Early Modern Supernatural

Early Modern Supernatural : The Dark Side of European Culture, 1400-1700

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Devils, ghosts, poltergeists, werewolves, and witches are all covered in this book about the "dark side" of supernatural beliefs in early modern Europe, tapping period literature, folklore, art, and scholarly writings in its investigation.

* Illustrations from rare books on witchcraft and demonology

* An annotated bibliography of primary and secondary sources

* Appendices address early modern supernatural art and artists who depicted the dark side as well as important historical individuals
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Product details

  • Hardback | 248 pages
  • 154.94 x 231.14 x 25.4mm | 544.31g
  • Praeger Publishers Inc
  • Westport, United States
  • English
  • Annotated
  • Annotated edition
  • 33 Illustrations, unspecified
  • 0313393435
  • 9780313393433
  • 1,500,303

About Jane P. Davidson

Jane P. Davidson, PhD, is professor of history of art at the University of Nevada, Reno, NV. Her published works include A History of Paleontology Illustration; The Bone Sharp: The Life of Edward Drinker Cope; The Witch in Northern European Art 1470-1750; and David Teniers the Younger.
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