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Author Robisch, S. K., 1964-

Title Wolves and the wolf myth in American literature / S.K. Robisch
Published Reno : University of Nevada Press, ©2009
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Description 1 online resource (xvi, 494 pages)
Contents pt. I. Wolf Book -- 1. Real, the Corporeal, and the Ghost Wolf -- 2. Basic Corporeality: Wolf Biologists and Nonfiction -- 3. Bioregional and Geopolitical Wolf Book -- 4. Druid Peak -- 5. Intermediate Corporeality: The Average Wolf -- 6. Advanced Corporeality: Wolf Sign -- pt. II. Ghost Wolf: A Mythic Historiography -- 7. Sea Wolf (In Which a Wolf Crosses the Water) -- 8. Orion's Dogs (In Which a Wolf Crosses the Sky) -- 9. Terra Nova (In Which the Wolf Discovers North America) -- 10. Three Dreams (In Which Some Wolves Cross the Mind) -- pt. III. Werewolf, Wolf-Child, She-Wolf: Race, Class, and Gender Reconsidered -- 11. Loophole: Lycanthropy, Shape-Shifting, and the Werewolf Race -- 12. Wolf Channel: Ritual Masks as Visual Literature -- 13. Raised by Wolves -- 14. Twins and the Timber Wolves: A Case Study -- 15. Fall of the Wild: Jack London's Dog Stories -- 16. Big North Draw -- 17. She-Wolves: Wildness, Domesticity, and the Woman Warrior -- pt. IV. Big Sky Wolf -- 18. Skull That Wakes the Spirits: Cormac McCarthy's The Crossing -- Lupus Mundi
Summary "Wolves and the Wolf Myth in American Literature examines the wolf's importance as a figure in literature from the perspectives of both the animal's physical reality and the ways writers imagine and portray it."--Inside jacket
Bibliography Includes bibliographical references (pages 439-476) and index
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Subject American literature -- History and criticism.
Myth in literature.
Wolves in literature.
Animals in literature.
Human-animal relationships in literature.
LITERARY CRITICISM -- American -- General.
American literature
Animals in literature
Human-animal relationships in literature
Myth in literature
Wolves in literature
Wolf Motiv
Wolf -- (Canis lupus) -- Motiv -- Literatur -- USA.
Literatur -- USA -- Motiv -- Wolf (Canis lupus)
Genre/Form Criticism, interpretation, etc.
Form Electronic book
ISBN 9780874177749