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Malevolent nurture : witch-hunting and maternal power in early modern England / Deborah Willis.

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Subject: Shakespeare, William, 1564-1616 > Knowledge > Occultism.
James I, King of England, 1566-1625.
Witch hunting > England > History.
Witches > England > History.
Mothers > England > Social conditions.
Domestic drama, English > History and criticism.
Witchcraft in literature.
Witchcraft > history.
Mothers > history.
Genre: Electronic books.

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  • ISBN: 9781501711602
  • ISBN: 1501711601
  • Physical Description: 1 online resource (xi, 264 pages) : illustrations.
  • Publisher: Ithaca : Cornell University Press, 1995.

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Bibliography, etc. Note: Includes bibliographical references (pages 247-260) and index.
Formatted Contents Note: Introduction -- (Un)neighborly nurture -- Rewriting the witch -- James among the witch-hunters -- Performing persecution -- Strange brew -- Afterword: Notorious defamations.
Summary: Author is an alumna of Evanston Township High School, class of 1970.
Source of Description Note: Print version record.

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