Languages of Witchcraft Narrative, Ideology and Meaning in Early Modern Culture

ISBN-10: 0333793498
ISBN-13: 9780333793497
Edition: 2001 (Revised)
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Description: Different conceptions of the world and reality have made witchcraft possible in some societies and impossible in others. The essays in this text illustrate the latest trends in witchcraft research, and in cultural history in general.

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Book details

List price: $49.00
Copyright year: 2001
Publisher: Palgrave Macmillan
Publication date: 12/15/2000
Binding: Paperback
Pages: 256
Size: 5.50" wide x 8.25" long x 0.75" tall
Weight: 0.682
Language: English

Different conceptions of the world and reality have made witchcraft possible in some societies and impossible in others. The essays in this text illustrate the latest trends in witchcraft research, and in cultural history in general.

Stuart Clark is a former editor of the United Kingdom's best-selling astronomy magazine, "Astronomy Now". He currently writes for the European Space Agency and is a regular contributor to such magazines as "New Scientist" and "BBC Focus". He is the author of several books, including "Journey to the Stars" and "Deep Space: The Universe from the Beginning".

Preface
Notes of Contributors
Introduction
History And Story In Witchcraft Trials
Texts of Authority: Witchcraft Accusations and the Demonstration of Truth in Early Modern England
Understanding Witchcraft
Witches and Witnesses in Old and New England
Sounds of Silence: Fairies and Incest in Scottish Witchcraft Stories
Contexts Of WitchcraftTowards a Politics of Witchcraft in Early Modern England
The Religion of Reginald Scot
Hell Upon Earth or the Language of the Playhouse
How Contemporaries Read Witchcraft
Circling the Devil: Witch-doctors and Magic Healers in Early Modern Lorraine
Witchcraft as Metaphor: Infanticide and its Translations in Aragon in the Sixteenth and Seventeenth Centuries
Witchcraft and Forensic Medicine in Seventeenth-Century Germany
Reasoning with Unreason: Visions, Witchcraft and Madness in Early Modern England
Index

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