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Animals with human faces : a guide to animal symbolism.

By: Rowland, Beryl
Material type: TextTextKnoxville, TN University of Tennessee Press c1973Description: xix, 192p.; ill.; bibliog.; indexContent type: text Media type: unmediated Carrier type: volume ISBN: 0-87049-136-9Subject(s): Animals--Symbolic aspectsLOC classification: GR705 .R68Abstract: 'For centuries Man has regarded animals as representations of qualities which he himself possessed. Ideas concerning the wiliness of the serpent, the faithfulness of the dog, and the industry of the ant are universal, and we are still reluctant to believe that the wolf, so long the symbol of rapacity, is actually a rather admirable creature. In this book Dr. Rowland discusses the fascinating symbolical and allegorical meanings of forty-seven animals from earliest times to the present.'
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2nd printing 1975.

'For centuries Man has regarded animals as representations of qualities which he himself possessed. Ideas concerning the wiliness of the serpent, the faithfulness of the dog, and the industry of the ant are universal, and we are still reluctant to believe that the wolf, so long the symbol of rapacity, is actually a rather admirable creature. In this book Dr. Rowland discusses the fascinating symbolical and allegorical meanings of forty-seven animals from earliest times to the present.'

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