The Witch in History: Early Modern and Twentieth-Century Representations

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Routledge, 13.05.2013 - 304 Seiten
'Diane Purkiss ... insists on taking witches seriously. Her refusal to write witch-believers off as unenlightened has produced some richly intelligent meditations on their -- and our -- world.' - The Observer

'An invigorating and challenging book ... sets many hares running.' - The Times Higher Education Supplement
 

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Inhalt

Introduction
2
The histories of witchcraft
6
Early modern womens stories of witchcraft
89
Witches on stage
177
bread into gingerbread and the price of transformation
277
Index
287
Urheberrecht

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Über den Autor (2013)

Author of "The Witch in History", Diane Purkiss was formerly Professor of English at Exeter University and is now Fellow and Tutor at Keble College, Oxford.

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