Monograph on the witchcraft plays of Elizabethan and Jacobean England

  • Booth, Roy (PI)

Project: Research

Project Details


Product of twenty years teaching and thinking about these plays for u/g course EN2012.

Layman's description

Largely discarding the notion that there is a genre of 'witchcraft play', the monograph looks in unprecedented detail at the two central plays that actually did address historical witchcraft cases, 'The Witch of Edmonton' and 'The Late Lancashire Witches'.
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