A Dictionary of Literary Symbols

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  • A Dictionary of Literary Symbols *
  • Contents *
  • Acknowledgments viii
  • Abbreviations ix
  • Introduction 1
  • A Dictionary of Literary Symbols 7
  • Authors Cited 249
  • Bibliography 259
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