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Fairies, witches, and changelings - Diane Purkiss | Maiden Mother Matriarch 55
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Fairies, witches, and changelings - Diane Purkiss | Maiden Mother Matriarch 55

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My guest today is Diane Purkiss, Professor of English Literature at the University of Oxford and author of many books, including 'Fairies and Fairy Stories', 'The Witch in History', and 'English Food: A People's History.'

We spoke about witches and fairies in British folklore, and in particular why these stories are so often associated with childbirth, c…

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