Ghost Stories in Late Renaissance France: Walking by Night

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Caught in the grip of savage religious war, fear of sorcery and the devil, and a deepening crisis of epistemological uncertainty, the intellectual climate of late Renaissance France (c. 1550-1610) was one of the most haunted in European history. Although existing studies of this climate have been attentive to the extensive body of writing on witchcraft and demons, they have had little to say of its ghosts. Combining techniques of literary criticism, intellectual history, and the history of the book, this study examines a ...

Ghost Stories in Late Renaissance France: Walking by Night 2011, Oxford University Press, Oxford

ISBN-13: 9780199599806

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