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- DescriptionFor all their pride in seeing this world clearly, the thinkers and artists of the English Renaissance were also fascinated by magic and the occult. The three greatest playwrights of the period devoted major plays (The Tempest, Doctor Faustus, The Alchemist) to magic, Francis Bacon often referred to it, and it was ever-present in the visual arts. In Renaissance Magic and the Return of the Golden Age John S. Mebane reevaluates the significance of occult philosophy in Renaissance thought and literature, constructing the most detailed historical context for his subject yet attempted.
- Author BiographyJohn S. Mebane, an associate professor of English at the University of Alabama in Huntsville, is the author of articles and essays in South Atlantic Review, Renaissance Papers, and Renaissance Drama.
- Author(s)John S. Mebane
- PublisherUniversity of Nebraska Press
- Date of Publication01/06/1989
- SubjectLiterary Criticism
- Place of PublicationLincoln
- Country of PublicationUnited States
- ImprintUniversity of Nebraska Press
- Content NoteIllus
- Weight397 g
- Width152 mm
- Height229 mm
- Spine19 mm
- Format DetailsTrade paperback (US)
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