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Werewolves, wolves and the Gothic

Author: Robert McKay, professeur de littérature.; John Miller
Publisher: Cardiff : University of Wales Press, 2017.
Series: Gothic literary studies
Edition/Format:   Print book : EnglishView all editions and formats
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Wolves lope across Gothic imagination. Signs of a pure animality opposed to humanity, in the figure of the werewolf they become liminal creatures that move between the human and the animal. Werewolves function as a site for exploring complex anxieties of difference - of gender, class, race, space, nation or sexuality - but the imaginative and ideological uses of wolves also reflect back on the lives of material  Read more...
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Document Type: Book
All Authors / Contributors: Robert McKay, professeur de littérature.; John Miller
ISBN: 9781786831026 1786831023
OCLC Number: 1030607276
Notes: Notes bibliogr. Index.
Description: 1 v. (XI-280 p.) : illustrations ; 23 cm
Contents: AcknowledgementsList of ContributorsList of IllustrationsIntroduction, Robert McKay and John MillerSocial Anxieties1. Like Father Like Son: Wolf-Men, Paternity and the Male Gothic, Hannah Priest2. Wicked Wolf-Women and Shaggy Suffragettes: Lycanthropic Femme Fatales in the Victorian and Edwardian Eras, Jazmina Cininas 3. Postcolonial Vanishings: Wolves, American Indians, and Contemporary Werewolves, Michelle Nicole Boyer 4. The Good, the Bad, and the Ubernatural: The Other(ed) Werewolf in Twilight, Roman Bartosch and Celestine Caruso 5. 'Becoming woman'/Becoming Wolf: Girl Power and the Monstrous Feminine in the Ginger Snaps Trilogy, Batia Boe Stolar Species Troubles6. 'Something that is either werewolf or vampire': Interrogating the Lupine Nature of Bram Stoker's Dracula, Kaja Franck7. Saki, Nietzsche and the Superwolf, John Miller8. A Vegetarian Diet for the Were-wolf Hunger of Capital: Leftist and Pro-animal Thought in Guy Endore's The Werewolf of Paris, Robert McKay9. Everybody Eats Somebody: Angela Carter's Wolfish Ecology, Margot Young10. 'But by Blood No Wolf Am I': Language and Agency, Instinct and Essence - Transcending Antinomies in Maggie Steifvater's Shiver Trilogy, Bill Hughes 11. Transforming the Big Bad Wolf: Redefining the Werewolf through Grimm and Fables, Matthew Lerberg
Series Title: Gothic literary studies
Responsibility: edited by Robert McKay and John Miller.
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Werewolves, Wolves and the Gothic explores the appearance of werewolves and wolves in literary and cultural texts from the mid-nineteenth century to the present. This collection brings together  Read more...

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