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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
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"Today, werewolves are primarily known through films: as humans who change into wolves under the influence of the full moon. Although this is a recent image, werewolves have a long, fragmented and discontinuous history. Werewolf Histories is the first academic book in English to address European werewolf history and folklore from antiquity to the twentieth century. On the basis of mostly new source material, varying  Read more...
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Werewolf histories
(DLC) 2015029077
(OCoLC)909924273
Material Type: Document, Internet resource
Document Type: Internet Resource, Computer File
All Authors / Contributors: Willem de Blécourt
ISBN: 9781137526342 1137526343 9781137526359 1137526351
OCLC Number: 928388415
Description: 1 online resource (xii, 260 pages)
Contents: Cover ; Title ; Copyright; Contents; List of Illustrations; Acknowledgements; Contributors; 1 The Differentiated Werewolf: An Introduction to Cluster Methodology; 2 Good to Think: Wolves and Wolf-Men in the Graeco-Roman World; 3 Into the Wild --
Old Norse Stories of Animal Men; 4 Before the Werewolf Trials: Contextualising Shape-Changers and Animal Identities in Medieval North-Western Europe; Interlude: Wolf-Riding; 5 'What about Some Good Wether?' Witches and Werewolves in Sixteenth-Century Italy; 6 'Species', 'Phantasia', 'Raison': Werewolves and Shape-Shifters in Demonological Literature. 7 The Judge's Lore? The Politico-Religious Concept of Metamorphosis in the Peripheries of Western Europe8 The Werewolf in the Popular Culture of Early Modern Germany; Interlude: The Shepherd of Wolves; 9 Estonian Werewolf History; 10 The Werewolf in Nineteenth-Century Denmark; Index.
Series Title: Palgrave historical studies in witchcraft and magic.
Responsibility: edited by Willem de Blécourt.

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