By Michael Ferber

This is often the 1st dictionary of symbols to be in response to literature, instead of "universal" pyschological archetypes, myths or esoterica. Michael Ferber has assembled approximately 2 hundred major entries in actual fact explaining and illustrating the literary symbols that all of us stumble upon (such as swan, rose, moon, gold), besides enormous quantities of cross-references and quotations. The dictionary concentrates on English literature, yet its entries diversity broadly from the Bible and classical authors to the 20 th century, taking in American and ecu literatures. Its proficient type and wealthy references will make this ebook a necessary instrument not just for literary and classical students, yet for all scholars of literature.

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