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- The University Press of Kentucky 2014; US$ 12.99
Weaving together universal themes of family, geography, and death with images of America's frontier landscape, former Kentucky Poet Laureate Joe Survant has been lauded for his ability to capture the spirit of the land and its people. Kliatt magazine has praised his work, stating, "Survant's words sing.... This is storytelling at its best." Exploring... more...
- Philipp von Zabern Verlag 2011; US$ 18.13
Klaus Bartels ist einer der feinsinnigsten und amüsantesten Philologen, seine Kolumnen in der NZZ sind moderne Klassiker. In seinem neuen Buch präsentiert er Jahrtausendworte - Sätze, die in der Antike gesprochen wurden und durch die Epochen hindurch nichts von ihrer Kraft und Schönheit verloren haben. Er zeigt, wo sie herkommen, was sie einmal bedeuteten... more...
- Philipp von Zabern Verlag 2010; US$ 18.13
Worte wie Heureka und Panta rhei, Alea iacta est und Carpe diem sind das meistzitierte, lebendigste Griechisch und Latein. Doch diese Geflügelten Worte sind in aller Regel zugleich entflogene Worte, und sie tragen kein Ringlein am Fuß, auf dem Autor und Werk, Kapitel und Paragraph säuberlich verzeichnet wären. Die 12., durchgesehene und ergänzte Auflage... more...
- Chambers Harrap Publishers Ltd 2005; US$ 45.00
The most up-to-date dictionary of quotations available, Chambers Dictionary of Quotations gives you a huge choice of more than 21,000 quotations from over 3,500 authors, from ancient times to the present day. With a truly international outlook, these quotable quotes are drawn from a wide variety of sources including television programmes, political... more...
- Little, Brown and Company 2009; US$ 9.99
From its first appearance in 1855 to its recently published sixteenth edition, Bartlett's Familiar Quotations has set the standard for books of quotations. Now, for the first time, more than 900 of the most endearing, expressive, and impassioned sayings about love--romantic, passionate, matrimonial, familial, patriotic, spiritual--have been carefully... more...
- Random House Publishing Group 2011; US$ 27.00
Upon its publication, George Seldes's The Great Thoughts instantly took its place as a classic--a treasure house of the seminal ideas that have shaped the intellectual history of the world down through the ages. Seldes, a pivotal figure in the history of American journalism and a tireless researcher, spent the better part of his extraordinary lifetime... more...
- Penguin Books Ltd 2003; Not Available
The New Penguin Dictionary of Modern Quotations contains over 8,000 quotations from 1914 to the present. As much a companion to the modern age as it is an entertaining and useful reference tool, it takes the reader on a tour of the wit and wisdom of the great and the good, from Margot Asquith to Monica Lewinsky, from George V to Boutros Boutros-Galli... more...
- De Gruyter 2011; US$ 168.00
Studies on the nature of quotation have become a topic of growing interest among linguists and philosophers of language. What is the function and logical status of quotations? How can an analysis of quotation help to develop a general theory of the semantics-pragmatics interface? This volume is a collection of original papers by leading researchers... more...