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Title The witch in history : essays in honor of Katharine M. Briggs / edited by Venetia Newall.

Imprint New York : Barnes & Noble Books, 1996.


Location Call No. OPAC Message Status
 Axe Special Collections Whitehead  398.45 W771, 1996    ---  Lib Use Only
Description xiii, 239 p. : ill. ; 22 cm.
Note "Originally published as The witch figure."
Bibliography Includes bibliographical references and index.
Contents Katharine M. Briggs : an appreciation / Ruth Michaelis-Jena -- Animal witchcraft in Japan / Carmen Blacker -- Hostile magic in the Icelandic sagas / H. R. Ellis Davidson -- The ominous wood : an investigation into some traditionary sources of Milton's Comus / Margaret Dean-Smith -- Witchcraft at some prehistoric sites / L. V. Grinsell -- Some instances of image-magic in Great Britain / Christina Hole -- The Jew as a witch figure / Venetia Newall -- The witch as victim / Geoffrey Parrinder -- The divine hag of the pagan Celts / Anne Ross -- Olaf Tryggvason versus the powers of darkness / Jacqueline Simpson -- Cain's kin / Beatrice White -- The witch as a frightening and threatening figure / John Widdowson.
Subject Witchcraft -- Folklore.
Magic -- Folklore.
Briggs, Katharine Mary.
Added Author Newall, Venetia.
Added Title Witch figure.
ISBN 0760701237

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