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Werewolf histories

Author: Willem de Blécourt
Publisher: Houndmills, Basingstoke, Hampshire ; New York, NY : Palgrave Macmillan, 2015.
Series: Palgrave historical studies in witchcraft and magic.
Edition/Format:   eBook : Document : EnglishView all editions and formats

Werewolf Histories is the first academic book in English to address European werewolf history and folklore from antiquity to the twentieth century. It covers the most important werewolf territories,  Read more...


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Genre/Form: Livres numériques
Additional Physical Format: Version imprimée :
Werewolf histories.
Houndmills, Basingstoke, Hampshire : Palgrave Macmillan, 2015
Material Type: Document, Internet resource
Document Type: Internet Resource, Computer File
All Authors / Contributors: Willem de Blécourt
ISBN: 9781137526342 1137526343
OCLC Number: 1076797790
Description: 1 ressource en ligne (277 pages) : illustrations.
Contents: 1. The Differentiated Werewolf: An Introduction to Cluster Methodology; Willem de Blecourt 2. Good to Think: Wolves and Wolf-men in the Graeco-Roman World; Richard Gordon 3. Into the Wild: Old Norse Stories of Animal Men; Christa Agnes Tuczay 4. Before the Werewolf Trials: Contextualising Shape Changers and Animal Identities in Medieval North-Western Europe; Aleksander Pluskowski Interlude: Wolf-Riding 5. "What About Some Good Wether?" Witches and Werewolves in 16th Century Italy; Matteo Duni 6. "Species", "Phantasia", "Raison": Werewolves and Shape-shifters in Demonological Literature; Johannes Dillinger 7. The Judge's Lore? The Politico-Religious Concept of Metamorphose in the Peripheries of Western Europe; Rita Voltmer 8. The Werewolf in the Popular Culture of Early Modern Germany; Rolf Schulte Interlude: The Shepherd of Wolves 9. Estonian Werewolf History; Merili Metsvahi 10. The Werewolf in Nineteenth-Century Denmark; Michele Simonsen 11. Dead Bodies and Transformations: Werewolves in Some South Slavic Folk Traditions; Maja Pasaric
Series Title: Palgrave historical studies in witchcraft and magic.
Responsibility: edited by Willem De Blécourt.


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"Werewolf Histories is a fascinating look at thediversity of beliefs about werewolves, and a valuable reminder of the differentcontexts in which these beliefs occur. ... Werewolf Histories is packed Read more...

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