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Oxford Dictionary of Quotations

Knowles, Elizabeth

9780199668700 - Oxford Dictionary of Quotations
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The first edition of the Oxford Dictionary of Quotations was published in 1941 and for over 70 years this bestselling book has remained unrivalled in its coverage of quotations past and present. The eighth edition is a vast treasury of wit and wisdom spanning the centuries and providing the ultimate answer to the question, Who said that? Find that half-remembered line in a browsers paradise of over 20,000 quotations, comprehensively indexed for ready reference. Lord Byron may have taken the view: I think it great affectation not to quote oneself, but for the less self-centred the Oxford Dictionary of Quotations provides a quote for every occasion from the greatest minds of history and from undistinguished characters known only for one happy line. Drawing on Oxfords unrivalled dictionary research programme and unique language monitoring, over 700 new quotations have been added to this eighth edition from authors ranging from St Joan of Arc and Coco Chanel to Albrecht Durer and Thomas Jefferson.

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Auteur Knowles, Elizabeth
ISBN/EAN 9780199668700
Druk 1
€ 39,75
Verwachte bezorgdatum: 21-06

Artikelomschrijving

The first edition of the Oxford Dictionary of Quotations was published in 1941 and for over 70 years this bestselling book has remained unrivalled in its coverage of quotations past and present. The eighth edition is a vast treasury of wit and wisdom spanning the centuries and providing the ultimate answer to the question, Who said that? Find that half-remembered line in a browsers paradise of over 20,000 quotations, comprehensively indexed for ready reference. Lord Byron may have taken the view: I think it great affectation not to quote oneself, but for the less self-centred the Oxford Dictionary of Quotations provides a quote for every occasion from the greatest minds of history and from undistinguished characters known only for one happy line. Drawing on Oxfords unrivalled dictionary research programme and unique language monitoring, over 700 new quotations have been added to this eighth edition from authors ranging from St Joan of Arc and Coco Chanel to Albrecht Durer and Thomas Jefferson.

Specificaties

Auteur Knowles, Elizabeth
ISBN/EAN 9780199668700
Druk 1