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The Penguin Dictionary of Symbols
by Jean Chevalier and Alain Gheerbrant and John Buchanan-Brown


Overview - A bestseller in France, where it was originally published, this supremely erudite book draws together folkloric, literary, and artistic sources and focuses on the symbolic dimension of every color, number, sound, gesture, expression, or character trait that has benefited from symbolic interpretation.  Read more...

 
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More About The Penguin Dictionary of Symbols by Jean Chevalier; Alain Gheerbrant; John Buchanan-Brown
 
 
 
Overview
A bestseller in France, where it was originally published, this supremely erudite book draws together folkloric, literary, and artistic sources and focuses on the symbolic dimension of every color, number, sound, gesture, expression, or character trait that has benefited from symbolic interpretation. Illustrations.

 
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  • ISBN-13: 9780140512540
  • ISBN-10: 0140512543
  • Publisher: Penguin Books
  • Publish Date: March 1997
  • Page Count: 1184
  • Reading Level: Ages 18-UP
  • Dimensions: 7.6 x 5.18 x 2.08 inches
  • Shipping Weight: 1.78 pounds

Series: Dictionary

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Books > Reference > Dictionaries - General
Books > Literary Criticism > Semiotics & Theory
Books > Social Science > Folklore & Mythology

 
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