Bentley's Miscellany, 1855, Vol. 38 (Classic Reprint)

Author: Charles Dickens

Publisher: Forgotten Books


Category: Biography & Autobiography

Page: 660

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Excerpt from Bentley's Miscellany, 1855, Vol. 38 455, 551 From an Interleaved Copy of Alison's Europe 473, 4 6 The Road-side Inn at Champlon. By Dudley find 11310 Lost and who Won it. A Tale of our Own Time. Roo. About the Publisher Forgotten Books publishes hundreds of thousands of rare and classic books. Find more at This book is a reproduction of an important historical work. Forgotten Books uses state-of-the-art technology to digitally reconstruct the work, preserving the original format whilst repairing imperfections present in the aged copy. In rare cases, an imperfection in the original, such as a blemish or missing page, may be replicated in our edition. We do, however, repair the vast majority of imperfections successfully; any imperfections that remain are intentionally left to preserve the state of such historical works.

Bentley's Miscellany

Author: Charles Dickens

Publisher: Arkose Press



Page: 666

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Curse of the Werewolf

Fantasy, Horror and the Beast Within

Author: Bourgault du Coudray Chantal

Publisher: I.B.Tauris


Category: Social Science

Page: 240

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Half-man half-myth, the werewolf has over the years infiltrated popular culture in many strange and varied shapes, from Gothic horror to the 'body horror' films of the 1980s and today’s graphic novels. Yet despite enormous critical interest in myths and in monsters, from vampires to cyborgs, the figure of the werewolf has been strangely overlooked. Embodying our primal fears - of anguished masculinity, of ‘the beast within’ - the werewolf, argues Bourgault du Coudray, has revealed in its various lupine guises radically shifting attitudes to the human psyche. Tracing the werewolf’s ‘use’ by anthropologists and criminologists and shifting interpretations of the figure – from the ‘scientific’ to the mythological and psychological - Bourgault du Coudray also sees the werewolf in Freud's 'wolf-man' case and in the sinister use of wolf imagery in Nazism. The Curse of the Werewolf looks finally at the werewolf's revival in contemporary fantasy, where she finds in this supposedly conservative genre a fascinating new model of the human’s relationship to nature. Required reading for students of fantasy, myth and monsters – and no self-respecting werewolf should be without it.

Life of Samuel Johnson

Author: Francis Richard Charles Grant



Category: Biography & Autobiography

Page: 173

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The Charles Dickens research collection

from the J.F. Dexter collection in the British Library and other major holdings in Great Britain and the United States of America : a listing and guide

Author: Charles Dickens



Category: English literature

Page: 116

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