In The Anti-Witch, Jeanne Favret-Saada revisits fieldwork she first described in her classic Deadly Words: Witchcraft in the Bocage in a more reflective mode and conceptually ambitious mode. Made available as an open-access monograph by HAU Books, this translation introduces English-language readers to Favret-Saada’s encounters with the “dewitcher” Madame Flora and outlines the foundations for an anthropology of therapy. We hope you enjoy these commentaries on The Anti-Witch.
Response to Jeanne Favret-Saada’s The Anti-Witch
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Raikhel E. Book Forum–Jeanne Favret-Saada’s The Anti-Witch. Somatosphere. 2016. Available at: http://somatosphere.net/2016/book-forum-jeanne-favret-saadas-the-anti-witch.html/. Accessed January 19, 2022.
Raikhel, Eugene. (2016). Book Forum–Jeanne Favret-Saada’s The Anti-Witch. Retrieved January 19, 2022, from Somatosphere Web site: http://somatosphere.net/2016/book-forum-jeanne-favret-saadas-the-anti-witch.html/
Raikhel, Eugene. 2016. Book Forum–Jeanne Favret-Saada’s The Anti-Witch. Somatosphere. http://somatosphere.net/2016/book-forum-jeanne-favret-saadas-the-anti-witch.html/ (accessed January 19, 2022).
Raikhel, E 2016, Book Forum–Jeanne Favret-Saada’s The Anti-Witch, Somatosphere. Retrieved January 19, 2022, from <http://somatosphere.net/2016/book-forum-jeanne-favret-saadas-the-anti-witch.html/>
Raikhel, Eugene. "Book Forum–Jeanne Favret-Saada’s The Anti-Witch." 20 May. 2016. Somatosphere. Accessed 19 Jan. 2022. <http://somatosphere.net/2016/book-forum-jeanne-favret-saadas-the-anti-witch.html/>