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It’s under the bed; it’s in the closet. It’s the thing in the basement, but it’s also the thing in the mirror, hot breath on the back of your neck, cold eyes staring at you with loathing and hunger. The selections in this text prompt you to think critically and learn about a phenomenon that stretches across multiple cultures and time periods and to participate in conversations about the issues that surround monsters and the monstrous.


Editors: Brandy Ball Blake and L. Andrew Cooper



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Read the Introduction to Monsters


Sample Syllabi

General Syllabus - balances fiction and nonfiction selections

Fiction Syllabus - emphasizes the fiction selections

Nonfiction Syllabus - emphasizes the nonfiction selections


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