Crafting the Witch: Gendering Magic in Medieval and Modern England

Crafting the Witch: Gendering Magic in Medieval and Modern England

by Heidi Breuer

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Product Details

ISBN-13: 9780415977616
Publisher: Taylor & Francis
Publication date: 04/13/2009
Series: Studies in Medieval History and Culture Series
Pages: 202
Product dimensions: 6.10(w) x 9.10(h) x 0.70(d)

About the Author

Heidi Breuer is Associate Professor at California State University, San Marcos, USA.

Table of Contents

Preface

Acknowledgments

Chapter One: "Are You a Good Witch or a Bad Witch?": An Introduction to Medieval and Early Modern Magic

Chapter Two: Gender-Blending: Transformative Power in Twelfth- and Thirteenth-Century Arthurian Literature

Chapter Three: From Rags to Riches, Or the Step-Mother’s Revenge: Transformative Power in Late Medieval Arthurian Romances

Chapter Four: The Lady is a Hag: Three Writers and the Transformation of Magic in Sixteenth-Century England

Chapter Five: Hags on Film: Contemporary Echoes of the Early Modern Wicked Witch

Notes

Bibliography

Index

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