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Witchcraft, Exorcism and the Politics of Possession in a Seventeenth-Century Convent (The Early Modern Englishwoman 1500-1750: Contemporary Editions)

Nicky Hallett

Witchcraft, Exorcism and the Politics of Possession in a Seventeenth-Century Convent (The Early Modern Englishwoman 1500-1750: Contemporary Editions)

by Nicky Hallett

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Published by Ashgate Pub Co .
Written in English

    Subjects:
  • Christian communities & monasticism,
  • Christian theology,
  • History of religion,
  • Witchcraft,
  • General,
  • Literary Criticism,
  • Biography / Autobiography,
  • Demoniac possession,
  • Demonology,
  • Exorcism,
  • Netherlands

  • The Physical Object
    FormatHardcover
    Number of Pages200
    ID Numbers
    Open LibraryOL10852508M
    ISBN 100754631508
    ISBN 109780754631507

      It offers enjoyable reading for the layperson and the beginner, and would constitute a valuable and affordable item on an undergraduate course reading list. hereward tilton Amsterdam nicky hallett. Witchcraft, Exorcism and the Politics of Possession in a Seventeenth-Century Convent: ``How Sister Ursula was Once Bewiched and Sister Margaret Twice.''. Witchcraft, exorcism and the politics of possession in a seventeenth- century convent: How Sister Ursula was once bewitched and Sister Margaret twice. Aldershot: Size: KB.

    There were perhaps thousands of cases of possession and exorcism across continental Europe, including France, during the early modern period (c. ).Young boys and girls, often teenagers or young adults, were recorded as having seizures, possessing unnatural strength, speaking in ‘foreign tongues’, levitating and spitting out objects. This is the first book exclusively devoted to demonic possession amd exorcism in early modern England. It offers, for the first time, modernised versions of the most significant texts on nine cases of demonic possession from the period to Cited by:

    WITCHCRAFT, POLITICS, ANDMEMORY IN SEVENTEENTH-CENTURY ENGLAND* MALCOLM GASKILL Churchill College, Cambridge ABSTRACT. This article weavestogether two episodes separated by a generation. The inciting eventis the trial in of Anne Bodenham, an elderly cunning woman in Salisbury, who found herself embroiled in aFile Size: KB. She is a former convenor of History UK (–11) and was president of the Historical Association from to Her research specialisms include women in early modern England, the English civil wars, and the puritan clergy. She is currently writing a book on The Campden Wonder, a notorious seventeenth-century miscarriage of justice.


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Witchcraft, Exorcism and the Politics of Possession in a Seventeenth-Century Convent: “How Sister Ursula was Once Bewiched and Sister Margaret Twice.” Aldershot: Ashgate, Pp. Designed to be accessible to scholars and students as well as to the general public, Ashgate’s Contemporary Editions series is dedicated to publishing.

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[Nicky Hallett]. Nicky Hallett,Witchcraft, Exorcism and the Politics of Possession in a Seventeenth-Century Convent: ‘How Sister Ursula was once Bewitched and Sister Margaret Twice’ Ashgate, Aldershot,ISBN 0 8, £55 (hardback) Reviewed by Caroline Bowden; Royal Holloway, University of London, December This is the second volume to be published this year derived from.

Witchcraft, Exorcism and the Politics of Possession in a Seventeenth-Century Convent: “How Sister Ursula was once Bewiched and Sister Margaret Twice”.The Early Modern Englishwoman – Contemporary Editions. Aldershot: Ashgate Publishing Company, xi. Witchcraft, Exorcism and the Politics of Possession in a Seventeenth-Century Convent: ``How Sister Ursula was Once Betwiched and Sister Margaret Twice.,'' ­11 Harmening, Dieter.

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The book is a welcome contribution that enhances our knowledge of the less-studied territory of the seventeenth-century activities of the Modenese Inquisition.

CANADIAN JOURNAL OF HISTORY, December Thoroughly examines a compelling case of possession and witchcraft in a wealthy convent in Carpi in the by: 5.

The s began rather inauspiciously for Carpi and the surrounding region. In northern Italy suffered a serious bout of the plague, images of which were immortalized in novelist Alessandro Manzoni’s descriptions of Milan in I promessi plague arrived in Modena in June, and Carpi was ordered quarantined on the twenty-first of that month, as efforts were made to restrict as much.

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seguin dieter harmening. Wo¨rterbuch des Aberglaubens. michael d. bailey peter jeffery. The Secret Gospel of Mark Unveiled: Imagined Rituals of. This book is exclusively devoted to demonic possession and exorcism in early modern England. It offers modernized versions of the most significant early modern texts on nine cases of demonic possession from the period tothe key period in English history for demonic by: 1.

Manhood, Witchcraft and Possession in Old and New England by Erika Anne Gasser A dissertation submitted in partial fulfillment of the requirements for the degree of Doctor of Philosophy (History and Women’s Studies) in The University of Michigan Doctoral Committee: Professor Carol F.

Karlsen, Chair Professor Susan M. Juster. Start your review of The Scourge of Demons: Possession, Lust, and Witchcraft in a Seventeenth-Century Italian Convent Write a review Lora rated it really liked it4/5.

Parergon () The interpretative framework of this book hinges on three 'predisposing conditions' for the expansion of the French use of exorcism in the Early Modern period Author: Sally Parkin. Book, Print in English The scourge of demons: possession, lust, and witchcraft in a seventeenth-century Italian convent Jeffrey R.

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Köp böcker av Nicky Hallett: Witchcraft, Exorcism and the Politics of Possession i ; English Convents in Exile,Part I, vol 1; English Convents in Exile,Part I, vol 2   Free Online Library: Lady Anne Halkett: Selected Self-Writings.(Witchcraft, Exorcism and the Politics of Possession in a Seventeenth-Century Convent: "How Sister Ursula Was Once Bewiched and Sister Margaret Twice", Book review) by "Renaissance Quarterly"; Humanities, general Literature, writing, book reviews Books Book reviews.

These are Nicky Hallet's Lives of Spirit: English Carmelite Self-Writings of the Early Modern Period and Witchcraft, Exorcism and the Politics of Possession in a Seventeenth-Century Convent, and Suzanne Trill's Lady Anne Halkett: Selected Self-Writings.

As the titles of Hallet's two editions indicate, these volumes provide a much-needed Author: John Burton, Lisa Walters, Suzanne Trill. She has published a number of chapters and essays, and a study of The Senses in Religious Communities, Early Modern ‘Convents of Pleasure’ (), as well editions of previously undisclosed manuscripts: Lives of Spirit: English Carmelite Self-Writing of the Early Modern Period () and Witchcraft, Exorcism and the Politics of.

Witchcraft, Exorcism and the Politics of Possession in a Seventeenth-Century Convent: 'How Sister Ursula was once Bewiched and Sister Margaret Twice' (The\early Modern Englishwoman Ser.) Nicky Hallett: Nicky Hallett Nicky Hallett retired as a reader from the School of English at the University of Sheffield.

She has published articles and books on early modern nuns’ writing, including The Senses in Religious Communities, – Early Modern ‘Convents of Pleasure’ (Ashgate, ); English Convents in Exile, – Life Writing (Pickering & Chatto, ); Lives of Spirit Author: Nicky Hallett.

"Mother Margaret Mostyn, Discalced Carmelite". Burns Oates and Washbourne () Hallet, Nicky Dr. "Witchcraft, Exorcism and the Politics of Possession in a Seventeenth-century Convent: 'how Sister Ursula was Once Bewiched and Sister Margaret Twice'".

De-possession was used in a number of seventeenth-century possessions, including those of For Dugdale, see Hutchinson, An Historical Essay Concerning Witchcraft Author: Andrew Sneddon.Noté /5.

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A Remedy for Witchcraft and Demonic Possession in Seventeenth-Century Ireland By Andrew Sneddon There were only a handful of witch trials in early modern Ireland, and only one witch-lynching, of an old woman by her neighbours in Antrim town, Co.

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