No Go the Bogeyman: Scaring, Lulling and Making Mock (paperback)

No Go the Bogeyman: Scaring, Lulling and Making Mock (paperback)

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From classic fairy tales to modern stories, bring ogres, giants and bogeymen have dominated popular storytelling in various media, presented as some of our deepest fears. In No Go the Bogeyman: Scaring, Lulling and Making Mock, Marina Warner explores the ever-increasing presence of such figures of male terror, and the tricks we make to ease them.

Born in London in 1946, of an Italian mother and an English father who was a bookseller, Marina Warner is a fiction and history writer, whose works explore art, symbols, figures in myths and fairy tales, from the Virgin Mary to Joan of Arc, reviewing the stories that come from the past but speak to the present.

  • Size 23.4 x 15.3 x 3.3cm
  • Format paperback
  • Page count 464
  • Publisher Vintage Publishing
  • ISBN 9780099739814
  • Authors Marina Warner
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