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Roper, Jonathan

Charms, Charmers and Charming

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Table of contents

Part I. Topics and Issues in Charms Studies

1. The Charmer’s Body and Behaviour as a Window Onto Early Modern Selfhood
Laura Stark

2. ‘If Not, Shall Employ “Rough on Rats”’: Identifying the Common Elements of Rat Charms
Paul Cowdell

3. Miracles and Impossibilities in Magic Folk Poetry
Éva Pócs

4. Swedish Snakebite Charms from a Gender Perspective
Ritwa Herjulfsdotter

5. Charms as a Means of Coping
Ulrika Wolf-Knuts

6. On Systematizing the Narrative Elements of Slavic Charms
Vladimir Klyaus

7. Conformity and Originality in Middle English Charms
T. M. Smallwood

8. The Nightmare Charm in King Lear
Jacqueline Simpson

9. Expressions of Impossibility and Inevitability in Mari Charms
Natalia Glukhova, Vladimir Glukhov

Part II. National Traditions

10. Russian Love Charms in a Comparative Light
Andrei Toporkov

11. Slovenian Charms Between South Slavic and Central European Tradition
Monika Kropej

12. Finnish Snake Charms
Henni Ilomäki

13. Estonian Narrative Charms in European Context
Jonathan Roper

14. Lithuanian and Latvian Charms: Searching for Parallels
Daiva Vaitkevičienė

15. The Corpus of Charms in the Middle English Leechcraft Remedy Books
Lea Olsan

16. The Charms of Biljana, a Bajalica (Conjuror) in Budisava, Serbia
Maria Vivod

17. Verbal Charms in Malagasy Folktales
Lee Haring

18. The Structure and Use of Charms in Georgia, The Caucasus
Meri Tsiklauri, David Hunt

19. Manteras: An Overview of a Malay Archipelagoes’ Charming Tradition
Low Kok On

Keywords: History, History of Medieval Europe, Comparative Religion, Social History, Cultural History, Literary Theory, Cultural Theory

Editor
Publisher
Springer
Publication year
2009
Language
en
Edition
1
Series
Palgrave Historical Studies in Witchcraft and Magic
Page amount
321 pages
Category
History
Format
Ebook
eISBN (PDF)
9780230583535
Printed ISBN
978-1-349-36250-9

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