The Oxford Dictionary of Quotations

The Oxford Dictionary of Quotations

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This major new edition of The Oxford Dictionary of Quotations offers the broadest and most up-to-date coverage of quotations available today. Now with 20,000 quotations arranged by author, this is Oxford's largest quotations dictionary ever. As well as quotations from traditional sources,and with improved coverage of world religions and classical Greek and Latin literature, this foremost dictionary of quotations now covers areas such as proverbs and nursery rhymes. For the first time there are special sections for Advertising Slogans, Epitaphs, Film Lines, and Misquotations, whichbring together topical and related quotes, and allow you to browse through the best quotations on a given subject. In this new fifth edition there is enhanced accessibility with a new thematic index to help you find the best quotes on a chosen subject, more in-depth details of the earliest traceable source, an extensive keyword index, and biographical cross-references, so you will easily be able to findquotations for all occasions, and identify who said what, where, and when.
Publisher: New York : Oxford University Press, c1999.
Edition: 5th ed.
ISBN: 9780198601739
0198601735
Characteristics: xv, 1136 p. ;,25 cm.
Additional Contributors: Partington, Angela
Knowles, Elizabeth

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