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Introduction 7 CHAPTER ONE: Symbols, Dreams, Religions 17 CHAPTER TWO: Inventing a Bestiary 45 CHAPTER THREE: Unicorns and Human Hybrids 75 CHAPTER FOUR: Flying Quadrupeds and Dragons 113 CHAPTER FIVE: Influences or Coincidences? 143 CHAPTER SIX: The Fantastic Today 175 Conclusion 191 Bibliography 195 Acknowledgments 197 Index 198 Photograghy Credits 200

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The Delacampagnes' argument is crisp, lucid, economical, and persuasive. Their conceptualization and interpretation of the subject is, so far as I am aware, new. I know of no work that both presents such an extensive range of imagery and offers a comprehensive analysis of this kind. -- Arthur Goldhammer, Harvard University

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Christian Delacampagne is Professor of Twentieth-Century French Literature at The Johns Hopkins University. His books include "A History of Philosophy in the Twentieth Century" and "Outsiders, fous, naifs et voyants dans la peinture moderne: 1880-1960". Ariane Delacampagne is an independent translator and photographer.

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"This lovely presentation of dragons and other imaginary beasts found in art all over the world makes it clear that humans have an almost innate facility for creating a pretend nature... [A] beautiful book."--Toronto Globe and Mail

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