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By Michael Ferber

ISBN-10: 0521000025

ISBN-13: 9780521000024

ISBN-10: 0521591287

ISBN-13: 9780521591287

this is often the 1st dictionary of symbols to be in response to literature, instead of 'universal' mental archetypes or myths. It explains and illustrates the literary symbols that all of us often come upon (such as swan, rose, moon, gold), and offers enormous quantities of cross-references and quotations. The dictionary concentrates on English literature, yet its entries diversity generally from the Bible and classical authors to the 20th century, taking in American and eu literatures. For this new version, Michael Ferber has integrated over twenty thoroughly new entries (including endure, holly, sunflower and tower), and has extra to some of the current entries. Enlarged and enriched from the 1st version, its proficient variety and wealthy references make this booklet a necessary instrument not just for literary and classical students, yet for all scholars of literature.

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