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By Michael Ferber

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 provides thousands 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 eu literatures. For this re-creation, Michael Ferber has incorporated over twenty thoroughly new entries (including endure, holly, sunflower and tower), and has further to a number of the present entries. Enlarged and enriched from the 1st version, its educated type and wealthy references make this e-book a vital device not just for literary and classical students, yet for all scholars of literature.

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