This concise Encyclopedia provides scholars and students with a comprehensive and authoritative A-Z of monsters throughout the ages. It is the first major reference book on monsters for the scholarly market. Over 200 entries written by experts in the field are accompanied by an overview introduction by the editor. Generic entries such as 'ghost' and 'vampire' are cross-listed with important specific manifestations of that monster. This book is an invaluable resource for all students and scholars and an essential addition to library reference shelves.While Dungeons aamp; Dragons has been inspired by myth, literature, and film, it has also in its turn inspired subsequent literature, film, and art. ... noted: aI use ADaamp;D- type fascination with teratology in a lot of my books, and I have the original Monster Manual, and the Monster Manual 2, and the Fiend Folio. I still collect roleplaying game bestiaries, because I find that kind of fascination with the creation of theanbsp;...
|Title||:||The Ashgate Encyclopedia of Literary and Cinematic Monsters|
|Author||:||Professor Jeffrey Weinstock|
|Publisher||:||Ashgate Publishing, Ltd. - 2014-01-08|