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Published: 07 November 2019

256 Pages


ISBN: 9780198834168

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The Alchemist in Literature

From Dante to the Present

Theodore Ziolkowski

  • A clear chronological structure displays the development of the theme across the period
  • Considers major works alongside a selection of relevant minor works, providing a clear pattern by which other works can be measured and related
  • Relevant historical and biographical background enables readers to understand where each work fits into the argument
  • The index provides an easy reference to the writers and works discussed