Teenage witches : magical youth and the search for the self (Book, 2007) [Portland Community College Library]
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Teenage witches : magical youth and the search for the self

Author: Helen A Berger; Douglas Ezzy
Publisher: New Brunswick, NJ [etc.] : Rutgers University Press, cop. 2007.
Edition/Format:   Print book : State or province government publication : EnglishView all editions and formats
Summary:
A popular new image of Witches has arisen in recent years, due largely to popular movies and television. Here, young sexy Witches use magic and Witchcraft to gain control over their lives and fight evil. Then there is the depiction in the Harry Potter books: Witchcraft is a gift that unenlightened everyday people lack. In both types of portrayals, being a Witch is akin to being a superhero. At the other end of the  Read more...
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Genre/Form: Trivia and miscellanea
Material Type: Government publication, State or province government publication
Document Type: Book
All Authors / Contributors: Helen A Berger; Douglas Ezzy
ISBN: 9780813540207 0813540208 9780813540214 0813540216
OCLC Number: 907159600
Description: xvii, 278 p. : ill. ; 23 cm.
Responsibility: Helen A. Berger, Douglas Ezzy.

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Presenting a look into the lives of teenage Witches, this book shows that the reality of their practices, beliefs, values, and motivations is very different from the sensational depictions we see in  Read more...
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