Once described as the fastest, hairiest, most lascivious, and most melancholy of mammals, the hare was also believed to never close its eyes, occasionally grow horns, and have the ability to change its sex. More than just a speedy, but lazy, character in popular children s fables, the hare is remarkable for its actual behavior and the intriguing myths that have developed around it. Here, Simon Carnell examines how this animal has been described, symbolized, visually depicted, and sought for its fur, flesh, and exceptional ...

Hare 2010, Reaktion Books

ISBN-13: 9781861894311

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