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Speake, Jennifer

Overview
Works: 35 works in 293 publications in 4 languages and 10,278 library holdings
Genres: Dictionaries  Reference works  Encyclopedias  Travel writing  Quotations  History  Sayings  Excerpts 
Roles: Editor, Author, Other, Redactor
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Most widely held works about Jennifer Speake
 
Most widely held works by Jennifer Speake
The Concise Oxford dictionary of proverbs by J. A Simpson( Book )

77 editions published between 1992 and 2017 in English and Japanese and held by 3,062 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

Lists recorded usages and meaning for hundreds of proverbs arranged by key word, from "Absence makes the heart grow fonder" to "Youth must be served."
The Oxford dictionary of foreign words and phrases by Jennifer Speake( Book )

39 editions published between 1997 and 2010 in English and held by 2,046 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

A dictionary of words and phrases regularly encountered in 20th-century British and American English, with words and phrases from more than 40 languages
Encyclopedia of the Renaissance by Thomas Goddard Bergin( Book )

22 editions published between 1987 and 2012 in English and held by 1,818 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

Lists 2500 entries covering the principal issues, events, and people in Europe throughout the fourteenth, fifteenth, and sixteenth centuries
Encyclopedia of the Renaissance and the Reformation by Thomas Goddard Bergin( Book )

8 editions published in 2004 in English and held by 683 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

"Exploring the period of transition from medieval to modern times, Encyclopedia of the Renaissance and the Reformation, Revised Edition covers all aspects of the three centuries of the European Renaissance and Reformation, from visual arts and architecture to philosophy, religion, and politics. Detailing the cultural history of this pivotal time that has defined the shape of Western civilization, this comprehensive reference incorporates the newest scholarship while providing core background material. An authoritative work for students and professionals alike, the encyclopedia is an accessible reference that has been written with the nonspecialist in mind. Illustrations in both color and black-and-white complement and highlight entries, and major topics include further reading sections, supplemented by a comprehensive bibliography and chronology. An ideal one-volume reference, Encyclopedia of the Renaissance and the Reformation, Revised Edition sheds light on all the principal issues, events, and people in Europe throughout the 14th, 15th, and 16th centuries."--Jacket
Literature of travel and exploration : an encyclopedia by Jennifer Speake( Book )

32 editions published between 2001 and 2017 in English and held by 619 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

"Connoisseurs of travel writing and those planning a trip will delight in this new encyclopedia. Entries describe journeys, voyages, and routes; world travelers and their writings in diaries, letters, logbooks, and postcards; remarkable destinations; geographers and cartographers; and contemporary travel writers and their works. Author entries include biographical profiles. Each entry is complete with a list of references and further readings. Volume one contains two listings that are useful for browsing the three-volume set -- an alphabetical listing of entries and a thematic list of entries. Volume three has a bibliography of all works and articles referenced in the entries as well as a general index."--"The Top 20 Reference Titles of the Year," American Libraries, May 2004
The Dent dictionary of symbols in Christian art by Jennifer Speake( Book )

13 editions published between 1994 and 1997 in English and Japanese and held by 609 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

Covers major episodes from the Bible and from legends of saints as they are presented in art. Explains differences in empahsis and presentation between the visual imagery of the Eastern Orthodox church and Western European religious art. Provides the key to symbolism in painting, sculpture, stained glass, ecclesiastical embroidery, metalwork and manuscript illumination
The Oxford dictionary of idioms by Judith Siefring( Book )

26 editions published between 1999 and 2004 in English and held by 468 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

This dictionary includes over 5000 delightful expressions and idiosyncrasies arranged by keyword, taken from metaphorical phrases, familiar quotations and proverbs, and similes
The Oxford essential dictionary of foreign terms in English by Jennifer Speake( )

12 editions published between 1997 and 2002 in English and held by 428 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

Describes the origin, meaning, and usage of more than eight thousand words and expressions used in medicine, literature, philosophy, and other academic fields
The Oxford dictionary of proverbs( )

in English and held by 133 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

This unique and authoritative collection contains over 1,100 of the most widely-used proverbs in English with research drawing on the Oxford English Corpus, the world's largest language databank. Lively and compelling, this book is filled with favourites - old and new - and with the fascinating history of each proverb through the ages
The Hutchinson dictionary of world history( Book )

10 editions published between 1993 and 1998 in English and held by 115 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

"5,000 A-Z entries. Key people. Events. Major movements. Terms. More than 100 chronologies of world history. Feature articles. Detailed history of every country. More than 70 maps. Tables of dynasties, emperors, popes, kings, and queens. Quotations."
A treasury of Biblical quotations by Jennifer Speake( Book )

7 editions published between 1968 and 1990 in English and held by 95 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

A wide selection of sayings from the Old and New Testaments
Literature of travel and exploration : an encyclopedia( Book )

14 editions published in 2003 in English and held by 76 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

The secret language of art by Sarah Carr-Gomm( Book )

1 edition published in 2002 in Dutch and held by 70 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

In this book, Sarah carr-Goom provides a fascinating guide to the key figures, themes, events, symbols and emblems that form the subject matter of Western painting
Hutchinson pocket dictionary of quotations( Book )

1 edition published in 1994 in English and held by 10 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

A dictionary of philosophy by Antony Flew( Book )

3 editions published between 1984 and 1985 in English and held by 9 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

This reference can be used as a guidebook to the history of ideas. It contains definitions and scope of philosophical terms, as well as terms from topics touching on philosophy
A Dictionary of Proverbs by Jennifer Speake( Book )

1 edition published in 2008 in English and held by 9 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

This unique and authoritative dictionary contains over 1,100 of the most widely used proverbs in English and uses research from the Oxford English Corpus, the world's largest language databank. This edition has been revised and fully updated and includes numerous entirely new entries. It also features expanded coverage of foreign language proverbs currently in use in English. With an emphasis on examples of usage, including the earliest written evidence of its use, this A-Z guideprovides a thorough - and fascinating - history for every entry. Arranged in A-Z format and with a useful thematic i
The Market House Books encyclopaedia of the Renaissance( Book )

1 edition published in 1988 in English and held by 5 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

Runesansu hyakka jiten( Book )

2 editions published in 1995 in Japanese and held by 5 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

Oxford concise dictionary of proverbs = Niujin ying yu yan yu ci dian( Book )

3 editions published in 2001 in English and Chinese and held by 5 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

Ben ci dian shou lu le wei shi ren shu zhi de ying yu yan yu 1000 yu tiao
The Oxford library of words and phrases by T. F Hoad( Book )

2 editions published in 1998 in English and held by 3 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

 
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The Oxford dictionary of foreign words and phrases
Alternative Names
스피크, 제니퍼

スピーク, J.

スピーク, ジェニファー

Languages
English (271)

Japanese (6)

Chinese (1)

Dutch (1)

Covers
The Oxford dictionary of foreign words and phrasesEncyclopedia of the RenaissanceEncyclopedia of the Renaissance and the ReformationLiterature of travel and exploration : an encyclopediaThe Dent dictionary of symbols in Christian artThe Oxford dictionary of idiomsThe Oxford essential dictionary of foreign terms in EnglishThe Hutchinson dictionary of world history