in this area,…

  • Gothic: Themed Custom Text

    Broadview anthologies include many readings suitable for literature courses focused on the Gothic. If you are teaching a course in this area, we invite you…

  • Literature and the Environment: Themed Custom Text

    Broadview anthologies include many readings suitable for courses focused on literature and nature, non-human animals in literature, and/or literature and the environment. If you are…

  • Medieval Women: Themed Custom Text

    Broadview anthologies include many readings suitable for literature courses on medieval women and/or medieval women writers. If you are teaching a course in this area,…

  • Monsters: Themed Custom Text

    Broadview anthologies include many readings suitable for courses focused on the monstrous in literature. If you are teaching a course in this area, we invite…

  • Queer Studies: Themed Custom Text

    Broadview anthologies include many readings suitable for literature courses with a queer studies focus. If you are teaching a course in this area, we invite…

  • Slavery: Themed Custom Text

    Broadview anthologies include many readings suitable for literature courses with a focus on slavery and/or abolition. If you are teaching a course in these areas,…

  • War: Themed Custom Text

    Broadview anthologies include many readings suitable for courses with a focus on war writing and/or representations of war in literature. If you are teaching a…