>I'm not sure of the history of the
> wolf man story, did it come from a text originally, like Dracula and
> Frankenstein? Or a movie? How about the role of the female? Michele
> Pheiffer was one tough lady. And, a burning question that perhaps I
> should present to another forum.
My belief is that the oldest readily available extant wolfman
story is that of Lycaon (cf. "lycanthropy" and, btw, the etymology
of "lycee") in Ovid's _Metamorphoses_.
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