The Witch in History: Early Modern and Twentieth-Century Representations

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Taylor & Francis, Mar 9, 2004 - Literary Criticism - 304 pages
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'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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About the author (2004)

Author of "The Witch in History", Diane Purkiss was formerly Professor of English at Exeter University and is now Fellow and Tutor at Keble College, Oxford.

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