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  • Talking Animals

    A Novel

    by Joni Murphy ...
    "Joni Murphy’s inventive and beautiful allegory depicts a city enmeshed in climate collapse, blinded to the signs of its imminent destruction by petty hatreds and monstrous greed: that is, the world we are living in now. Talking Animals is an Orwellian tale of totalitarianism in action, but the animals on this farm are much cuter, and they make better puns." —Chris Kraus, author of I Love Dick and ... Read more

    $9.99 USD

  • Double Teenage

    by Joni Murphy ...
    Double Teenage tells the story of two young teenagers (best friends, Celine and Julie) who are coming of age in the 1990s along the US–Mexico border—a place where nothing seems to happen, but only because what counts as 'something' is defined by far-off centres of power. In their small, desert town and small-scale life, they become a twin pair. Through their love of theatre, they find their way ... Read more

    $14.29 USD

  • Iroquois Supernatural

    Talking Animals and Medicine People

    Brings the paranormal beings and places of the Iroquois folklore tradition to life through historic and contemporary accounts of otherworldly encounters• Recounts stories of shapeshifting witches, giant flying heads, enchanted masks, ethereal lights, talking animals, Little People, spirit-choirs, potent curses, and haunted hills, roads, and battlefields• Includes accounts of miraculous healings by ... Read more

    $16.99 USD

  • Talking Animals in British Children's Fiction, 1786–1914

    by Tess Cosslett ...
    series The Nineteenth Century Series
    In her reappraisal of canonical works such as Black Beauty, Beautiful Joe, Wind in the Willows, and Peter Rabbit, Tess Cosslett traces how nineteenth-century debates about the human and animal intersected with, or left their mark on, the venerable genre of the animal story written for children. Effortlessly applying a range of critical approaches, from Bakhtinian ideas of the carnivalesque to ... Read more

    $56.69 USD

  • Talking Animals in Children's Fiction

    A Critical Study

    Talking-animal tales have conveyed anticruelty messages since the 18th-century beginnings of children's literature. Yet only in the modern period have animal characters become true subjects rather than objects of human neglect or benevolence. Modern fantasies reflect the shift from animal welfare to animal rights in 20th-century public discourse. This revolution in literary animal-human relations ... Read more

    $14.79 USD

  • Routledge Revivals: Shakespeare's Talking Animals (1973)

    Language and Drama in Society

    First published in 1973, this book is about Shakespeare, language and drama. The first part introduces some common ideas of anthropology and linguistics into an area where they serve as a base for the discussion of usually literary matters. It attempts to link language to our experience of speech — examining its range, texture, and social functions. In part two, the author argues that in ... Read more

    $35.99 USD

  • Talking to Animals

    How You Can Understand Animals and They Can Understand You

    by Jon Katz ...
    New York Times bestselling author Jon Katz—“a Thoreau for modern times” (San Antonio Express-News)—offers us a deeper understanding of the inner lives of animals and teaches us how we can more effectively communicate with them, made real by his own remarkable experiences with a wide array of creatures great and small.In Talking to Animals, journalist Jon Katz—who left his Manhattan life behind two ... Read more

    $11.99 USD

  • Talking with Dogs and Cats

    Joining the Conversation to Improve Behavior and Bond with Your Animals

    by Tim Link ...
    If you’ve ever wondered what your animal was trying to tell you with a bark, meow, or tweet, this is the book for you. Animal communicator Tim Link’s approach respects the personality and feelings of animals, and his simple, accessible methods can facilitate the understanding and communication that all animal lovers crave. “Packed full of great practical information on how to deal with everyday ... Read more

    $11.59 USD

  • Animals Talking in All Caps

    It's Just What It Sounds Like

    A goat who wants to sell you some meth.A giraffe who might be violating his restraining order.An alpaca with a very dirty secret.A cat who’s really mad at you for cancelling Netflix instant.These are just a few of the hilariously human animals you’ll meet in Animals Talking in All Caps. Inspired by the wildly popular blog of the same name and including some of the site’s best-loved entries as well ... Read more

    $7.99 USD

  • The Speech of Animals: A Novella About Animals Talking

    Haven't you always wanted to know what the world would look like if animals were allowed to talk, and we, as humans, were now able to understand them? What would happen? What would they say? How would Humans react to what they said? All these questions I sought to answer in this highly imaginative and entertaining novella. The first part of this story was designed to contrast between a simple ... Read more

    $1.99 USD

  • Look Who's Talking

    Short tales of speaking animals

    The short tales contained in this book have been taken from the international literature of fables and freely translated to English. Every story has been partially modified, without to alter of the sense or the moral in contained it. Therefore, every reference or likeness to previous stories published must be thought accidental or completely involuntary. The author strongly thanks Aesop, Fedro, La ... Read more

    $4.99 USD

  • Talking With the Animals

    by Patty Summers ...
    Is it really possible to talk with animals? Or at least to realize that they are talking to us all the time? Patty Summers listens and understands.An "animal communicator," Summers can converse directly with a variety of animal species, from cats and dogs to rabbits, horses, and iguanas. In this beautiful and moving book, the animals share their wisdom, their perspective on life, and even how they ... Read more

    $12.29 USD