Stuart Clark, 1999–2000

Visual Reality in Early Modern Europe


History, University of Wales, Swansea

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Stuart Clark (Lilly Endowment Fellow in Religion and the Humanities) drafted three chapters of a monograph on “Visual Reality in Early Modern Europe,” and wrote two essays: “Johannes Althusius and the Politics of Witchcraft,” for a Festschrift in honor of Benut Ankarloo, to be published by the University of Lund, and “Demons, Natural Magic, and Virtual Reality: Illusion in Early Modern Europe,” for a volume of essays on the history of science, published by Sixteenth-Century Studies. He wrote the introduction and edited a collection of essays entitled Languages of Witchcraft: Narrative, Ideology and Meaning (Routledge, 2000). Clark is Professor of History, University of Wales, Swansea, and British Academy Reader.

Languages of Witchcraft: Narrative, Ideology, and Meaning in Early Modern Culture