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Fairy Tales Transformed?: Twenty-First-Century Adaptations and the Politics of Wonder - Cristina BacchilegaFairy-tale adaptations are ubiquitous in modern popular culture, but readers and scholars alike may take for granted the many voices and traditions folded into today's tales. In "Fairy Tales Transformed?: Twenty-First-Century Adaptations and the Politics of Wonder," accomplished fairy-tale scholar Cristina Bacchilega traces what she terms a "fairy-tale web" of multivocal influences in modern adaptations, asking how tales have been changed by and for the early twenty-first century." "Dealing mainly with literary and cinematic adaptations for adults and young adults, Bacchilega investigates the
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Avian Medicine And Surgery - Robert B. Altman, Gerry M. DorresteinFocusing on the clinical disorders and treatment of the diseases of birds, this text serves as a practical guide to therapy. Although the major portion of the book is directed toward psittacine species, there are sections on passerine, columbiaformes, raptors, ratites, toucans, myna, and wildlife. While clinically oriented, the text contains strong sections on core topics such as anatomy, physiology, and nutrition, and a tabulated section on pharmacology and therapeutics is included for rapid reference.