Witchcraft and Society in England and America, 1550 1750

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A unique collection of materials, including works of literature as well as historical documents, Witchcraft and Society in England and America, 1550 1750 provides a broad view of how witches and magicians were represented in print and manuscript over three centuries. Witchcraft and Society in England and America, 1550 1750 PDF EBook It combines newly annotated selections from famous texts, such as Macbeth, Doctor Faustus, and The Faerie Queene with unjustly obscure ones: portrayals of witchcraft and magic from private papers, court records, and little- PDFknown works of fiction. In this rich, broad context, Marion Gibson presents the voices of "witches," accusers, ministers, physicians, poets, dramatists, magistrates, and witchfinders from both sides of the Atlantic. Each text is introduced with a short essay and fully annotated to explain unfamiliar words and concepts, give biographical details of participants and/or authors, and explore the context in which the text was produced." Like this book? Read online this: Magic, Witchcraft, And Paganism In America, European Witch Trials (RLE Witchcraft) (RLE Witchcraft): Their Foundations in Popular and Learned Culture, 1300-1500 (Routledge Library Editions: Witchcraft).

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