This course is discontinued

Syllabus

NB: The syllabus under 'chapters and articles' may be subjected to changes up until the teaching starts.

Books:

Levack, Brian 2016: The Witch-Hunt in Early Modern Europe. Fourth Edition. London and New York: Routledge. 276 pages.

Davies, Owen (ed.) 2017: The Oxford Illustrated History of Witchcraft and Magic. Oxford University Press. 280 pages.

 

Readers and sourcebooks:

Levack, Brian (ed.) 2015: The Witchcraft Sourcebook. Second Edition. London and New York: Routledge. (Selections, see recommended readings under lectures)

Oldridge, Darren (ed.) 2008: The Witchcraft Reader. Second Edition. Routledge. (Selections, see recommended readings under lectures)

 

Chapters and Articles:

Östling, Per-Anders 2006: Blåkulla Journeys in Swedish Folklore. In Arv. Nordic Yearbook of Folklore. Vol. 62, pp 81-122. (Available in Canvas) 40 pages.

Hanegraaff, Wouter J. 2003: “How magic survived the disenchantment of the world.” In Religion 33, pp. 357-380. (Available in Canvas) 22 pages.

Herzig, Tamar 2010: "Flies, Heretics, and the Gendering of Witchcraft" in Magic, Ritual, and Witchcraft, Vol. 5, number 1, pp. 51-80. 29 pages. 

Kallestrup, Louise Nyholm 2011a: "Lay and Inquisitorial Witchcraft Prosecutions in Early Modern Italy and Denmark" in Scandinavian Journal of History, 36:3, pp. 265-278. 13 pages.

Kallestrup, Louise Nyholm 2011b: "Knowing Satan from God: Demonic Possession, Witchcraft, and the Lutheran Orthodox Church in Early Modern Denmark", in Magic, Ritual, and Witchcraft, Vol. 6, Number 2, pp. 163-182. 20 pages.

Ohrvik, Ane 2012: "'...For All Honest Christian and Science-Loving Readers': Religious Encounters in Early Modern Norwegian Black Books", in Arv. Nordic Yearbook of Folklore. Vol. 68, (Available in Canvas). Pp. 7-26. 20 pages.

Willumsen, Liv Helene 2013: "Children accused of Witchcraft in 17th-century Finnmark", in Scandinavian Journal of History, 38:1, pp. 18-41. 24 pages.

Pearson, Joanne 2002: "The history and development of Wicca and Paganism", in Pearson, Joanne (ed): Belief beyond boundaries: Wicca, Celtic spirituality and the New Age. Ashgate. (Available in Canvas) Pp. 15-54. 39 pages

 

Recommended  literature:

Rampton, Martha (ed.) 2018: European Magic and Witchcraft. University of Toronto Press.

 
 
 
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