Book ID: CBB001551091

Literature and Chemistry: Elective Affinities (2013)

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Hagen, Margareth (Author)
Skagen, Margery Vibe (Author)


Aarhus University Press


Publication Date: 2013
Physical Details: 338 pp.; ill.
Language: English

This book investigates literary and chemical encounters, from medieval alchemy to contemporary science fiction, in works of the likes of Dante, Goethe, Baudelaire and Dag Solstad as well as in literary writing of scientists such as Humphry Davy, Ludwig Boltzmann and Oliver Sachs.

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Authors & Contributors
Vecchio, Silvana
Casagrande, Carla
Poss, Richard L.
Gilson, Simon A.
Fullmer, June Z.
Schummer, Joachim
Journals
Ambix: Journal of the Society for the History of Alchemy and Chemistry
Culture and Cosmos
Medievalia et Humanistica: Studies in Medieval and Renaissance Culture
Notes and Records: The Royal Society Journal of the History of Science
Substantia: An International Journal of the History of Chemistry
Victorian Studies
Publishers
UTET
Edwin Mellen Press
American Philosophical Society
SISMEL edizioni del Galluzzo
Pantheon Books
Olschki
Concepts
Science and literature
Cosmology
Chemistry
Astronomy
Science and religion
Mathematics
People
Alighieri, Dante
Davy, Humphry
Albertus Magnus
Thomas Aquinas, Saint
Oresme, Nicole
Petrus de Abano
Places
Italy
Great Britain
India
United States
Brazil
Germany
Times
Medieval
19th century
18th century
13th century
14th century
Modern
Institutions
Dublin Philosophical Society
British Astronomical Association
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