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Witchcraft, demonology, and confession in early modern France

Author: Virginia Krause
Publisher: New York, NY : Cambridge University Press, 2015.
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"Denounced by neighbors and scrutinized by demonologists, the early modern French witch also confessed, self-identified as a witch and as the author of horrific deeds. What led her to this point? Despair, solitude, perhaps even physical pain, but most decisively, demonology's two-pronged prosecutorial and truth-seeking confessional apparatus. This book examines the systematic and well-oiled machinery that served to  Read more...
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Krause, Virginia, 1968- author.
Witchcraft, demonology, and confession in early modern France
(DLC) 2014035301
(OCoLC)890080318
Material Type: Document, Internet resource
Document Type: Internet Resource, Computer File
All Authors / Contributors: Virginia Krause
ISBN: 9781139696685 1139696688 9781316248195 1316248194
OCLC Number: 903391276
Description: 1 online resource.
Contents: Machine generated contents note: Introduction; 1. From the witch's mouth; 2. Dark truth: demonology's auricular regime; 3. Dismantling demonology's confessional; 4. Becoming a witch; Conclusion: lessons from the demonological night.
Responsibility: Virginia Krause.

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Situated at the crossroads of history and literary studies, this book examines confession's place at the heart of French demonology.  Read more...

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