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University of Michigan Symbolism Project

This symbolism dictionary endeavors to provide some possible cultural significances of various symbols, and suggest ways in which those symbols may have been used in context. Most symbols are not code signals, like traffic lights, where red means stop and green means go, but part of a complex language in which green can mean jealousy or fertility or even both, depending on context. It is up to each of us to explore works of art sensitively, and decide for ourselves how the symbols in each work function.”

New Material In Literature and Literary Criticism

A dark rose : love in Eudora Welty's stories and novels / Sally Wolff
      PS3545 .E6 Z977 2015

A family sketch and other private writings / by Mark Twain, Livy Clemens, Susy Clemens ; edited by Benjamin Griffin of the Mark Twain Project
      PS1302 .G75 2014

American mythmaker : Walter Noble Burns and the legends of Billy the Kid, Wyatt Earp, and Joaquín Murrieta / Mark J. Dworkin
      PS3503 .U646 Z68 2015

Autobiography in black & brown : ethnic identity in Richard Wright and Richard Rodriguez / Michael Nieto Garcia
      PS3545 .R815 Z6635 2014

Belligerent muse : five northern writers and how they shaped our understanding of the Civil War / Stephen Cushman ; foreword by Gary W. Gallagher
      E468.5 .C94 2014

Beyond Gatsby : how Fitzgerald, Hemingway, and writers of the 1920s shaped American culture / Robert McParland
      PS369 .M37 2015

Beyond sense and sensibility : moral formation and the literary imagination from Johnson to Wordsworth / Peggy Thompson
      PR448 .P5 B49 2015

Blood work : imagining race in American literature, 1890 1940 / Shawn Salvant
      PS169 .R28 S26 2015

Boswell's enlightenment / Robert Zaretsky
      B1302 .E65 Z37 2015

Communities in fiction / J. Hillis Miller
      PN51 .M47 2015

Dancing with disaster : environmental histories, narratives, and ethics for perilous times / Kate Rigby
      PN98 .E36 R66 2015

F. Scott Fitzgerald at work : the making of "The Great Gatsby" / Horst H. Kruse
      PS3511 .I9 G849 2014

F.B. eyes : how J. Edgar Hoover's ghostreaders framed African American literature / William J. Maxwell
      PS153 .N5 M2688 2015

Fatal glamour : the life of Rupert Brooke / Paul Delany
      PR6003 .R4 Z693 2015

Faulkner, writer of disability / Taylor Hagood
      PS3511 .A86 Z78424 2014

Huck Finn's America : Mark Twain and the era that shaped his masterpiece / Andrew Levy
      PS1305 .L48 2015

Jean Toomer : Race, Repression, and Revolution / Barbara Foley
      PS3539 .O478 Z636 2014

Lewis Carroll : the man and his circle / Edward Wakeling
      PR4612 .W34 2015

Loving literature : a cultural history / Deidre Shauna Lynch
      PR129 .U5 L96 2015

Mark Twain's Audience : a critical analysis of reader responses to the writings of Mark Twain / Robert McParland
      PS1342 .A54 M37 2014

Mark Twain's notebooks : journals, letters, observations, wit, wisdom, and doodles / edited by Carlo Devito
      PS1331 .A34 M37 2015

Moral agents : Eight Twentieth-Century American writers / Edward Mendelson
      PS221 .M4 2015

On Elizabeth Bishop / Colm Tóibín
      PS3503 .I785 Z877 2015

Once upon a time : a short history of fairy tale / Marina Warner
      GR550 .W39 2014

Origins of the dream : Hughes's poetry and King's rhetoric / W. Jason Miller
      PS3515 .U274 Z6844 2015

Owen Wister and the West / Gary Scharnhorst
      PS3346 .S33 2015

Panic fiction : women and antebellum economic crisis / Mary Templin
      PS374 .E4 T46 2014

Pioneer girl : the annotated autobiography / Laura Ingalls Wilder ; Pamela Smith Hill, editor
      PS3545 .I342 Z46 2014

Playing in the white : black writers, white subjects / Stephanie Li
      PS153 .N5 L473 2015

Poets & the peacock dinner : the literary history of a meal / Lucy McDiarmid
      PR610 .M35 2014

Post-Soul Satire : Black Identity After Civil Rights / edited by Derek C. Maus and James J. Donahue
      P94.5 .A372 U565 2014

Puritanism and modernist novels : from moral character to the ethical self / Lynne W. Hinojosa
      PR478 .M6 H56 2015

Relics of death in Victorian literature and culture / Deborah Lutz
      PR468 .D42 L88 2015

Religion around Emily Dickinson / W. Clark Gilpin
      PS1541 .Z5 G55 2014

Tales from Shakespeare : Creative Collisions / Graham Holderness
      PR2880 .A1 H65 2014

Tales from Shakespeare : Creative Collisions / Graham Holderness
      PR2880 .A1 H65 2014

Tender is the Night and F. Scott Fitzgerald's sentimental identities / Chris Messenger
      PS3511 .I9 T4727 2015

Territories of Empire : U.S. Writing from the Louisiana Purchase to Mexican Independence / Andy Doolen
      PS271 .D66 2014

The altar at home : sentimental literature and nineteenth-century American religion / Claudia Stokes
      PS374 .R47 S76 2014

The Chimes

The collected poems of C. S. Lewis : a critical edition / edited by Don W. King
      PR6023 .E926 2015

The elements of academic style : writing for the humanities / Eric Hayot
      PE1404 .H3943 2014

The Gothic ideology : religious hysteria and anti-Catholicism in British popular fiction, 1780-1880 / Diane Long Hoeveler
      PR858 .T3 H64 2014

The impossible craft : literary biography / Scott Donaldson
      CT21 .D68 2015

The lure of literacy : a critical reception of the compulsory composition debate / Michael Harker
      PE1404 .H3625 2015

The real and the sacred : picturing Jesus in nineteenth-century fiction / Jefferson J. A. Gatrall
      PN57 .J47 G38 2014

The sense of style : the thinking person's guide to writing in the 21st century / Steven Pinker
      PE1421 .P56 2014

The things that fly in the night : female vampires in literature of the Circum-Caribbean and African diaspora / Giselle Liza Anatol
      PN849 .C3 A54 2015

The war that used up words : American writers and the first world war / Hazel Hutchison
      PS228 .W37 H88 2015

Tolkien's Intellectual Landscape / E.L. Risden
      PR6039 .O32 Z8137 2015

Words like daggers : violent female speech in early modern England / Kirilka Stavreva
      PR428 .W63 S73 2015

World War I in American fiction : an anthology of short stories / edited by Scott D. Emmert and Steven Trout
      PS648 .W64 W67 2014

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