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Martin H. Manser, David H. Pickering, "The Facts on File Dictionary of Allusions (Writers Library)"
Checkmark Books 2009 | ISBN-10: 0816079072 | 532 Pages | PDF | 2,2 MB
Discover the fascinating world of allusions in one in-depth guide. "The Facts on File Dictionary of Allusions" provides a comprehensive guide to allusions in the English language. In approximately 4,000 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 referred to. Entries are drawn from a wide range of sources, including Shakespeare and the Bible; Greek, Roman, and Norse mythology; texts from literature through the ages; historical events; popular culture; and film and television. Individual entries contain pronunciation guides, definitions, examples, information on derived forms, and more. An index, guide to use, and cross-references round out this accessible dictionary.Entries include: Achilles' heel; Godzilla; Indiana Jones; Phoenix rising from the ashes; Svengali; and, much more.
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