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Entries on 'Lord Ruthven', 'The Vampire Lestat' and 'Dark Shadows'.

Artt, Sarah

Authors



Contributors

Jeffrey Weinstock
Editor

Abstract

From vampires and demons to ghosts and zombies, interest in monsters in literature, film, and popular culture has never been stronger. This concise Encyclopedia provides scholars and students with a comprehensive and authoritative A-Z of monsters throughout the ages. It is the first major reference book on monsters for the scholarly market. Over 200 entries written by experts in the field are accompanied by an overview introduction by the editor. Generic entries such as 'ghost' and 'vampire' are cross-listed with important specific manifestations of that monster. In addition to monsters appearing in English-language literature and film, the Encyclopedia also includes significant monsters in Spanish, French, Italian, German, Russian, Indian, Chinese, Japanese, African and Middle Eastern traditions. Alphabetically organized, the entries each feature suggestions for further reading. The Ashgate Encyclopedia of Literary and Cinematic Monsters is an invaluable resource for all students and scholars and an essential addition to library reference shelves.

Publication Date 2013
Deposit Date Nov 28, 2013
Publisher Ashgate Publishing
Peer Reviewed Peer Reviewed
Book Title The Ashgate Encyclopaedia of Literary and Cinematic Monsters
ISBN 978-1-4094-2562-5
Keywords Monsters; vampires;
Public URL http://researchrepository.napier.ac.uk/id/eprint/6510