Tom Regan - at Quail Ridge BooksNCSU Professor Emeritus Tom Regan presents the book he edited, OTHER NATIONS: ANIMALS IN MODERN LITERATURE.  This anthology employs the power of fiction to illuminate our moral relationship with animals, including works by Ernest Hemingway, George Orwell, Alice Walker and more.

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Event date: 
Wednesday, May 25, 2011 - 7:30pm
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3522 Wade Ave
27607-4048 Raleigh
Other Nations: Animals in Modern Literature Cover Image
By Tom Regan (Editor), Andrew Linzey (Editor)
ISBN: 9781602582378
Availability: Special Order
Published: Baylor University Press - September 2010

The world's first anthology designed to employ the power of fiction to illuminate our moral relationship with animals, OTHER NATIONS boasts a superb collection of writings from writers of great distinction--including Ernest Hemingway, George Orwell, and Alice Walker. By organizing the literary pieces according to the means by which human beings relate to the animals discussed--as companions, as sources of food, as objects of sport and entertainment, and as subjects in scientific research--preeminent scholars Tom Regan and Andrew Linzey enable readers to relate these texts (and these animals) to their own experiences and to the manifold issues now discussed in public forums. While the editors believe the time is ripe for radical change in the way human beings see and treat animals, this collection nonetheless presents various and contrary viewpoints, leaving readers to come to their own moral conclusions.

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