'An honest dog yet': Performing The Witch of Edmonton

Barker, Roberta
December 2009
Early Theatre;2009, Vol. 12 Issue 2, p163
Academic Journal
An essay is presented which focuses on the 1621 tragedy "The Witch of Edmonton," wherein the devil engages a young morris dancer named Cuddy Banks in a conversation on the everyday world where Cuddy lives and the demon's kingdom where he reigns. In the play, the devil claims he can borrow the bodies of the dead and can enter any shape of creatures such as dogs, cats, frog, or hare and demonstrates by appearing in the form of a dog.


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