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- PublisherPeter Lang GmbH
- Date of Publication01/05/1998
- GenreThe Occult & Mythology
- Series TitleBeitrage zur Europaischen Ethnologie und Folklore, Reihe B: Tagungsberichte und Materialien
- Series Part/Volume Numberv. 8
- Place of PublicationFrankfurt am Main
- Country of PublicationGermany
- First Published1998
- ImprintPeter Lang GmbH
- Content Note35 fig.
- Weight240 g
- Width148 mm
- Height210 mm
- Edited byPaul Neubauer,Ruth Petzoldt
- Table Of ContentsContents: Paul Neubauer/Ruth Petzoldt: Introduction - Leander Petzoldt: The Universe of Demons and the World of the Middle Ages - Norbert H. Ott: Facts and Fiction: The Iconography of Demons in German Vernacular Manuscripts - Winfried Frey: Sibylla Led Astray: Sibyls in Medieval Literature - Simonetta Cochis: The Sailor Demon of Vulcano in Antoine de la Sale's Geography of the Demonic, L'Excursion aux iles Lipari - Norbert H. Ott: Encounters with the Other World: The Medieval Iconography of Alexander the Great and Henry the Lion - Donald Ward: Cynocephalic Demons in Medieval Song, Legend, and Epic - Ludovica Sebregondi: The Devil in Fifteenth- and Sixteenth-Century Florentine Engravings - Albrecht Classen: Medieval Answers to the Strange World Outside: Foreigners and the Foreign as Cultural Challenges and Catalysts - Ruth Petzoldt: The Comeback of the Vampires: The History of the Motif from Medieval Legends to Contemporary Literature - Paul Neubauer: The Demon of Loss and Longing: The Function of the Ghost in Toni Morrison's Beloved.
- Author BiographyThe Editors: Ruth Petzoldt studied Germanic Literature, Philosophy, and Art History at the Universities Innsbruck, Austria and Regensburg, Germany. She was enrolled in the Ph.D. program at the University of California, Los Angeles and is now completing her doctoral thesis at the University of Munich on the drama of German Romanticism. Paul Neubauer is currently Assistant Professor of American studies at the University of Regensburg, Germany, and has studied and taught at the University of Alberta at Edmonton, Alberta, Canada, Vanderbilt University at Nashville, Tenn., and Brown University at Providence, R.I., USA.
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