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The possession at Loudun

by Michel de Certeau

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Published by University of Chicago Press in Chicago, IL .
Written in English

    Places:
  • Loudun (France),
  • France,
  • Loudun
    • Subjects:
    • Grandier, Urbain, 1590-1634.,
    • Couvent des Ursulines (Loudun, France) -- History -- 17th century.,
    • Demoniac possession -- France -- Loudun -- History -- 17th century.,
    • Loudun (France) -- Church history -- 17th century.

    • Edition Notes

      Includes bibliographical references (p. [229]-244) and index.

      StatementMichel de Certeau ; translated by Michael B. Smith ; with a foreword by Stephen Greenblatt.
      Classifications
      LC ClassificationsBF1517.F5 C4713 2000
      The Physical Object
      Paginationxi, 251 p. :
      Number of Pages251
      ID Numbers
      Open LibraryOL59518M
      ISBN 100226100340, 0226100359
      LC Control Number99088078

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The Loudun possessions was a notorious witchcraft trial in Loudun, France in A convent of Ursuline nuns said they had been visited and possessed by ing an investigation by the Catholic Church, a local priest named Father Urbain Grandier was accused of summoning the evil spirits.

He was eventually convicted of the crimes of sorcery and burned at the stake. The Possession at Loudun is [de Certeau's] most accessible book and one of his most wonderful."—Stephen Greenblatt (from the Foreword) "synopsis" may belong to another edition of this title.

About the Author: At the time of his death inMichel de Certeau was a director of studies at the Ecole des hautes etudes en sciences sociales, Paris/5(80). It seemed that, as per their allegations, that they had been possessed by demons sent to drive them mad and inspire them to blasphemy and deviant sexual acts.

The allegation of the Mother Superior was that the local priest, Urbain Grandier was responsible for causing the possession. This is the case of the Loudun nun possessions. The Possession at Loudun is [de Certeau's] most accessible book and one of his most wonderful."—Stephen Greenblatt (from the Foreword) Back to top Rent The Possession at Loudun 1st edition () today, or search our site for other textbooks by Michel De Edition: 1st Edition.

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