The Making of Salem: The Witch Trials in History, Fiction and Tourism

The Making of Salem The Witch Trials in History Fiction and Tourism The Salem Witch Trials of are a case study in hysteria and group psychology and the cultural effects still linger centuries later This critical study examines original trial transcripts histori

  • Title: The Making of Salem: The Witch Trials in History, Fiction and Tourism
  • Author: Robin Derosa
  • ISBN: null
  • Page: 241
  • Format: Kindle Edition
  • The Salem Witch Trials of 1692 are a case study in hysteria and group psychology, and the cultural effects still linger centuries later This critical study examines original trial transcripts, historical accounts, fiction and drama, film and television shows, and tourist sites in contemporary Salem, challenging the process of how history is collected and recorded DrawingThe Salem Witch Trials of 1692 are a case study in hysteria and group psychology, and the cultural effects still linger centuries later This critical study examines original trial transcripts, historical accounts, fiction and drama, film and television shows, and tourist sites in contemporary Salem, challenging the process of how history is collected and recorded Drawing from literary and historical theory, as well as from performance studies, the book offers a new definition of history and uses Salem as a tool for rethinking the relationships between the truth and the stories people tell about the past.

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    2 thoughts on “The Making of Salem: The Witch Trials in History, Fiction and Tourism

    1. Robin Derosa Is a well-known author, some of his books are a fascination for readers like in the The Making of Salem: The Witch Trials in History, Fiction and Tourism book, this is one of the most wanted Robin Derosa author readers around the world.

    2. An interesting examination of how the Salem Witch Trials have been represented (and often sensationalized) in historical studies, literature, dramatic media, and tourism. While I disagree with some of the author's conclusions (mainly their assertion that we can't know any definitive facts about the witch trials and their analysis of authorial intent in the literature examples), I appreciated the concept of the study as well as the analyses of the modern Salem tourism industry. I read this book t [...]

    3. There were some problematic gender and transgender discussions and comparisons at the beginning of the book that soured me to the rest of it. Link to Twitter Link of some quotes and comments: twitter/i/moments/9519379

    4. Unusual but great look at the Salem Witch Trials and how they have been interpreted through tourism and fiction.

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