Study Guide

Animal Studies Analysis

The Lives of Animals, by J.M. Coetzee

Jeez, this title sounds like a moldy oldie. In some ways Coetzee is playing off of ancient,...

The Island of Dr. Moreau, by H.G. Wells

Doctor Moreau has gone really gone off the deep end… and landed on his own private island....

How the Dead Dream, by Lydia Millet

Yikes, the title makes it sound like this novel is going to be mor-bid. How the Dead Dream is a...

We3, by Grant Morrison and Frank Quietly

If this title makes you think of Star Wars' C-3PO, then you're on the right track. Cyborgs abound...

Jude the Obscure, by Thomas Hardy

Thomas Hardy was a nineteenth-century lad with a soft spot for animals. In his letters scholars...