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  • Hardcover
  • 435
  • No Go The Bogeyman Scaring Lulling and Making Mock
  • Marina Warner
  • English
  • 15 August 2017
  • 9780374223014

10 thoughts on “No Go The Bogeyman Scaring Lulling and Making Mock

  1. says:

    So hrm slightly organized than From the Beast to the Blonde but still mostly reads like I did some research on these sources let's cr

  2. says:

    Ugh I really worked hard on this book I chose to read it because it was supposed to explore within mythology and storytelling our age old outmoded notions about masculine identity and about racial stereotyping and warns us of the dangerous unthinking ways we perpetuate the bogeymanDoes it? I don't know I read at least 25

  3. says:

    No Go the Bogeyman is a disuisition on the emotion of fear from a point of view at the intersection of psychology with folklore and mythology I might almost have said it's psychoanalytic but that would be misleading since Warner is no fan of Freud she thinks his storytelling is much too limiting too culturally b

  4. says:

    35 stars in actuality but I'd rather veer on the 4 than the 3 because there is good stuff here just you have to tr

  5. says:

    A great look at the things that go bump and the way these primal fears are dealt with in story song and rhyme There's a great sectio

  6. says:

    Took me some time to finish this book Apparently while I love fairy tales and learning about them I have significa

  7. says:

    A non fiction book written by a fiction writer makes for a good read

  8. says:

    This is a reread but confirms how much I love this far reaching compendium of the many ways we scare and soothe ourselves through our stories songs and lore The section on lullabies alone is worth the read

  9. says:

    Fascinating study into fear and the way it's handled throughout history in myriad forms The first two sections scaring and lulling are a little stronger than the third making mock but the whole thing is nonetheless fascinatingRe re

  10. says:

    An interesting look at monsters in a sort of social psychology context It includes a lot of history and is interesting despite reading a bit like a text book

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No Go The Bogeyman Scaring Lulling and Making Mock

Ans and even psychologists Warner revises our understanding of storytelling in our contemporary culture She asks us to reconsider the unintended conseuences of our age old outmoded notions about masculine identity and about racial stereotyping and warns us of the dangerous unthinking ways we perpetuate the bogeyman. A non fiction book written by a fiction writer makes for a good read

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S that our sleep of reason conjures up Warner shows how these images and stories while they may unfold along different lines scaring lulling or making mock have the strategic simultaneous purpose of both arousing and controlling the underlying fear In analysis of material long overlooked by cultural critics histori. A great look at the things that go bump and the way these primal fears are dealt with in story song and rhyme There s a great section that deals almost entirely

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No Go the Bogeyman considers the enduring presence and popularity of figures of male terror establishing their origins in mythology and their current relation to ideas about sexuality and power youth and age Songs stories images and films about frightening monsters have always been invented to allay the very terror. So hrm slightly organized than From the Beast to the Blonde but still mostly reads like I did some research on these sources let s cram them all into a book som


About the Author: Marina Warner

Marina Sarah Warner is a British novelist short story writer historian and mythographer She is known for her many non fiction books relating to feminism and mythShe is a professor in the Department of Literature Film and Theatre at the University of Essex and gave the Reith Lectures on the BBC in 1994 on the theme of 'Managing Monsters Six Myths of Our Time'