Category: social turmoil

What are the 'witches'?

Posted October 28, 2010 - 1:02pm

In preparing for our production of Macbeth, one of Blanka Zizka's first questions was "What are the 'witches' in the world of our production?" Witchcraft is not just a thing of the past, or a joke in the current campaign season. Here's a review of a book investigating how the notion of witchcraft remains alive as a means for stigmatizing women in societies wracked by social turmoil.

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