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Monsters of film, fiction, and fable : the cultural links between the human and inhuman

Author: Lisa Wenger Bro; Crystal O'Leary-Davidson; Mary Ann Gareis
Publisher: Newcastle upon Tyne, UK : Cambridge Scholars Publishing, 2018.
Edition/Format:   eBook : Document : EnglishView all editions and formats
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Monsters are a part of every society, and ours is no exception. They are deeply embedded in our history, our mythos, and our culture. However, treating them as simply a facet of children's stories or escapist entertainment belittles their importance. When examined closely, we see that monsters have always represented the things we fear: that which is different, which we can't understand, which is dangerous, which is  Read more...
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Genre/Form: Electronic books
Additional Physical Format: Print version:
Monsters of film, fiction, and fable.
Newcastle upon Tyne, UK : Cambridge Scholars Publishing, 2018
(OCoLC)1035512084
Material Type: Document, Internet resource
Document Type: Internet Resource, Computer File
All Authors / Contributors: Lisa Wenger Bro; Crystal O'Leary-Davidson; Mary Ann Gareis
ISBN: 9781527514836 1527514838
OCLC Number: 1046634166
Description: 1 online resource (vii, 404 pages)
Responsibility: edited by Lisa Wenger Bro, Crystal O'Leary-Davidson and Mary Ann Gareis.

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Monsters are a part of every society, and ours is no exception. They are deeply embedded in our history, our mythos, and our culture. However, treating them as simply a facet of children's stories or escapist entertainment belittles their importance. When examined closely, we see that monsters have always represented the things we fear: that which is different, which we can't understand, which is dangerous, which is Other. But in many ways, monsters also represent our growing awareness of ourselves and our changing place in a continually shrinking world. Contemporary portrayals of the monstrou.

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