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Demonic Possession and Exorcism in Early Modern England: Contemporary Texts and Their Cultural Contexts Philip C. Almond

Demonic Possession and Exorcism in Early Modern England: Contemporary Texts and Their Cultural Contexts

Philip C. Almond

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ISBN : 9780521813235
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416 pages
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Exclusively devoted to demonic possession amd exorcism in early modern England, this book offers modernized versions of the most significant texts on nine cases of demonic possession from 1570 to 1650. The nine stories of demonic possession wereMoreExclusively devoted to demonic possession amd exorcism in early modern England, this book offers modernized versions of the most significant texts on nine cases of demonic possession from 1570 to 1650. The nine stories of demonic possession were either written by eyewitnesses or derived from eyewitness reports. The modernized texts and critical Introductions are analyzed within the context of an Introduction to demonic possession in England ranging from the period 1550 to 1700.