[AZW] ☆ Witchcraft In Old And New England | By ↠ George Lyman Kittredge #2020


  • Title: Witchcraft In Old And New England
  • Author: George Lyman Kittredge
  • ISBN: 9780766157750
  • Page: 393
  • Format: Paperback

  • Witchcraft In Old And New England By George Lyman Kittredge The accessible materials for a history of Elizabethan witchcraft are scattered and fragmentary Much is lost We cannot hope to understand the prosecutions of the last sixty years of the 17th century, whether in Old England or New, until we arrive at a substantially accurate comprehension of what was thought and done at the close of the great queen s reign Contents typicThe accessible materials for a history of Elizabethan witchcraft are scattered and fragmentary Much is lost We cannot hope to understand the prosecutions of the last sixty years of the 17th century, whether in Old England or New, until we arrive at a substantially accurate comprehension of what was thought and done at the close of the great queen s reign Contents typical case English witchcraft before 1558 image magic and the like love and hate madness, curses and the elfshot Venefica charms ghoulish and profane wind and weather witch in the dairy metamorphosis mirrors and thieves treasure trove haunted houses and haunted men the seer cold water company and the witches Sabbath King James I witchcraft and the Puritans.
    George Lyman Kittredge
    George Lyman Kittredge was a celebrated professor and scholar of English literature at Harvard University His scholarly edition of the works of William Shakespeare as well as his writings and lectures on Shakespeare and other literary figures made him one of the most influential American literary critics of the early 20th century He was also of great importance in American folklore studies, continuing the work of his mentor, Francis James Child, the first person to hold a chair at Harvard created especially in his honor dedicated to the study of English literature and author of a definitive five volume comparative study of the English and Scottish popular ballad As a folklorist Kittredge was instrumental in encouraging American folk song and folklore collecting among all ethnic groups in all regions of the country.

    Witchcraft In Old And New England By George Lyman Kittredge

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