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Early modern supernatural

the dark side of European culture, 1400-1700

by Jane P. Davidson

  • 195 Want to read
  • 15 Currently reading

Published by Praeger in Santa Barbara, Calif .
Written in English

    Subjects:
  • Learning and scholarship,
  • Occultism,
  • Social life and customs,
  • Intellectual life,
  • Popular culture,
  • Social change,
  • Supernatural,
  • History

  • Edition Notes

    Includes bibliographical references and index.

    StatementJane P. Davidson
    SeriesPraeger series on the early modern world
    Classifications
    LC ClassificationsBF1434.E85 D38 2012
    The Physical Object
    Paginationp. cm.
    ID Numbers
    Open LibraryOL25067210M
    ISBN 109780313393433, 9780313393440
    LC Control Number2011041116

    Magic is the application of beliefs, rituals or actions practiced with the view that they can subdue or manipulate natural or supernatural beings and forces. It is a category into which have been placed various beliefs and practices sometimes considered separate from both religion and science.. Throughout history there have been individuals who engaged in practices that their . In: Religion, the Supernatural and Visual Culture in Early Modern Europe Author: Brian P. Levack Page Count.

      Published in the early s as part of a collection of stories, H.P. Lovecraft felt that Algernon Blackwood’s The Willows was simply the greatest tale of the supernatural in English literature. It is a novella, and has a bare minimum of dialog between the narrator and his good friend, the s:   Table of Contents. Introduction Nick Davis and Nandini Das 1. ‘Wondrous’ Healing: The ‘New Philosophy’ and Medicine on the Early Modern Stage Margaret Healy ’s Enchanted Materialism Aaron Kitch 3. Demonism and Disenchantment in the First Part of the Contention Jesse Lander 4. ‘Magic of Bounty’: The Making of the Misanthrope as a Corporate .

    War and the Supernatural in Early Modern Europe is a research project funded by the European Research Council and hosted by Queen’s University Belfast. Our team of four historians, led by Dr Ian Campbell, is re-examining the relationship between faith and force in the Sixteenth and Seventeenth Centuries.   Greg Warburton, ‘Gender, Supernatural Power, Agency and the Metamorphoses of the Familiar in Early Modern Pamphlet Accounts of English Witchcraft’, Parergon 20 (): 95– Emma Wilby, Cunning Folk and Familiar Spirits: Shamanistic Visionary Traditions in Early Modern British Witchcraft and Magic (Brighton: Sussex Academic, ).


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