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By Maurizio Calvesi, Mino Gabriele

Alchemy has had a protracted status courting with artwork, obvious either in alchemical texts and in mainstream leisure. Literary alchemy appears to be like through the heritage of English literature from Shakespeare to fashionable myth authors. the following, characters or plot constitution keep on with an alchemical magnum opus. within the fourteenth century, Chaucer all started a development of alchemical satire which could nonetheless be obvious in contemporary delusion works like these of Terry Pratchett.

Sommario:

Premessa
Durer e l'Alchimia
La forma del fuoco e l. a. dinamica degli elementi
Due maestri dell'acquaforte
L'eta moderna

Il linguaggio dell'alchimia
Personaggi
Glossario breve
Bibliografia

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