They Suck, They Bite, They Eat, They Kill : The Psychological Meaning of Supernatural Monsters in Young Adult Fiction, Hardback Book

They Suck, They Bite, They Eat, They Kill : The Psychological Meaning of Supernatural Monsters in Young Adult Fiction Hardback

Part of the Studies in Young Adult Literature series

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This book examines six different monsters that appear in YA fiction: vampires, shapeshifters, zombies, unicorns, angels, and demons.

Beginning with a discussion of the meaning of monsters in cultures all over the world, subsequent chapters discuss the history and most important incarnations of the aforementioned monsters.

Titles featuring the same kind of monsters are compared, and interviews with authors provide insight into why they wrote these titles and information on why they are important.

The bibliography at the end of the volume includes a comprehensive list of titles featuring the various monsters.

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