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Science and Myth in the Poetry of Remy Belleau

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Remy Belleau's Les Amours et Nouveaux Eschanges des Pierres Precieuses is a “scientific” poem only in its precise observation. The poem focuses on the magical and supposed medicinal properties of gems, offering Ovidion-style mythological explanations of their origins, and parallels to and echoes of Christian doctrine and redemptive design.

Keywords: Belleau, Remy (Amours et Nouveaux Eschanges des Pierres Precieuses); France; Myths and Symbols; Poetry; Science

Document Type: Research Article


Publication date: September 1, 1991

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