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Which face of witch : self-representations of women as witches in works of contemporary British women writers

Author: Adriana Madej-Stang
Publisher: Newcastle upon Tyne, UK : Cambridge Scholars Publishing, 2015. ©2015
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For centuries, the figure of the witch represented the hostile and feared "other" on the edge of human society, placed "in between" the world of people and the world of demons. Whether she stood for the untamed powers of nature, dark powers of knowledge or magic, or evil powers derived from the devil, she was always identified with fear as a disturbance, as a danger to the order of society and to the well-being of  Read more...
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Genre/Form: Electronic books
Criticism, interpretation, etc
Additional Physical Format: Print version:
(OCoLC)905381297
Material Type: Document, Internet resource
Document Type: Internet Resource, Computer File
All Authors / Contributors: Adriana Madej-Stang
ISBN: 1443879878 9781443879873
OCLC Number: 913091809
Description: 1 online resource (xi, 257 pages)
Contents: TABLE OF CONTENTS --
PREFACE --
PART I --
INTRODUCTION --
CHAPTER ONE --
CHAPTER TWO --
CHAPTER THREE --
CHAPTER FOUR --
PART II --
INTRODUCTION --
CHAPTER ONE --
CHAPTER TWO --
CHAPTER THREE --
PART III --
INTRODUCTION --
CHAPTER ONE --
CHAPTER TWO --
CHAPTER THREE --
CONCLUSION --
BIBLIOGRAPHY --
INDEX.
Responsibility: by Adriana Madej-Stang.

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For centuries, the figure of the witch represented the hostile and feared "other" on the edge of human society, placed "in between" the world of people and the world of demons. Whether she stood for the untamed powers of nature, dark powers of knowledge or magic, or evil powers derived from the devil, she was always identified with fear as a disturbance, as a danger to the order of society and to the well-being of those who understood themselves as settled within the borders of the patriarcha...

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