Animals in Literature Further Reading - Essay

Further Reading

(Twentieth-Century Literary Criticism)


Calvino, Italo. “The Bestiary of Marianne Moore.” In The Uses of Literature, translated by Patrick Creagh, pp. 307-14. Harcourt Brace Jovanovich, 1986.

Calvino discusses animals in the poems of Marianne Moore.

Norris, Margot. “The Animal and Violence in Hemingway's Death in the Afternoon.” In Beasts of the Modern Imagination: Darwin, Nietzsche, Kafka, Ernst & Lawrence, pp. 195-219. The Johns Hopkins University Press, 1985.

Norris discusses Ernest Hemingway's depiction of animals and violence in his novel Death in the Afternoon.

Reed, Richard. “The Animal World in Robert Frost's Poetry.” In Frost: Centennial Essays II, edited by Jac Tharpe, pp. 159-69. University Press of Mississippi, 1976.

Reed argues that the development and maturation of Robert Frost's poetry can be traced by examining the evolution of Frost's animal imagery.

Ross, Bruce. “Fables of the Golden Age: The Poetry of Marianne Moore.” In Twentieth Century Literature, Vol. 30, Summer, pp. 327-50. 1984.

Ross argues that Moore used the fable form in her poetry to illustrate moral truths through the actions of her animals.

Stine, Peter. “Franz Kafka and Animals.” In Contemporary Literature, Vol. XXII, No. 1, Winter, pp. 58-80. 1981.

Stine contends that Franz Kafka explored a variety of existential and ontological issues in his animal stories.

Vogt, Kathleen. “Real and Imaginary Animals in the Poetry of Margaret Atwood.” In Margaret Atwood: Vision and Forms, edited by Kathryn VanSpanckeren and Jan Garden Castro, pp. 163-82. Southern Illinois University Press, 1988.

Vogt examines animals as they appear in the poetry of Margaret Atwood.