Monstrous Imagination

Pub Date : 1993 | Author : Marie Hélène Huet | Publisher : Harvard University Press

ISBN 10 : 0674586514
ISBN 13 : 9780674586512

What woeful maternal fancy produced such a monster? This was once the question asked when a deformed infant was born. From classical antiquity through to the Enlightenment, the mon..

The Monstrous Feminine

Pub Date : 2012-12-06 | Author : Barbara Creed | Publisher : Routledge

ISBN 10 : 9781136750755
ISBN 13 : 1136750754

In almost all critical writings on the horror film, woman is conceptualised only as victim. In The Monstrous-Feminine Barbara Creed challenges this patriarchal view by arguing that..

The Monstrous Middle Ages

Pub Date : 2003 | Author : Bettina Bildhauer | Publisher : University of Toronto Press

ISBN 10 : 0802086675
ISBN 13 : 9780802086679

The figure of the monster in medieval culture functions as a vehicle for a range of intellectual and spiritual inquiries, from questions of language and representation to issues of..

The Monstrous Races In Medieval Art And Thought

Pub Date : 2000 | Author : John Block Friedman | Publisher : Syracuse University Press

ISBN 10 : 0815628269
ISBN 13 : 9780815628262

During the Middle Ages, travellers in Africa and Asia reported that monstrous races thrived beyond the boundaries of the known world. This work offers an introspective look at thes..

Monstrous

Pub Date : 2017-05-30 | Author : Thomas E. Sniegoski | Publisher : Simon and Schuster

ISBN 10 : 9781481477185
ISBN 13 : 1481477188

Sidney and her friends might have survived the storm that came to the small island of Benediction, but now the storm has reached Boston, and the city isn’t prepared for what’s ..