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21st Century Dictionary of Quotations (21st Century Reference)

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At last, an easy to use, comprehensive dictionary of quotations that contains entries from the Bible, Shakespeare, and rock'n'roll. Inside you'll find exciting new quotations from contemporary figures including Gloria Steinem and Adrienne Rich on feminism, Faye Wattleton and Dr. Ruth Westheimer on sex, Cher on intimacy, David Henry Hwang and Steven Biko on race, George Burns on old age, Vince Lombardi on victory, and Madonna on egotism. Recent subjects such as ecology and computers make this an extraordinary useful reference for public speakers as well as for the creation of your own written works. Created by leading experts in linguistics and lexicography. First-time-ever quoted from scores of contemporary women and men. Easy alphabetical arrangement of subjects. Subject index, author index, and a unique conceptual index to facilitate access to related ideas. Brief biographies of every individual quoted.

Synopsis:

This distinguished dictionary of quotations incorporates centuries of wit and wisdom, from the spokesmen of antiquity to the voices of the '90s. The unique concept index eliminates time and frustration, and contains hundreds of conceptual categories.

Product Details

ISBN:
9780440214472
Editor:
Kipfer, Barbara Ann
Other:
Kipfer, Barbara Ann
Editor:
Kipfer, Barbara Ann
Author:
Princeton Lang Inst
Author:
Princeton Language Institute
Publisher:
Dell
Location:
New York, N.Y. :
Subject:
Miscellaneous
Subject:
Quotations
Subject:
Essays
Subject:
Quotations, English
Copyright:
Edition Description:
Mass market paperback
Series:
21st Century Reference
Series Volume:
0000
Publication Date:
19930501
Binding:
Paperback
Grade Level:
General/trade
Language:
English
Illustrations:
Yes
Pages:
624
Dimensions:
6.86x4.23x1.11 in. .65 lbs.

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"Synopsis" by , This distinguished dictionary of quotations incorporates centuries of wit and wisdom, from the spokesmen of antiquity to the voices of the '90s. The unique concept index eliminates time and frustration, and contains hundreds of conceptual categories.
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