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Author Michalska, Katarzyna.

Title Spider [electronic resource] / Katarzyna and Sergiusz Michalski.

Imprint London : Reaktion Books, 2010.


Location Call No. OPAC Message Status
 Axe ProQuest E-Book  Electronic Book    ---  Available
Description 224 p. : ill. (some col.).
Series Animal series
Animal (Reaktion Books)
Bibliography Includes bibliographical references and index.
Includes Web resources (p. 217).
Contents Introduction : spiders on the wall and elsewhere -- Some basic zoological facts -- Arachnophobia -- Venom and cold intellect : the spider and its web in the European intellectual tradition -- The femme fatale and eroticism -- Oppressive mothers, dreams and Louise Bourgeois -- Spiders in art and caricature -- Myth and folklore -- Urban legends -- Spider goes Hollywood.
Reproduction Electronic reproduction. Ann Arbor, MI : ProQuest, 2015. Available via World Wide Web. Access may be limited to ProQuest affiliated libraries.
Subject Spiders.
Spiders -- Folklore.
Spiders in art.
Animals in literature.
Spiders -- Mythology.
Animals in motion pictures.
Spiders -- Symbolic aspects.
Spiders -- Psychological aspects.
Human-animal relationships.
Animals and civilization.
Genre/Form Electronic books.
Added Author Michalski, Sergiusz.
ProQuest (Firm)
ISBN 9781861897756 (pbk.)
1861897758 (pbk.)
9781861898883 (e-book)

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