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On Monsters: An Unnatural History of Our Worst Fears
(2009)
  • Stephen T Asma, Columbia College Chicago
Abstract

Real or imagined, literal or metaphorical, monsters have exerted a dread fascination on the human mind for many centuries. Using philosophical treatises, theological tracts, newspapers, films, and novels, author Stephen T. Asma unpacks traditional monster stories for the clues they offer about the inner logic of our fears and fascinations throughout the ages.

Keywords
  • Monsters
Publication Date
October 14, 2009
Publisher
Oxford University Press
ISBN
019533616X
Citation Information
Stephen T Asma. On Monsters: An Unnatural History of Our Worst Fears. New York(2009)
Available at: http://works.bepress.com/stephen_asma/1/