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Response to Review of The Decline of Magic: Britain in the Enlightenment

Author’s response. I am grateful to Jan Machielsen for his alert and careful reading of my book, with the thrust of which he seems largely to concur—despite various critical asides, often reflecting his absorption in the earlier literature of demonology. However, I feel I should say something about the two ‘more important factors’ which, atContinue reading “Response to Review of The Decline of Magic: Britain in the Enlightenment”

Response to Review no. 978

I am happy to respond to Joseph Monteyne’s review of Printed Images in Early Modern Britain: Essays in Interpretation, which comprises a gratifyingly appreciative account of the book as a whole and of its component parts. He gives an excellent sense both of the book’s structure and rationale, and of the content of each ofContinue reading “Response to Review no. 978”