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Dictionary of Literary Symbols

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ISBN-10: 0521870429

ISBN-13: 9780521870429

Edition: 2nd 2007 (Revised)

Authors: Michael Ferber

List price: $139.00
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This is the first dictionary of symbols to be based on literature, rather than 'universal' psychological archetypes or myths. It explains and illustrates the literary symbols that we all frequently encounter (such as swan, rose, moon, gold), and gives hundreds of cross-references and quotations. The dictionary concentrates on English literature, but its entries range widely from the Bible and classical authors to the twentieth century, taking in American and European literatures. For this new edition, Michael Ferber has included over twenty completely new entries (including bear, holly, sunflower and tower), and has added to many of the existing entries. Enlarged and enriched from the first…    
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Book details

List price: $139.00
Edition: 2nd
Copyright year: 2007
Publisher: Cambridge University Press
Publication date: 6/21/2007
Binding: Hardcover
Pages: 272
Size: 7.00" wide x 9.75" long x 0.75" tall
Weight: 1.540
Language: English

Acknowledgments
Abbreviations
Introduction
Dictionary
Authors cited
Bibliography