Glitter and Gravedust: Halloween past and present

Book ID:
7615
Title:
Glitter and Gravedust: Halloween past and present
Author:
'Hewitt, Judith and Peter'
Publisher name:
Published by the Museum of Witchcraft and Magic
Book type:
Booklet
First edition date:
2016
Pages:
51
Dewey decimal number:
291.36HEW
Dust jacket:
No
Language:
English
Photographs:
Yes
Illustrations:
Yes
Bibliography:
Yes
Notes:

A guidebook to coincide with the 2016 Museum exhibition: Glitter and Gravedust: Halloween past and present.

Contents:

An introduction to Halloween

The word Halloween

The appeal of Halloween

A history of Halloween

Fairies and Halloween

Halloween and witchcraft

Halloween magic

Jack O'Lantern

Halloween around Britain

Costumes

The taste of Halloween

Halloween in print

Halloween and popular culture

Halloween and Satanism

Samhain

Allantide

Unusual ways of celebrating Halloween