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Werewolf / Wolves

A werewolf is half-man and half-wolf. As legend has it, a full moon may cause the transformation of the werewolf to begin. Read more about werewolves.

Books About Werewolf Literature
A werewolf is a person, who is transformed into a wolf. William of Palerne wrote, "The werwolf went about his prey." Longfellow wrote: "The brutes that wear our form and face, / The werewolves of the human race." Read more about werewolf literature: of the supernatural, myths, and more.

Introduction - The Book of Werewolves
Here's an introduction to werewolf literature

Little Red Riding Hood Uncloaked
Orenstein discusses the case of Stubbe Peeter, a man who was accused of taking on the form of a werewolf, as he enticed men, women and children to their deaths.

Lycanthropy Among the Ancients
WHAT is Lycanthropy? The change of manor woman into the form of a wolf, either through magical means, so as to enable him or her to gratify the taste for human flesh, or through judgment of the gods in punishment for some great offence.

Myths and Myth-Makers
Read "Myths and Myth-Makers," by John Fiske.

The Wolf and the Seven Kids
Read "The Wolf and the Seven Kids," by the Brothers Grimm.

Werewolf Literature
A werewolf is a person, who is transformed into a wolf. William of Palerne wrote, "The werwolf went about his prey." Longfellow wrote: "The brutes that wear our form and face, / The werewolves of the human race." Read more about werewolf literature: of the supernatural, myths, and more.

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