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The Werewolf Genome: the Best Werewolf Novels, Stories and Essays [NOOK Book]

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The companion volume to The Vampire Genome, The Werewolf Genome is the essential compendium of werewolf literature. Equivalent to 1,200 printed pages, it traces the genesis and development of werewolf stories and beliefs from Ancient times to the twentieth century. The Werewolf Genome collects four novels and 60 stories, folktales and essays from around...
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The Werewolf Genome: the Best Werewolf Novels, Stories and Essays

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The companion volume to The Vampire Genome, The Werewolf Genome is the essential compendium of werewolf literature. Equivalent to 1,200 printed pages, it traces the genesis and development of werewolf stories and beliefs from Ancient times to the twentieth century. The Werewolf Genome collects four novels and 60 stories, folktales and essays from around the world, including classic masterpieces, hard to find texts, curiosities, historical documents, studies on the folkloric and religious origin of the werewolf and related creatures.


TABLE OF CONTENTS


WEREWOLVES: AN INTRODUCTION

By Sabine Baring-Gould
-What is Lycanthropy?
-The Werewolf in the Middle Ages
- Real Cases of Lycanthropy
- A Galician Werewolf

By Elliott O’Donnell
- How to become a Werewolf
- The Werewolf in the British Isles
- The Werewolf in Russia and Siberia
- The Case of Ivan Shiganska



LYCANTHROPY: A CASE BOOK

Ancient Greece: Herodotus
Ancient Rome: Pliny
Lycanthropia by Robert Burton
The Kallikantzaroi by Clement Miles
Paracelsus by Isaac Disraeli
De Lancre’s Book by Walter Scott
The Folklore of Plants by T. F. Thiselton-Dyer



THE BELIEF IN WEREWOLVES

In Old Calabria by Norman Douglas
From ‘Balder the Beautiful’ by James Frazer
The African ‘Uvengwa’ by Mary Kingsley
The Belief in Werewolves by John Fiske
Ululation by Lafcadio Hearn
Dogs and Witchcraft in Western Europe by Margaret Murray
Egypt: The Dog as Psychopompos by W. M. Flinders Petrie
Egypt: Death and the Jackal
1. From ‘The Religion of Ancient Egypt’ by W. M. Flinders Petrie
2. From ‘The Treasury of Ancient Egypt,’ by Arthur E. P. B. Weigall


LEGENDS AND FOLKLORE

From the Book of Daniel
Nebuchadnezzar
A Native American Legend
The Mother of the World (A Native American Folktale)
The Demon-Dog (A Legend from Brittany)
The Great Bear (An Eskimo Folktale)
The Wolf-Child (A Portuguese Folktale)
Little Red Cape’s Second Adventure by the Grimm Brothers



SHORT FICTION

Eclogue VIII by Virgil
The Satyricon (excerpt) by Petronius
Grendel from ‘Beowulf’
Bisclavaret by Marie de France
The Death of King Siggeir (from The Volsunga Saga)
The Witch in Her Decline by Jules Michelet
A Night of Terror by Hugh Charles Clifford 
The Eyes of the Panther by Ambrose Bierce
The Camp of the Dog by Algernon Blackwood
Dracula’s Guest by Bram Stoker
The Werewolf by Eugene Field
The Wolf by Guy de Maupassant
The Mark of the Beast by Rudyard Kipling
Casting the Runes by M.R. James
Gabriel-Ernest by Saki
The Gray Wolf by George McDonald
On the Northern Ice Elia Wilkinson Peattie
From ‘The Phantom Ship’ by Captain Marryat


NOVELS

Wagner the Wehr-Wolf by George Reynolds
The Man-Wolf by Erckman-Chatrian
The Were-Wolf by Clemence Housman
Lady into Fox by David Garnett






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Product Details

  • BN ID: 2940012393081
  • Publisher: Torito Press
  • Publication date: 3/19/2011
  • Sold by: Barnes & Noble
  • Format: eBook
  • Sales rank: 885,597
  • File size: 888 KB

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