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The Facts On File Dictionary of Allusions (Writers Reference)

Martin H. Manser

The Facts On File Dictionary of Allusions (Writers Reference)

by Martin H. Manser

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Published by Facts on File (J) .
Written in English

    Subjects:
  • Language Arts - General,
  • Juvenile Nonfiction,
  • Allusions,
  • Dictionaries,
  • Children: Young Adult (Gr. 7-9)

  • The Physical Object
    FormatHardcover
    Number of Pages624
    ID Numbers
    Open LibraryOL11360679M
    ISBN 100816071055
    ISBN 109780816071050

    A handy reference to the Pandora's box of mythical and biblical allusions, this work is a comprehensive resource offering abundant information that readers should find clear and to the point. A companion to the "Facts on File Dictionary of Modern Allusions", this volume explains the meanings and origins of allusions from the Bible and classical mythology, including Greek, .   ""The Facts On File Dictionary of Foreign Words and Phrases, Second Edition"" presents new and updated information on the origins and usage of more than 4, of these invaluable dictionary clarifies and explains words and phrases spanning a wide range of fields, from law and music to philosophy and cuisine/5(16).

    About the Author(s) Martin H. Manser has been a professional reference book writer and editor since He is the author of The Facts On File Guide to Good Writing, The Facts On File Guide to Style, and The Facts On File Dictionary of Classical and Biblical other books include the Zondervan Dictionary of Bible Themes, Macmillan Dictionary of the Bible, and . Facts on File Dictionary of Cultural and Historical Allusions: From the Middle Ages Through the 20th Century (Facts on File Library of Language and Literature) by Sylvia Cole, Abraham Harold Lass and a great selection of related books, art and collectibles available now at

    The Facts on File Dictionary of Classical, Biblical and Literary Allusions by Abraham Harold Lass, David Kiremidjian, Ruth M. Goldstein and a great selection of related books, art and collectibles available now at The Facts on File Dictionary of Allusions (Writers Library) Facts on File. Martin H. Manser. Year: Language: english. File: PDF, MB. You can write a book review and share your experiences. Other readers will always be interested in your opinion of the books you've read. Whether you've loved the book or not, if you give your.


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The Facts On File Dictionary of Allusions (Writers Reference) by Martin H. Manser Download PDF EPUB FB2

The Facts On File Dictionary of Classical, Biblical, and Literary Allusions () is broader in scope but has no examples as the present volume does.

Focused content and alphabetical entry by allusion are strengths of this dictionary in comparison to Allusions--Cultural, Literary, Biblical, and Historical: A Thematic Dictionary (Gale, /5(2).

The Facts on File Dictionary of Allusions book. Read reviews from world’s largest community for readers. A guide to allusions in the English language. It /5(9). This is a review on the edition.

A great reference but not comprehensive. If you buy this dictionary along with Oxford Dictionary of Allusions, then your references for Allusions will be almost perfect and comprehensive: This one has more Allusions than OXford, it has pronunciation guide for words and phrases and the index is more helpful, Oxford does not have.

A useful companion to The Facts On File Dictionary of Cultural and Historical Allusions explains the meanings and origins of allusions from the Bible and classical mythology, including Greek, Roman, Norse, Celtic, and Egyptian. It features approximately 2, entries, from Abelard and Heloise to Zeus.5/5(1).

This dictionary combines an updated and expanded edition of The Facts On File Dictionary of 20th Century Allusions with more than entirely new entries from previous historical periods. The result is The Facts On File Dictionary of Cultural and Historical Allusions.

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Get this from a library. The Facts on File dictionary of allusions. [Martin H Manser; David Pickering] -- A comprehensive guide to allusions in the English language. Provides a comprehensive guide to implied or indirect references in the English language. In approximately 4, entries, this resource.

Formerly titled: The Facts on File dictionary of classical, biblical, and literary allusions 1, origins of familiar catch phrases, brand names, titles, and expressions from history, scripture, mythology, and literaturePages: A useful companion to The Facts On File Dictionary of Cultural and Historical Allusions, The Facts On File Dictionary of Classical and Biblical Allusions explains the meanings and origins of allusions from the Bible and classical mythology, including Greek, Roman, and Norse.

This dictionary also offers an index of alternative forms of allusions, as well as a pronounciation key for proper names and words of non-English origin. For writers and students interested in literature, art, history, and religion, The Facts On File Dictionary of Classical and Biblical Allusions is a compelling and invaluable guide to the Price: $   The Facts On File Dictionary of Clichés explains the meanings and origins of more than 3, clichés and common expressions.

draws from a wide variety of sources, including the Bible, Shakespeare, and other works of literature. Drawing from a wide variety of sources this book details the meaning of the cliché or expression, its source, early uses, and the history of Author: Sylvia Cole.

"The Facts on File Dictionary of Allusions" provides a comprehensive guide to allusions in the English language. In approximately 4, entries, this new resource explores well-known events, places, people, and phenomena whose names have acquired linguistic significance, conveying a particular message beyond a mere reference to the objects.

The Facts on File Dictionary of Allusions (Writers Library) Facts on File. Martin H. Manser. Year: Language: english. File: PDF, MB. Most frequently terms. god greek phrase shall biblical christ mythology You can write a book review and share your experiences.

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About the Author(s) Martin H. Manser is a reference book writer and editor based in England. He is the author of The Facts On File Guide to Good Writing, The Facts On File Guide to Style, The Facts On File Dictionary of Classical and Biblical Allusions, The Facts On File Dictionary of Foreign Words and Phrases, and The Quotable other books include the Zondervan.

This dictionary combines an updated and expanded edition of The Facts On File Dictionary of 20th Century Allusions with more than entirely new entries from previous historical periods.

The result is The Facts On File Dictionary of Cultural and Historical Allusions. Spanning a.d. A companion to the "Facts on File Dictionary of Modern Allusions", this volume explains the meanings and origins of allusions from the Bible and classical mythology, including Greek, Roman and Norse.

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