Monsters Publications

Frightful Witnessing

Frightful Witnessing: The Rhetoric and (Re)Presentation of Fear Observing the anguish of others — voyeuristically looking at their pain through the ‘keyhole’ of the media, eavesdropping on their stories of horror, or reading accounts of terror — can be a frightful experience; but it is also one that many of […]

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Beyond the Monstrous: Reading from the Cultural Imaginary Twenty-first century’s fascination with monsters in popular culture is not new. Throughout history, many of the world’s cultures have created beings they deem ‘other’ and ‘monstrous,’ beings which, many scholars agree, ultimately reveal humans’ own fears about themselves. This collection of interdisciplinary […]

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