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Devil in Masachusetts

Marion L. Starkey

Devil in Masachusetts

A Modern Enquiry into the Salem Witch Trials

by Marion L. Starkey

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Published by Dolphin Books Doubleday and Company in New York .
Written in English


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StatementMarion L.Starkey.
The Physical Object
Pagination310p. : Pbk.
Number of Pages310
ID Numbers
Open LibraryOL17481532M

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The Devil in Massachusetts: A Modern Enquiry into the Salem Witch Trials Paperback – September 5, by Marion L. Starkey (Author)Cited by: Although I don't agree with Starkey on many points, The Devil in Massachusetts makes a good point at which to begin one's reading about Salem.

It is interested in forming a narrative of the witch trials, which means that it is clear and easy to read and compelling in ways that, for instance, Salem Possessed: The Social Origins of Witchcraft is not/5. The Devil in Massachusetts, first published inis a well-researched, accurate narrative of the s Salem witch 'outbreak' and subsequent trials.

The book takes its dialogue from actual trial records and applies modern psychiatric knowledge to help explain the witchcraft hysteria/5(37). The Paperback of the The Devil in Massachusetts: A Modern Enquiry into the Salem Witch Trials by Marion L.

Starkey, Marion Lena Starkey | at Barnes & Due to COVID, orders may be delayed. Thank you for your patience/5(12). About The Devil in Massachusetts. This historical narrative of the Salem witch trials takes its dialogue from actual trial records but applies modern psychiatric knowledge to the witchcraft hysteria.

Starkey’s sense of drama also vividly recreates the atmosphere of pity and terror that fostered the evil and suffering of this human tragedy. Marion Lena Starkey was Editor of the Saugus Herald newspaper, and a teacher at the Hampton Institute and the University of Connecticut at New London, having attended the Harvard Graduate school of Education.

A descendant of Mayflower passenger Peregrine White, Starkey has published extensively on the Salem Witch Trials and the history of New England/5. This research paper is a book review about “The Devil In Massachusetts” by Marion L.

Starkey and this paper is supposed to describe who’s the characters and who was the protagonist and the antagonist and also which was my favorite character (Abigail William), explain her personality and why I like her and what the plot of the story in detail and also using some quotes from the book.

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Get FREE 7-day instant eTextbook access. The Salem witchcraft ofof which this is a record, did not start in Salem. It started in what has since become Danvers, at a point from which the Danvers State Hospital (for mental cases) is now visible, and which serves as an unintended.

The Devil in Massachusetts is recommended by the reader as an informative book into what really went on during in Salem.

Hysteria and fear overtook the village and its interested to see how a town or village during the colonial times would react to something of this extent. Words. The novel The Devil in Massachusetts, written by Marion L.

Starkey, describes and example of the prominent witch trials and executions in New England late 17th century. The case that this novel pertains to is the witch trials that occurred in Salem, Massachusetts, The Devil in Massachusetts: A Modern Inquiry Into the Salem Witch Trials A Doubleday Anchor Book, A A borzoi book Anchor books Dolphin books: Author: Marion Lena Starkey: Edition: reprint: Publisher: A.

Knopf, Original from: the University of Wisconsin - Madison: Digitized: Length: pages: Subjects/5(9). The Devil in Massachusetts, a modern inquiry into the Salem witch trials. (New York, A. Knopf, ), by Marion Lena Starkey (page images at HathiTrust) The devil in Mexico, (Minneapolis, []), by G.

Morrill (page images at HathiTrust) The devil in Mexico / ([Minneapolis. Minn.: s.n.], c), by G. Morrill (page images at HathiTrust) A devil in. I first read, "The Devil in Massachusetts" in the lates as part of a colonial history course.

Having also an interest in psychology at that time, I was impressed with the story of the mass-hysteria and the book made a lasting impression on me.I re-read the book following a visit to Salem, Massachusetts this by: The Intrigue of Chaos Part 1: The Devil in the White City is a true crime novel that takes place during the building, during, and aftermath of the Chicago World’s Fair.

There are 2 main narratives,the first is Daniel Burnham, one of the main architects and designers of the World 's. The Devil in Massachusetts, written by Marion L. Starkey, published by Alfred A. Knopf, The author, who died inwas a distinguished journalist and a New Englander with an American ancestry dating back to the Mayflower.

The Devil in Massachusetts presents an account of the accusers, accused, prosecutors and defenders surrounding the trials at Salem. The book begins with the theory that two young and very deceiving girls began to explore witchcraft because they thought their lives consisted only of working but they lived like princesses.

Marion Lena Starkey (Ap – Decem ) was an American author of history books, including The Devil in Massachusetts: A Modern Enquiry into the Salem Witch Trials.

Open Library is an open, editable library catalog, building towards a web page for every book ever published. The Devil in Massachusetts by Marion Lena Starkey,Time edition, in English - Time reading program special by: The devil in massachusetts book review - The Devil in Massachusetts: A Modern Enquiry into the Salem Witch Trials [ Marion L.

Starkey] on This book is brilliant, funny, raw and utterly magnificent ― it's a portal to a world you'll never want to leave. See all Editorial Reviews. Start by marking “The Devil in Massachusetts: A Modern Enquiry Into the Salem Witch Trials” as. About this Book Catalog Record Details.

The Devil in Massachusetts, a modern inquiry into the Salem Starkey, Marion Lena. View full catalog record. The Devil in Massachusetts: A Modern Enquiry into the Salem Witch Trials by Starkey, Marion L Book condition: Very Good Book Description.

The Devil in Massachusetts Book Review Summary: An essay on the structural content that Marion Starkey chose to use in her novel The Devil in Massachusetts, in which she retold the events of the Salem witchcraft trials and the events leading up to the cause.

The Devil in Massachusetts: A Modern Inquiry into the Salem Witch Trials (With a New Introduction by Aldous Huxley) Starkey, Marion L. Published. Marion Starkey’s The Devil in Massachusetts historically was accurate.

At the end of the book she has her notes and her primary source the Essex County Archives. She also has a selected bibliography of her sources and many secondary sources that she used to research.

This just goes to show that most of her book is accurate. Open Library is an initiative of the Internet Archive, a (c)(3) non-profit, building a digital library of Internet sites and other cultural artifacts in digital projects include the Wayback Machine, and RDMC Massachusetts Red Devils MC, Massachusetts.

3, likes 53 talking about this. New England is now Massachusetts - 3 Chapters - Cape Ann Middlesex North ShoreFollowers: K. THE DEVIL IN MASSACHUSETTS. GET WEEKLY BOOK RECOMMENDATIONS: Email Address Subscribe. Tweet. KIRKUS REVIEW. Fascinating material vividly presented, this story of witchcraft in Massachusetts makes absorbing reading.

This examines the origins and the course of the malady, the tragedies of the accused and the mass hysteria of the bewitched.

The Devil in Massachusetts describes in detail the people and events that surrounded the infamous Salem Witch Trials. While Starkey's book claims to be an accurate history, it requires further investigation.

Written with sly humor, much of the book reads like a novel. In the end, one is pretty sure what was wrong with Cotton Mather, the august judges, and the tormented young girls.“The Devil in Massachusetts is a vivid and compassionate reconstruction of the Salem witchcraft hysteria.

Tituba was the first woman to be accused of practicing witchcraft during the Salem witch was enslaved and owned by Samuel Parris of Danvers, gh her origins are debated, research has suggested that she was a South American native and sailed from Barbados to New England with Samuel Parris.

Little is known regarding Tituba's life prior Known for: Accused of witchcraft during the Salem. The book revolves around the story of the Salem witch-hunts that,unfortunately, was a product of mere mass-hysteria.

A mass-hysteria that caused the deaths of 20 innocent people based solely on the testimonies of a group of girls led by Abigail Williams.

Description. This research paper is a book review about “The Devil In Massachusetts” by Marion L. Starkey and this paper is supposed to describe who’s the characters and who was the protagonist and the antagonist and also which was my favorite character (Abigail William), explain her personality and why I like her and what the plot of the.

The idea that signing the devil's book was important is probably derived from the Puritan belief that church members made a covenant with God and demonstrated that by signing the church membership book.

This accusation, then, fit with the idea that the witchcraft "epidemic" in Salem Village was undermining the local church, a theme which Rev. Buy The Devil in Massachusetts by Marion L Starkey online at Alibris.

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The Devil in Massachusetts A Modern Enquiry Into the Salem Witch Trials (Book): Starkey, Marion Lena: This historical narrative of the Salem witch trials takes its dialogue from actual trial records but applies modern psychiatric knowledge to the witchcraft hysteria.

Starkey's sense of drama also vividly recreates the atmosphere of pity and. book the devil in massachusetts. purchase book the devil in massachusetts. sku: book the devil in massachusetts; $ qty. description. written by marion l. starkey this historical narrative of the salem witch trials takes its dialogue from actual trial records but applies modern psychiatric knowledge to the witchcraft hysteria.

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Starkey "applies modern psychiatric knowledge to the witchcraft hysteria" which plagued Salem, Massachusetts in Although Starkey's work is obviously well-researched and is historically authentic, it is neither an enquiry nor a psychological evaluation with new insights into the .