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Speaking of Monsters by Caroline Joan S. Picart

Title Speaking of Monsters
Author Caroline Joan S. Picart
Publisher Springer
Release 2012-07-16
Category Social Science
Total Pages 326
ISBN 1137101490
Language English, Spanish, and French
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Book Summary:

Employing a range of approaches to examine how "monster-talk" pervades not only popular culture but also public policy through film and other media, this book is a "one-stop shop" of sorts for students and instructors employing various approaches and media in the study of "teratologies," or discourses of the monstrous.

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