The Oxford Book Of Aphorisms

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Publisher: Oxford University Press, USA
ISBN: 9780192820150
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Gathers witty quotations about nature, religion, fear, hope, fame, wealth, politics, marriage, happiness, knowledge, language, and death This anthology demonstrates to the full how brilliantly the aphorist can illumine the hidden truth, or ...

The New Oxford Book Of English Prose

Author: John Gross
Publisher: Oxford University Press, USA
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Traces the development of English and American prose from the end of the Middle Ages to the present through the work of its finest writers, from Sir Thomas Malory to Salman Rushdie

The Oxford Book Of Essays

Author: John Gross
Publisher: Oxford University Press, USA
ISBN: 0199556555
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The essay is one of the richest of literary forms. Its most obvious characteristics are freedom, informality, and the personal touch--though it can also find room for poetry, satire, fantasy, and sustained argument.

The New Oxford Book Of Literary Anecdotes

Author: John Gross
Publisher: Oxford University Press
ISBN: 0199543410
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An unrivalled collection of literary gossip and intimate sidelights on the lives of the authors.The dictionary defines an anecdote as 'a short account of an entertaining or interesting incident', and the anecdotes in this collection more ...

The Oxford Book Of Comic Verse

Author: John Gross
Publisher: Oxford University Press, USA
ISBN: 9780192840868
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This collection undoubtedly contains matter of greathistorical interest, but the emphasis throughout is firmly on enjoyment.

History Of Oxford University Press Volume Iv

Author: Keith Robbins
Publisher: Oxford University Press
ISBN: 0192519581
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They continued to attract highly distinguished editors: to select a few examples,
The Oxford Book of Aphorisms, edited by John Gross (1983); The New Oxford
Book of Canadian Verse in English, edited by Margaret Atwood (1985); and The
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Aphorism In The Francophone Novel Of The Twentieth Century

Author: Mark Bell
Publisher: McGill-Queen's Press - MQUP
ISBN: 9780773515284
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The provocative features of an aphorism arise, according to Fricke, either from its
rhetorical constitution or from the way it enters into a ... John Gross has compiled
a large quantity of texts in a recent publication, The Oxford Book of Aphorisms.

The World In A Phrase

Author: James Geary
Publisher: Bloomsbury Publishing USA
ISBN: 160819762X
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Mt. Vernon, N.Y.: Peter Pauper Press, 1950-56. Galazka, Jacek. A Treasury of
Polish Aphorisms. Cornwall Bridge, Conn.: Polish Heritage Publications, 1997.
Gross, John. The Oxford Book of Aphorisms. Oxford: Oxford University Press,
2003.

Encyclopedia Of The Essay

Author: Tracy Chevalier
Publisher: Routledge
ISBN: 1135314101
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This groundbreaking new source of international scope defines the essay as nonfictional prose texts of between one and 50 pages in length.