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Serpent imagery and symbolism

Lura Nancy Gregory Pedrini

Serpent imagery and symbolism

a study of the major English romantic poets

by Lura Nancy Gregory Pedrini

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Published by College University Press in New Haven, Conn .
Written in English

    Subjects:
  • English poetry -- 18th century -- History and criticism.,
  • English poetry -- 19th century -- History and criticism.,
  • Serpents in literature.

  • Edition Notes

    Statement[by] Lura Nancy Pedrini [and] Duilio T. Pedrini.
    ContributionsPedrini, Duilio Thomas, 1925-
    Classifications
    LC ClassificationsPQ575.S4 P43 1966
    The Physical Object
    Pagination157 p.
    Number of Pages157
    ID Numbers
    Open LibraryOL17762693M

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Symbolism Of The Snake English Literature Essay. The serpent re-appears in the Bible in the Book of Numbers, this time on a more positive note. God has Moses create a statue of a snake and erect it atop a pole.

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