The Terror That Comes in the Night

A bold step forward in our understanding of parapsychological phenomena, this is the first scholarly investigation of the "incubus" experience.

The Terror That Comes in the Night
An Experience-Centered Study of Supernatural Assault Traditions

David J. Hufford

1982 | 304 pages | Cloth $33.95 | Paper $24.95
Anthropology
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Table of Contents

Acknowledgments
Introduction

The Old Hag in Newfoundland
The Old Hag and the Cultural Source Hypothesis
The Phenomenology of the Old Hag
The Psychological Dis-Interpretation of the Old Hag
The Old Hag and Culture

Conclusion
Appendix
Bibliography
Index of Features
General Index