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Hosting the monster [electronic resource] /

edited by Holly Lynn Baumgartner, Roger Davis.

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Names: Baumgartner, Holly Lynn. | Davis, Roger.
Published: Amsterdam ; Rodopi, ©2008.
Series: At the interface/probing the boundaries ; 52.
ebrary Academic religion & philosophy
Academic complete, religion & philosophy
Topics: Monsters in literature. | English essays - 20th century. | TRAVEL - Special Interest - Literary. | LITERARY CRITICISM - General.
Genres: Electronic books.
Online Access: Access restricted to individuals currently affiliated with the Lutheran School of Theology at Chicago and McCormick Theological Seminary
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Physical Description: 1 online resource (258 pages).
Includes: Includes bibliographical references.
ISBN: 9781435695214 (electronic bk.)
1435695216 (electronic bk.)

Summary: Hosting the Monster responds to the call of the monstrous with, not rejection, but invitation. Positing the monster as that which defies classification, the essays in this collection are an ongoing engagement with that which lies outside of established boundaries. With chapters ranging from the monstrous mother or the deformed child to subjectivity in transition, this volume is not only of interest to film and gender scholars and literary and cultural theorists but also students of popular culture or horror. Its wide appeal stems from its invitation both to entertain the monster and to widen t.
Other Names: Baumgartner, Holly Lynn.
Davis, Roger.
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More Details for: Hosting the monster