In the Company of Wolves: Contents

In the Company of Wolves: Werewolves, Wolves, and Wild Children – Narratives of Sociality and Animality

Sir Christopher Frayling

Sam George and Bill Hughes


Cultural images of the wolf, the werewolf and the wolf child

Wolf: A social and cultural creature
Garry Marvin

This is what it sounds like when wolves cry: Storytelling, wolf children, and the state of nature
Sam George

Wolves and Lies
Marcus Sedgwick

‘Children of the Night, what music they make’: The sound of the cinematic werewolf
Stacy Abbott


Innocence and Experience: Brute creation, wild beast or child of nature

Wild sanctuary: Running into the forest in Russian fairy tales
Shannon Scott

‘No more than a brute or a wild beast’: Wagner the Werewolf, Sweeney Todd, and the limits of human responsibility
Joseph Crawford 

The inner beast: Scientific experimentation in George MacDonald’s The History of Photogen and Nycteris
Rebecca Langworthy

Werewolves and white trash: Discrimination and the lower-class wolfman in The Wolf Man, Twilight, and True Blood
Victoria Amador


Re-inventing the wolf: Intertextual and metafictional manifestations

The price of flesh is love’: Commodification, corporeality, and paranormal romance in Angela Carter’s beast tales.
Bill Hughes

I am the Bad Wolf. I create myself’: The metafictional meanings of lycanthropic transformation in Doctor Who
Ivan Phillips

Growing pains of the teenage werewolf: YA literature and the metaphorical wolf
Kaja Franck


Animal selves: Becoming wolf 

A running wolf and other grey animals: The various shapes of Marcus Coates
Sarah Wade

‘Stinking of me’: Transformations and animal selves in contemporary women’s poetry
Polly Atkin

Wearing the wolf: Fur, fashion and species transvestism
Catherine Spooner