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The Oxford dictionary of modern quotations

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Published by Oxford University Press in Oxford, New York .
Written in English

    Subjects:
  • Quotations, English

  • Edition Notes

    Other titlesModern quotations
    Statementedited by Elizabeth Knowles.
    ContributionsKnowles, Elizabeth
    Classifications
    LC ClassificationsPN6081 .O895 2003
    The Physical Object
    Paginationxiv, 496 p. ;
    Number of Pages496
    ID Numbers
    Open LibraryOL3707148M
    ISBN 100198607342
    LC Control Number2003278298

    Her other editorial credits include the Oxford Dictionary of Modern Quotations (3rd edition, ), What They Didn't Say: A Book of Misquotations (), and the Little Oxford Dictionary of Proverbs (). She is a contributor to The History of Oxford University Press (). Download PDF The Oxford Dictionary Of Modern Quotations book full free. The Oxford Dictionary Of Modern Quotations available for download and read online in other formats. The Oxford Dictionary of American Quotations. Hugh Rawson,Margaret Miner — .

      The Oxford Dictionary of Literary Quotations edited by Peter Kemp Over 4, quotations around the theme of writing and the life of writers. Peter Kemp writes: "Fascinating quotations have turned Author: Guardian Staff. Oxford dictionary of modern quotations Item Preview remove-circle in books, newspapers, or journals, plays or films, on television, radio, or the Internet, or simply in conversation. Oxford's quotations dictionaries allow you both to identify the quotation you have just met, and to find the words which perfectly express that you want to sayPages:

    Oxford paperback reference. Other Titles: Dictionary of modern quotations Modern quotations: Responsibility: edited by Elizabeth Knowles. More information: Table of contents; Contributor biographical information. This newly expanded edition of the acclaimed Oxford Dictionary of Literary Quotations illuminates the world of the writer, from Shakespeare to Stephen King, from the quill to the PC. Covering all aspects of literary life, this edition is now enriched with new themes and memorable quotations from recent favorites such as Jonathan Franzen, J.K /5.


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