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The Yale book of quotations

Auteur : Fred R Shapiro
Éditeur : New Haven : Yale University Press, ©2006.
Édition/format :   Livre : AnglaisVoir toutes les éditions et les formats
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This reader-friendly volume contains more than 12,000 famous quotations, arranged alphabetically by author. It is unique in its focus on American quotations and its thorough coverage of items not only from literary and historical sources but also from popular culture, sports, computers, politics, law and the social sciences. Anonymously authored items appear in sections devoted to folk songs, advertising slogans,  Lire la suite...
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Genre/forme : Aphorisms and Proverbs
Type d’ouvrage : Ressource Internet
Format : Livre, Ressource Internet
Tous les auteurs / collaborateurs : Fred R Shapiro
ISBN : 0300107986 9780300107982 9780300107982
Numéro OCLC : 66527213
Description : xxiv, 1067 p. : ports. ; 25 cm.
Contenu : Advertising slogans --
Anonymous --
Anonymous (Latin) --
Ballads --
Film lines --
Folk and anonymous songs --
Modern proverbs --
Nursery rhymes --
Political slogans --
Proverbs --
Radio catchphrases --
Sayings --
Television catchphrases.
Responsabilité : edited by Fred R. Shapiro ; foreword by Joseph Epstein.
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Contains more than 12,000 famous quotations, arranged alphabetically. This volume focuses on American quotations and its inclusion of items not only from literary and historical sources but also from  Lire la suite...

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The Best Quotations Reference

de jb5911 (Utilisateur de WorldCat. Publication 2006-11-13) Excellent Permalien
A good quotations collection will give the definitive wording of quotations, provide information as to the quotations' sources and eliminate spurious sources, and be interesting enough to read or browse in its own right, even when no particular quotation is sought. The Yale Book of Quotations does all...
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But Who Said It First? And What Exactly Did They Say?

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“I really didn’t say everything I said.” Maybe not, but Yogi Berra really said that, and it’s here in “The Yale Book of Quotations” with 11,999 other good ones, drawn from some 3200 spokespersons, statesmen, saints, and singers: Du Bois and Dickens and W. C. Fields, Dorothy Parker and Oscar and Sappho,...
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