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Series Three: The Quiet Place Book Club (Episode One) - Do we secretly love monsters?

October 8, 2018

Dr Lydia Zeldenrust, from the University of York's Department of English and Related Literature, asks if our attitude towards monsters is changing. Are we afraid of them or do we secretly love them? She discusses the story of Melusine from medieval folktale, who is said to have been a young girl cursed to have a body that is half human and half dragon-like.

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