Alchemical Poetry, 1575-1700: From Previously Unpublished - download pdf or read online

By Robert M. Schuler

ISBN-10: 0415752698

ISBN-13: 9780415752695

ISBN-10: 0824075994

ISBN-13: 9780824075996

Of curiosity to interdisciplinary historians in addition to these in numerous different fields, this publication provides the 1st booklet of 14 poems starting from 12 to 3,000 traces. The poems are published within the chronological order in their composition, from Elizabethan to Augustan occasions, yet 9 of them are verse translations of works from past classes within the improvement of alchemy. every one has a textual and ancient advent and explanatory observe via the Editor. Renaissance alchemy is stated as a huge point within the histories of early smooth technological know-how and drugs. This publication emphasises those poems’ expression of and shaping effect on spiritual, social and political values and associations in their time too and is an invaluable reference paintings with a lot to supply for cultural stories and literary reports in addition to technology and history.

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