The Oxford Dictionary of Quotations

The Oxford Dictionary of Quotations

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Presented in a stunning new jacket, and containing over 17,000 quotations from 2,500 men and women from all walks of life, this revised edition of the foremost dictionary of quotations offers the ideal bon mot for every occasion.Quotes from all eras are included, from the Bible and Shakespeare to films and song lyrics. This revised edition also contains appendices covering Sayings of the '90s, Popular Misquotations, Advertising Slogans, and Mottos. More non-English quotations are included (many in their original languageand English), as well as more quotations from women authors, from the sciences, and from films, TV, journalism, and politics. Each quotation is accompanied by its earliest traceable source, and the main listing by author is complemented by a useful key word index. This edition is especiallyuser-friendly, with expanded information on authors and individual quotations.
Publisher: Oxford : Oxford University Press, 1996
Edition: Rev. 4th ed. --
ISBN: 9780198600589
Branch Call Number: REF 808.882 Oxfor 3558 1
Characteristics: xviii, 1075 p
Additional Contributors: Partington, Angela
Alternative Title: Dictionary of quotations


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