Table of contents for A divided nature : the representation of animals in Britain, c.1750-1850 / by Diana Donald.

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 TABLE OF CONTENTS Preface Prologue. Joseph Wright's An Experiment on a Bird in the Air Pump Part I. 'Contemplations on the world of life': natural science and the representation of animals in the eighteenth and nineteenth centuries Chapter 1. Picturing animals: the art of the impossible Chapter 2. The struggle for existence: a new vision of nature and man Part II. 'The psychology of beasthood': from anthropocentrism to anthropomorphism Chapter 3. The elephant in the bookseller's shop: imagining the animal mind Chapter 4. Landseer's dogs Part III. Animals 'wild' and 'tame': the imperium of civilised man Chapter 5. 'Captives from mountain and forest': zoos and the imperial project Chapter 6. Prosperity and Adversity: the life of the horse Part IV. The imagery of the hunt: a study in ambiguity Chapter 7. A 'well-grouped kill': hunting culture and its visual expression Chapter 8. 'This natural, or unnatural tendency in the mind of man': attacks on the hunting myth 

Library of Congress Subject Headings for this publication:

Animals in art.
Art, British -- 18th century.
Art, British -- 19th century.
Animals and civilization -- Great Britain -- History -- 18th century.
Animals and civilization -- Great Britain -- History -- 19th century.
Animals -- Social aspects -- Great Britain.