The Encyclopedia of Vampires Werewolves and Other Monsters

Author: Rosemary Guiley
Publisher: Infobase Publishing
ISBN: 1438130015
Format: PDF, ePub
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Monsters and shape-shifters have always held a special fascination in mythologies, legends, and folklore the world over. From ancient customs to famous cases of beasts and vampires and their reflections in popular culture, 600 entries provide definitions, explanations, and lists of suggested further reading.

The Encyclopedia of Vampires Werewolves

Author: Rosemary Ellen Guiley
Publisher: Facts on File
ISBN: 9780816081790
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From ancient customs to famous cases of beasts and vampires and their reflections in popular culture, five hundred entries provide definitions, explanations, and lists of suggested further reading on the macabre.

Funktionen des Lebendigen

Author: Thiemo Breyer
Publisher: Walter de Gruyter GmbH & Co KG
ISBN: 3110497700
Format: PDF, Kindle
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What are the interconnections between body and mind, nature and freedom, and what part does the concept of living play in determining them? The essays in this volume examine ontological, anthropological, and ethical dimensions of living through systematic conceptual reflections along with specific analyses of the forms, norms, experiences, and limits of living.

The Vampire in Folklore History Literature Film and Television

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Publisher: McFarland
ISBN: 1476620830
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This comprehensive bibliography covers writings about vampires and related creatures from the 19th century to the present. More than 6,000 entries document the vampire’s penetration of Western culture, from scholarly discourse, to popular culture, politics and cook books. Sections by topic list works covering various aspects, including general sources, folklore and history, vampires in literature, music and art, metaphorical vampires and the contemporary vampire community. Vampires from film and television—from Bela Lugosi’s Dracula to Buffy the Vampire Slayer, True Blood and the Twilight Saga—are well represented.

Ghosts and Haunted Places

Author: Rosemary Ellen Guiley
Publisher: Infobase Publishing
ISBN: 0791093921
Format: PDF
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Explores the history and folklore surrounding ghosts and offers case studies and personal experiences featuring different types of ghosts and possible explanations for their sighting.

Fairies

Author: Rosemary Ellen Guiley
Publisher: Infobase Publishing
ISBN: 1604136308
Format: PDF
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Describes the origin of fairies, where they live, and what powers they possess.

Encyclopedia of Beasts and Monsters in Myth Legend and Folklore

Author: Theresa Bane
Publisher: McFarland
ISBN: 0786495057
Format: PDF, Mobi
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Here there be dragons--this notation was often made on ancient maps to indicate the edges of the known world and what lay beyond. Heroes who ventured there were only as great as the beasts they encountered. This encyclopedia contains more than 2,200 monsters of myth and folklore, who both made life difficult for humans and fought by their side. Entries describe the appearance, behavior, and cultural origin of mythic creatures well-known and obscure, collected from traditions around the world.

The Encyclopedia of Ghosts and Spirits

Author: Rosemary Guiley
Publisher:
ISBN: 9780816067381
Format: PDF
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Covers the realm of ghost folklore and mythology with over six hundred entries on historical sightings, paranormal research, and supernatural hauntings.