The Resource Horror and the Holy: : Wisdom-Teachings of the Monster Tale, (ebook)

Horror and the Holy: : Wisdom-Teachings of the Monster Tale, (ebook)

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Horror and the Holy: : Wisdom-Teachings of the Monster Tale
Title
Horror and the Holy:
Title remainder
Wisdom-Teachings of the Monster Tale
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Language
eng
Summary
Dr. Schneider draws upon a detailed and telling analysis of eleven well-known horror stories: Dracula, Frankenstein, The Phantom of the Opera, The Fall of the House of Usher, The Invisible Man, The Incredible Shrinking Man, Dr. Jekyll and Mr. Hyde, The Birds, Forbidden Planet, Vertigo, and Alien. He finds that a spiritual understanding of life can be attained through horror. Classic horror steers a middle path between fanaticism and despair: the path of wonderment. Horror teaches us that the human personality is paradoxical, that revulsion and disgust are the obverse of excitement and freedom, and that both poles are vital to individual, social, and ecological well-being
Cataloging source
Midwest
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Schneider, Kirk
Dewey number
  • 809.3
  • 809.3/8738
  • 809.38738
Index
no index present
Literary form
non fiction
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dictionaries
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  • Horror tales
  • Holy, The, in literature
  • Literature
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adult
Label
Horror and the Holy: : Wisdom-Teachings of the Monster Tale, (ebook)
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unknown
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1 online resource
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  • online
  • electronic
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9780812698756
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(electronic bk.)
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MWT11840036
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remote
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11840036
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MWT11840036
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Mode of access: World Wide Web
Label
Horror and the Holy: : Wisdom-Teachings of the Monster Tale, (ebook)
Link
Publication
Color
multicolored
Dimensions
unknown
Extent
1 online resource
Form of item
  • online
  • electronic
Governing access note
Digital content provided by hoopla
Isbn
9780812698756
Isbn Type
(electronic bk.)
Publisher number
MWT11840036
Specific material designation
remote
Stock number
11840036
System control number
MWT11840036
System details
Mode of access: World Wide Web

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