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Fictional characters are listed under their first names (e.g. James Bond), real persons like author or actors under their last names (e.g. Christie, Agatha).

!Kung 249Aborigines 247Abraham Lincoln. Vampire Hunter 235action genre 66adaptation 1, 6, 102, 134, 140, 143148, 157, 160, 169, 174, 231, 233, 255adaptive function of literature 67, 79Addison, Joseph 201adolescent readers 141142, 145, 151153adventure plot 7, 12, 83, 85, 93, 9697, 99101, 132133, 135136, 138, 151“Adventurous Exploit of the Cave of Ali Baba, The” 166, 177aesthetics 1, 6, 16, 115Affektenlehre 201African wild dogs 129aggression 141, 152alarm calls 124Alas, Babylon 7172algae 121altruism 123, 141143, 146Alzheimer’s disease 18, 238240, 242Amadigi 198Amelia Peabody 169, 173Amy Sumner 5051, 5359, 61Anglo-Saxon England 127Animalia 120animals 120, 122, 129Anna Pigeon 169antagonists 98anthropology 86, 88anthropomorphism 138, 250anxiety 34, 228, 233, 235236, 241242Ardrey, Robert 5455, 57Ariodante 187Ariosti, Atilio 185art 124125, 129, 206, 208210, 220, 223, 225Arthur Hastings 160Arthurian romances 83, 99Asch, Frank 257Astianatte 185atavistic behavior 11attachment 255Austen, Jane 2, 67, 12, 1718, 94, 156, 228233, 235237, 240, 242Austenland 230Australopithecines 88authority 120, 123autobiography 138autonomic system 18Avatar 99avenger 43, 45, 48, 5961Babar books 257baboons 119, 123Bach, Johann Sebastian 186Ballard, J. G. 73, 75Balzac, Honoré de 2banal classicism 119120, 124128, 130Barber of Seville, The 196Baron Scarpia 7Barr, Nevada 169Batman 14Bear, The 156Beaumarchais, Pierre-Augustin Caron de 1213bedtime stories 19, 245246, 248, 254, 257258Beethoven, Ludwig van 187Beggar’s Opera, The 185, 196Belanger, Andy 209, 214, 223Bellini, Vicenzo 191Berenstain Bears series, The 257Berlioz, Hector 200Bernardi, Francesco.See SenesinoBernie Rhodenbarr 174175Bible 264, 269270, 272273, 2831 Chronicles 2782 Chronicles 2732 Samuel 278Daniel, Book of 282Exodus, Book of 278Ezra, Book of 280Genesis, Book of 278, 280Habakkuk, Book of 280Jonah, Book of 282Leviticus 280Nahum, Book of 280Proverbs, Book of 280Psalms, Book of 280Big Four, The 165Big Sleep, The 165Bildungsroman 98, 101, 149biocultural theory 64, 79biological constraints 134biology 207208, 222biopoetics.See evolutionary criticismBleak House 156Block, Lawrence 174175Boccaccio, Giovanni 2body language 159, 161, 164bodyguard hypothesis 47, See also hired gun strategyBononcini, Giovanni 184186Bordoni, Faustina 185Boris Godunov 197, 200Borosini, Francesco 195borrowed ethos 1314, 17, 119, 123124, 126borrowing 120124, 126, 128130brain 207, 209210, 213, 216, 223, 225Bridget Jones 230Bridget Jones’s Diary 95Brin, David 76, 78Brontë Sisters 2Broschi, Carlo.See FarinelliBrown Bear, Brown Bear, What Do You See? 257Brunhoff, Jean de 257Burney, Charles 203Burroughs, Edgar Rice 99Bussani, Giacomo 202Butler, Octavia 67Butler, Sarah 50byproduct hypothesis 132, 134C. Auguste Dupin 156, 160168, 170, 172173, 175176Caballe, Montserrat 186Cabin in the Woods, The 26Caesar, Gaius Iulius 124Caldicott, Helen 78camouflage 120122, 124, 127Campbell, George 121122Candyman 32cannibalism 236, 238, 241canon wars 3canonical culture 5, 182canonical literature 24, 78, 12, 1617, 83, 85, 92, 96, 99102, 140Canticle for Leibowitz, A 67capture 133, 144, 150Cards on the Table 165care taking 141Caribbean Mystery, A 177Carmen 200Carpenter, John 23, 3435Carribean Mystery, A 177Carrie 29Carroll, Joseph 2, 68, 67, 96Cartland, Barbara 94Castle of Otranto, The 235castrati 182, 186, 188192, 195196, 199castration 44cautionary tales 137Cavalli, Giuseppe 187, 192Cervantes, Miguel de 2Chandler, Raymond 165Charlie Venner 55cheater detection 83, 152, 231cheating 157160, 172, 174175, 178Cherry Falls 26chick-flicks 95chick-lit 95chimpanzees 123Christianity 141142Christie, Agatha 160, 164, 168Christopher, John 74, 78Cicero, Marcus Tullius 123Cinderella 100, 231, 246classical music 2Classical Tradition, The 119Claudius 197Cleland, John 96climate change 70cloak and dagger narratives 99Clueless 230cognition 89, 92, 106107, 109, 113115, 119, 132135, 140141, 145, 147151, 153, 205210, 213214, 218, 220, 223, 225cognitive constraints 107108, 110second order awareness 107cognitive studies 9, 14, 159Cold War 64, 7071, 78combat 133, 141, 150, 152comedy 108comic books 106comic opera 108coming of age narratives 101commercial culture 183competition 159160, 173, 175complexity 106, 108110, 114115consilience 9contextual interpretation 28cooperation 141, 148, 157160, 172, 178Cornwall, Patricia 169co-sleeping 254256, 258counterculture 24counterfactual cognition 68counterintuitive imagery 264courtship 83, 85, 9293, 101Coyote 250, 252253Craven, Wes 4345, 51creation myth 250crime fiction 7Cronenberg, David 51Crouching Tiger, Hidden Dragon 230Cruising 26cult iconicity 45, 52cultural history 133, 144Cuzzoni, Francesca 185da capo arias 201202da Ponte, Lorenzo 1213damsel in distress 98, 101Dandelion 257danger calls 136Darth Vader 7Darwin, Charles 140, 164, 231Dave Brandstetter 169David Foxe 170David Sumner 5359, 6162Dawn of the Dead 236Dawn of the Dreadful 231Day, Doris 193Dead Eyes Open 238Death Comes to Pemberley 230deception 109, 121122, 124, 148, 156, 159, 161, 163, 165, 172176, 178defamiliarization 288Del Col, Anthony 206dementia 228, 238240, 242detective fiction 8, 14, 16, 19, 83, 98, 156158, 160, 169, 172, 174175, 178Dickens, Charles 2, 156Dickinson, Peter 170Die Hard 99dimorphism 8687Disch, Thomas 5distant time 250distress calls 123distributed cognition 205, 207, 213214, 216, 218, 220, 223divine justice 143domestic violence 89, 97, 102dominance 7576, 140141, 152Don Carlos 197Don’t Answer the Phone 26Donizetti, Gaetano 187, 191Downtown Abbey 231Doyle, Sir Arthur Conan 160, 163164Dr. Seuss.See Geisel, TheodorDracula 14Dragonslayer 119, 127drama 108, 115Dreadfully Ever After 231, 239Dreamtime 250251, 253Dressed to Kill 26Drowned World, The 73Dumas, Alexandre, the father 99duplicity 109Durastanti, Margherita 195dwarves 126dyadic relationships 106, 110111, 115Earth Abides 67, 73, 78Ebert, Roger 24, 30ecological knowledge 246247ecology 106107, 247, 254, 257258egalitarianism 141elders 247Eleven on Top 176Elizabeth Bennett 13Elven-Latin.See Quenyaelves 126embodied cognition 206207, 214Emma 94, 156, 230, 235emotional identification 137empathy 141, 147, 234235, 239242Empty World 74, 78environment 121, 129, 246, 248, 254258Epicureanism 125epigenetic themes 183epos 109erotic romances 95escape 133ethnography 133, 136ethos 120126, 128130group 129eunuchs 278Evanovich, Janet 176Eve Dallas 167168, 176evil 28, 33, 65, 7577evolution 206, 209, 226evolutionary arms race 159evolutionary criticism 2, 6, 910, 14, 20, 30, 43, 4546, 49, 58, 83, 85, 96, 102, 132133, 135, 141, 143, 182, 187evolutionary feminism 46evolutionary pressures 86, 91evolutionary psychology 1, 9, 11, 1516, 30, 46, 54, 62, 83, 86, 9495, 156157, 174, 231exogamy 101Exorcist II. The Heretic 29Exorcist, The 28Eyes of Laura Mars 26facial expression 159, 161, 164fairy tales 83, 99, 101, 136137family resemblance 93, 97Fanny Hill 96fantasy 65, 125, 127128, 156Farinelli 184, 186, 189, 191, 194Fast and the Furious, The 99Faulkner, William 156fear 3132, 3637, 65, 71, 75, 255258fear calls 119female audience 85, 93, 95, 102female bonding 89, 111female mate selection 6061, 83, 86, 89, 91, 100102female-female cooperation 88, 90feminism 4647, 49, 109Ferdinand 257Festive in Death 176Fidelio 187Fielding, Helen 95film cycles 27film industry 28Final Girls 2627Finnish 126fission-fusion 115fitness 135136, 142, 146, 149, 159, 178Floridante 199folk physics 265folklore 269folktales 107, 287food calls 135136food gathering 135foragers. See hunter-gatherersformulaic literature 10, 9596, 133, 157“Four Suspects, The” 168Francis, Dick 167, 169, 176Frank, Pat 7172, 75Frankenstein 235, 237Freddy Krueger 32free indirect discourse 232free will 53, 62Freud, Sigmund 31, 66Friday the 13th 26, 29Friday the 13th, Part 2 24, 30Fury, The 29Galápagos 73Gay, John 185186, 196gaze 123Geisel, Theodor (Dr. Seuss) 8genomics 91genre 38, 1112, 1617, 1920, 24, 3031, 34, 4344, 46, 49, 58, 61, 6467, 6971, 75, 77, 79, 83, 9293, 9598, 101, 108, 115116, 125, 138, 156158, 163, 175, 177178, 182, 187188, 191, 199, 234235, 239, 245246, 248, 250, 254, 257258, 269, 288George I 184, 186George and Martha books 257George, Susan 4950, 53, 5556Ghostface 32Ghostway, The 171Gilgamesh 101Giordano, Giuseppe 187Giulio Cesare in Egitto 182, 185188, 190, 193196, 198201Gluck, Christoph Willibald 187Gogol, Nikolai 2Goldfinger 99Golding, William 72Gondor 127Goodnight Moon 254Goosemarket Opera 184, 188Grahame-Smith, Seth 228230, 235, 237, 240, 242grammatextuality 210graphiation 223graphic novel 205206, 208, 210, 212214, 216, 218, 220, 222223, 225gravitas 119120, 128great tit (Parus major) 123Greek 120, 126, 128group selection 12, 54, 265, 289gutters (in comics) 205, 208, 210, 213214, 216, 220, 222223, 226Gwich’in 247Halloween 23, 2527, 29, 3233, 35Hamlet 209210, 212213, 218, 220, 222223Handel, Georg Frideric 182, 184188, 190203Hannibal Lecter 7, 97Hansen, Joseph 169Happy Lion, The 257Harold Lauder 76Harper, David 121Harris, Thomas 97Harry Potter 119, 128, 264, 269270, 274, 282Hawthorne, Nathaniel 156Haym, Nicola 186, 195, 198, 202hazards 152, 248249, 252253, 257He Knows You’re Alone 26Hebrew 126Heidegger, John James 186Hell Night 30Hepburn, Kathryn 193Hercule Poirot 160, 165, 167, 173hermeneutics 133heroes 92, 9499, 101, 133, 142, 145, 149, 152heroines 9495hierarchy 110111High Stakes 176highbrow literature.See canonical literatureHillerman, Tony 171172Hills Have Eyes, The 43hired gun strategy 8889, 91, 94, 101historical fiction 93, 99, 136Hit List 175Hobbit, The 126127Hockensmith, Steve 239Homer 2, 272, 287hominins 83, 8688homo sapiens 88homophily 115homosexuality 145, 149Honourable Schoolboy, The 99horrality 237horror fiction 7, 25, 3031, 6566, 228, 234236, 239, 242Horton Hears a Who 257Hostel 51Hound of the Baskervilles, The 166, 177Hudson, Rock 193human nature 4345, 53, 58, 62, 83, 90, 92, 96, 102, 157, 164, 178humanism 141humanized topography 250, 252Humperdinck, Engelbert 187hunter-gatherers 8889, 137, 141, 143, 148245, 247250, 254, 256258hunting 133, 135138, 143, 152153hyperactive agency detection device 265hyperlink cinema 106hypermasculinity 96I Am Legend 69I Know What You Did Last Summer 26I Spit on Your Grave 4344, 5052, 59, 61identification 152identity 122, 129image schemas 205, 213214implied space 205, 207208, 210, 212214, 218, 222223, 225implied time 205, 208, 210, 212, 222223, 225inclusive fitness 59“Incredible Elopement of Lord Peter Wimsey, The” 166, 177infanticide 86infidelity 158“Ingots of Gold” 168initiation plot 98, 101Innocent in Death 167168intentional behavior 121123, 126127forethought 123intertextuality 214, 218, 220intuition 107Iñupiaq 251It Follows 26James Bond 7, 13, 99Jane Austen Bookclub, The 230Jane Austen Society of North America 230Jane Eyre 94Jane Marple 164, 168, 177Janeites 228230, 235Jason Voorhees 32Jaws 33Jennifer Hills 50, 52Jigsaw 32Jim Chee 171172Joe Leaphorn 171John Dortmunder 174175John Keller 175John Putnam Thatcher 169John Watson 160, 163164, 168, 177Juliet 213, 216, 218justice 140142, 156158, 172, 174, 176Kalapalo 252Kate Shugak 169Kaufman, Charles 44Kay Scarpettta 169Kennedy, George 129Kill Shakespeare 18kin relationships 110111King, Stephen 24, 76King’s Theatre 186, 190kinship 92Klikitat 250Kung (!Kung) 249La Boheme 184Lady Macbeth 207, 216, 218landmark 248249, 251253, 258landscape 248251, 258language of magic 127language, ancient 125128Larry Underwood 76Last House on the Left 4345, 5051, 59, 61Last Man, The 69Lathen, Emma 169Latin 120, 126128Laurie Strode 23, 35Le Carré, John 99Leatherface 32Left Behind 65legends 83Leoncavallo, Ruggiero 187Leone, Sergio 7Limpopo Academy of Private Detection, The 164literary Darwinism.See evolutionary criticismLittle Bear books 257Little Caesar’s 124Little Owl’s Night 257“Little Red Riding Hood” 137Lord Edgeware Dies 173Lord of the Flies, The 72Lord of the Rings, The 119, 126Lord Peter Wimsey 165166, 172, 177Lucifer’s Hammer 67, 70Luhrman, Baz 184Luke Thanet 167Lula 176Lurie, Rod 11, 4445, 50, 5262Luritja 251Lyle the Crocodile books 257Macbeth 197, 212, 216, 218Magic of Love, The 94Magnificent Seven, The 99male agonism 8687male audience 85, 93, 102male bonding 83, 89, 99102, 143149male competition 83, 86, 88, 101male-male cooperation 89, 91, 101Man Called Horse, A 99Man with the Golden Gun, The 99Maniac 26Mansfield Park 230maps 248, 251, 253, 257258Mardudjara 249, 251marriage 8, 11, 8385, 90, 92, 9495, 98, 101Marriage of Figaro, The 1213, 106, 108109, 111115, 196, 200marriage plot 85Marshall, James 257Mascagni, Pietro 187masculinity 96mashups 17, 228230, 235237, 240masks 3233, 36masterpieces.See canonical literaturemate poaching 158mate selection 8386, 94, 231Matheson, Richard 69mating strategies 8, 11, 8487, 9092Matrix 99May, Karl 15, 101, 132145, 147149, 151, 153McCammon, Robert 76McCarthy, Cormac 73McCloud, Scott 207208, 216, 225McCreery, Conor 206McEwan, Ian 93MCISee counterintuitive imagerymelodrama 109Memoirs of a Woman of Pleasure 96memory 114, 267, 269mental models 134, 147148, 150151, 153mental time travel 6869Michael Myers 23, 32Middle Earth 125126Midnight in Death 167Mike Hammer 7Miller, Jr., Walter M. 67mimicry 120123Minarik, Else Holmelund 257Minister D— 173, 175Miriam 278mirror neuron 209misogyny 102Mma Ramotswe 164, 169mnemonics 107mobility 83, 91, 93, 97Moll Flanders 100monkeys 88monogamy 8388, 9091, 100monomyth 98, 101Monroe, Steven 50, 52monsters 31, 65, 249Monteverdi, Claudio 187, 192morality 141142Mother’s Day 44, 51Mozart, Wolfgang Amadeus 2, 1213, 106, 108109, 111115, 191, 195, 200Mr. Tiger Goes Wild 257multi-level selection 12multi-male groups 86“Murders in the Rue Morgue, The” 160164, 176, 178musicals 115Mussorgsky, Modest 197, 200My Bloody Valentine 26, 30My Darling Clementine 99myth 3, 11, 83, 101, 247, 250251Napoleon Bonaparte (”Bony”) 170171narrative patterns 83, 85, 91, 9394, 99101narrative, oral 264, 267268, 285, 287Native Americans 136, 141, 144natural selection 48, 122, 231“Necklace of Pearls, The” 166Nero Wolfe 160neurology 107neuropsychology 137Nevada Smith 98Newton, Sir Isaac 201Night Manager, The 99Night of the Living Dead 235Nightmare on Elm Street, A 26, 30Niven, Larry 67Norman Bates 32Northanger Abbey 230, 235, 242Nowell, Richard 25nuclear family 8687, 8990, 100101nuclear war 7073, 78Old English 126Old Shatterhand 132133, 135138, 140146, 148150, 152153Old Testament.See BibleOn her Majesty’s Secret Service 99On the Beach 72, 78ontological categories 265, 271opera 12, 17, 106, 108116theatrical standards of 191195opera buffa 108, 196Opera of the Nobility 185opera seria 182184, 187, 189, 191192, 194200, 202oral story telling 138oral tradition 247, 249, 251252Orlando 187, 200ornaments 138Ottone 186, 194pair bonding 8393, 95, 100101Palaeolithic 107pandemic 70, 74panels (in comics) 205206, 208, 213214, 216, 218, 220, 222223parental care 8587, 89, 9192, 152Pavarotti, Luciano 186Peckinpah, Samuel 11, 4345, 4950, 5258, 61Pepusch, Christopher 185perceptual biases 246performance 207, 210performing arts 106108, 115persuasion 121, 129Persuasion 230, 232233Peter Grimes 200201Peters, Elizabeth 169Petrarchan sonnets 8Philip Marlowe 165Philip Nore 167Philo Vince 169picaresque novels 97Pleistocene 8486, 8889, 92, 231, 233Pocahontas 99Poe, Edgar Allen 156, 160161, 163164, 167, 173, 178poetic justice 140point-of-view shots 3435Polidori, John 235polygamy 87, 91polygyny 84, 87, 9091, 98, 101Ponchielli, Amilcare 187popular culture 23, 67, 14, 1718, 30, 44, 79, 83, 85, 9193, 96, 101102, 183, 206, 208, 226popular literature 6, 83, 86, 9192, 99102, 119, 132135, 138, 140, 148149, 152153popular movies 97popular narrative 1, 35, 710, 1316, 1819, 83, 100, 183popular opera 184, 190pornography 8, 9596post-apocalypse 11postfeminism 5152Postman, The 76Pournelle, Jerry 67power struggles 140predation 10, 32, 37, 64, 86, 124, 129, 135, 137, 246, 248249, 255258predator-free-environment 246predator-prey discrimination 246pre-modern literature 100Pride and Prejudice 9495, 100, 228, 230, 233, 235236, 241Pride and Prejudice and Zombies 17, 228231, 235, 237, 239242primates 84, 8690, 115, 119, 123Princess of Mars, A 99problem solving 133134, 153Professor Moriarity 173Prom Night 29promiscuity 85, 90, 101prosociality 7578protagonists 7, 12, 85, 93, 9597, 100, 102, 142, 146, 148, 156, 160, 163165, 167, 169172, 174176Prowler, The 30Puccini, Giacomo 2, 184Pulp Fiction 97punishment 141142, 152“Purloined Letter, The” 161163, 173, 175Purple Cloud, The 69Quenya 126Radamisto 195, 199, 201Rambo 97Randall Flagg 76rape-revenge 45, 48, 59rape-revenge films 10, 4346, 49, 5859, 61reaction shots 3435realist fiction 106Rebel Without a Cause 99reception 121reciprocity 157160, 178, 231, 240Reflex 167Reichs, Kathy 169relevance 246248, 258religion 65, 107, 141, 264265, 267268, 289remake phenomenon 44, 62reproduction 84, 9192, 101102, 152, 158reproductive fitness 46, 59reproductive success 86, 89, 91, 101resemblance theory 121“Resident Patient, The” 164revenge 83, 98, 141Revenge drama 16Revenger’s Tragedy, The 98rhetoric 119, 121, 129Richard III (character) 7, 197, 212, 216Rigoletto 200Rinaldo 184, 187, 193, 197Rival Queens, clash of the 185, 188Road, The 73Robb, J. D. 167Robin Hood 13Rohan 126romance novels 35, 8, 12, 83, 85, 9495, 100, 156romantic comedies 85, 95romantic love 85Rome, ancient 119120, 124, 126127Romeo 218, 220Romero, George 235Rosemary’s Baby 28Rossi, Paolo 186Rossini, Gioachino 191, 195Roth, Eli 51Rowling, J.K. 128, 282Royal Academy 184186, 190, 192193, 195197, 199Salome 200Sartorio, Antonio 202Saturday 93Saw 51Saw II 51Sayers, Dorothy 165Scanners 51Scarlet Letter, The 156Schizoid 26science fiction 7, 9, 11, 17, 6465, 83, 96, 99, 156Scream 26securing goodwill (benevolentiam conciliare) 123self-organizing system 182183Semiramide 195Senesino 184, 186, 189, 191, 193194, 202203Sense and Sensibility 230Sense and Sensibility and the Sea Monsters 231Serse 196Sethos 173sexual coercion 86, 89sexual competition 110sexual dimorphism 97sexual fantasies 96sexual interest 110111sexual selection 8586, 88, 94, 102, 122sexual strategies 109sexy hand axe 140Shakespeare, William 2, 4, 7, 18, 156, 188, 191, 197, 200, 202, 205208, 210, 212, 218, 220, 222223, 225sham medievalism 126127Shane 99Shelley, Mary 69Sherlock Holmes 1314, 160, 163164, 166, 168, 170, 172173, 176177Shiel, M.P. 69Shklovsky, Victor 5, 45Shute, Nevil 72, 78sidekicks 92, 99Sign of Four, The 163signals 121, 124, 129130Silence of the Lambs, The 97Silla 199Simpson, Dorothy 167simulation 66Siskel, Gene 30Six Feet Under 167slasher films 910Smith, Adam 182Smith, Alexander McCall 169Smith, John Maynard 121Smith, Joseph 267snakes 31social animals 231social behavior 8687, 96social cognition 141, 147148, 152social inequality 91social intelligence 9, 12social interaction 106110, 115social networks 106, 109112, 114115sub-groups 115social norms 157158, 174, 178social referencing 255social relations 92social status 146sociality 6465, 78, 108, 115sociobiology 5354, 57, 60spiders 31spy fiction 7, 83, 96, 98Stabenow, Dana 169Stand, The 76Star Wars 99status 120, 123Stephanie Plum 176Steven Scott 176Stewart, George R. 67, 73, 75, 78stone crabs 121storytelling 246, 256, 258Strauss, Richard 203Straw Dogs 11, 4345, 4953, 55, 5761structuralism 133Study in Scarlet, A 164, 168superhero comics 97Support Your Local Sheriff 99survival 65, 9192, 102, 132138, 140145, 150153, 235suspense 34Swan Song 76Swift, Graham 1Swift, Jonathan 186, 189Tamerlano 198Tarantino, Quentin 97technology 91teenagers 151Temperance Brennan 169Tempest, The 156Ten Big Ones 176Terminator, The 97, 99Terror Train 29Teseo 195, 199theatre 205, 207, 213214Theory of Mind 9, 1317, 147148, 150, 153157, 159164, 168169, 171175, 177178, 200, 228229, 231235, 237240, 265Thompson River 252253threats. see hazardsThree Musketeers, The 13, 99“Thumb Mark of St. Peter, The” 165Tolkien, J.R.R. 125127, 272Tolstoy, Leo 2tools 140topography 247, 249, 251252, 258torture 4445, 51Tracy, Spencer 193transformation 250transformer tale 246, 248, 250, 257travel 247248, 250, 252253, 257258travel writing 132133“Triangle at Rhodes” 165trickster 250“Tuesday Night Club, The” 165Turandot 186Twilight 230Upfield, Arthur 170171vampires 69, 92, 236, 240“Vampyre, The” 235Van Dine, S. S. 169Vanbrugh, Sir John 190Verdi, Giuseppe 197Very Lonely Firefly, The 257video games 97villains 2, 7, 9, 14, 33, 85, 94, 9698, 101, 133, 140143, 145, 157, 160, 174176, 178“Vindictive Story of the Footsteps that Ran, The” 166167violence 32, 4445, 5158, 6061, 8384, 9394, 97, 99, 101102Voldemort 7Vonnegut, Kurt 73Waber, Bernard 257Wagner, Richard 200, 203Walking Dead (novel) 170Walking Dead, The (TV series) 77Walpole, Horace 235Wan, James 51war 91war narratives 96, 98wayfinding 248249, 258weapons 140, 146weapons of mass destruction 70Welsh 126Western 7, 1517, 83, 9697Western Apache 249, 258Westlake, Donald 174Wild West 132133, 137, 140, 142, 152153William Shakespeare’s Star Wars Trilogy 231Winds of Evil 170171Winnetou 132134, 138, 143146, 148, 150Winnetou I 132138, 140141, 146, 148149Winnie-the-Pooh 257Wittgenstein, Ludwig 93Wozzeck 201Xenogenesis trilogy 67Yamnaya culture 91You’ve Got Mail 230young adult literature 151Yup’ik 247Yvain, the Knight of the Lion 99zombie apocalypse 234zombies 7778, 228230, 234242zone-tailed hawk 121