Premium Content Witchy Women: Female Magic and Otherness in Western Literature
By Rose Roll - February 15, 2003
Tales of women as sorceresses and magic-wielders abound in the literature and mythology of cultures that promote the gendered binary of culture over nature, activity over passivity, and reason over superstition. In these patriarchal societies, women are marginalized from society and have no agency of their own; to get what they want, they must…
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