Journals Higher Education



01 October 2007

496 Pages

6 ¼ x 9 ¼ inches

ISBN: 9780199208951

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Oxford Dictionary of Modern Quotations

Third Edition

Edited by Elizabeth Knowles

  • Comprehensive: key quotations of today underpinned by landmark voices of the past in 5,000+ quotations, 1900-2007
  • Informative and entertaining: from the deeply serious to the frivolous and surreal
  • New authors include Pamela Anderson, Kemal Ataturk, Pope Benedict XVI, David Cameron, Paula Ratcliffe, and Oprah Winfrey
  • New unique selection process: quotes identified by the largest ongoing language research programme in the world, Oxford English Corpus, ensuring that all the most popular and widely-used quotes are featured
  • Easy-to-use keyword index traces quotations even if you don't know the author