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Goethe the AlchemistAma. In his autobiography Goethe #half apologetically admits the youthful enthusiasm he experienced for alchemical and mystical readings Georg von Welling's # apologetically admits the youthful enthusiasm he experienced for alchemical and mystical readings Georg von Welling's Opus Mago Cabbalisticum et Theosophicum and the anonymously ublished Aurea Catena Homeri as well as works by et Theosophicum and the anonymously ublished Aurea Catena Homeri as well as works by Basilis Valentinus and van Helmont Orig. .
Zing. Inally ublished in 1952 this study shows how the symbols and concepts of alchemy layed a key role in the genesis of Goethe's later works scientific and literary Author of among other books on German literature Goethe Critical Introduction 1967 and An Introduction to on German literature Goethe A Critical Introduction 1967 and An Introduction to Poetry 1965 Ronald D Gray details Go. Wor. Ethe's alchemical readings and shows how these influences Were Processed And Transformed Into A Uniue Blend Of Scientific processed and transformed into a uniue blend of scientific oetic of reality Unprecedented in its approach this study will be of interest to readers of german literature as well to anyone German literature as well as to anyone in the history and evolution of mysticism. ,