Devil or Angel? Please say you'll be mine
The religious supernatural recognizes\zed a self torn between
transcendent forces that fought for its possession. The Devil
and his minions, the Demons, engaged in a struggle for the soul
with the angels and guardian spirits. When the religious supernatural
expresses the search for salvation in terms of conflict and terror
it anticipates the universe of Fantastic anxiety. A particular
interest in this cluster of images is the material drawn from
Cornell's extensive Witchcraft collection.
View Images: Angels & Demons
- Max Milner. Le diable dans la litterature francaise.
Paris: Corti 1972.
- Jeffery Burton Russell. The Devil.Ithaca: Cornell University
- Jeffery Burton Russell. Witchcraft in the Middle Ages:
Cornell University Press, 1972.
- Barbey d'Aurevilly: Les diaboliques.
- Goethe: Faust.
- M. G. Lewis: The Monk.
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