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Katherine Eggert explores the crumbling state of humanistic learning in the sixteenth and seventeenth centuries and the benefits of relying on alchemy despite its recognized flaws.

Disknowledge
Literature, Alchemy, and the End of Humanism in Renaissance England

Katherine Eggert

2015 | 368 pages | Cloth $59.95 | Paper $29.95
Literature
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Table of Contents

Notes on Texts, Biblical Quotations, and Bibliography

Introduction
Chapter 1. How to Sustain Humanism
Chapter 2. How to Forget Transubstantiation
Chapter 3. How to Skim Kabbalah
Chapter 4. How to Avoid Gynecology
Chapter 5. How to Make Fiction
Afterword

Notes
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Index
Acknowledgments

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