Cotton Mather

Cotton Mather: Selected full-text books and articles

The Mathers: Three Generations of Puritan Intellectuals, 1596-1728 By Robert Middlekauff University of California Press, 1999
FREE! Cotton Mather: The Puritan Priest By Barrett Wendell Dodd, Mead, 1891
FREE! The Wonders of the Invisible World: Being an Account of the Tryals of Several Witches Lately Executed in New England By Cotton Mather; Increase Mather John Russell Smith, 1862
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FREE! Narratives of the Witchcraft Cases, 1648-1706 By George Lincoln Burr Barnes & Noble, 1914
Librarian's tip: "Memorable Providences, Relating to Witchcrafts and Possessions, by Cotton Mather, 1689" begins on p. 89
Columbia Literary History of the United States By Martha Banta; Terence Martin; David Minter; Marjorie Perloff; Daniel B. Shea; Emory Elliott Columbia University Press, 1988
Librarian's tip: "From Cotton Mather to Benjamin Franklin" begins on p. 101
Puritanism in Early America By George M. Waller D. C. Heath, 1950
Librarian's tip: "The Devil and Cotton Mather" begins on p. 79
Religious Melancholy and Protestant Experience in America By Julius H. Rubin Oxford University Press, 1994
Librarian's tip: "Cotton Mather" begins on p. 51
English Plague and New World Promise(*) By Totaro, Rebecca Utopian Studies, Vol. 10, No. 1, Winter 1999
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