Animals in Literature Representative Works - Essay

Representative Works

(Twentieth-Century Literary Criticism)

Janet E. Aalfs
“A Chicken's Tale in Three Voices” (short story) 1990

Edward Albee
Seascape (drama) 1975

Margaret Atwood
Surfacing (novel) 1972
Selected Poems (poetry) 1976

Daphne du Maurier
“The Birds” (short story) 1952

Ralph Ellison
Invisible Man (novel) 1952

Carol Emshwiller
Carmen Dog (novel) 1990

Walter Farley
The Black Stallion (novel) 1941

Robert Frost
A Boy's Will (poetry) 1913
A Witness Tree (poetry) 1942
North of Boston (poetry) 1914

Nadine Gordimer
The Soft Voice of the Serpent (short stories) 1952

Ernest Hemingway
Death in the Afternoon (novel) 1932

Zora Neale Hurston
Their Eyes Were Watching God (novel) 1937

Franz Kafka
The Metamorphosis (novella) 1912
“A Report to an Academy” (short story) 1919
“The Burrow” (short story) 1923
“Josephine the Singer, or the Mouse Folk” (short story) 1924
“Investigations of a Dog” (short story) 1933

D. H. Lawrence
The White Peacock (novel) 1911
The Rainbow (novel) 1915
Women in Love (novel) 1920
Kangaroo (novel) 1923
St. Mawr (novella) 1925
The Plumed Serpent (novel) 1925

Ursula K. LeGuin
“A Wife's Story” (short story) 1988

Doris Lessing
“An Old Woman and Her Cat” (short story) 1974

Clarice Lispector
The Foreign Legion (novel) 1964
“The Dry Point of Horses” (short story) 1974
“The Buffalo” (short story) 1985

Jack London
Call of the Wild (novel) 1903

Thomas Mann
“A Man and His Dog” (short story) 1936

Cris Mazza
“Attack at Dawn”
(short story) 1989

Marianne Moore
Collected Poems (poetry) 1959

Alice Munro
“Boys and Girls” (short story) 1968

Flannery O'Connor
Wise Blood (novel) 1952

Jean-Paul Sartre
La Nausée[Nausea] (novel) 1938

Ramón Sender
El Lugar del Hombre [A Man's Place] (novel) 1939
Epitalamio del Prieto Trinidad [Dark Wedding] (novel) 1942
Los Cino Libros de Ariadna (novel) 1957

John Steinbeck
“Flight” (short story) 1938
“The Red Pony” (short story) 1945

Alice Walker
The Temple of My Familiar (novel) 1989

Mary Webb
Gone to Earth (novel) 1917

Richard Wright
Native Son (novel) 1940