Shakespeare, Harsnett, and the devils of Denham

by F. W. Brownlow

Publisher: University of Delaware Press, Publisher: Associated University Presses in Newark, London, Cranbury, NJ

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Subjects:

  • Shakespeare, William, 1564-1616. -- Sources.,
  • Shakespeare, William, 1564-1616 -- Knowledge -- Occultism.,
  • Harsnett, Samuel, 1561-1631.,
  • Christianity and literature -- England -- History -- 17th century.,
  • Demonology -- England -- History -- 16th century.,
  • Catholics -- England -- History -- 16th century.,
  • Exorcism -- England -- History -- 16th century.,
  • Lear, King (Legendary character), in literature.,
  • Demonology in literature.,
  • Exorcism in literature.,
  • Religion in literature.,
  • Tragedy.

Edition Notes

Includes bibliographical references (p. 423-433) and index.

StatementF.W. Brownlow.
ContributionsHarsnett, Samuel, 1561-1631.
Classifications
LC ClassificationsPR2819 .B77 1992
The Physical Object
Pagination440 p. ;
Number of Pages440
ID Numbers
Open LibraryOL1889367M
ISBN 100874134366
LC Control Number90051010

Clearly, Shakespeare does not borrow from Harsnett so much as thoroughly critique him; both the language and imagery of King Lear attack Harsnett's lack of "good pity" and the slanted vision he presents of both exorcism and the demoniacs at NOTES. IF. W. Brownlow, Shakespeare, Harsnett, and the Devils ofDenham (Newark: Univ. of. Grandparents told stories: of their coming to live in the wonderful country where Devils River, the Pecos, and the Rio Grande meet of early times in the boundary area where the Chihuahuan Desert from the west meets hills of the Edwards Plateau to the north and merges with Tamaulipas brush land from the south and the east. Times change. During the s there had been a series of well-publicized exorcisms in Denham, recorded in a work, now lost, The Book of Miracles. The book reported in detail the exorcisms that Harsnett so energetically debunks, and included statements by those who were "demoniacs"—thought to have been possessed by devils. Shakespeare, Harsnett, and the Devils of Denham. The Sixteenth Century Journal. (): Integrating Letterpress and Book Arts in the Curriculum (with Leslie Hankins and Michelle. Shakespeare in Venice Summer School: The Shylock Project.

Darkness and Devils is the first published work since Theobald to examine Harsnett’s Declaration to see what it really is. Murphy explains the detailed connections between the English Papist exorcisings of the mids, the “The Babington Plot,” the trial and execution of Mary Queen of Scots, and Harsnett’s satire as they relate to the. Denham himself called his staggering piece "Ghosts Never Appear on Christmas Eve!", which is a reference, of course, to Hamlet. Shakespeare evidentally took to Harsnett's list of demons as he used several of them in King Lear, in Act III Scenes iv and vi. Frank Walsh Brownlow, Shakespeare, Harsnett, and the Devils of Denham. The Sixteenth Century Journal (): Review Essay: "Sixteen Readers Making Sense. Gerhard Hoffmann, Making Sense: The Role of the Reader in Contemporary American Fiction." AAA-Arbeiten aus Anglistik und Amerikanistik [Graz, Austria] ():   Shakespeare borrowed words and phrases (including “propinquity,” “auricular,” “carp,” and “asquint”) from Harsnett, as well as the names of many devils supposedly exorcized.

Darkness and Devils: Exorcism and "King Lear." by John L. Murphy (review) Darkness and Devils: Exorcism and "King Lear." by John L. Murphy (review) Book Reviews autonomous scholar, not inhibited or victimized by an age of overspecialization and administrative power. He seems to be ever challenged by new horizons, by the very fact of being alive, to explore, to probe, . The result is a totally readable, fascinating book which will reveal new truths to most of us and greatly encourage further work in this area. Diane P. Speed Department of English University of Sydney John L. Murphy, Darkness and Devils: Exorcism and 'King Lear', Athens and London, Ohio University Press, , pp. x and

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Description. In Samuel Harsnett (–), an academic, humanist and powerful archdeacon, published A Declaration of Egregious Popish Impostures, a work commissioned and officially sponsored by the Anglican book was the result of an inquiry into the public exorcisms performed by Catholic priests in Denham, Buckinghamshire in the s.

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(), Narratives of the Witchcraft Cases, – (New York). Shakespeare, Hars-nett, and the Devils of Denham. Newark: University of Delaware Press, pp. $ The title of this book is misleading, since it is essentially an edition of Sam-uel Harsnett's A Declaration of Egregious Popish Impostures,with elaborate notes and an excellent introduction putting Harsnett in context, especially.

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Shakespeare’s Library - Witchcraft #13 Samuel Harsnett, A Declaration of Egregious Popish Impostures () The fascination with witches and devils—so evident in Shakespeare’s Macbeth—was a result of changes in the religious and economic environment in the first year of the reign of King James, the Protestant divine Samuel Harsnett was directed by the new government to write.

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Interests. Samuel Harsnett, at the time chaplain to the Bishop of London, Richard Bancroft, was commissioned to write a condemnation of the practice of exorcism as practiced by Catholic priests.

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