2017 . First Semester
  Anglo-American Literature and the Monster


Andriano, Joseph. Immortal Monster: The Mythological Evolution of the Fantastic Beast in Modern Fiction and Film. Greenwood Press, 1999.

Asma, Stephen T. On Monsters: An Unnatural History of Our Worst Fears. Oxford UP, 2009.

Beal, Timothy K. Religion and Its Monsters. Routledge, 2002.

Carroll, Noël. “Ethnicity, Race, and Monstrosity: The Rhetorics of Horror and Humor.” Beauty Matters. Ed. Peg Zeglin Brand. Indiana UP, 2000, pp. 37-56.

---. The Philosophy of Horror or Paradoxes of the Heart. Routledge, 1990.

Cohen, Jeffrey Jerome, editor. Monster Theory: Reading Culture. U of Minnesota P, 1996.

Douthwaite, Julia V. The Wild Girl, Natural Man, and the Monster: Dangerous Experiments in the Age of Enlightenment. U Chicago P, 2002.

Fadini, Ubaldo, et al., editors. Desiderio del mostro: dal circo al laboratoiro alla politica. Translated by Vito Bianco et al. Manifestolibri, 2001.

Fiedler, Leslie. Tyranny of the Normal: Essays on Bioethics, Theology & Myth. David R. Godine, 1996.

Freud, Sigmund. Civilization and Its Discontents. Hogarth and the Institute of Psycho-Analysis, 1953-1974. Vol. 21 of The Standard Edition of the Complete Psychological Works of Sigmund Freud. Ed. James Strachey.

Gil, José. Monstros. Relógio D’Água, 2006.

Gilmore, David D. Monsters: Evil Beings, Mythical Beasts, and All Manners of Imaginary Terrors. U Pennsylvania P, 2003.

Goetsch, Paul. Monsters in English Literature: From the Romantic Age to the First World War. Neue Studien Zur Anglistik und Amerikanistik 83. Peter Lang, 2002.

Halberstam, Judith. Skin Shows: Gothic Horror and the Technology of Monsters. Duke UP, 1995.

Hanafi, Zakyia. The Monster in the Machine: Magic, Medicine, and the Marvelous in the Time of the Scientific Revolution. Duke UP, 2001.

Haybron, Daniel M. “Moral Monsters and Saints.” The Monist vol. 85, no. 2, 2002, pp. 260-84.

Ingebretsen, Edward J. At Stake: Monsters and the Rhetoric of Fear in Public Culture. U Chicago P, 2001.

Jones, Michael E. Monsters from the Id: The Rise of Horror in Fiction and Film. Spence, 2000.

Kearney, Richard. Strangers, Gods and Monsters: Interpreting Otherness. Routledge: 2003.

Laffon, Martine and Caroline Laffon. Les monstres: l’imaginaire de la peur à travers les cultures. La Martinière, 2004.

Law, John. A Sociology of Monsters: Essays on Power, Technology and Domination. Routledge, 1991.

Moretti, Franco. “Dialectic of Fear.” New Left Review, vol. 136, Nov.-Dec. 1982, pp. 67-85. Rpt. Signs Taken for Wonders: On the Sociology of Literary Forms. Verso-New Left Books, 2005, pp. 83-108.

Orwell, George. “Politics vs. Literature: An Examination of Gulliver’s Travels.” Polemic, no. 5, September 1946.

Pagels, Elaine. The Origin of Satan. Vintage, 1996.

Rawson, Claude. God, Gulliver, and Genocide: Barbarism and the European Imagination, 1492-1945. Oxford, 2001.

Shildrick, Margrit. Embodying the Monster: Encounters with the Vulnerable Self.  SAGE, 2002.

Slusser, George Edgar, and Eric S. Rabkin. Aliens: The Anthropology of Science Fiction. Southern Illinois UP, 1987.

Todd, Dennis. “The Hairy Maid at the Harpsichord: Some Speculations on the Meaning of Gulliver’s Travels.” Texas Studies in Literature and Language, vol. 34, no. 2, 1992, pp. 239–283.

Verner, Lisa. The Epistemology of the Monstrous in the Middle Ages. Routledge, 2005.

Wolfe, Charles T., editor. Monster and Philosophy. College Publications, 2005.

Žižek, Slavoj. Enjoy Your Symptom!: Jacques Lacan in Hollywood and Out. 2nd ed. Routledge, 2001.

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