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作者 Purkiss, Diane
書名 The Witch in History : Early Modern and Twentieth-Century Representations
出版項 London : Taylor & Francis Group, 1996
©1996
國際標準書號 9780203359723 (electronic bk.)
9780415087612
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說明 1 online resource (303 pages)
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附註 Front Cover -- The Witch in History -- Copyright Page -- Contents -- Acknowledgements -- Introduction -- Part I: The histories of witchcraft -- 1. A Holocaust of one's own: the myth of the Burning Times -- 2. At play in the fields of the past: modern witches -- 3. The witch in the hands of historians: a tale of prejudice and fear -- Part II: Early modern women's stories of witchcraft -- 4. The house, the body, the child -- 5. No limit: the body of the witch -- 6. Self-fashioning by women: choosing to be a witch -- Part III: Witches on stage -- 7. Elizabethan stagings: the witch, the queen, class -- 8. The all-singing, all-dancing plays of the Jacobean witch-vogue: The Masque of Queens, Macbeth, The Witch -- 9. Testimony and truth: The Witch of Edmonton and The Witches of Lancashire -- 10. The witch on the margins of 'race': Sycorax and Others -- Conclusion: bread into gingerbread and the price of transformation -- Index
'Diane Purkiss ... insists on taking witches seriously. Her refusal to write witch-believers off as unenlightened has produced some richly intelligent meditations on their -- and our -- world.' - The Observer 'An invigorating and challenging book ... sets many hares running.' - The Times Higher Education Supplement
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Electronic reproduction. Ann Arbor, Michigan : ProQuest Ebook Central, 2020. Available via World Wide Web. Access may be limited to ProQuest Ebook Central affiliated libraries
鏈接 Print version: Purkiss, Diane The Witch in History : Early Modern and Twentieth-Century Representations London : Taylor & Francis Group,c1996 9780415087612
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