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The afflicted girls

poems

by Nicole Cooley

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Published by Louisiana State University Press in Baton Rouge .
Written in English

    Places:
  • Salem (Mass.)
    • Subjects:
    • Trials (Witchcraft) -- Poetry.,
    • Witchcraft -- Poetry.,
    • Salem (Mass.) -- History -- Colonial period, ca. 1600-1775 -- Poetry.

    • Edition Notes

      StatementNicole Cooley.
      GenrePoetry.
      Classifications
      LC ClassificationsPS3553.O5647 A37 2004
      The Physical Object
      Paginationxii, 50 p. ;
      Number of Pages50
      ID Numbers
      Open LibraryOL3677538M
      ISBN 100807129453, 0807129461
      LC Control Number2003017043

      When Sarah’s symptoms of “affliction” declined, the other afflicted girls accused her of signing the Devil’s book to avoid torture. In response, Sarah confessed that her master George Jacobs Sr. and his granddaughter, Margaret Jacobs, forced her to sign the Devil’s book. THE AFFLICTED GIRLS A Novel of Salem by author-researcher Suzy Witten presents a startling new theory of the Salem Village witch-hunts which is certain to put this year old unsettled mystery to rest by expertly guiding readers through The Historical Record to revelation.

      These girls are “afflicted” by the witches in the community, and soon started calling out names of these s It is a perfect book for anyone who loves to read about teenage drama and a good story about a struggle for power and control/5().   "The Crucible" is about the Salem witch trials in Several young girls claim to be afflicted by witchcraft, starting with Reverend Paris's daughter Betty. The afflicted girls accuse people in the town of witchcraft, often choosing victims who they or their families dislike.

      Her first book of poetry, Resurrection, won the Walt Whitman Award and was published by LSU Press in Her second book of poetry, The Afflicted Girls, about the Salem witch trials of , came out with LSU Press in April and was chosen as one of the best poetry books . THE AFFLICTED GIRLS A Novel of Salem was cited in a history book about gossip in American History: WHEN PRIVATE TALK GOES PUBLIC, Chapter Two: "Gossip and the Essex County Witchcraft Crisis" by Mary Beth Norton, the leading historian on the Salem Witch Trials & Witch Hunt of ! The Afflicted Girls Suzy Witten When Private Talk Goes Public: Gossip in American History Kathleen A. /5(22).


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The Afflicted Girls, so named after the young women who claimed to be victims of witchcraft, spans the centuries to give voice to those both audible and silent on history’s pages―accusers and accused of several kinds: wife and husband, servant and master, congregant and minister, and, not least, bewitched and witch.

Piercing, enchanting /5(3). Nicole Cooley, The Afflicted Girls (Louisiana State University, ) Nicole Cooley starts here from a popular point in American mythology, the Salem witch trials. When you're tackling something that's been done so many times, you have to take a different tack than others have.

Cooley elects to spend much of the book telling The afflicted girls book tales from the points of view of some of the more minor characters/5. The Afflicted Girls / It is my belief that any historical novel must be subjected to two questions in a review - first, is the material historically accurate, and second, is the material pleasant and engaging to read/5.

Despite that question, The Afflicted Girls, is a great book, a wonderful read. Witten's developed characters, protagonists as well as lesser figures excite your sympathies, causing the reader to cheer the good guys (generally the already downtrodden) and hiss the villains (often the powerful), a book that will hold you till the last sentence/5(29).

The Afflicted Girls, so named The afflicted girls book the young women who claimed to be victims of witchcraft, spans the centuries to give voice to those both audible and silent on history's pages--accusers and accused of several kinds: wife and husband, servant and master, congregant and minister, and, not least, "bewitched" and "witch." Piercing, enchanting.

The afflicted girls: poems User Review - Not Available - Book Verdict. This is no mere history lesson. Cooley, a Walt Whitman Award winner, reimagines the "afflicted girls" of the Salem witch trials in language both sharp-edged and affecting.

(LJ 7/04) Read full review4/5(1). – One of the “afflicted girls”, Elizabeth Booth was the daughter of George and Elizabeth Booth of Salem Village. On June 8,the year-old Elizabeth allegedly showed signs of affliction by witchcraft. Her afflictions were supported by her mother and younger year-old sister Alice.

The Afflicted Girls is a book obsessed with the idea that speech can be fictional and even fictional speech can have results in the real world. The book includes a poem about the audience-participation play staged in Salem for tourists, “The People vs.

Bridget Bishop, July ”5/5. CATHLEEN CALBERT is the author of four books of poetry: Lessons in Space, Bad Judgment, Sleeping with a Famous Poet, and The Afflicted Girls. Her work has appeared in many other publications, including The Hudson Review, The New Republic, The New York Times, The Paris Review, and The Women's Review of Books.

Her awards include a Pushcart Prize, The Nation Discovery 5/5(1). Despite that question, The Afflicted Girls, is a great book, a wonderful read.

Witten's developed characters, protagonists as well as lesser figures excite your sympathies, causing the reader to cheer the good guys (generally the already downtrodden) and hiss the villains (often the powerful), a book that will hold you till the last sentence.4/5(28). The Afflicted Girls, so named after the young women who claimed to be victims of witchcraft, spans the centuries to give voice to those both audible and silent on history?s pages?accusers and accused of several kinds: wife and husband, servant and master, congregant and minister, and, not.

“The Afflicted Girls is a book filled with powerful voices. The poems are lush and textured, subtle yet fierce. This is a wonderful collection by a woman writing at the peak of her powers. Cathleen Calbert is a poet who has learned her trade, and her music is sure and original.”.

Elizabeth “Betty” Parris was the first afflicted girl and one of the main accusers during the Salem Witch Trials of Born in Boston on NovemBetty moved to Salem with her family and slave Tituba in November of when her father.

"The Afflicted Girls is a book filled with powerful voices. The poems are lush and textured, subtle yet fierce. This is a wonderful collection by a woman writing at the peak of her powers. Cathleen Calbert is a poet who has learned her trade, and her music issure and original."-Thomas Lux. The Afflicted Girls, A Novel of Salem, by author-researcher Suzy Witten presents a startling new theory of the Salem Village witch-hunts, which is certain to put this year-old unsettled mystery to rest by expertly guiding readers through The Historical Record to : Suzy Witten.

Winner IPPY SILVER MEDAL for HistoricalFiction (Independent Publisher Book Awards)A Walt Disney Studios Fellowship FinalistSomething terrible happened in Salem in but it isn't what you think!THE AFFLICTED GIRLS A Novel of Salem by author-researcherSuzy Witten Author: Suzy Witten.

"The best new book I read in was Suzy Witten's "The Afflicted Girls". It is destined to go down in literary history as the best novel about the Salem Witch Trials." Nan Hawthorne "Steeped in history, this take on the Salem Witch trials of is part parable, part star-crossed romance, and part supernatural venture." Renaissance MagazineAuthor: Suzy Witten.

In Hale’s book, published inhe mentions an anonymous afflicted girl who suffered from “diabolical manifestation” until her death and died a single woman. Since only three of the girls, Abigail Williams, Elizabeth Hubbard and Mary Warren, are unaccounted for in the records at the time, it is possible Hale was referring to Williams.

The Afflicted Girls, so named after the young women who claimed to be victims of witchcraft, spans the centuries to give voice to those both audible and silent on history’s pages—accusers and accused of several kinds: wife and husband, servant and master, congregant and minister, and, not least, bewitched and witch.

Piercing, enchanting Pages: The Afflicted Girls is a book obsessed with the idea that speech can be fictional and even fictional speech can have results in the real world.

The book includes a poem about the audience-participation play staged in Salem for tourists, “The People vs. Bridget Bishop, July ” Cooley expresses puzzlement that the audience nearly. The Afflicted Girls: Like some white-coated poet-anthropologist, Cathleen Calbert’s ginned-up history of notable off-center women takes dead aim at what you thought you knew.

A Pushcart Prize and The Nation Discovery award winner*, The Afflicted Girls* is her fourth.“He peered into the night-dark windows of the afflicted girls, whispering names and stirring fits into their dreams until their own screams awakened them.

The girls concocted fantastic stories of witches and curses and torture at the hands of specters. More accusers joined their ranks without his nurturing, puppets of their own envy.Get this from a library! The afflicted girls: poems. [Nicole Cooley] -- Presents a collection of poetry that reflects those caught up in the Salem witch trials.