Oedipus and the Devil Witchcraft, Religion and Sexuality in Early Modern Europe

Oedipus and the Devil Witchcraft, Religion and Sexuality in Early Modern Europe

This bold and imaginative book marks out a different route towards understanding the body, and its relationship to culture and subjectivity. Amongst other subjects, Lyndal Roper deals with the nature of masculinity and feminity. Based on detailed historical case studies, and using a combination of feminist theory and psychological analysis, Roper explores sexual attitudes, masculinity and femininity, magic, concepts of excess, exorcism and witchcraft in early modern Europe. Title: Oedipus and the Devil Witchcraft, Sexuality, and Religion in Early Modern Europe Author: Lecturer in …

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