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Goethe, the alchemist

Ronald D. Gray

Goethe, the alchemist

a study of alchemical symbolism in Goethe"s literary and scientific works.

by Ronald D. Gray

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Published by University Press in Cambridge [Eng.] .
Written in English

    Subjects:
  • Goethe, Johann Wolfgang von, 1749-1832 -- Knowledge -- Alchemy.,
  • Symbolism in literature.,
  • Occultism in literature.,
  • Alchemy in literature.

  • Edition Notes

    Includes bibliography.

    Classifications
    LC ClassificationsPT2208.A4 G7
    The Physical Object
    Pagination311 p.
    Number of Pages311
    ID Numbers
    Open LibraryOL6133210M
    LC Control Number53005799


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Santiago is an Andalusian shepherd boy who learns through a dream of a treasure in the.Goethe, Johann Wolfgang von (–) German writer, poet, and alchemist. Johann Wolfgang von Goethe’s works are heavy in alchemical symbolism, especially his most famous work, Faust, considered one of the world’s greatest literary achievements.

Goethe was born at Frankfurt-on-the-Main on Aug His father was a lawyer.