Werewolves and Wildness

Woo hoo we’re excited to announce that OGOM’s Dr Sam George and Dr Bill Hughes have edited the first ever issue of Gothic Studies on werewolves and it is out now from Edinburgh University Press: ‘Werewolves and Wildness’ 21.1 (May 2019) If you are a member of the IGA, you should be able to access this online. We hope you enjoy it. We would like to thank all our wonderful contributors. The contents are as follows:


Introduction: Werewolves and Wildness, Sam George and Bill Hughes, 21(1), pp. 1–9

‘Daddy, I’m falling for a monster’: Women, Sex, and Sacrifice in Contemporary Paranormal Romance, Sue Chaplin, 21(1), pp. 10-27

Full Moon Masculinities: Masculine Werewolves, Emotional Repression, and Violence in Young Adult Paranormal Romance Fiction, Tania Evans, 21(1), pp. 28–39

‘One look and you recognize evil’: Lycan Terrorism, Monstrous Otherness, and the Banality of Evil in Benjamin Percy’s Red Moon, Simon Marsden, 21(1), pp. 40–53

The Benevolent Medieval Werewolf in William of Palerne, Curtis Runstedler, 21(1), pp. 54–67

Wolves in the Wolds: Late Capitalism, the English Eerie, and the Weird Case of ‘Old Stinker’ the Hull Werewolf, Sam George, 21(1), pp. 68–84

Playgrounds in the Zombie Apocalypse: The Feral Child, Lisa Nevárez, 21(1), pp. 85–99

The Cinematic Representation of the Wild Child: Considering L’enfant sauvage (1970), Michael Brodski21(1), pp. 100–113

About Lucy Northenra

Senior Lecturer in Literature, University of Hertfordshire
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