Saturday, April 7, 2012

Books on Werewolf Lore


Books on Werewolf Lore


Are you writing a paranormal novel about werewolves? Are you simply interested in werewolf lore? Here is a list of books you might be interested in!

 
The Book of Werewolves
The Book of Were-Wolves by Sabine Baring-Gould
Originally published in 1865, it remains the most important and most often-cited book on werewolf lore. 
This book can be read, free, at Forgotten Books.







Werewolves by Elliott O'Donnell
Werewolves by Elliott O'Donnell
Originally published in 1912. Werewolf  lore from around Europe and Russia. Includes how to become a werewolf.
Buy it at Amazon.







The Werewolf in Lore and Legend
The Werewolf in Lore and Legend by Montague Summers
Originally published in 1933. A Christian perspective on werewolf lore and legend around Europe and Russia.
Buy it at Amazon.







A Lycanthropy Reader: Werewolves in Western Culture by Charlotte F. Otten
Published in 1986, this is the most recent book in this collection. Otten makes the distinction between lycanthropy, the medical diagnosis, and werewolves, the mythical shape-shifters. The book is divided into medical cases; trial records, historical accounts and sightings; critical essays; myths and legends; and allegory.
Buy it at Amazon.





Happy Reading!


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