She-wolf: A cultural history of female werewolves

She-wolf: A cultural history of female werewolves

by Hannah Priest

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ISBN-13: 9781526116895
Publisher: Manchester University Press
Publication date: 07/27/2017
Edition description: Reprint
Pages: 231
Sales rank: 608,697
Product dimensions: 6.10(w) x 9.10(h) x 0.80(d)

About the Author

Hannah Priest is an Honorary Research Fellow at Swansea University

Table of Contents

1. Introduction: a history of female werewolves - Hannah Priest

2. Estonian werewolf legends collected from the island of Saaremaa - Merili Metsvahi

3. 'She transformed into a werewolf, devouring and killing two children': trials of she-werewolves in early modern French Burgundy - Rolf Schulte

4. Participatory lycanthropy: female werewolves in Werewolf: The Apocalypse - Jay Cate

5. Fur girls and wolf women: fur, hair and subversive female lycanthropy - Jazmina Cininas

6. Female werewolf as monstrous other in Honoré Beaugrand's 'The Werewolves' Shannon Scott

7. '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

8. I was a teenage she-wolf: boobs, blood and sacrifice - Hannah Priest

9. The case of the cut off hand: Angela Carter's werewolves in historical perspective - Willem de Blécourt

10. The she-wolves of horror cinema - Peter Hutchings

11. Ginger Snaps: the monstrous feminine as femme animale - Barbara Creed

12. Dans Ma Peau: shape-shifting and subjectivity - Laura Wilson

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