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The Yale book of quotations

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Published by Yale University Press in New Haven .
Written in English

    Subjects:
  • Quotations, English

  • Edition Notes

    Includes bibliographical references and index

    Statementedited by Fred R. Shapiro ; foreword by Joseph Epstein
    ContributionsShapiro, Fred R
    Classifications
    LC ClassificationsPN6081 .Y35 2006
    The Physical Object
    Paginationxxiv, 1067 p. :
    Number of Pages1067
    ID Numbers
    Open LibraryOL17206502M
    ISBN 100300107986
    ISBN 109780300107982
    LC Control Number2006012317

      In The Yale Book of Quotations, [Shapiro] proves even more diligent than Bartlett was about finding the exact origins and wording of familiar quotations The historical notes in small type--elaborating on sources and parallels, and sometimes cross-referencing other quotations within the volume--make this a really useful reference work/5(45). Who Wrote the Serenity Prayer? The inspiring text—long attributed to an eminent theologian—may have deeper roots than we thought. July/August by Fred R. Shapiro. Fred R. Shapiro is the editor of nine books, most recently the Yale Book of Quotations, for which he used novel online research methods to trace the sources of misattributed.

      The yearly list is an update to "The Yale Book of Quotations," which was first published in Shapiro chooses quotes that are famous or revealing of the spirit of the times, and not.   The latest update to the Yale Book of Quotations is out, and topping this year's list is President-elect Donald Trump's now-famous boast that he .

      The Yale Book of Quotations disproves many other accepted origins. The next time you hear a commentator credit “All politics is local” to Tip O’Neill, impress your friends by mentioning that. Title: The Yale Book of Quotations. Binding: Hardcover. Book Condition: New. Publisher: Yale University Press October ISBN Number: / Seller ID: This reader-friendly volume contains more t famous quotations, arranged alphabetically by author. It is unique in its focus on American quotations and.


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In The Yale Book of Quotations, [Shapiro] proves even more diligent than Bartlett was about finding the exact origins and wording of familiar quotations The historical notes in small type―elaborating on sources and parallels, and sometimes cross-referencing other quotations within the volume―make this a really useful reference work/5(49).

The Yale Book of Quotations is the most complete, up-to-date, and authoritative quotation dictionary ever compiled. The editor, Fred R. Shapiro, used innovative research techniques to ensure that the most popular and eloquent quotations, especially modern and American ones often missed by other dictionaries, were included.

Yale University Press invites you to continue contributing your. Fortunately, the Yale Book does so: It's pretty, well-organized, and consistently entertaining. Moreover, Fred Shapiro has done his homework to ensure that the quotes found in this book are reliably attributed; I don't know of any quotation website that can be trusted to omit common apocrypha, such as the bon mot commonly misattributed to /5.

In The Yale Book of Quotations, [Shapiro] proves even more diligent than Bartlett was about finding the exact origins and wording of familiar quotations The historical notes in small type—elaborating on sources and parallels, and sometimes cross-referencing other quotations within the volume—make this a really useful reference work/5(5).

Get this from a library. The Yale book of quotations. [Fred R Shapiro;] -- This reader-friendly volume contains more t famous quotations, arranged alphabetically by author. It is unique in its focus on American quotations and its thorough coverage of items not.

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Shapiro.5/5(3). Fred R. Shapiro is associate librarian and lecturer in legal research at Yale Law School. He is author or editor of several previous books, including the The Yale Book of. The Yale Book of Quotations book.

Read 4 reviews from the world's largest community for readers. This reader-friendly volume contains more t fa 4/5. Author: Fred R. Shapiro,Associate Librarian and Lecturer in Legal Research Fred R Shapiro; Publisher: Yale University Press ISBN: Category: Reference Page: View: DOWNLOAD NOW» More than twelve thousand famous quotations are featured in a reference volume that includes items not only from literary and historical sources, but also from popular culture, sports, computers.

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Shapiro and the companion edition, The Dictionary of Modern Proverbs, compiled by Charles Clay Doyle, Wolfgang Mieder, and Fred R. Shapiro. The Yale book of quotations Fred R. Shapiro. This reader-friendly volume contains more t famous quotations, arranged alphabetically by author.

It is unique in its focus on American quotations and its inclusion of items not only from literary and historical sources but also from popular culture, sports, computers, science, politics. The Yale Book of Quotations (YBQ) is a magnificent beast of a tome, a rare glittering creature found only in libraries and the homes of the most devoted littérateurs.

Most books have one or two quotable lines. Book Description Yale University Press, United States, Hardback. Condition: New. Language: English. Brand new Book. Named the #2 reference book that is essential for a home library by Donald Altschiller, Wall Street Journal Named a Best Book of by Amazon "Shapiro does original research, earning his 1,page volume a place on the quotation shelf next to Bartlett's and Oxford's /5(65).

The Yale book of quotations by Fred R. Shapiro; 2 editions; First published in ; Subjects: English Quotations. Fred Shapiro is Associate (Library) Director for Collections and Access and Lecturer in Legal Research at Yale Law School.

He is also the editor of the Yale Book of Quotations and the Oxford Dictionary of American Legal Quotations, as well as many other books, and has been recognized as the leading contributor to the Oxford English Dictionary.

In The Yale Book of Quotations, [Shapiro] proves even more diligent than Bartlett was about finding the exact origins and wording of familiar quotations The historical notes in small type―elaborating on sources and parallels, and sometimes cross-referencing other quotations within the volume―make this a really useful reference work/5(44).

This reader-friendly volume contains more t 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.

The Yale Book of Quotations (in which my name appears as a contributor) came out in Presumably, between /06 andFred found (or somebody found for him) an earlier appearance. Presumably, between /06 andFred found (or somebody found for him) an earlier appearance.

And perhaps most troublingly, there was an uncertain correlation between a voluminous commonplace book and actual reading. For example, Francis Meres's printed commonplace book Palladis Tamia () is best known as the first reference to Shakespeare in print, but also contains brief allusions to innumerable other authors, titles, and quotations--familiar names like Marlowe and Jonson, but.Download The Yale Book Of Quotations in PDF and EPUB Formats for free.

The Yale Book Of Quotations Book also available for Read Online, mobi, docx and mobile and kindle reading. "Meticulously researched a quotations book with footnotes that are as fascinating to read as the quotes themselves."--Arthur Spiegelman, Washington Post Book World.

This reader-friendly volume contains more t famous quotations, arranged alphabetically by author.5/5(1).