Tagged: Literary alchemy
Dr. Beatrice Groves looks further into the origins of the phrase “solve et coagula” and the way in which it encapsulates Rowling’s own metaphors for her “process.”
Last year, J.K. Rowling got a tattoo of the alchemical Latin phrase “solve et coagula.” Read about how the phrase has an intimate connection with everything she writes.
Episode 28 of “Reading, Writing, Rowling” puts two fantasy classics in conversation: J.K. Rowling’s “Harry Potter” and J.R.R. Tolkien’s “The Lord of the Rings”.
Still wondering what the finer points of the “Fantastic Beasts” plotline might be? We use animal symbols in literary alchemy to see what the beasts of “Fantastic Beasts” can tell us about Newt’s adventures!