22 September 2006

Concise Oxford Dictionary of Quotations

Dictionaries of quotations used to be about 'Who said that?', whereas now people want to know 'What has been said about this?'. In this new type of dictionary from Oxford University Press, you can do both. The latest volume in their newly revamped series of dictionaries is arranged by topics - ranging from traditional categories such as Courage and Love to more recent subjects like Computers and the Internet. It's a collection of over 9,000 quotations, covering an enormous range of nearly 600 themes, from over 2,400 authors. They are arranged alphabetically, and you can check who said something about which topic via an extensive double index of names and ... Read more >>

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