The Encyclopedia of Symbolism
"Offering thousands of definitions of myths and metaphors, The Encyclopedia of Symbolism is an invaluable tool for understanding the creative process, literary and artistic analysis, dream interpretation, or personal and professional imagery. Designed for the expert or novice, scholar or student, this volume provides a straightforward, thorough investigation into the world of creative symbolism - the unique language of the brain - for both personal enlightenment and practical application." "The Encyclopedia of Symbolism includes more than 10,000 definitions and interpretations - from Abacus to Zodiac; a convenient, easy-to-use alphabetical format; cross-referencing for easy exploration of multiple meanings; the similarities - and differences - between universal, cultural, and individual symbols; how to interpret obscure signs or dreams and apply them to your personal situation; and symbols of Astrology, I Ching, and Tarot."--BOOK JACKET.Title Summary field provided by Blackwell North America, Inc. All Rights Reserved
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