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Lake monster traditions

Michel Meurger

Lake monster traditions

a cross-cultural analysis

by Michel Meurger

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Published by Fortean Tomes in London .
Written in English

    Places:
  • Québec (Province)
    • Subjects:
    • Sea monsters -- Québec (Province),
    • Sea monsters,
    • Legends -- Québec (Province)

    • Edition Notes

      StatementMichel Meurger, Claude Gagnon.
      ContributionsGagnon, Claude.
      Classifications
      LC ClassificationsGR113.5.Q4 M4813 1988
      The Physical Object
      Pagination320 p. :
      Number of Pages320
      ID Numbers
      Open LibraryOL1908637M
      ISBN 101870021002
      LC Control Number90113394

      In Canadian folklore, the Manipogo is a lake monster said to live in Lake Manitoba, Manitoba, creature was dubbed Manipogo in , the name echoing British Columbia's Ogopogo. There is also a Lake Winnipegosis sea monster called Winnepogo, thought possibly to be the same creature as the lakes are connected.   Could Polk County have its own Loch Ness Monster?"There is a tradition that a sea serpent, or lake serpent, used to haunt Lake Clinch," M.F. Hetherington wrote in .

      The Loch Ness Monster is the most famous of a number of reported lake monsters, such as the similar creature reported at Lough Muck in Donegal. In other parts of England and Scotland, reported creatures include Morgawr in the area of Falmouth, Cornwall, and Mhorag (or Morag) in Loch Morar, West Inverness, Scotland.   The monster of lake colico chile Strange aquatic creature appears in Lake Colito of the IX region of Chile. According to testimonies the creature would measure more than 12 meters in length.

        After these early encounters, Madison’s monster proves to be more trickster than terrorizer. Folklorist and State Historical Museum curator Charles E. Brown wrote a lovely pamphlet entitled Sea Serpents, which chronicles (among other things) twentieth century sightings of Madison’s lake monster. Like the journalist above, Brown slips between faithfully retelling the reported sightings. The Beer. At Lake Monster Brewing we aim to make unique versions of classic beer styles, putting our own subtle twist on the flavors craft beer drinkers have come to love. Ranging from esoteric to approachable, subtle to over-the-top, our beers adhere to the .


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Lake monster traditions: A cross-cultural analysis Paperback – January 1, by Michel Meurger (Author)5/5(1). This is an extremely digressive book. The point is relatively simple, though, and a good reminder: That contemporary stories about Lake Monsters--cryptozoological, but also the legends and tales that comprise modern folklore--are not extensions of previous folklore/5.

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Additional Physical Format: Online version: Meurger, Michel. Lake monster traditions. London: Fortean Tomes, (OCoLC) Document Type: Book. Lake Monster Traditions: A Cross-Cultural Analysis Michel Meurger and Claude GagnonFortean Tomes pp.

This unique scholarly work surveys monster reports and folklore from around the world and explores the common themes involved. "You Go Where It Takes You," the opening story of the collection, sets the tone and, with its shocking ending, frames the moral of North American Lake Monsters. Transformation carries a shocking cost.

Two recent, disastrous transformations of the American landscape reverberate through the book: Katrina and the financial crisis/5(). Interesting book considering the origin of lake-monster stories in Native American and other world mythology.

Encyclopedia of Lake and River Monsters: A thorough reference book on mythological freshwater monsters in all corners of the world. Lake-monster reports and water-horse traditions intersect, with rare exception (see the Loch Duvat story below), at only two points: both are associated with fresh water, and the former creatures are frequently said to have heads reminiscent of those of horses.

Some lake monsters look much like sea serpents or Nessie, Scotland's Loch Ness Monster, with a long, serpentine body, perhaps with paddles or humps, and a. History and Record Book; Lake Monsters Field Staff Announced; Lake Monsters Announce Schedule; Lake Monsters Receive Vincent McNamara Outstanding Club Award.

In this book, a mysterious creature appears in the lake and soon everyone arrives there curious to see the lake monster.

Geronimo is forced to go and take pictures for 'The Rodent's Gazette, the most famous newspaper on mouse Island. Reaching there, /5. One belief, that may take the outlandish cake for lake monster origin stories, is that chimpanzees escaped from the wreck of a train that was carrying Author: Allison Meier.

Maybe just as weird as Siberian lake dinosaurs is a lake monster that supposedly makes appearances at the Varberg Fortress, located south of Gothenburg, in Sweden. The fortress was built in by a Count Nielson, and it features a moat around it that bizarrely is said to be inhabited by some kind of lake monster.

Below is a list of notable lake monsters attested in worldwide folklore. List Lake Area Country Continent Name Type or description First–last reported sightings Notes Tasik Chini Lake Tianchi Monster: Lake Tianchi is also known as Lake Chonji, and is partly located in North Korea.

Variations: Mokéle-mbêmbe, Mokele Mbembe, Monstrous Animal; Nsanga; Emela-ntouka, Emia-ntouka, Aseka-moke, Ngamba-namae, Killer of Elephants, Water Elephant; Nguma-monene, Badigui, Ngakoula Ngou, Diba, Songo; Mbielu-mbielu-mbielu Tales of the Mokele-mbembe, “One Who Stops the Flow of Rivers” (or, more simply, “River-Shutter”), come from the Congo River Basin, around the Ikelemba.

Tradition, Assimilation, and Religion Theme in Tracks | LitCharts. Tracks Introduction + Context. The book asks whether it is possible for these characters to survive and participate in broader (that is, white American) society while still maintaining the traditions that have been passed down through their culture.

the lake monster. In many of these areas, especially around Loch Ness, Lake Champlain and the Okanagan Valley, these lake monsters have become important tourist draws.

In Ben Radford and Joe Nickell 's book Lake Monster Mysteries, the authors attribute a vast number of sightings to otter misidentifications.

In Canadian folklore, the Ogopogo or Oggy is a lake monster said to inhabit Lake Okanagan in British Columbia, Canada. Some scholars have charted the entity's development from First Nations folklore and widespread water monster folklore motifs.

The Ogogopo now plays a role in the commercial symbolism and media representation of the y: Canada. As my father stood watching, the fish-person sank back into the lake. “Other people also saw the strange creature. They were so frightened that they broke camp and never camped there again.

All Indians stayed away from that water. There was no fishing or canoeing on Lake Minnewanka until white people : Ken Jeremiah. The reader is left with the scarcely bearable knowledge that in the end, the subjects of North American Lake Monsters are human.”—Amazing Stories “What Nathan Ballingrud does in North American Lake Monsters is to reinvigorate the horror tradition.” —John Langan, Los Angeles Review of Books “Dark, quirky stories.”—Charlotte ObserverAuthor: Nathan Ballingrud.

Even the trees around the lake have their crowns upside-down around the lake, and the sky itself is drowned in the muddy water. The banks of the lake are slimy and boggy, trapping all manner of animals. Grizzly bears instinctively enter the lake when they grow old, and are changed into other beasts.

The Lake Superior Dragon Peter Unwin has a chapter (the third) about the dragon, Misshepezhieu, in his book called "The Wolf's Head" (Viking, ). Below are some references from his book with various descriptions of the creature. These stories leave us with the opportunity to envision the dragon in various ways or as we wish.Recommended Books on Quinault Myth Salish Myths and Legends: Anthology of legends and traditional stories from the Quinault and other Salish tribes.

Indian Legends of the Pacific Northwest: Collection of legends and folktales from the Quinault and other northwestern .