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Secret Treasures

Author: Nina Shevchuk-Murray

Spring 2016
Page 6   ( 3 pages)

Summary: In introduction to the issue.


A buried treasure is a secret to be revealed by someone else, even if that someone else is one’s future self. It is not unlike a text, to be read at a future date by someone other than its creator. The resulting, remarkable creative possibilities of the treasure as a literary trope have been obvious to writers since at least the composition of the tales of The Arabian Nights, in the ninth century.

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