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This is a compendium of symbols and their deeper meanings in individual human psychology and civilization. Tracing symbols to their cultural, religious or mythical origins, this encyclopedia explores a wealth of objects and concepts, as well as the hidden meanings that lie beneath their ordinary, outward appearance. Entries range from examples of metaphor and allegory to t ...more
Paperback, 368 pages
Published May 1st 2000 by Continuum (first published August 1st 1994)
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Fascinating, great book with easily accessible information.
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I use this book frequently, especially in creative writing. A great book if you need to look up the symbolism behind just about anything, from plants and animals to numbers and colors.
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