The Ashgate Encyclopedia of Literary and Cinematic Monsters

The Ashgate Encyclopedia of Literary and Cinematic Monsters is an invaluable resource for all students and scholars and an essential addition to library reference shelves.

The Ashgate Encyclopedia of Literary and Cinematic Monsters

The Ashgate Encyclopedia of Literary and Cinematic Monsters

From vampires and demons to ghosts and zombies, interest in monsters in literature, film, and popular culture has never been stronger. This concise Encyclopedia provides scholars and students with a comprehensive and authoritative A-Z of monsters throughout the ages. It is the first major reference book on monsters for the scholarly market. Over 200 entries written by experts in the field are accompanied by an overview introduction by the editor. Generic entries such as 'ghost' and 'vampire' are cross-listed with important specific manifestations of that monster. In addition to monsters appearing in English-language literature and film, the Encyclopedia also includes significant monsters in Spanish, French, Italian, German, Russian, Indian, Chinese, Japanese, African and Middle Eastern traditions. Alphabetically organized, the entries each feature suggestions for further reading. The Ashgate Encyclopedia of Literary and Cinematic Monsters is an invaluable resource for all students and scholars and an essential addition to library reference shelves.

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The Ashgate Encyclopedia of Literary and Cinematic Monsters
Language: en
Pages: 640
Authors: Jeffrey Andrew Weinstock
Categories: Literary Criticism
Type: BOOK - Published: 2016-04-01 - Publisher: Routledge

From vampires and demons to ghosts and zombies, interest in monsters in literature, film, and popular culture has never been stronger. This concise Encyclopedia provides scholars and students with a comprehensive and authoritative A-Z of monsters throughout the ages. It is the first major reference book on monsters for the
The Ashgate Encyclopedia of Literary and Cinematic Monsters
Language: en
Pages:
Authors: Jeffrey Andrew Weinstock
Categories: Monsters in literature
Type: BOOK - Published: 2014 - Publisher:

From vampires and demons to ghosts and zombies, interest in monsters in literature, film, and popular culture has never been stronger. This concise Encyclopedia provides scholars and students with a comprehensive and authoritative A-Z of monsters throughout the ages. It is the first major reference book on monsters for the
The Ashgate Research Companion to Monsters and the Monstrous
Language: en
Pages: 600
Authors: Asa Simon Mittman, Peter J. Dendle
Categories: Literary Criticism
Type: BOOK - Published: 2017-02-24 - Publisher: Routledge

The field of monster studies has grown significantly over the past few years and this companion provides a comprehensive guide to the study of monsters and the monstrous from historical, regional and thematic perspectives. The collection reflects the truly multi-disciplinary nature of monster studies, bringing in scholars from literature, art
Divine Horror
Language: en
Pages: 256
Authors: Cynthia J. Miller, A. Bowdoin Van Riper
Categories: Performing Arts
Type: BOOK - Published: 2017-05-24 - Publisher: McFarland

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Science Fiction Literature through History: An Encyclopedia [2 volumes]
Language: en
Pages: 766
Authors: Gary Westfahl
Categories: Literary Criticism
Type: BOOK - Published: 2021-07-31 - Publisher: ABC-CLIO

This book provides high school and undergraduate students, and other interested readers, with a comprehensive survey of science fiction history and numerous essays addressing major science fiction topics, authors, works, and subgenres written by a distinguished scholar. This encyclopedia deals with written science fiction in all of its forms, not

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