5 edition of Ancient symbology in fantasy literature found in the catalog.
Ancient symbology in fantasy literature
Includes bibliographical references and index.
|LC Classifications||PN56.F34 I49 2012|
|The Physical Object|
|LC Control Number||2012016186|
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Ancient Symbology in Fantasy Literature by Dr. William Indick takes both the academic or layman into the real meaning behind the symbols of fantasy literature. What instantly struck me about the book were Indick's brilliant and beautifully-written passages such as: "Myths and fairytales do not tell us how to live; rather, they provide symbols Cited by: 3.
Ancient Symbology in Fantasy Literature by Dr. William Indick takes both the academic or layman into the real meaning behind the symbols of fantasy literature. What instantly struck me about the book were Indick's brilliant and beautifully-written passages such as: "Myths and fairytales do not tell us how to live; rather, they provide symbols /5.
Archetypal symbols in ancient myths as well as the folktales, nursery stories, and fairytales of the Middle Ages are the blueprints of modern fantasy literature. This book explores the modern dreamscape of present-day fantasy, using the ancient myths and traditional fairytales as guides and shining the light of psychological insight onto every.
Archetypal symbols in ancient myths as well as the folktales, nursery stories, and fairytales of the Middle Ages are the blueprints of modern fantasy literature. Get this from a library. Ancient symbology in fantasy literature: a psychological study.
[William Indick] -- "This book explores the modern dreamscape of present-day fantasy, using the ancient myths and traditional fairytales as guides and shining the light of psychological insight onto every symbolic.
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Many of these symbols go back to ancient rites and beliefs, to legends and mythology. They are overused sometimes. The Picatrix is an ancient grimoire of astrological magic. Originally written in Arabic and titled the Ghayat Al-Hakim, it dates back to the 11th century and spans a mammoth pages of astrological ide are spells and incantations to channel the occult energies of planets and stars to achieve power and enlightenment.
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This book explores the modern dreamscape of present-day fantasy, using the ancient myths and traditional fairytales as guides and shining the light of psychological insight onto every symbolic figure and theme encountered.
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