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Author Kemp, Martin.
Title The human animal in Western art and science / Martin Kemp.
Publication Info. Chicago : University of Chicago Press, 2007.
Open Library Cover
Location Call No. Status
 Stack 12  704.94 K    IN LIBRARY
Description xix, 307 p. : ill. ; 29 cm.
Series Louise Smith Bross lecture series
Bibliography Includes bibliographical references (p. 291-297) and index.
Contents Introduction: facing up to ourselves -- Humors, temperaments, and signs -- Fixing the signs -- Feelings and faces -- Souls and machines -- From meaning to mechanism -- Fable and fact: La Fontaine and Buffon -- Going ape -- Beastly boys and admirable animals -- Our animal cousins -- Art and atavism -- A literary-cinematic postscript.
Subject Animals in art.
Animals -- Symbolic aspects.
Symbolism in art -- Europe.
Animals and civilization -- Europe.
Human-animal relationships.
Human body -- Symbolic aspects.
ISBN 9780226430331 (cloth : alk. paper)
0226430332 (cloth : alk. paper)