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Mythical Monsters in Classical Literature.

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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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Cover; Contents; Preface; Introduction; 1. Vampires, Werewolves and the Living Dead; Furies, Keres, Empusa and strix; Werewolves; The living dead; Appendix: Non-mythical monsters; 2. Impact; 3. Laocoon and the Sea-Snakes; 4. Sirens; In Homer's Odyssey; In Apollonius of Rhodes' Voyage of Argo; In other Classical authors; In medieval, Renaissance and later authors; 5. Other Winged Monsters; The Stymphalian Birds; Griffins; The sphinx; Harpies; 6. A Monster-Slayer; Theseus' early life and conquests; The Minotaur; The Calydonian boar; The Centaurs; Theseus' end; 7. A Good Monster: Chiron.
8. Metamorphosed MonstersMedusa; Scylla; 9. Jason and the Argonauts; Talos; The hydra; The earthborn men; 10. Fighting with Monsters (1); The Second Labour of Heracles: the Hydra of Lerna; Plot analysis: functions and stages; Filling out the story; The Tenth Labour of Heracles: Geryon and Cacus; 11. Fighting with Monsters (2); Typhos; Perseus, Andromeda and the sea-monster; Perseus and Medusa; 12. Polyphemus; Odysseus and Polyphemus; Polyphemus and Galatea; Appendix: Other gigantic monsters; Notes; Select Bibliography; Index of Monsters; A; B; C; D; E; F; G; H; J; K; L; M; N; O; P; S; T; V; W.

Table of Contents for: Mythical Monsters in Classical Literatur