Captured: The Animal Within Culture

  • Melissa Boyde

About this book


In 2008 the youtube video documenting the emotional reunion between two men and Christian the Lion became a worldwide sensation. Key themes of the essays in Captured: the Animal within Culture are encapsulated in Christian's story: the implications of the physical and cultural capture of animals.


Animal welfare Christian the Lion Capture Animal ethics Animal treatment animals culture emotion essay novel Romanticism

Editors and affiliations

  • Melissa Boyde
    • 1
  1. 1.Humanities and the ArtsUniversity of WollongongAustralia

Bibliographic information

  • DOI
  • Copyright Information Palgrave Macmillan, a division of Macmillan Publishers Limited 2014
  • Publisher Name Palgrave Macmillan, London
  • eBook Packages Palgrave Literature Collection
  • Print ISBN 978-1-349-46106-6
  • Online ISBN 978-1-137-33050-5
  • About this book