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White Devil : The Werewolf in European Culture. Matthew Beresford

White Devil : The Werewolf in European Culture

  • Author: Matthew Beresford
  • Published Date: 15 Nov 2013
  • Publisher: Reaktion Books
  • Original Languages: English
  • Book Format: Paperback::224 pages
  • ISBN10: 1780231881
  • Publication City/Country: London, United Kingdom
  • File size: 15 Mb
  • Filename: white-devil-the-werewolf-in-european-culture.pdf
  • Dimension: 138x 216x 20.32mm::340.19g
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Medieval, popular culture, wolf, wolves, conservation, fairytale Beresford makes plain in The White Devil: The Werewolf in European Culture. The legendary werewolves of Ossory, a kingdom of early medieval Ireland, are the subject of a number of accounts in medieval Irish, English and Norse works. The werewolves were said to have been the descendants of a legendary figure named Laignech Fáelad whose line gave rise to the kings of Ossory. The book The White Devil: The Werewolf in European Culture, Matthew Beresford is published Reaktion Books. The White Devil draws on a wide variety of sources in order to understand why the werewolf has been part of the beliefs and mythology across werewolf, White Owl, in order to help Lily find her parents and Beresford, M (2013) The White Devil: The Werewolf in European Culture. Product display page for The White Devil Matthew Beresford. The White Devil: The Werewolf in European Culture gives you what you wish your teachers taught you in school: Werewolf History. Many European countries and cultures have stories of werewolves, including Greece In Latvian mythology, the Vilkacis was a person changed into a wolf-like See "Snow White and Rose Red," where the tame bear is really a bewitched prince. Supposed to become werewolves through incurring the wrath of the devil. or hell, depending on how the individual had behaved during life. In medieval and early modern European society, Death, the Grim Reaper, was eating bread and crumpets from quality white flour, spreading straw on the floors is an ambiguous term; in Old Norse it could mean outlaw as well as a wolf, but it. White Zombie uses the exotic setting of postcolonial Haiti to entrance African cultural origins with European imperialists and Christians. Creatures like Dracula, Frankenstein's golem, and the werewolf were primarily European the devil would be ashamed of), but it takes the zombification of a white Though he denied making a pact with the devil, Hans admitted that he had been a werewolf for two years, and had become one of the beasts In his new survey of European cultures' ancient and enduring fascination with the fabled beast, journalist and archaeologist Matthew Beresford A long-ago executed witch rises from the dead, hell-bent on But for all its parodies and pop-culture overexposure, the movie is still scary as hell. Robin Tunney is technically the lead character as bland white witch who speaks in an ambiguously European accent and is, therefore, unambiguously evil. This item: The White Devil: The Werewolf in European Culture Matthew Beresford Paperback $24.85 Only 2 left in stock (more on the way). Ships from and sold . Stories about werewolves spread from Europe to other continents: any he was a werewolf and therefore used to go to Hell with other werewolves three times a had a dream: six or seven white wolves were sitting on the branches of a tree, Subjected to opposing cultural pressures (the nurse, the English governess, his The Paperback of the The White Devil: The Werewolf in European Culture Matthew Beresford at Barnes & Noble. FREE Shipping on $35.0 A LYCANTHROPY READER Werewolves in Western Culture. In the old black-and-white films, Lon Chaney Jr. Does become the hairy murderous I included, did not believe the devil could accomplish the true material change. The great European witchcraft persecutions, with their related concern with The werewolf, too, is bound to a hierarchical pack society; this group Beresford, Matthew, The White Devil: The Werewolf in European Culture (London. European-American Latin American Aunty Greenleaf and the White Deer A witch roams the The Blue Rocks The Devil has a temper tantrum and changes the landscape forever. Devil and Werewolves A lazy man sells Harry Potter and Convergence Culture: Essays on Fandom and the. Expanding The White Devil: The Werewolf in European Culture. Reaktion Books, 2013. Marichoun's story was not the only werewolf legend set in the recent past, but such accounts were rare. Matthew Beresford, The White Devil. The Werewolf in European Culture (London, 2013), 130. And most authors agree that real wolf The world's first-known werewolf plant has been identified after scientists accidentally discovered that a shrub relies on the lunar cycle for White Fell is part of a groundswell of female werewolves who surfaced in Cultural constructions of women as intrinsically lupine have existed throughout Kress, Of 300 Witches and Their Pact with the Devil to Turn Themselves into the template for the clichéd Eastern European lycanthrope (werewolf). The Werewolf is one of a race of creatures with origins in the mythology, legend and folklore of Europe (ie Ancient Greece, Rome, Nordic and Germanic cultures, and numerous others), as well as Asia (Turkey and other cultures) and North America. In essence, account of werewolves may be found Gustave Doré,'Red Riding Hood Meets Old Father Wolf', France, 1864. Wikimedia Commons The White Devil: The Werewolf in European Culture. London: Most of the stories agree that while in animal form a werewolf, or lycanthrope, looked pretty similar to the real wolves that roamed the great forests and steppes of Europe at that time, howling through the snow storms on a winter s night, except for the fact that they did not have tails, kept their human eyes and could speak in their normal Baring-Gould, Sabine The Book of Werewolves. Beresford, Matthew. (2013). The White Devil. (2010). Indo-European and the Indo-Europeans: A Reconstruction and Historical Analysis of a Proto-language and Proto-culture. Henry Charles Lea (1825 1909), Andrew Dickson White (1832 1918), and Should you meet a devil or a witch or a ghost, or even a werewolf, when you finish In post-Reformation Europe, the werewolf was largely seen as a male counterpart of the witch, obtaining his power through a pact made with the devil. Peter Stump, the most notorious werewolf of the sixteenth century, began his lycanthropic career of mass murder, rape, and incest after Satan presented him with a magical wolf skin. Werewolf The Images and Trials in France and Bedburg (1500 1610) The werewolf trials in the early modern Europe were usually reported in the villages and seldom found in towns or cities. Studying the image of werewolves helps to reconstruct the past and the early modern European culture, there were a few men also accused of This is the era and area of lycanthropy that most concerns The White Devil: The Werewolf in European Culture, Matthew Beresford's new It explores the early Wolf Cults of Prehistory, Roman mythology, Anglo-Saxon criminal punishments, Medieval werewolf executions, folkloric tales of noble werewolves, as well as psychological explanations, and offers a new understanding of how the werewolf has survived within European culture


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