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743. Jean Bodin and Renaissance Demonology

Thursday, 8 January, 1:45–3:00 p.m., Ravenna C, Sheraton

A special session

Presiding: Virginia Krause, Brown Univ.

1. "Saving Appearances and Burning Witches: Montaigne, Bodin, and Copernicus," Eric MacPhail, Indiana Univ., Bloomington

2. "Deformity, Malevolence, and the Witch Scare in Early Modern Culture," Rinku Chatterjee, Syracuse Univ.

3. "The Reception of Johann Weyer in 'De la démonomanie des sorciers,'" Christian Martin, Stonehill Coll.

4. "Into the Night: Demonology's Dark Truth," Virginia Krause


Subjects:

  • General Literature – Literature and Other Arts, Humanities, Law, Psychology, Science, and Sociology

  • French Literature – Medieval and Renaissance

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