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Beyond sentimentality: animal characters in nineteenth-century fiction

Abstract:

This thesis considers the roles of Snooks the cat, Bow-wow the mastiff, Silver Blaze the thoroughbred, Dryad the Newfoundland, Tanganrog the wolf, Hushwing the owl, Redruff the partridge, and Bella the parrot – all creations of Mary Elizabeth Braddon, Wilkie Collins, Arthur Conan Doyle, C. L. Pirkis, L.T. Meade, Sir Charles G.D. Roberts, Ernest Thompson Seton, and Margaret Marshall Saunders. Who are these creatures– and are they characters? The thesis takes as its starting point character ...

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Division:
HUMS
Department:
English Faculty
Oxford college:
Oriel College
Role:
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Institution:
University of Oxford
Division:
HUMS
Department:
English Faculty
Role:
Supervisor
ORCID:
0000-0002-5238-5331
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Name:
Social Sciences and Humanities Research Council of Canada
Funder identifier:
http://dx.doi.org/10.13039/501100000155
Grant:
752-2021-0139
Type of award:
DPhil
Level of award:
Doctoral
Awarding institution:
University of Oxford

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