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Captured: The Animal within Culture

Editors: Boyde, M. (Ed.)

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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.

About the authors

Graham Barwell, University of Wollongong, Australia Anthony 'Ace' Bourke, independent art curator and writer Melissa Boyde, University of Wollongong, Australia Anne Collett, University of Wollongong, Australia Denise Russell, University of Wollongong, Australia John Simons, Macquarie University, Australia Peta Tait, La Trobe University, Australia Helen Tiffin, University of Wollongong, Australia Yvette Watt, University of Tasmania, Australia Wendy Woodward, University of the Western Cape, South Africa

Table of contents (11 chapters)

  • Introduction

    Boyde, Melissa

    Pages 1-8

  • Verticality, Vertigo and Vulnerabilities: Giraffes in J. M. Ledgard’s Novel

    Woodward, Wendy

    Pages 9-25

  • The Scramble for Elephants: Exotic Animals and the Imperial Economy

    Simons, John

    Pages 26-42

  • Christian the Lion: An Interview with Ace Bourke

    Boyde, Melissa

    Pages 43-59

  • ‘Mrs Boss! We gotta get those fat cheeky bullocks into that big bloody metal ship!’: Live Export as Romantic Backdrop in Baz Luhrmann’s

    Boyde, Melissa

    Pages 60-74

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Bibliographic Information

Bibliographic Information
Book Title
Captured: The Animal within Culture
Editors
  • M. Boyde
Copyright
2014
Publisher
Palgrave Macmillan UK
Copyright Holder
Palgrave Macmillan, a division of Macmillan Publishers Limited
eBook ISBN
978-1-137-33050-5
DOI
10.1057/9781137330505
Hardcover ISBN
978-1-137-33049-9
Softcover ISBN
978-1-349-46106-6
Edition Number
1
Number of Pages
XIII, 199
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