Rock's Backpages Library Rock's Backpages
the online library of pop writing

Patrick Wolf: Lycanthropy

Nick Southall, Stylus, 2 March 2004

Ly·can·thro·py n.

1. In folklore, the magical ability to assume the form and characteristics of a wolf.

2. A kind of erratic melancholy, in which one believes one has become or assumed the characteristics of a wolf or other animal.

Total word count of piece: 569


Becoming a member is easy. Membership gives you access to all the thousands of articles in the library.

Click here to go to Subscribe page.

Click here for academic and other group subscriptions.