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The marriage of heaven and earth : alchemical regeneration in the works of Taylor, Poe, Hawthorne, and Fuller

by Randall A Clack
Year: 2000
Publisher: Greenwood Press
Keywords: Taylor, Edward, 1642-1729 Criticism and interpretation, Poe, Edgar Allan, 1809-1849 Criticism and interpretation, Hawthorne, Nathaniel, 1804-1864 Criticism and interpretation, Fuller, Margaret, 1810-1850 Criticism and interpretation, Fuller, Margaret, 1810-1850, Hawthorne, Nathaniel, 1804-1864, Poe, Edgar Allan, 1809-1849, Taylor, Edward, 1642-1729, American literature 19th century History and criticism, Alchemy in literature, Regeneration in literature, LITERARY CRITICISM American General, American literature, Letterkunde, Amerikaans, Alchemie, Criticism, interpretation, etc, 1800-1899
Language: English
ISBN: 0313001561, 0313312699, 9780313001567
OCLC: 50321707
Contents: Acknowledgments -- Abbreviations -- Chapter 1 Alchemy in Early America -- Chapter 2 Edward Taylor and the Transmutation of Soul -- Chapter 3 Alchemical Spirits in Eighteenth-Century America -- Chapter 4 Poe's Alchemy and the Regeneration of Imagination -- Chapter 5 Hawthorne's Alchemy of Love -- Chapter 6 Fuller and the Golden Seed -- Epilogue -- Works Cited -- Index.