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Friday, October 30, 2015

A Literary History of Witches

Written accounts of women who practice magic are as old as recorded history.  There is a broad spectrum of witch stories with a through-line common to them all: witches are women whose embodiment of femininity in some way transgresses society’s accepted boundaries—they are too old, too powerful, too sexually aggressive, too vain, too undesirable. Literary Hub takes a look at some of literature’s most significant witches.

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