Abstract

Abstract:

This essay examines the way in which the lion who lived first at Versailles and then in Le Jardin des Plantes in Paris was depicted in a range of texts. It shows how the lion was central to debates about science, Revolution, and the function of zoos.

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Additional Information

ISSN
1925-5683
Print ISSN
0027-1276
Pages
pp. 51-63
Launched on MUSE
2021-02-18
Open Access
No
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