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Languages of witchcraft : narrative, ideology, and meaning in early modern culture

Author: Stuart Clark
Publisher: Basingstoke : Macmillan ; New York : St. Martin's Press, 2001.
Edition/Format:   eBook : Document : Conference publication : EnglishView all editions and formats
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Different conceptions of the world and of reality have made witchcraft possible in some societies and impossible in others.

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Genre/Form: Electronic books
Conference papers and proceedings
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Additional Physical Format: Print version:
Languages of witchcraft.
Basingstoke : Macmillan ; New York : St. Martin's Press, 2001
(DLC) 00033302
(OCoLC)44039429
Material Type: Conference publication, Document, Internet resource
Document Type: Internet Resource, Computer File
All Authors / Contributors: Stuart Clark
ISBN: 9781137232519 113723251X
OCLC Number: 56200678
Notes: Papers from a conference held in Sept. 1998 by the History Department of the University of Wales, Swansea.
Description: 1 online resource (xiii, 241 pages) : illustrations
Contents: Texts of authority: witchcraft accusations and the demonstration of truth in early modern England / Peter Rushton --
Understanding witchcraft? accusers' stories in print in early modern England / Marion Gibson --
Witches and witnesses in old and New England / Malcolm Gaskill --
Sounds of silence: fairies and incest in Scottish witchcraft stories / Diane Purkiss --
Towards a politics of witchcraft in early modern England / Peter Elmer --
Reginald Scot, Abraham Fleming, the family of love / David Wootton --
Hell upon earth or the language of the playhouse / Jonathan Barry --
Circling the devil: witch-doctors and magical healers in early modern Lorraine / Robin Briggs --
Witchcraft as metaphor: infanticide and its translations in Aragón in the sixteenth and seventeenth centuries / María Tausiet --
Witchcraft and forensic medicine in seventeenth-century Germany / Thomas Robisheaux --
Reasoning with unreason: visions, witchcraft, and madness in early modern England / Katharine Hodgkin.
Responsibility: edited by Stuart Clark.
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