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Elizabethan demonology : an essay in illustration of the belief in the existence of devils, and the powers possessed by them, as it was generally held during the period of the reformation, and the times immediately succeeding; with special reference to Shakspere and his works / by Thomas Alfred Spalding.

Spalding, Thomas Alfred, 1850-

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London : Chatto and Windus, 1880.

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xii, 151, 40 pages ; 20 cm


"This essay is an expansion, in accordance with a preconceived scheme, of the two papers, one on 'The witches in Macbeth', and the other on 'The demonology of Shakspere', which were read before the New Shakspere Society in the years 1877 and 1878."--Forewords.

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Includes bibliographic footnotes.


  • English

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