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What is it about ancient monsters that popular culture still finds so enthralling? Why do the monsters of antiquity continue to stride across the modern world? In this book, the first in-depth study of how post-classical societies use the creatures from ancient myth, Liz Gloyn reveals the trends behind how we have used monsters since the 1950s to the present day, and considers why they have remained such a powerful presence in our shared cultural imagination. She presents a new model for interpreting the extraordinary ...

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Tracking Classical Monsters in Popular Culture 2019, Bloomsbury Academic, New York

ISBN-13: 9781350109612

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Tracking Classical Monsters in Popular Culture 2019, Bloomsbury Academic, London

ISBN-13: 9781784539344

Hardcover