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Journal of Medieval and Early Modern Studies (2020) 50 (2): 349–375.
Published: 01 May 2020
... behind a population of uprooted, dispossessed, and traumatized individuals. Copyright © 2020 by Duke University Press 2020 German witch trials Margareth Los case legal proceedings justice personal costs of witch hunts Journal of Medieval and Early Modern Studies 50:2, May 2020 DOI 10.1215...
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Journal of Medieval and Early Modern Studies (2000) 30 (2): 309–338.
Published: 01 May 2000
... performative force allows us to refine and develop further the strong thesis of feminist historians Christina Larner, Marianne Hester, and Anne Barstow that witch-hunts were women- hunts, “sexual violence against women within a context of male supremacist social relations.” The important ideological...
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Journal of Medieval and Early Modern Studies (2024) 54 (1): 113–135.
Published: 01 January 2024
... to reveal the truth. 3 How a person acted on trial, therefore, was scrutinized by interrogators. Juridical handbooks provided certain presuppositions: accused persons could neither control nor fake their bodily reactions. 4 In particular, the inability of witches to weep tears of repentance...
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Journal of Medieval and Early Modern Studies (2024) 54 (1): 57–87.
Published: 01 January 2024
... Based on Ginzburg's insight, we can infer that hunting, storytelling, and divination share a similar sense of urgency and danger, which is a prominent facet of Cardano's and all subsequent texts on metoposcopy. Many, if not most, interpretations linger either on a person's ominous ending (execution...
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Journal of Medieval and Early Modern Studies (2002) 32 (3): 493–518.
Published: 01 September 2002
..., 1994), 134; and Richard Helgerson, “The Buck Basket, the Witch, and the Queen of Faeries: The Women’s World of Shakespeare’s Windsor,” in Everyday Life in Early Modern Europe, ed. Patricia Fumerton and Simon Hunt (Philadelphia: University of Pennsylvania Press, 1999), 162–82...