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IMAGERY, SYMBOLISM, ALLEGORY, ALLUSIONS, FIGURATIVE LANGUAGE-- SELECTED RESOURCES 

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  • BACKGROUND INFORMATION ABOUT SYMBOLISM

    in World Book Encyclopedia. Chicago:World Book, 2001 
    Ref. 031 W927 1990 v.18
     inEncyclopedia Americana. Danbury, CT:Grolier, 1999
    Ref. 031 E56A 1999 v.26
    Smith, Whitney. "Symbol".v. 18 
    Kaplan, Edward K. "Symbolism" v.18
    Valency, Maurice. "Symbolism".v. 26 

    IMAGERY, SYMBOLISM  BROWSING GUIDE
    See our guides ,Finding Your Way in the Library, and  Library Floor Plan to locate books on the shelves.

    001's      Signs and symbols 246's     Sacred art and architectrue
    220's      Bible symbolis 302's     Primitive symbols
    700's      See Art Dictionaries for symbolism
    759's      Symbolism in Painting
    800's     Literature  See literature dictionaries, etc.
    841's     French Symbolist Poetry

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    Visualization 
    Symbolism (Psychology) 
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    Archetype (Psychology)
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    SYMBOLISM IN LITERATURE
    Figures of speech 
    Fables 
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    Simile 
    Parables 
    Animals--Folklore
    Anthropomorphism 
    Terms and phrases
    Metaphor--Dictionaries
    Personification in literature 
    Symbolism in literature 
    Symbolism (Literarymovement) 
    Allusions in literature--Dictionaries 

    IMAGERY, SYMBOLISM  SELECTED REFERENCE BOOKS
    The call  numbers below  will bring you to the general areas  for symbolism

    Symbol sourcebook Ref.  001.56 D778
    Symbols, signs and their meaning.  Ref.  001.5 W625
    A dictionary of similes Ref.  423.1 W754 1924
    The reader's handbook of famous names in fiction, allusions, references, proverbs, plots, .... Ref.  803 B847RE 1904
    American symbols; a pictorial history.  Ref.  929.9 L523

    IMAGERY, SYMBOLISM SELECTED BOOKS IN THE CIRCULALTING COLLECTION

    Secret and urgent : the story of codes and ciphers  001.5436 P914 1942
    All color book of Biblical myths and mysteries  220.68 T538
    The house of God : sacred art and church architecture 246.95 S439
    The book of signs : which contains all manner of symbols used 302.2223 K76 1955
    Utopia and revolution : on the origins of a metaphor :  321.07 L345 1976
    All kinds of codes 652.8 B115
    Redon, Seurat, and the Symbolists. 759.057 R319
    Symbolism, Imagery  in Literature:  800's
    The poetic image.  808.1 D274PO
    Word pictures imagery of the senses / [filmstrip] 808.042 W924IM
    The allegory of love; a study in medieval tradition 809.02 L673 1958
    Shakespeare's imagery, and what it tells us,  822.33 ES772
    Allegory in Dickens / 823.8 D548ZVO
    Literary symbolism; a symposium. 830.915 L776
    French symbolist poetry. 841.808015 F876

    PERIODICALS AND NEWS ARTICLES ABOUT IMAGERY AND SYMBOLISM ONLINE

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    WEB SITES

    Online Symbolism Dictionary Number Symbolism Symbols.Com
    Heraldic Symbolism Symoblism Victorian Symbolism
    Symbolism in The Great Gatsby Russian Symbolist Movement Symbolism Lesson plan
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