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The Witches of Lorraine

Robin Briggs

Published in print:
2007
Published Online:
January 2008
ISBN:
9780198225829
eISBN:
9780191708947
Item type:
book
Publisher:
Oxford University Press
DOI:
10.1093/acprof:oso/9780198225829.001.0001
Subject:
History, European Modern History

This book analyses the beliefs, social tensions, and behaviour patterns underlying popular attitudes to witchcraft. Based on perhaps the richest surviving archive of witchcraft trials to be found in ... More


She-wolf: A cultural history of female werewolves

Hannah Priest

Published in print:
2015
Published Online:
January 2016
ISBN:
9780719089343
eISBN:
9781781708743
Item type:
book
Publisher:
Manchester University Press
DOI:
10.7228/manchester/9780719089343.001.0001
Subject:
Literature, Criticism/Theory

This edited collection explores the figure of the female werewolf in art, folklore, history, film, literature and gaming culture. Female werewolves are less prevalent in mythology and popular culture ... More


Oboroten Spectres: Lycanthropy, Neoliberalism and New Russia in Victor Pelevin

WReC (Warwick Research Collective)

in Combined and Uneven Development: Towards a New Theory of World-Literature

Published in print:
2015
Published Online:
May 2016
ISBN:
9781781381892
eISBN:
9781781382264
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Liverpool University Press
DOI:
10.5949/liverpool/9781781381892.003.0004
Subject:
Literature, Criticism/Theory

This chapter examines Victor Pelevin's work, and especially his novel, The Sacred Book of the Werewolf, suggesting that the shock of transition from communism to neoliberal capitalism is indexed in ... More


Worlds of Darkness: From Gothic to Cosmic Horror

Curtis D. Carbonell

in Dread Trident: Tabletop Role-Playing Games and the Modern Fantastic

Published in print:
2019
Published Online:
May 2020
ISBN:
9781789620573
eISBN:
9781789629644
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Liverpool University Press
DOI:
10.3828/liverpool/9781789620573.003.0004
Subject:
Society and Culture, Cultural Studies

This chapter examines the World[s] of Darkness’s most important gametexts within the context of the move from Gothic to cosmic horror. It utilizes literary and philosophical analysis of the Gothic, ... More


‘She transformed into a werewolf, devouring and killing two children’: trials of she-werewolves in early modern French Burgundy

Rolf Schulte

in She-wolf: A cultural history of female werewolves

Published in print:
2015
Published Online:
January 2016
ISBN:
9780719089343
eISBN:
9781781708743
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Manchester University Press
DOI:
10.7228/manchester/9780719089343.003.0003
Subject:
Literature, Criticism/Theory

In parts of Burgundy (Franche-Comté), a special imaginary emerges in the witch-hunts of early modern Europe: a remarkably large number of people were accused of transforming themselves into ... More


Contemporary Werewolves

Kaja Franck and Sam George

in Twenty-First-Century Gothic: An Edinburgh Companion

Published in print:
2019
Published Online:
May 2020
ISBN:
9781474440929
eISBN:
9781474477024
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Edinburgh University Press
DOI:
10.3366/edinburgh/9781474440929.003.0011
Subject:
Literature, Criticism/Theory

Twenty-first-century werewolves (following vampires) have become humanised, as identity politics have become mainstream and the Other assimilated. Young Adult fiction and paranormal romance have ... More


Body and Tradition in Nineteenth-Century France: Félix Arnaudin and the Moorlands of Gascony, 1870-1914

William G. Pooley

Published in print:
2019
Published Online:
January 2020
ISBN:
9780198847502
eISBN:
9780191882180
Item type:
book
Publisher:
Oxford University Press
DOI:
10.1093/oso/9780198847502.001.0001
Subject:
History, European Modern History, Cultural History

The moorlands of Gascony are often considered one of the most dramatic examples of top-down rural modernization in nineteenth-century Europe. From an area of open moors, they were transformed in one ... More


Horror Film: History Hydes in the Highlands

David Martin-Jones

in Scotland: Global Cinema: Genres, Modes and Identities

Published in print:
2005
Published Online:
March 2012
ISBN:
9780748633913
eISBN:
9780748651207
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Edinburgh University Press
DOI:
10.3366/edinburgh/9780748633913.003.0005
Subject:
Film, Television and Radio, Film

This chapter deals with horror films, with a particular emphasis on two werewolf movies, Dog Soldiers (2002) and Wild Country (2005). It begins with an introduction to the relationship between ... More


Dogged by Destiny: “Lupus est homo homini, non homo, quom quails sit non navit”

Jay Geller

in Bestiarium Judaicum: Unnatural Histories of the Jews

Published in print:
2017
Published Online:
May 2018
ISBN:
9780823275595
eISBN:
9780823277148
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Fordham University Press
DOI:
10.5422/fordham/9780823275595.003.0009
Subject:
Society and Culture, Jewish Studies

After observing how, despite a tradition of identifying Jews with wolves that spanned from Chrysostom to Vichy France, few Jewish werewolves prowled the Gentile legal, legendary, and literary ... More


Wolves and Werewolves in Greek Thought

Richard Buxton

in Myths and Tragedies in their Ancient Greek Contexts

Published in print:
2013
Published Online:
September 2013
ISBN:
9780199557615
eISBN:
9780191752209
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Oxford University Press
DOI:
10.1093/acprof:oso/9780199557615.003.0003
Subject:
Classical Studies, Literary Studies: Classical, Early, and Medieval, Ancient Religions

This chapter examines the relationship between real and imaginary wolves (and werewolves) in ancient Greece. Wolves were perceived as co-operative among themselves, as outsiders, as cruel adversaries ... More


Asia: The First of the Dog-Men and Japanese Dog-Wolves

Raymond Pierotti and Brandy R. Fogg

in The First Domestication: How Wolves and Humans Coevolved

Published in print:
2017
Published Online:
May 2018
ISBN:
9780300226164
eISBN:
9780300231670
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Yale University Press
DOI:
10.12987/yale/9780300226164.003.0006
Subject:
Environmental Science, Nature

This chapter discusses the history of humans and canids in Asia. The history of Western civilization reveals a long-standing tradition of demonizing or dehumanizing other peoples, especially peoples ... More


Satan as the Emancipator of Woman in Gothic Literature

Per Faxneld

in Satanic Feminism: Lucifer as the Liberator of Woman in Nineteenth-Century Culture

Published in print:
2017
Published Online:
September 2017
ISBN:
9780190664473
eISBN:
9780190664503
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Oxford University Press
DOI:
10.1093/oso/9780190664473.003.0005
Subject:
Religion, Church History

Chapter5 considers woman’s collusion with the Devil in five major novels of the Gothic genre, from the years 1772 to 1820, along with three vampire tales written between 1836 and 1897 and a werewolf ... More


Introduction: a history of female werewolves

Hannah Priest

in She-wolf: A cultural history of female werewolves

Published in print:
2015
Published Online:
January 2016
ISBN:
9780719089343
eISBN:
9781781708743
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Manchester University Press
DOI:
10.7228/manchester/9780719089343.003.0001
Subject:
Literature, Criticism/Theory

Drawing on material from the twelfth century to the present day, and from texts as diverse as medieval topographies, television series, lesbian erotica and children’s toys, this introduction sketches ... More


Estonian werewolf legends collected from the island of Saaremaa

Merili Metsvahi

in She-wolf: A cultural history of female werewolves

Published in print:
2015
Published Online:
January 2016
ISBN:
9780719089343
eISBN:
9781781708743
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Manchester University Press
DOI:
10.7228/manchester/9780719089343.003.0002
Subject:
Literature, Criticism/Theory

There are around 1400 texts about werewolves in the Estonian Folklore Archives; very few of these are published. This chapter focuses on the written werewolf material from the largest island in ... More


Participatory lycanthropy: female werewolves in Werewolf: The Apocalypse

Jay Cate

in She-wolf: A cultural history of female werewolves

Published in print:
2015
Published Online:
January 2016
ISBN:
9780719089343
eISBN:
9781781708743
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Manchester University Press
DOI:
10.7228/manchester/9780719089343.003.0004
Subject:
Literature, Criticism/Theory

This chapter examines the table-top roleplaying game, Werewolf: The Apocalypse (World of Darkness), and explores the ways in which gender is constructed and used in story and gameplay. The chapter ... More


Fur girls and wolf women: fur, hair and subversive female lycanthropy

Jazmina Cininas

in She-wolf: A cultural history of female werewolves

Published in print:
2015
Published Online:
January 2016
ISBN:
9780719089343
eISBN:
9781781708743
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Manchester University Press
DOI:
10.7228/manchester/9780719089343.003.0005
Subject:
Literature, Criticism/Theory

Humanity has long had an ambivalent relationship with fur and hair, reflecting the contested boundary of the human and nonhuman worlds. This ambivalence becomes amplified further still when ‘fur’ is ... More


Female werewolf as monstrous other in Honoré Beaugrand’s ‘The Werewolves’

Shannon Scott

in She-wolf: A cultural history of female werewolves

Published in print:
2015
Published Online:
January 2016
ISBN:
9780719089343
eISBN:
9781781708743
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Manchester University Press
DOI:
10.7228/manchester/9780719089343.003.0006
Subject:
Literature, Criticism/Theory

By the nineteenth century, after wolves had been hunted to extinction in the northeast, and American Indian tribes were being forcibly removed from their land, authors such as Lydia Child, James ... More


‘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

in She-wolf: A cultural history of female werewolves

Published in print:
2015
Published Online:
January 2016
ISBN:
9780719089343
eISBN:
9781781708743
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Manchester University Press
DOI:
10.7228/manchester/9780719089343.003.0007
Subject:
Literature, Criticism/Theory

The nineteenth century was a significant one in terms of literature featuring female werewolves. Not only did the female werewolf make her first appearance in written fiction, but it was also the ... More


The case of the cut-off hand: Angela Carter’s werewolves in historical perspective

Willem de Blécourt

in She-wolf: A cultural history of female werewolves

Published in print:
2015
Published Online:
January 2016
ISBN:
9780719089343
eISBN:
9781781708743
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Manchester University Press
DOI:
10.7228/manchester/9780719089343.003.0009
Subject:
Literature, Criticism/Theory

The motif of the werewolf’s severed paw occurs in a variety of texts of different periods. In contemporary popular culture, it is probably most familiar from Angela Carter’s fiction and Neil Jordan’s ... More


The she-wolves of horror cinema

Peter Hutchings

in She-wolf: A cultural history of female werewolves

Published in print:
2015
Published Online:
January 2016
ISBN:
9780719089343
eISBN:
9781781708743
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Manchester University Press
DOI:
10.7228/manchester/9780719089343.003.0010
Subject:
Literature, Criticism/Theory

There are a lot of werewolves in horror cinema but relatively few of them are female. Given the preponderance in literature and folklore, their relative rareness in horror films is surprising and ... More


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