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She-wolf : a cultural history of female werewolves

Author: Hannah Priest
Publisher: Manchester : Manchester University Press, 2017
Edition/Format:   Print book : EnglishView all editions and formats
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She-wolf explores the cultural history of the female werewolf, from her first appearance in medieval literature to recent incarnations in film, television and popular literature. The book includes contributors from various disciplines, and offers a cross-period, interdisciplinary exploration of a perennially popular cultural production. The book covers material from the Middle Ages to the present day with chapters  Read more...
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Genre/Form: History
Document Type: Book
All Authors / Contributors: Hannah Priest
ISBN: 9781526116895 1526116898
OCLC Number: 1041366508
Notes: Index.
Description: ix, 226 page
Contents: Introduction : a history of female werewolves / Estonian werewolf legends collected from the island of Saaremaa / "She transformed into a werewolf, devouring and killing two children" : trials of she-werewolves in early modern French Burgundy / Participatory lycanthropy : female werewolves in Werewolf: the apocalypse / Fur girls and wolf women : fur, hair and subversive female lycanthropy / Female werewolf as monstrous other in Honoré Beaugrand's "The werewolves" / "The complex and antagonistic forces that constitute one soul" : conflict between societal expectations and individual desires in Clemence Housman's The werewolf and Rosamund Marriott Watson's "A ballad of the were-wolf" / Carys Crossen --
I was a teenage she-wolf : boobs, blood and sacrifice / The case of the cut-off hand : Angela Carter's werewolves in historical perspective / The she-wolves of horror cinema / Ginger snaps : the monstrous feminine as femme animale / Dans ma peau : shape-shifting and subjectivity /
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She-Wolf explores the cultural history of the female werewolf, from her first appearance in medieval literature to recent incarnations in film, television and popular literature. -- .  Read more...

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