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Author Weinstock, Jeffrey Andrew.

Title The Ashgate Encyclopedia of Literary and Cinematic Monsters
Edition [Enhanced Credo edition]
Published Boston, Massachusetts : Credo Reference, 2015
Farnham, Surrey, England ; Burlington, Vermont : Ashgate, [2014]
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Description 1 online resource (640 pages)
Contents Cover; Contents; Acknowledgments; List of Illustrations; List of Entries; Introduction; A-Z: The Monsters; A; Angel; Animals, Monstrous; Arabian Nights, Monsters in the; B; Banshee; Basilisk; Bates, Norman; Bathory, Countess; Beast, (Beauty and the); Behemoth; Bell Witch, the; Bible, Monsters in the; Birds, Giant; Blair Witch; Blob, The; Body Parts; Bronze Horseman, The; Brownie; Bunyip; C; Caliban; Carmilla; Cenobites; Centaur; Cerberus; Children, Monstrous; Children's Literature, Monsters in; Chimera; Christine; Chucky; Chupacabra; Circe; Cockatrice; Collins, Barnabas
Creature from the Black Lagoon, TheCryptid; Cyborg; Cyclops; D; Damned Thing, The; Dante, Monsters in; Death, Personified; Demon; Devil-Bug; Devil, The; Dinosaur; Div; Djinn and Genie; Donestre; Doppelganger; Dracula; Dragon; Dungeons and Dragons, Monsters in; Dvoinik; Dwarf; Dweller on the Threshold; Dybbuk; E; Elemental; Elf; Empousa; Extraterrestrial; F; Fairy; Faun and Satyr; Fly, The; Frankenstein's Monster; Furies; G; Gargantua and Pantagruel; Gargoyle; Ghost; Ghoul; Giant; Gibbelin; Goblin; Godzilla; Golem; Gorgons; Gray, Dorian; Gremlin; Grendel and Grendel's Mother; Griffin; H; Harpy
Harry Potter, Monsters inHaunted House; Headless Horseman, The; Hermaphrodite; Hippogriffin; Homunculus; Hop-Frog; Horla, The; Hyde, Edward; Hydra; I; Imp; Incubus/Succubus; Invisible Man, The; J; Jabberwock; Jack the Ripper; Johnson, Henry; K; Kappa; King Kong; Kitsune; Koran, Monsters in; Kraken; Krueger, Freddy; L; Lamia; Lecter, Hannibal; Leprechaun; Lestat de Lioncourt; Leviathan; Lilith; La Llorona; Loch Ness Monster; Lovecraft, Monsters in; M; Maenad; Mahabharata, Monsters in; Manitou; Manticore; Marsh, Arabella; Matilda; Medusa; Melmoth the Wanderer; Mephistopheles; Mermaid/Merman
MicromegasMinotaur; Moby Dick; Moloch; Monkey King; Mummy; Mutant and Freak; Myers, Michael; N; Nick of the Woods; Nosferatu; O; Objects, Animate; Oboroten; Ogopogo; Ogre; Oni; P; Pan; Parasite; Pegasus; Phantom of the Opera, The; Phoenix; Pinhead; Pixie; Plants, Monstrous; Poltergeist; Psychopath; Q; Qilin; Quasimodo; R; Races, Monstrous; Robot; Ruthven, Lord; S; Samsa, Gregor; Sandman, The; Scylla and Charybdis; Sea Monsters; Shapeshifter; Shuten Doji; Siren; Skeleton; Sphinx, The; Swift, Jonathan, Monsters in; T; Tanuki; Tengu; Tiamat; Titan; Tolkein, Monsters in; Triffid; Troglodyte
TrollTyphoeus; U; Upyr; V; Vampire; Varney the Vampire; Vaughan, Helen; Video Games, Monsters in; Virus; Voorhees, Jason; W; Wandering Jew, The; Werewolf; Wild Things; Windigo; Witch/Wizard; Women, Monstrous; Wraith; Y; Yowie; Z; Ziz; Zombie
Summary 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. This book is an invaluable resource for all students and scholars and an essential addition to library reference shelves
Bibliography Includes bibliographical references
Notes English
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Subject Monsters in literature -- Encyclopedias
Monsters in motion pictures -- Encyclopedias
Monsters in literature.
Monsters in motion pictures.
Genre/Form Encyclopedias.
Form Electronic book
Author Weinstock, Jeffrey Andrew, editor.
LC no. 2012047426
ISBN 1315612690
Other Titles Encyclopedia of literary and cinematic monsters
Literary and cinematic monsters