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Spectral evidence

Eugene McNamara

Spectral evidence

by Eugene McNamara

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Published by Black Moss Press, Distributed in Canada and the U.S. by Firefly Books in Windsor, Ont., Canada, Scarborough, Ont., Canada .
Written in English


Edition Notes

StatementEugene McNamara.
Classifications
LC ClassificationsPR9199.3.M3348 S64 1985
The Physical Object
Pagination125 p. ;
Number of Pages125
ID Numbers
Open LibraryOL2658215M
ISBN 100887531334
LC Control Number85243371

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WITCHCRAFT AT SALEM by Chadwick Hansen. pages. Braziller. $ The year was a very bad year for the town of Salem, Mass. During a summer of superstitious hysteria, grim events took place there that have permanently tarnished the popular American memory of its Puritan past. Oct 30,  · Book Review: "The Witches: Salem, " by Stacy Schiff but of the legitimacy of spectral evidence. Could they really convict on the basis .

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In this remarkable contribution to photographic criticism and psychoanalytic literatureCited by: Feb 22,  · By the third story I realized Spectral Evidence might well be one of those precious books you clutch to your chest and declare your undying love for.

This is one of those few books worth reading, revisiting and revering. Spectral Evidence is the story of the Ramona family of Napa Valley, CA, whose outward appearance of success was destroyed by allegations of child sexual abuse brought by Holly, the eldest of the.

Spectral Evidence. Spectral evidence book An original analysis of the parallels between the arrested moment in photography and in the traumatized psyche. Spectral evidence was testimony that the accused witch's spirit (i.e.

spectre) appeared to the witness in a dream or vision (for example, a black cat or wolf). The dream or vision was admitted as evidence. Spectral evidence is evidence-based on visions and dreams of the actions of a witch's spirit or specter.

Thus, spectral evidence is testimony about what an accused person's spirit did, rather than actions of the accused person in the body. Jul 07,  · Published in mid-October ofthis page book by Samuel Willard criticizes the use of spectral evidence in the Salem Witch Trials.

The book is structured as a debate between “S and B,” which stands for Salem and Boston, with Willard’s views being represented by Boston. The essays address the role of "spectral evidence" during the Salem witch trials, the Puritan belief in good spirits, the convergence of American Spiritualism and technological development in the nineteenth century, the use of the supernatural as a tool of political critique in twentieth-century magic realism, and the "ghosting" of persons living with AIDS.

Spectral evidence by Moira Johnston,Houghton Mifflin edition, in EnglishCited by: Spectral evidence dealt with elements unseen by human eyes such as spirits and supernatural occurrences. The allowance of spectral evidence was pushed for by Cotton Mather. This could have been a promotional technique for his book "Memorable Provinces" or he could have truly believed that there was validity in the supernatural evidence.

The final nail in the coffin was when Rev. Increase Mather, the father of Cotton Mather, expressed his disapproval with spectral evidence in his book 'Cases of Conscience Concerning Evil Spirits Personating Men, Witchcrafts, Infallible Proofs of Guilt in such as are Accused with That Crime'.

He argued that it was better to acquit ten suspected Author: Akshay Chavan. This paper looks at the use of spectral evidence during the Salem witch trials and. examines whether its use was legitimate and in accordance with the evidential.

standards of the time (). Ultimately this paper finds that the use of spectral. Although Mather was not directly involved in the proceedings of the Salem witch trials, he wrote a letter to one of the magistrates in the trials, John Richards of Boston, urging caution in the use of spectral evidence.

Mather was also the author of the "Return of the Several Ministers," a report sent to the judges of the Salem court. SPECTRAL EVIDENCE For almost thirty years, Shirley Jackson Award-winning horror author Gemma Files has consistently served up tale after tale celebrating monstrosity in all its forms: the imperfect, the broken, the beautifully alien and the sadly familiar.

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“Spectral Evidence, Non-Spectral Acts of Witchcraft and Confession at Salem in ” The Historical Journal, v. 40, n. 2 (June ). Cullen-duPont, Kathryn.

“Salem Witch Trials.” Encyclopedia of Women’s History in America, “Dewitched.”. In a moving discussion of a rare collection of color slides taken by a Nazi official in the Lodz ghetto, Baer makes us aware that it is the viewer's responsibility to account for the spectral evidence Price: $.

Spectral Evidence Law and Legal Definition Spectral evidence refers to a witness testimony that the accused person's spirit or spectral shape appeared to him/her witness in a dream at the time the accused person's physical body was at another location.Find many great new & used options and get the best deals for Spectral Evidence by Gemma Files (, Paperback) at the best online prices at eBay!

Free shipping for many products!Spectral Evidence The evidence used in these cases included confessions given under torture, supposed eyewitness testimony, and physical inspections of the accused.

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