Professor Marion Gibson

Publications

Books

Witchcraft: The Basics, London, Routledge, 2018.

Rediscovering Renaissance Witchcraft, London and New York, Routledge, 2017.

with Esra J, Shakespeare's Demonology: An Arden Shakespeare Dictionary, London, Bloomsbury, 2014.

Imagining the Pagan Past, London, Routledge - in press, 2013.

with Tregidga GH, Trower SJ, Mysticism, Myth and 'Celtic' Identity, London, Routledge, 2012.

Witchcraft Myths in American Culture, New York, Routledge, 2007.

Women and Witchcraft in Popular Literature c.1560-1715, Aldershot, Ashgate, 2007.

Possession, Puritanism and Print: Darrell, Harsnett, Shakespeare and the Elizabethan Exorcism Controversy, Pickering & Chatto, 2006.

Witchcraft and Society in England and America 1550-1750, Cornell University Press, 2003.

Early English Trial Pamphlets, London, Pickering & Chatto, 2003.

Early Modern Witches: Witchcraft Cases in Contemporary Writing, London and New York, Routledge, 2000.

with Bennett GH, The Later Life of Lord Curzon of Kedleston, Lewiston, Queenston, Lampeter, Edwin Mellen, 2000.

Reading Witchcraft: Stories of Early English Witches, London and New York, Routledge, 1999.

Reading Witchcraft: Stories of Early English Witches, London and New York, Routledge, 1999.

Articles

Becoming-Witch: Narrating Witchcraft in Early Modern English News Pamphlets, Magic, Ritual, and Witchcraft, 2019

Unreasonable Magic": Witchcraft, War and the Novel 1919-29, Magic, Ritual, and Witchcraft, 2018

Vikings and victories: sea stories from 'The seafarer' to Skyfall and the future of British maritime culture, Journal for Maritime Research, vol. 17, no. 1, Taylor and Francis, 2015, 1-15

'Melting the Ice-Gods: The Creation and Destruction of Old and New Gods in British Fiction 1880-1960', Preternature, vol. 3:2 (2014), Penn Press, 2014, 339-366

'Wicker Men and Straw Dogs': Internal Colonialism in Celtic Novels and Films 1968-78', National Identities, Routledge, 2012

Retelling Salem Stories: Gender, Politics and Witches in American Culture, European Journal of American Culture, vol. 25, no. 2, 2006, 85-107

Devilish Sin and Desperate Death: Northamptonshire Witches in Print and Manuscript, Northamptonshire Past and Present, 1998, 15-21

Mother Arnold: A Lost Witchcraft Pamphlet Rediscovered, Notes and Queries, no. September 1998, 1998, 296-300

Now the Witch is Dead: A Study of a Narrative of Witchcraft on the Staffordshire/Derbyshire Border, Staffordshire Studies, 1997, 9-17

Greene's Friar Bacon and Friar Bungay and A Most Wicked Worke of a Wretched Witch: A Link, Notes and Queries, no. March 1997, 1997, 36-37

Melting the Ice-Gods: The Creation and Destruction of Old and New Gods in British Fiction 1880-1960, Preternature, vol. 2, no. 3, Penn State University Press

Chapters

Kissing the Medium: The Spiritualist-Witch as Countercultural Heroine in The Thirty-Nine Steps (1959), in Poore B (eds) Neo-Victorian Villains, Rodopi/Brill, 2017, 145-160

'Old Deities, New Worlds: The Return of the Gods in Fiction', in Gibson MH, Tregidga GH, Trower SJ (eds) Mysticism, Myth and 'Celtic' Identity, London: Routledge, 2012, 38--48

Applying the Act of 1604: Witches in Essex, Northamptonshire and Lancashire Before and After 1604, in Newton J, Bath J (eds) Witchcraft and the Act of 1604, Boston and Leiden: Brill, 2008, 115-128

Thinking Witchcraft: Language, Literature and Intellectual History, in Davies O, Barry J (eds) Witchcraft Historiography, Basingstoke and New York: Palgrave, 2007, 164-181

The War at Home: Family, Gender and Post-Colonial Issues in Three Vietnam War Texts, in Smith AK (eds) Gender and Warfare in the Twentieth Century, Manchester: Manchester University Press, 2004, 154-173

Thomas Potts' Dusty Memory: Reconstructing Justice in The Wonderfull Discoverie of Witches, in Poole R (eds) The Lancashire Witches: Histories and Stories, Manchester University Press, 2002, 42-57

Understanding Witchcraft? Accusers' Stories in Print in Early Modern England, in Clark S (eds) Languages of Witchcraft: Narrative, Ideology and Meaning in Early Modern Culture, Basingstoke and London; New York: Macmillan; St. Martin's Press, 2000, 41-54

Conferences

'Old Deities, New Worlds: the return of the gods in fiction', Mysticism, Myth, Nationalism, University of Exeter, Cornwall Campus, 23rd - 24th Jul 2010. These will be forthcoming edited by MH Gibson, GH Tregidga and SJ Trower, 2012

Exhibitions

with Trower SJ, Hale A, Mysticism, Myth, Nationalism. University of Exeter, Cornwall Campus; Cornwall Centre, Redruth (1st Jul - 1st Aug 2010)