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Witches, magic and belief in Shakespeare's England

Tues 5 June, 6pm
Running Time: 1 hour

Diane Purkiss explores the characters of the witches in Macbeth, and looks at magic and belief in Shakespearian England.

Diane Purkiss is Professor of English Literature at Oxford University and Fellow and Tutor at Keble College Oxford. She has published widely on witchcraft and other supernatural beliefs in the early modern period, and her most recent book, The English Civil War (HarperCollins 2006) examines Matthew Hopkins in the context of the period.

 

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