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The witch in history : essays in honor of Katharine M. Briggs

Author: Venetia Newall
Publisher: New York : Barnes & Noble Books, 1996.
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Genre/Form: Folklore
Additional Physical Format: Online version:
Witch figure.
Witch in history.
New York : Barnes & Noble Books, 1996
(OCoLC)709514932
Named Person: Katharine Mary Briggs; Katharine Mary Briggs
Document Type: Book
All Authors / Contributors: Venetia Newall
ISBN: 0760701237 9780760701232
OCLC Number: 35314794
Notes: "Originally published as The witch figure."
Description: xiii, 239 pages : illustrations ; 22 cm
Contents: Katharine M. Briggs : an appreciation / R. Michaelis-Jena --
Animal witchcraft in Japan / C. Blacker --
Hostile magic in the Icelandic sagas / H.R. Ellis Davidson --
The ominous wood : an investigation into some traditionary sources of Milton's Comus / M. Dean-Smith --
Witchcraft at some prehistoric sites / L.V. Grinsell --
Some instances of image-magic in Great Britain / C. Hole --
The Jew as a witch figure / V. Newall --
The witch as victim / G. Parrinder --
The divine hag of the pagan Celts / A. Ross --
Olaf Tryggvason versus the powers of darkness / J. Simpson --
Cain's kin / B. White --
The witch as a frightening and threatening figure / J. Widdowson.
Other Titles: Witch figure.
Responsibility: edited by Venetia Newall.

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