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lycanthrope

(lī′kən-thrōp′, lī-kăn′-)
n.
A person affected with lycanthropy.
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"Le loup-garou ou les limites de l'animalite." In Jean de Nynauld, De la lycanthropie, transformation et extase des sorciers (161S), edition critique augmentee d etudes sur les lycanthropes et les loups garous, edited by Nicole Jacques-Chaquin and Maxime Preaud, 189-196.
The narrator of Hal Johnson's debut fantasy novel talks to his readers as he describes how Myron Horowitz, a short, nose-less, sexually immature, ninth-grade lycanthrope (not exactly), uncovers mysteries of his past to find his place in the world.
Mr Jobling's Wereworld series is set in the imagined and highly inventive world of lycanthropes.
Reviewers appreciated Glen Duncan's more literary take on the werewolf myth, finding his protagonist far more enjoyable than the also-ran lycanthropes of recent paranormal fiction.
not us to to And Roz has seen Being Human on BBC Three and got it mixed up in her head with the constructed "reality" shows The Only Way Is Essex and Made In Chelsea, which is reasonable, as Being Human, with its tooth-centred murders and exploding lycanthropes, is often more believable.
The Twilight books also feature lycanthropes, mysterious creatures whose talents include turning into wolves and going about shirtless while residing in the inclement weather of Washington state.
This final point has been developed by Stephen Shapiro, who notes that Gothic effects--perhaps most notably Marx's repeated invocation of 'a Gothic lexicon of the undead, lycanthropes, and dripping blood to characterise capital's damage to human subjects'--occur recurrently 'as capitalism separates laborers from any means of production (agricultural, crafts-orientated) that might sustain them outside of or in tension with a system that produces commodities only for their profit-generating potential'.
American Werewolf In London JOHN Landis's dark comedy is the werewolf movie, pictured, by which all other celluloid lycanthropes should be judged.
(23.) A commonplace in typological studies of medieval lycanthropes (see, e.g., Faure and Menard, "Histoires"), this association persists in Bruckner's representation of the king's hunting trip as a "ritualized penetration of the savage world effected by the representations of culture" (260).