Lycanthropy in German Literature

Lycanthropy in German Literature

by Peter Arnds

Hardcover(1st ed. 2015)

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Product Details

ISBN-13: 9781137541628
Publisher: Palgrave Macmillan UK
Publication date: 03/29/2016
Series: Palgrave Studies in Modern European Literature
Edition description: 1st ed. 2015
Pages: 207
Product dimensions: 5.51(w) x 8.50(h) x 0.03(d)

About the Author

Peter Arnds directs the postgraduate programmes of Comparative Literature and Literary Translation, and teaches German and Italian literature at Trinity College, Dublin, Ireland. He is a Fellow and the author of books on Wilhelm Raabe and Charles Dickens, and on Günter Grass. He is also a literary translator and has published short stories and poems.

Table of Contents

Introduction
1. The Wolfman between History, Myth and Biopolitics
2. Carnivalizing the Ban: The Schelm's Lycanthropy in the Age of Melancholy
3. Sexual Predator or Liberator: Wolves and Witches in Romanticism
4. Gypsies and Jews as Wolves in Realist Fiction
5. From Wolf Man to Bug Man: Freud, Hesse, Kafka
6. Hitler the Wolf and Literary Parodies after 1945
Notes
Works Cited
Index

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