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By Maurizio Calvesi, Mino Gabriele

Alchemy has had a protracted status dating with artwork, noticeable either in alchemical texts and in mainstream leisure. Literary alchemy looks through the historical past of English literature from Shakespeare to trendy delusion 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 may nonetheless be noticeable in contemporary myth works like these of Terry Pratchett.

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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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