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Magic, body, and the self in eighteenth-century Sweden

Jacqueline Van Gent

Magic, body, and the self in eighteenth-century Sweden

by Jacqueline Van Gent

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Published by Brill in Leiden, Boston .
Written in English

    Subjects:
  • Witchcraft -- Sweden -- History -- 18th century,
  • Magic -- Sweden -- History -- 18th century,
  • Trials (Witchcraft) -- Sweden -- History -- 18th century

  • Edition Notes

    Includes bibliographical references and index.

    Statementby Jacqueline Van Gent.
    SeriesStudies in medieval and Reformation traditions -- v. 135
    Classifications
    LC ClassificationsBF1584.S85 V36 2008
    The Physical Object
    Paginationp. cm.
    ID Numbers
    Open LibraryOL16973892M
    ISBN 109789004171145
    LC Control Number2008029280

    English fiction, poetry, and drama in eighteenth century Sweden, a preliminary study / by Ha Realistiska drag i engelsk talspoesi: eklog, larodikt och topografisk poesi / av Hans Ostman; Magic, body, and the self in eighteenth-century Sweden / by Jacqueline Van Gent; De lardes modersmal / Bo Lindberg. 02 Toward the end of the eighteenth century, a radical change occurred in notions of self and personal identity. This was a sudden transformation, says Dror Wahrman, and nothing short of a revolution in the understanding of selfhood and of identity categories including race, gender, and class. In this pathbreaking book, he offers a fundamentally new interpretation of this critical .

    Magic, body, and the self in eighteenth-century Sweden / by Jacqueline Van Gent. p. cm. (Studies in medieval and Reformation traditions, ISSN ; v. ) Includes bibliographical references and index. ISBN (hardback: alk. paper) 1. WitchcraftSwedenHistory 18th century. 2. MagicSwedenHistory18th century. 3. Scholars have only recently discovered that the human body itself has a history. Not only has it been perceived, interpreted, and represented differently in different epochs, but it has also been lived differently, brought into being within widely dissimilar material cultures, subjected to various technologies and means of control, and incorporated into different rhythms of production and.

    Eighteenth-century Sweden was deeply involved in the process of globalisation: ships leaving Sweden's central ports exported bar iron that would drive the Industrial Revolution, whilst arriving ships would bring not only exotic goods and commodities to Swedish consumers, but also new ideas and cultural practices with them.   Wolf Winter by Cecilia Ekback is a dark historical thriller set in 17 17 Maija Paavo & their daughter move to Lapland Blackasen Mountain everything seems to be going well until a body is found skinned & virtually cut from head to toe no one seems to care except for Maija she tries to solve the mystery but is finding that the mountain holds dark /5.


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Contrary to previous assumptions, magic remained an integral part of everyday life in Enlightenment Europe. This book demonstrates that the endurance of magical practices, both benevolent and malevolent, was grounded in early modern perceptions of an interconnected body, self and spiritual cosmos.

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