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Oxford Dictionary of Modern Quotations

by Elizabeth Knowles

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Published by Oxford University Press, USA .
Written in English

    Subjects:
  • Dictionaries of quotations,
  • Dictionaries - General,
  • Quotations,
  • Reference / Quotations,
  • Reference,
  • Dictionaries

  • The Physical Object
    FormatHardcover
    Number of Pages512
    ID Numbers
    Open LibraryOL9400254M
    ISBN 100199208956
    ISBN 109780199208951

      famous quotes, sayings, film lines, slogans, catchphrases. The Dictionary of Modern Quotations is a collection of quotes which offers a vivid picture both of the world today, and of the landmark events and key voices leading up to it. From Scott’s Antarctic Expedition in to the attack on the World Trade Centre in , it charts watersheds such as two World . Oxford Reference Classics of the English Language (8 Volumes), th Anniversary Edition [Franklin Library] with custom wooden book stand: The Compact Edition of the Oxford English Dictionary: complete text reproduced micrographically: Volume I, A-O; Volume II, P-Z; Supplement and Bibliography / A Dictionary of Modern English Usage (Second Edition) / The .

    A Dictionary of Modern Design Book Summary: Over entries From the Arts and Crafts Movement to Postmodernism, Apple to Frank Lloyd Wright, this fascinating dictionary covers the past years of international design, with accessible entries on branding, graphics, industrial design, functionalism, and fashion. New entries on digital design and sustainable design bring .   Mundane or sublime, serious or jocular, these memorable sayings represent virtually every aspect of the modern experience. Readers will find the book almost impossible to put down once opened; every page offers further proof of the immense vitality of proverbs and their colorful contributions to the oral traditions of today.

      This first edition of The Oxford Dictionary of Medical Quotations is a work of scholarship, an inspired and eclectic collection of quotations covering all aspects of medicine through the ages, from Hammarubi, King of Babylon (– BC) to the present day. It is a slim volume with pages of quotations arranged in double columns, a Author: A.M. Florence. The first edition of the dictionary was published in parts between and , with the title A New English Dictionary on Historical Principles. A ten-volume edition appeared in It was reissued in twelve volumes plus one supplementary volume in , when the title was changed to The Oxford English Dictionary.


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Oxford Dictionary of Modern Quotations by Elizabeth Knowles Download PDF EPUB FB2

Over 5, quotationsThis up-to-date collection offers a vivid picture both of the world today, and of the landmark events and key voices leading to it. From Scott's Antarctic Expedition in to the attack on the World Trade Centre init charts watersheds such as two World Wars as well as the ebbs and flows of popular ning quotations from authors as diverse as.

Oxford Dictionary of Modern Quotations book Knowles, editor Elizabeth Knowles is a historical lexicographer who worked on the 4th edition of the Shorter Oxford English Dictionary () and was Editor of the 5th, 6th, and 7th editions of the Oxford Dictionary of Quotations (,).

Her other editorial credits include the Oxford Dictionary of Modern Quotations (3rd edition, ), What They Didn't Say:. Now, in The Oxford Dictionary of Modern Quotations, A.J.

Augarde gathers together 6, of the Now, in The Oxford Dictionary of Modern Quotations, A.J. Augarde gathers together 6, of the best known quotes from our time, drawn from novels, plays, poems, essays, speeches, films, radio and television, songs, and even advertisements/5(22).

The book includes special sections featuring quotations from cartoons, films, political slogans, famous last words, misquotations, official advice, newspaper headlines and more. Finally, this edition boasts a new and unique selection process, using the largest ongoing language research program in the world, Oxford English Corpus, to ensure that.

The Oxford Dictionary of Quotations, first published by the Oxford University Press inis an 1,page book listing short quotations that are common in English language and culture. The book begins with a preface explaining the term dictionary has been compiled from extensive evidence of the quotations that are actually used in the way they have been listed.

Get this from a library. The Oxford dictionary of modern quotations. [Tony Augarde;] -- Here are 6, of the best known quotes of our time, drawn from novels, plays, poems, essays, speeches, films, radio and television, songs, and advertisements.

The Oxford dictionary of modern quotations. [A J Augarde;] A new Oxford reference book bringing together of the 20th century's most famous sayings with an international coverage.

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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 /5(35). The Oxford Dictionary of Quotations Preface is likely to be familiar with all the quotations in this dictionary. The book can be used for reference or for browsing: to trace the source of a particular helpful than any other dictionary of modern quotations.

The Oxford Dictionary of Quotations has long been hailed as the most literary quotation book available. Here readers will find in one volume the wit and wisdom of humanity--the finest lines to be found in Shakespeare, the Bible, Mark Twain, Groucho Marx, and hundreds of other writers, philosophers, political figures, and entertainers.

This major new edition offers the broadest and /5(5). Fine in a dictionary of modern quotations, but too ephemeral in a volume designed to collate the best quotations of all time. Nevertheless, this is still a magnificent volume. : Guardian Staff. You can find more information about quotations on Oxford Reference, including links to more useful information and a free dictionary of o quotations.

You can even listen to the original recordings of some of the best-known modern quotations in the. Elizabeth Knowles is a historical lexicographer who worked on the 4th edition of the Shorter Oxford English Dictionary () and was Editor of the 5th, 6th, and 7th editions of the Oxford Dictionary of Quotations (,).

Her other editorial credits include the Oxford Dictionary of Modern Quotations (3rd edition, ), What They Didn't Say: A Book of Brand: Oxford University Press. It took on the Oxford English Dictionary project in the late 19th century, and in order to meet the ever-rising costs of the work, it expanded into The university became involved in printing aroundbecoming a major source of Bibles, prayer books and scholarly works/5.

As well as the 5th and 6th editions of the Oxford Dictionary of Quotations (, ), her editorial credits include the Oxford Dictionary of Phrase and Fable (2nd edition, ), the Oxford Dictionary of Modern Quotations (3rd edition, ), What They Didn't Say: A Book of Misquotations (), and the Little Oxford Dictionary of Proverbs /5(44).

"Fred Shapiro's The Yale Book of Quotations brings new names, new life, and scrupulous research to the world of great lines [He] is arguably the nation's preeminent archaeologist of quotations [The] book is a joy simply to peruse His annotations constitute a parallel text that lends the book the sort of heft needed to become a standard.

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 say." "For over 65 years, Oxford has been collecting, sourcing, researching, and authenticating quotations on an international : The Concise Oxford Dictionary of Literary Terms Chris Baldick is Professor of English at Goldsmiths' College, University of London.

He edited The Oxford Book of Gothic Tales (), and is the author of In Frankenstein's Shadow (), Criticism and Literary Art Terms* Modern Design* Astronomy Modern Quotations Better Wordpower Modern Slang.

The question for most people looking to purchase a book of quotations is whether to get Bartlett's Familiar Quotations or The Oxford Dictionary of Quotations. So perhaps it would be a good idea to compare them and see which might better meet your are important works of reference; both are authoritative.5/5(5).

About this Item: Oxford University Press, New York, Hard Cover. Condition: Near Fine First Printing. Features miore than 5, quotations in a rollicking collection drawn from an international cast of humorists and pundits.Drawing on the unique resources of the Oxford English Dictionary and offering coverage of over 6, slang words and expressions from the Cockney 'abaht' to the American term 'zowie', this is the most authoritative dictionary of slang from the 20th and 21st centuries.

The Oxford Dictionary of Modern Slang is a fascinating and entertaining collection, packed with illustrative quotations .The Oxford Dictionary of Modern Quotations by Tony Augarde. Organized alphabetically by author, this collection of quotes only includes quotations from the twentieth century.

Foreign quotes are listed in the original language, then translated.