Literary works influenced by alchemy


Mercury Vindicated - a masque by Ben Jonson
Ben Jonson - The Alchemist (a satirical play written in 1610)
Chaucer - The Canon Yeoman's tale
Poems of John Donne with alchemical references
Reginald Scot on alchemy
William Blake - The Marriage of Heaven and Hell
'Gold' an alchemical adventure - a play by Andrew Dallmeyer
Goethe's Faust
Thomas Campanella's City of the Sun
Francis Bacon's New Atlantis
Jan Comenius The Labyrinth of the World
The allegorical tale in Novalis' novel Heinrich von Ofterdingen
The Mystic Tower from The Mystic Rose from the Garden of the King




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