☉ [PDF / Epub] ☆ The Witch and the Hysteric By Alexander Doty ❤ – Thomashillier.co.uk Benjamin Christensen's 1922 SwedishDanish film Haxan known under its English title as Witchcraft Through the Ages has entranced entertained shocked and puzzled audiences for nearly a century The film Benjamin Christensen's SwedishDanish film and the eBook ✓ Haxan 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 religion and science the medieval past and modern culture This uncanny content is compounded by the film's formal strangeness a mixture of uasi documentary with fictional episodes illustrated lectures alongside docudrama recreations and dreamscapes Is The Witch PDF/EPUB or this a documentary a horror flick or both In this chapbook authors Doty and Ingham argue that the puzzle of Christensen's Haxan might be unraveled by attending to the film's provocative and paradoxical medievalism its fantasmatic rendering of the witch as a medieval monster Such monstrous medievalism over sheds considerable light on the politics of gender and culture once the witch is rendered a female figure in a time out of joint.
- 84 pages
- The Witch and the Hysteric
- Alexander Doty
- 12 August 2014 Alexander Doty