Murgatroyd, Paul. (2013) Mythical Monsters in Classical Literature.London : Bloomsbury Publishing,MLA Citation
Murgatroyd, Paul. Mythical Monsters In Classical Literature. London : Bloomsbury Publishing, 2013. Print.
Mythical Monsters in Classical Literature.
|Main Author:||Murgatroyd, Paul.|
|Published:||London : Bloomsbury Publishing, 2013.|
|Topics:||Mythology, Classical, in literature. | Monsters in literature. | Classical literature - History and criticism. | Monsters - History - To 1500. | BIOGRAPHY & AUTOBIOGRAPHY - Literary. | Literatur | Antike | Ungeheuer | Griechisch | Latein|
|Genres:||Criticism, interpretation, etc. | History.|
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|Physical Description:||1 online resource (211 pages)
|ISBN:||9781472537614 (electronic bk.)
1472537610 (electronic bk.)
|Summary:||This engaging, readable yet impeccably scholarly investigation of monsters in Classical literature will entertain and stimulate as well as inform. It covers all the major mythical monsters mentioned by Greek and Roman authors (Medusa, Hydra, Polyphemus, the Minotaur, Sphinx, Harpies, Sirens, Cerberus, Chimaera, Centaurs, and many more) along with Classical precursors of vampires, werewolves and the living dead. Versions of these creatures that appear in later literature and film are also discussed. Mythical Monsters is original in considering monsters squarely from a literary standpoint, intro.