For Further Study

Nicole Cama, Defining the ‘Strano’: Madness in Renaissance Italy
https://ses.library.usyd.edu.au/bitstream/2123/5815/1/Cama%20Nicole%20Thesis.pdf

Cristiano Croci, Introduction to the Tarantism and to the video-documentary “Tarantula”
https://www.academia.edu/11355269/Introduction_to_the_Tarantism_and_to_the_video-documentary_Tarantula_G._Mingozzi_

Carole Cusack, Arachne’s Weaving: Disentangling the Ambiguities of Irreligious Representations of the Divine
https://www.academia.edu/738423/Arachne_s_Weaving_Disentangling_the_Ambiguities_of_Irreligious_Representations_of_the_Divine

Max Dashu, Xi Wangmu, the shamanic goddess of China
https://www.academia.edu/4075136/Xi_Wangmu_the_shamanic_goddess_of_China

Luisa Del Giudice and Nancy Elizabeth, Performing Ecstasies: Music, Dance, and Ritual in the Mediterranean
http://luisadg.org/wp/wp-content/uploads/2013/11/Performing-Ecstasies-VOLUME-LuisaDelGiudice.pdf

Ann Glennie, Arachne’s Tapestry: Ovid’s Mortal Artisan Weaves Her Creativity, Voice, and Agency
https://www.academia.edu/6682988/Arachne_s_Tapestry_Ovid_s_Mortal_Artisan_Weaves_Her_Creativity_Voice_and_Agency

Phillip Horky, The Imprint of the Soul: Psychosomatic Affection in Plato, Gorgias, and the “Orphic” Gold Tablets
https://www.academia.edu/202380/The_Imprint_of_the_Soul_Psychosomatic_Affection_in_Plato_Gorgias_and_the_Orphic_Gold_Tablets

Jeremy Hultin, A New Web for Arachne and a New Veil for the Temple: Women and Weaving from Athena to the Virgin Mary
https://www.academia.edu/4642949/_A_New_Web_for_Arachne_and_a_New_Veil_for_the_Temple_Women_and_Weaving_from_Athena_to_the_Virgin_Mary._Pages_203-17_in_Women_and_Gender_in_Ancient_Religions_Interdisciplinary_Approaches

Jack Hunter, Music and Altered States of Consciousness in Shamanism and Spirit Possession
https://www.academia.edu/13977651/Music_and_Altered_States_of_Consciousness_in_Shamanism_and_Spirit_Possession_An_Overview_of_the_Literature

Sarah Iles Johnston, A New Web for Arachne
https://www.academia.edu/3667336/A_New_Web_for_Arachne_in_U._Dil_and_C._Walde_eds._Antike_Mythen_DeGruyter_2009

Jodi Lundgren, Dancing the Spider: Tarantism and Transnationalism
http://www.csds-sced.ca/English/Resources/JodiLundgren.pdf

José Manuel Pedrosa, The Arachne Myth in Oral and Written Literature
https://www.academia.edu/6247898/The_Arachne_Myth_in_Oral_and_Written_Literature

Giovanni Pizza, Tarantism and the Politics of Tradition in Contemporary Salento
https://www.academia.edu/6044596/Tarantism_and_the_Politics_of_Tradition_in_Contemporary_Salento

F. Russell, Tarantism
http://www.ncbi.nlm.nih.gov/pmc/articles/PMC1082580/?tool=pmcentrez

Simonetta Falasca Zamponi, Of Tears and Tarantulas: Folk Religiosity, de Martino’s Ethnology, and the Italian South
http://escholarship.org/uc/item/7dw8v25r