By Robert M. Schuler
Of curiosity to interdisciplinary historians in addition to these in a variety of different fields, this e-book provides the 1st ebook of 14 poems starting from 12 to 3,000 traces. The poems are revealed within the chronological order in their composition, from Elizabethan to Augustan instances, yet 9 of them are verse translations of works from prior sessions 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 aspect within the histories of early glossy technology and drugs. This publication emphasises those poems’ expression of and shaping effect on non secular, social and political values and associations in their time too and is an invaluable reference paintings with a lot to supply for cultural reviews and literary experiences in addition to technological know-how and historical past.
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Alchemical Poetry, 1575-1700: From Previously Unpublished Manuscripts by Robert M. Schuler