"He threw his hands up into the air, burst into a harsh clatter of words, and then,
hurling himself down upon the ground beside the mummy, he threw his arms round her,
and kissed her repeatedly upon the lips and brow."
[Arthur Conan Doyle, "The Ring of Thoth"]

"They broke in upon me and found me doing an unholy thing."
[Boris Karloff in The Mummy (1932)]

Introduction to Mummies
popular cultural history and commentary.

Mummy Filmography
from silent to recent films.

Mummy Literature
primary texts and secondary sources.

The Curse of the Mummy's Text
a portion of an unpublished article about mummies in popular culture.

Discovery Channel Interview
a producer found this page and interviewed me for a web site promotion of their mummy programs.

Doyle's "The Ring of Thoth" and Necrophilia
an excellent student paper from 2009.

Monsters Frontpage

Dr. Michael Delahoyde, Clinical Associate Professor, Department of English
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This site last updated 4 December 2009.