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The Ashgate encyclopedia of literary and cinematic monsters

Author: Jeffrey Andrew Weinstock
Publisher: Farnham ; Burlington, VT : Ashgate, 2013.
Edition/Format:   eBook : Document : EnglishView all editions and formats
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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  Read more...
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Weinstock, Jeffrey Andrew.
Ashgate encyclopedia of literary and cinematic monsters
(DLC) 2012047426
(OCoLC)825196405
Material Type: Document, Internet resource
Document Type: Internet Resource, Computer File
All Authors / Contributors: Jeffrey Andrew Weinstock
ISBN: 9781409425632 1409425630
OCLC Number: 864899715
Description: 1 online resource (640 pages)
Contents: Cover; Contents; Acknowledgments; List of Illustrations; List of Entries; Introduction; A-Z: The Monsters; A; Angel; Animals, Monstrous; Arabian Nights, Monsters in the; B; Banshee; Basilisk; Bates, Norman; Bathory, Countess; Beast, (Beauty and the); Behemoth; Bell Witch, the; Bible, Monsters in the; Birds, Giant; Blair Witch; Blob, The; Body Parts; Bronze Horseman, The; Brownie; Bunyip; C; Caliban; Carmilla; Cenobites; Centaur; Cerberus; Children, Monstrous; Children's Literature, Monsters in; Chimera; Christine; Chucky; Chupacabra; Circe; Cockatrice; Collins, Barnabas. Creature from the Black Lagoon, TheCryptid; Cyborg; Cyclops; D; Damned Thing, The; Dante, Monsters in; Death, Personified; Demon; Devil-Bug; Devil, The; Dinosaur; Div; Djinn and Genie; Donestre; Doppelganger; Dracula; Dragon; Dungeons & Dragons, Monsters in; Dvoinik; Dwarf; Dweller on the Threshold; Dybbuk; E; Elemental; Elf; Empousa; Extraterrestrial; F; Fairy; Faun and Satyr; Fly, The; Frankenstein's Monster; Furies; G; Gargantua and Pantagruel; Gargoyle; Ghost; Ghoul; Giant; Gibbelin; Goblin; Godzilla; Golem; Gorgons; Gray, Dorian; Gremlin; Grendel and Grendel's Mother; Griffin; H; Harpy. Harry Potter, Monsters inHaunted House; Headless Horseman, The; Hermaphrodite; Hippogriffin; Homunculus; Hop-Frog; Horla, The; Hyde, Edward; Hydra; I; Imp; Incubus/Succubus; Invisible Man, The; J; Jabberwock; Jack the Ripper; Johnson, Henry; K; Kappa; King Kong; Kitsune; Koran, Monsters in; Kraken; Krueger, Freddy; L; Lamia; Lecter, Hannibal; Leprechaun; Lestat de Lioncourt; Leviathan; Lilith; La Llorona; Loch Ness Monster; Lovecraft, Monsters in; M; Maenad; Mahabharata, Monsters in; Manitou; Manticore; Marsh, Arabella; Matilda; Medusa; Melmoth the Wanderer; Mephistopheles; Mermaid/Merman. MicromegasMinotaur; Moby Dick; Moloch; Monkey King; Mummy; Mutant and Freak; Myers, Michael; N; Nick of the Woods; Nosferatu; O; Objects, Animate; Oboroten; Ogopogo; Ogre; Oni; P; Pan; Parasite; Pegasus; Phantom of the Opera, The; Phoenix; Pinhead; Pixie; Plants, Monstrous; Poltergeist; Psychopath; Q; Qilin; Quasimodo; R; Races, Monstrous; Robot; Ruthven, Lord; S; Samsa, Gregor; Sandman, The; Scylla and Charybdis; Sea Monsters; Shapeshifter; Shuten Doji; Siren; Skeleton; Sphinx, The; Swift, Jonathan, Monsters in; T; Tanuki; Tengu; Tiamat; Titan; Tolkein, Monsters in; Triffid; Troglodyte. TrollTyphoeus; U; Upyr; V; Vampire; Varney the Vampire; Vaughan, Helen; Video Games, Monsters in; Virus; Voorhees, Jason; W; Wandering Jew, The; Werewolf; Wild Things; Windigo; Witch/Wizard; Women, Monstrous; Wraith; Y; Yowie; Z; Ziz; Zombie.
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