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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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505 0 |aHosting the monster : introduction / Holly Lynn Baumgartner and Roger Davis -- "I live in the weak and the wounded" : the monster of Brad Anderson's Session 9 / Duane W. Kight -- The monster as a victim of war : the returning veteran in The best years of our lives / Amaya Muruzábal Muruzábal -- Human monstrosity : rape, ambiguity and performance in Rosemary's baby / Lucy Fife -- The monstrous and maternal in Toni Morrison's Beloved / Inderjit Grewal -- The witch and the werewolf : rebirth and subjectivity in medieval verse / Hannah Priest -- It's never the bass : opera's true transgressors sing soprano / Holly Lynn Baumgartner -- Joseph Merrick and the concept of monstrosity in nineteenth century medical thought / Katherine Angell -- Herculine Barbin : human error, criminality and the case of the monstrous hermaphrodite / Jessica Webb -- Literary monsters : gender, genius and writing in Denis Diderot's "On women" and Mary Shelley's Frankenstein / Cecilia A. Feilla -- Sweet, bloody vengeance : class, social stigma and servitude in the slasher genre / Sorcha Ní Fhlainn -- It came from four-colour fiction : the effect of Cold War comic books on the fiction of Stephen King / David M. Kingsley -- The monsters that failed to scare : the atypical reception of the 1930s horror films in Belgium / Liesbet Depauw -- "A white illusion of a man" : snowman, survival and speculation in Margaret Atwood's Oryx and Crake / Roger Davis.
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