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
About the Author
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.