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By Michael Ferber

ISBN-10: 110717211X

ISBN-13: 9781107172111

ISBN-10: 1316623327

ISBN-13: 9781316623329

this can be a spread of the 1st dictionary of symbols to be in line with literature, instead of on 'universal' mental archetypes or myths. It explains and illustrates the literary symbols that we regularly stumble upon (such as swan, rose, moon, gold) and provides millions of cross-references and quotations. The dictionary concentrates on English literature, yet its entries variety broadly from the Bible and classical authors to the 20 th century, taking in American and ecu literatures. For this 3rd variation, Michael Ferber has integrated a few twenty thoroughly new entries (such as birch, childbirth, grove, mill and railroad) and has additional to the various present entries. Its wealthy references make this publication a necessary device not just for literary and classical students but additionally for all scholars of literature.

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