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A Dictionary of Literary Symbols by Michael Ferber

By Michael Ferber

this can be the 1st dictionary of symbols to be according to literature, instead of 'universal' mental archetypes or myths. It explains and illustrates the literary symbols that all of us usually stumble upon (such as swan, rose, moon, gold), and offers hundreds and hundreds of cross-references and quotations. The dictionary concentrates on English literature, yet its entries diversity generally from the Bible and classical authors to the 20 th century, taking in American and eu literatures. For this re-creation, Michael Ferber has incorporated over twenty thoroughly new entries (including endure, holly, sunflower and tower), and has additional to the various present entries. Enlarged and enriched from the 1st version, its knowledgeable variety and wealthy references make this ebook an important software not just for literary and classical students, yet for all scholars of literature.

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