An Exploration of Modern Monsters


Subject:
Religion , Dragons, Dreams, & Daring Deeds , Folklore , Folklore , Monsters , Vampires

Description:
An exploration of the symbolism of monsters, beginning with the introductory section about children and fear. Included are technological monsters such as Frankenstein's monster; human ones including vampires, freaks, and zombies; ecological monsters - Godzilla, King Kong, werewolves; and others. There is also a table of taboos embodied by monsters and a bibliography. From the University of Michigan's Fantasy and Science Fiction Home Pages.

Language:
English

Source:
http://www.umich.edu/~umfandsf/symbolismproject/symbolism.html/Monstrosity/intropage/homepage.html


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