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By Michael Ferber

this is often the 1st dictionary of symbols to be in accordance with literature, instead of 'universal' mental archetypes or myths. It explains and illustrates the literary symbols that all of us often stumble upon (such as swan, rose, moon, gold), and provides hundreds and hundreds of cross-references and quotations. The dictionary concentrates on English literature, yet its entries diversity extensively from the Bible and classical authors to the 20th century, taking in American and eu literatures. For this re-creation, Michael Ferber has integrated over twenty thoroughly new entries (including undergo, holly, sunflower and tower), and has additional to the various latest entries. Enlarged and enriched from the 1st variation, its expert variety and wealthy references make this ebook a vital instrument not just for literary and classical students, yet for all scholars of literature.

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