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Adonis to Zorro : Oxford dictionary of reference and allusion

Author: Sheila Dignen; Andrew Delahunty
Publisher: Oxford : Oxford University Press, 2010.
Edition/Format:   Book : English : 3rd edView all editions and formats
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An absorbing dictionary that clearly explains the meanings of references and allusions that are likely to be encountered in modern English. Drawing on the resources of the Oxford English Corpus,  Read more...

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Genre/Form: Dictionaries
Document Type: Book
All Authors / Contributors: Sheila Dignen; Andrew Delahunty
ISBN: 9780199567454 019956745X
OCLC Number: 640079212
Notes: "First and second editions edited by Andrew Delahunty, Sheila Dignen, and Penny Stock."
Previous ed.: Delahunty, Andrew. The Oxford dictionary of allusions. 2nd ed. c2005.
Description: ix, 406 p. ; 24 cm.
Contents: Introduction to the third edition --
Introduction to the second edition --
List of subjects and their abbreviations --
Dictionary --
Thematic index.
Other Titles: Oxford dictionary of reference and allusion
Dictionary of reference and allusion
Responsibility: edited by Andrew Delahunty and Sheila Dignen.
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This welcoming, elegant volume encourages the ferreting-out of chance discoveries. Times Literary Supplement This is an easy to use book. Sunday Telegraph Informative, useful and highly entertaining. Read more...

 
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