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

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

by Jane P. Davidson

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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

Product Details

ISBN-13: 9780313393440
Publisher: ABC-CLIO, Incorporated
Publication date: 01/06/2012
Series: Praeger Series on the Early Modern World
Sold by: Barnes & Noble
Format: NOOK Book
Pages: 248
File size: 11 MB
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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.

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