Straight from the Horse’s Mouth: Fauna-criticism and Black Beauty

This paper employs fauna-criticism, as outlined below, as a unique perspective from which to (re)examine some of the major literary features of Black Beauty. From this perspective, we speculate on how the presentation of themes helps or hinders Sewell’s intended messages. In particular, this paper addresses Sewell’s use of anthropomorphism, animal advocacy, and the roleContinue reading “Straight from the Horse’s Mouth: Fauna-criticism and Black Beauty”