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The Werewolf in Lore and Legend

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The first definitive work on werewolfery, this book was written by a venerable author of occult studies. Unsurpassed in its sheer scope and depth, it employs a theological and philosophical approach, incorporating an extensive range of historical documentation and folklore. Summers examines the supernatural practice of shapeshifting, notes the finer distinctions between werewolfery and lycanthropy, and explores the differences of opinion on exactly how ordinary humans are transformed into creatures of "unbridled cruelty, bestial ferocity, and ravening hunger." His Gothic style, rich in fascinating examples and anecdotes, offers compelling fare for lovers of esoteric lore. Unabridged republication of the classic 1933 edition.

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ISBN:
9780486122700
Publisher:
Dover Publications
Subject:
main_subject
Author:
Summers, Montague
Subject:
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Publication Date:
20031219
Binding:
ELECTRONIC
Language:
English
Pages:
336

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