Malevolent Nurture: Witch-hunting and Maternal Power in Early Modern England

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Cornell University Press, 1995 - Literary Criticism - 264 pages
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In Malevolent Nurture, Deborah Willis explores the dynamics of witchcraft accusation through legal documents, pamphlet literature, religious tracts, and the plays of Shakespeare.
  

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I used this book as part of an undergraduate research paper on why the witchcraft craze occured in England. This definitely focuses on why women were mainly the ones accused, as well as the accusers. Read full review

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Books in Print The American Historical Review. April 1997. Vol. 102, issue 2, 451-452. Renaissance Quarterly. Summer 1997. Vol. 50, issue 2, 661-663. Seventeenth Century Journal. 1996. Autumn 1996. Vol. 27, issue 3, 830-831. Read full review

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TWO UnNeighborly Nurture
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THREE Rewriting the Witch
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FOUR James among the WitchHunters
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FIVE Performing Persecution
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SIX Strange Brew
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Witchcraft in Early Modern England bibliography
Key Texts. Week 1: Post-modernism and Witchcraft. Week 2: Witchcraft and Anthropology. Week 3: Feminist Readings. Week 4: Theology ...
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REVIEW FEATURE. Witchcraft and the Historical. Imagination. The last twenty years have seen an upsurge in scholarly as well as popular interest in ...
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THEMATIC REVIEWS. Telling Witchcraft Stories: New Perspectives on. Witchcraft and Witches in the Early Modern Period. ALISON ROWLANDS ...
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She has taught photography & the history of photography at New York University, City University of New York & the Brooklyn Museum. She lives in Washington, D. C..

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