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To me, "Complete Dictionary of Symbols" by Jack Tressider is absolutely essential. Usually the symbols books that interest me are those having to do with graphic symbols, mainly the really simple ones such as a straight horizontal line, two equilateral triangles back to back, a forked cross. So I basically backed into this book at our public library.
Any literary symbolic reference one could think of is included in this dictionary compiled by journalist Jack Tresidder.
This book deals more with symbolism of ideas, objects, persons, etc. For instance, the book has a great deal of mythological figures ranging from all types of cultures across the world. Any literary symbolic reference one could think of is included in this dictionary compiled by journalist Jack Tresidder. The succinct and informative entries prompted me to pick this dictionary up in the first place. Highly recommended for anyone interested in deciphering the nuances of literature.
Chronicle Books, Mar 3, 2005 - Reference - 544 pages.
Jack Tresidder is a journalist and critic who has written about foreign .
Format Paperback 544 pages. Dimensions 160 x 23. x 4. mm 1,247. Jack Tresidder is a journalist and critic who has written about foreign affairs and the arts in the UK and his native New Zealand. He lives in the French Alps. Close X. Learn about new offers and get more deals by joining our newsletter.
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The Hutchinson Dictionary of Symbols by Jack Tresidder (Hardback, 1997). Dictionary of Symbols in Art: The Illustrated Key to Western Painting and Sculpture by Watkins Media (Paperback, 2000). Covering classical and other mythologies, biblical themes and the world of traditional symbols from cultures worldwide, this is a guide to more than 2000 major themes, figures and symbols that have been most commonly encountered from ancient times to the present day. Product Identifiers.
Traditional symbols form a visual shorthand for idea. or thousands of years they have enabled sculptors, painters and craftsmen to embody and reinforce deep thoughts and beliefs about human life in single, immediate and powerful images' – From Jack Tresidder's introduction. Its fully cross-referenced A-Z entries cover traditional symbols such as animals, plants, gemstones, objects, elements and graphic shapes that have become primal metaphors for human concepts and qualities.
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