Possession, Puritanism and Print: Darrell, Harsnett, Shakespeare and the Elizabethan Exorcism Controversy, 1st Edition (Paperback) book cover

Possession, Puritanism and Print

Darrell, Harsnett, Shakespeare and the Elizabethan Exorcism Controversy, 1st Edition

By Marion Gibson

Routledge

218 pages

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Paperback: 9781138663381
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Tells a story of injustice and passionate resistance to religious persecution in the last years of Queen Elizabeth's reign. Through an analysis of a sensational series of demonic possessions and exorcisms, this book highlights the existence of controversies in print in the late Elizabethan period of the kind that would one day lead to civil war.

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Religious Cultures in the Early Modern World

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BISAC Subject Codes/Headings:
HIS015000
HISTORY / Europe / Great Britain