The Witch and the Hysteric: The Monstrous Medieval in Benjamin Christensen's Häxan

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Alexander Doty; Patricia Clare Ingham;
(2014)
  • Publisher: punctum books
  • Subject: film, medieval studies, horror, cultural studies, witchcraft | APFA

Benjamin Christensen’s 1922 Swedish/Danish film Häxan (known under its English title as Witchcraft Through the Ages) has entranced, entertained, shocked, and puzzled audiences for nearly a century. The film mixes documentary with fantasy, history with theatrics, religio... View more
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