Feminist interpretations of witches and the witch craze in contemporary art by women

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Deepwell, K. 2020. Feminist interpretations of witches and the witch craze in contemporary art by women. The Pomegranate: The International Journal of Pagan Studies. 21 (2), pp. 146-171. https://doi.org/10.1558/pome.37942
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TitleFeminist interpretations of witches and the witch craze in contemporary art by women
AuthorsDeepwell, K.
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This article arose from my experience organizing the conference, Misogyny: Witches and Wicked Bodies, which was held at the ICA, London, in March 2015. My aim in facilitating this event, which featured Alexandra Kokoli, Lynne Segal and myself as speakers, was to consider feminist interpretations of the witch in contemporary art and whether historical images of witches can be regarded as ‘woman-hating’ or misogynist.

KeywordsRepresentation of the witch; Witch Craze; contemporary Paganism
LanguageEnglish
PublisherEquinox Publishing
JournalThe Pomegranate: The International Journal of Pagan Studies
ISSN1528-0268
Electronic1743-1735
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Online03 Aug 2020
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Deposited25 Nov 2019
Accepted23 Sep 2019
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Pomegranate: The International Journal Of Pagan Studies, Vol 21, No 2 (2019): Special Issue: Paganism, art, and fashion

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