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Title Alchemical poetry, 1575-1700 : from previously unpublished manuscripts / edited by Robert M. Schuler
Published New York : Garland Pub., 1995

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Description lviii, 647 pages : illustrations ; 23 cm
Series English Renaissance hermeticism ; v. 5
Garland reference library of the humanities ; v. 1087
English Renaissance hermeticism ; 5
Garland reference library of the humanities ; v. 1087
Contents Edward Cradock -- I. A Treatise Touching the Philosopher's Stone (ca. 1575) -- Simon Forman -- II. Of the Division of the Chaos (ca. 1595) -- III. Compositor ad Lectorum (1597) -- Jean de La Fontaine -- IV. The Pleasant Founteine of Knowledge (1413) -- Pseudo-Jean de Meun -- V. The Complaint of Nature against the Erronious Alchymist (ca. 1500) -- VI. The Alchimyst's Answere to Nature (ca. 1500) -- Bassett Jones -- VII. Lithochymicus (ca. 1650) -- Mary the Prophetess -- VIII. Epigram from her Practica -- Dionysius Zacharias -- IX. The Practice of the Divine Work (1567) -- Bernardus Trevisanus -- X. The Practise of the Philosophick Stone (15th century?) -- Aristeus Pater -- XI. The Words of Father Aristeus to his Son (ca. 1600) -- Michael Sendivogius -- XII. The Philosophicall AEnigma (ca. 1610) -- XIII. A Dialogue of the Allchymist and Sulphur (ca. 1610) -- "Torrescissa" -- XIV. Hermetick Raptures (ca. 1700)
Bibliography Includes bibliographical references and index
Subject Alchemy -- Poetry.
Didactic poetry, English.
English poetry -- Early modern, 1500-1700.
French poetry -- To 1500 -- Translations into English.
Latin poetry, Medieval and modern -- Translations into English.
Renaissance -- England.
Genre/Form Poetry.
Author Schuler, Robert M.
LC no. 95013704
ISBN 0824075994 (alk. paper)