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The Resource Darke hierogliphicks : alchemy in English literature from Chaucer to the Restoration, Stanton J. Linden

Darke hierogliphicks : alchemy in English literature from Chaucer to the Restoration, Stanton J. Linden

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Darke hierogliphicks : alchemy in English literature from Chaucer to the Restoration
Title
Darke hierogliphicks
Title remainder
alchemy in English literature from Chaucer to the Restoration
Statement of responsibility
Stanton J. Linden
Creator
Subject
Language
eng
Summary
The literary influence of alchemy and hermeticism in the work of most medieval and early modern authors has been overlooked. Stanton Linden now provides the first comprehensive examination of this influence on English literature from the late Middle Ages through the sixteenth and seventeenth centuries. Drawing extensively on alchemical allusions as well as on the practical and theoretical background of the art and its pictorial tradition, Linden demonstrates the pervasiveness of interest in alchemy during this three-hundred-year period. Most writers -- including Langland, Gower, Barclay, Eramu
Member of
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1935-
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Linden, Stanton J.
Dewey number
820.9/37
Illustrations
illustrations
Index
index present
Literary form
non fiction
Nature of contents
  • dictionaries
  • bibliography
Series statement
Studies in the English Renaissance
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  • Chaucer, Geoffrey
  • English literature
  • Alchemy in literature
  • English literature
  • Renaissance
Label
Darke hierogliphicks : alchemy in English literature from Chaucer to the Restoration, Stanton J. Linden
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Publication
Copyright
Bibliography note
Includes bibliographical references and index
Color
multicolored
Contents
  • Cover; Title; Copyright; Contents; List of Illustrations; Acknowledgments; Introduction; 1 ""A Clew and a Labyrinth"": Backgrounds, Definitions, and Preliminaries; 2 ""Concluden Everemoore Amys"": Chaucer and the Medieval Heritage of Alchemical Satire; 3 Posers and Impostors: Sixteenth-Century Alchemical Satire; 4 The Reformation of Vulcan: Francis Bacon and Alchemy; 5 ""Abstract riddles of our stone"": Ben Jonson and the Drama of Alchemy; 6 ""A True Religious Alchimy"": The Poetry of Donne and Herbert
  • 7 ""That Great & Generall Refining Day"": Alchemy, Allegory, and Eschatology in the Seventeenth Century8 ""Under vailes, and Hieroglyphicall Covertures"": Alchemy in the Poetry of Vaughan and Milton; 9 ""Teutonick Chimericall extravagancies"": Alchemy, Poetry, and the Restoration Revolt against Enthusiasm; 10 Cauda Pavonis; Notes; Bibliography; Index; A; B; C; D; E; F; G; H; I; J; K; L; M; N; O; P; Q; R; S; T; U; V; W; X; Y; Z
Control code
ocn903975223
Dimensions
unknown
Edition
Paperback edition
Extent
1 online resource (384 pages)
Form of item
online
Isbn
9780813150178
Note
eBooks on EBSCOhost
Other physical details
illustrations
Specific material designation
remote
System control number
(OCoLC)903975223
Label
Darke hierogliphicks : alchemy in English literature from Chaucer to the Restoration, Stanton J. Linden
Publication
Copyright
Bibliography note
Includes bibliographical references and index
Color
multicolored
Contents
  • Cover; Title; Copyright; Contents; List of Illustrations; Acknowledgments; Introduction; 1 ""A Clew and a Labyrinth"": Backgrounds, Definitions, and Preliminaries; 2 ""Concluden Everemoore Amys"": Chaucer and the Medieval Heritage of Alchemical Satire; 3 Posers and Impostors: Sixteenth-Century Alchemical Satire; 4 The Reformation of Vulcan: Francis Bacon and Alchemy; 5 ""Abstract riddles of our stone"": Ben Jonson and the Drama of Alchemy; 6 ""A True Religious Alchimy"": The Poetry of Donne and Herbert
  • 7 ""That Great & Generall Refining Day"": Alchemy, Allegory, and Eschatology in the Seventeenth Century8 ""Under vailes, and Hieroglyphicall Covertures"": Alchemy in the Poetry of Vaughan and Milton; 9 ""Teutonick Chimericall extravagancies"": Alchemy, Poetry, and the Restoration Revolt against Enthusiasm; 10 Cauda Pavonis; Notes; Bibliography; Index; A; B; C; D; E; F; G; H; I; J; K; L; M; N; O; P; Q; R; S; T; U; V; W; X; Y; Z
Control code
ocn903975223
Dimensions
unknown
Edition
Paperback edition
Extent
1 online resource (384 pages)
Form of item
online
Isbn
9780813150178
Note
eBooks on EBSCOhost
Other physical details
illustrations
Specific material designation
remote
System control number
(OCoLC)903975223

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