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Ancient symbology in fantasy literature

William Indick

Ancient symbology in fantasy literature

a psychological study

by William Indick

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Published by McFarland in Jefferson, NC .
Written in English

    Subjects:
  • Fantasy literature,
  • Fantastic, The, in literature,
  • Symbolism in literature,
  • Literture and myth,
  • Psychological aspects

  • Edition Notes

    Includes bibliographical references and index.

    StatementWilliam Indick
    Classifications
    LC ClassificationsPN56.F34 I49 2012
    The Physical Object
    Paginationp. cm.
    ID Numbers
    Open LibraryOL25299855M
    ISBN 109780786460397
    LC Control Number2012016186


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