Bartlett's Familiar Quotations

Bartlett's Familiar Quotations

A Collection of Passages, Phrases, and Proverbs Traced to Their Sources in Ancient and Modern Literature

Book - 2002
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Grand Central Pub
First published in 1855, BARTLETT'S FAMILIAR QUOTATIONS has been completely updated and revised for the seventeenth edition by Pulitzer Prize-winning biographer Justin Kaplan. This 17th edition, under Kaplan's splendid direction, contains over 20,000 quotations, representing 2,500 authors, 90 of whom are new to BARTLETT'S. New comers include Bill Clinton, Hillary Clinton, Tony Kushner, Tammy Wynette, Margaret Atwood, Mary Oliver, Maya Angelou, Frank O'Hara, Martin Amis, Kingsley Amis, Mother Teresa, Jacques Cousteau, Rudolph Giuliani, Alfred Hitchcock, L. M. Montgomery, Eric Ambler, Jerry Seinfeld, J.K. Rowling, Katharine Graham, and Emma Goldman. With quotations presented in chronological order, in the famous BARTLETT'S tradition, BARTLETT'S gives the reader a vast panorama of the world, from the ancient Egyptians to the latest movie, from the inspirational and the beautiful to the sardonic and the downright funny.

Baker & Taylor
A new edition of the classic reference, first published in 1855, features more than twenty thousand quotations, representing some 2,500 authors, including new selections from Bill Clinton, Margaret Atwood, and Mother Teresa.

Blackwell North Amer
In 1855 a well-known bookseller from Cambridge, Massachusetts, named John Bartlett self-published A Collection of Familiar Quotations, a book of prose and verse quotes, which he described as "an attempt to trace to their source passages and phrases in common use." That small volume of lasting wisdom has been continuously expanded and published since then and has become the comprehensive, authoritative, and popular bible of quotations fondly known as Bartlett's. Long an indispensable wellspring of inspiration for writers, toastmasters, students, executives, speechwriters, and copywriters, Bartlett's is the best choice for those who want to find the perfect quote to polish a presentation, enrich a narrative, add zest to a celebratory toast, pepper a conversation, or answer the question "Who said that?"
Bartlett's carries on its early tradition of drawing on classic references. However, since it mirrors our ever changing culture, it also uses many nontraditional sources for quotations, including movies, television, advertising slogans, cartoons, street slang, politics, and music. From the Bible to Bill Clinton, from Sappho to Sitting Bull, from Shakespeare to Seinfeld, from the Upanishads to Updike, Bartlett's spans almost 3,000 years of art, politics, science, religion, and entertainment and gives us a vast written panorama of our world.

Baker
& Taylor

A new edition of the classic reference, first published in 1855, features more than twenty thousand quotations, representing some 2,500 authors, including new selections from Bill and Hillary Clinton, Margaret Atwood, Maya Angelou, Mother Teresa, Jacques Cousteau, Rudolph Giuliani, Alfred Hitchcock, J. K. Rowling, and many others. 100,000 first printing.

Publisher: Boston : Little, Brown, 2002
Edition: 17th ed
ISBN: 9780316084604
0316084603
Branch Call Number: 808.882 BAR
Characteristics: lv, 1431 p. ; 26 cm
Additional Contributors: Kaplan, Justin

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