Encyclopedia of Urban Legends
This exhaustive and compellingly readable reference work offers alphabetical entries on every aspect of the subject, including descriptions of hundreds of individual legends and their variations, legend themes, and scholarly approaches to the genre.
- An introduction defines "urban legend" and sketches the history of urban legend studies
- The book is richly illustrated with artwork by Randy Hickman
- Brief bibliographies follow each entry, and a selected bibliography provides suggestions for further reading and research