Marie Meurdrac: Paracelsian Chemist and Feminist

  title={Marie Meurdrac: Paracelsian Chemist and Feminist},
  author={L. Tosi},
  pages={69 - 82}
  • L. Tosi
  • Published 2001
  • Art, Medicine
  • Ambix
  • MOREthan three hundred years ago Marie Meurdrac published a small book, in duodecimo; entitled La Chymie charitable etfacile, enfaveur desDames. The first edition is dated 1666, and the author's name appears as Damoiselle M. M. There is no indication of the publisher, only the place where the book was being sold. It contains several introductory texts (a dedication to the comtesse de Guiche, a foreword, five sonnets and a sixain, all alluding to the author and the main body of the work), 334… CONTINUE READING
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