Год издания: 2007
Издатель: Greenwood Press
Количество страниц: 376
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"Don't pick up that hitchhiker!" "Don't get in that car without looking in the back seat!" "If you knew what they put in that, no way would you eat it!" Urban legends are central to everyday experience. Everyone has heard the story about such-and-such, and while it sounds impossible, so and so swears that it must be true. These legends are everywhere, from high schools and colleges to offices and organizations. They appear in films, television series, and novels, and are now widely spread over the Internet. This book collects and annotates more than 150 urban legends from around the world and is a valuable resource for students, general readers, and anyone interested in contemporary culture. Readers will find a wide range of urban legends, such as: The Black Lady The Thug in the Back Seat Jesus as Hitchiker The Devil at the Disco The Hitchiker from Space Bloody Mary The Man in Black The Mutilated Shopper Each entry provides...