Download PDF by Michael Ferber: A Dictionary of Literary Symbols

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 keeping with literature, instead of 'universal' mental archetypes or myths. It explains and illustrates the literary symbols that all of us usually come across (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 greatly from the Bible and classical authors to the 20 th century, taking in American and ecu literatures. For this new version, Michael Ferber has incorporated over twenty thoroughly new entries (including endure, holly, sunflower and tower), and has additional to a few of the current entries. Enlarged and enriched from the 1st variation, its knowledgeable type and wealthy references make this publication a necessary device not just for literary and classical students, yet for all scholars of literature.

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