Malevolent Nurture: Witch-Hunting and Maternal Power in Early Modern England / Edition 1

Malevolent Nurture: Witch-Hunting and Maternal Power in Early Modern England / Edition 1

by Deborah Willis
     
 

ISBN-10: 0801481945

ISBN-13: 9780801481949

Pub. Date: 10/28/1995

Publisher: Cornell University Press

In Malevolent Nurture, Deborah Willis explores the dynamics of witchcraft accusation through legal documents, pamphlet literature, religious tracts, and the plays of Shakespeare.  See more details below

Overview

In Malevolent Nurture, Deborah Willis explores the dynamics of witchcraft accusation through legal documents, pamphlet literature, religious tracts, and the plays of Shakespeare.

Product Details

ISBN-13:
9780801481949
Publisher:
Cornell University Press
Publication date:
10/28/1995
Edition description:
New Edition
Pages:
280
Product dimensions:
6.00(w) x 9.00(h) x (d)

Table of Contents

List of Illustrations
Preface
1Introduction1
2(Un)Neighborly Nurture27
3Rewriting the Witch83
4James among the Witch-Hunters117
5Performing Persecution159
6Strange Brew209
Afterword. Notorious Defamations239
Works Cited247
Index261

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