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The lives of animals / J.M. Coetzee ; Marjorie Garber, Peter Singer, Wendy Doniger, Barbara Smuts ; edited and introduced by Amy Gutmann.

Coetzee, J. M., 1940- (Author). Garber, Marjorie B. (Added Author). Singer, Peter, 1946- (Added Author). Doniger, Wendy. (Added Author). Smuts, Barbara B. (Added Author). Gutmann, Amy. (Added Author).

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  • ISBN: 9780691173900 (pbk.)
  • Physical Description: 127 pages ; 22 cm.
  • Publisher: Princeton, New Jersey : Princeton University Press, 2016

Content descriptions

General Note:
First edition, 1999.
"Fiction/Philosophy"--Back cover.
Bibliography, etc. Note:
Includes bibliographical references and index.
Formatted Contents Note:
The Lives of Animals / J. M. Coetzee -- The Philosophers and the Animals -- The Poets and the Animals -- Reflections -- Marjorie Garber -- Peter Singer -- Wendy Doniger -- Barbara Smuts.
Summary, etc.:
Coetzee uses fiction to present a powerfully moving discussion of animal rights in all their complexity. He draws us into the life of his protagonists, novelist Elizabeth Costello, who is so comsumed by the idea of human cruelty to animals that she can barely look another person in the eye.
Subject: Novelists > Fiction.
Animal rights > Fiction.
Animal welfare > Moral and ethical aspects > Fiction.
Animal rights > Philosophy > Fiction.
Genre: Essays.


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