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Silver Bullets: Classic Werewolf Stories

Eleanor Dobson

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British Library
01 February 2018
Anthologies (non-poetry); Classic horror & ghost stories; Fantasy; Myth & legend told as fiction; Short Stories Fantasy; Short Stories Horror; Werewolves Horror; Werewolves Fantasy
Of the monsters that stalked the pages of nineteenth- and early twentieth-century fiction, the werewolf has continued to represent the beast lurking underneath the veneer of human civilisation to this day, a composite creature which is all too easily released and, once at large, difficult to constrain. From one of the very first werewolf stories appearing in Britain to a tale published after the First World War, this collection brings together the greatest werewolf fiction from a period stretching to nearly a century. The anthology showcases the work of some of the best-known names in nineteenth- and twentieth-century fiction alongside the twisted tales of their lesser-known but equally chilling contemporaries.
Selected by:   Eleanor Dobson
Imprint:   British Library
Country of Publication:   United Kingdom
Dimensions:   Height: 190mm,  Width: 130mm, 
ISBN:   9780712352208
ISBN 10:   0712352201
Pages:   224
Publication Date:   01 February 2018
Audience:   General/trade ,  ELT Advanced
Format:   Paperback
Publisher's Status:   Active

Eleanor Dobson is a Visiting Lecturer at the University of Birmingham. Along with nineteenth- and twentieth-century literature, material culture and Egyptology, her work investigates the monstrous figures associated with the Gothic mode: vampires, mummies, and werewolves.

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