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Knowles, Elizabeth (Elizabeth M.)

Overview
Works: 28 works in 291 publications in 2 languages and 14,366 library holdings
Genres: Quotations  Dictionaries  Terms and phrases  Reference works  Criticism, interpretation, etc 
Roles: Editor, Author, Other, Redactor
Publication Timeline
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Most widely held works by Elizabeth Knowles
The Oxford dictionary of quotations by Angela Partington( Book )

76 editions published between 1996 and 2014 in English and German and held by 4,603 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

"The Oxford Dictionary of Quotations is acclaimed for its broad and authoritative coverage. Now with 20,000 quotations, this major new edition has been brought fully up to date, whilst traditional areas of coverage have been enhanced. Particular areas such as world religions and classical Greek and Latin literature have been improved, and proverbs and nursery rhymes are also included. In addition, there are new sections bringing together Advertising slogans, Epitaphs, Film lines, Misquotations, and other special categories of topical and related quotes." "With a new thematic index, which allows you to browse through the best quotations on a given subject, more background information, an extensive keyword index, and cross-references to quotations about authors, you will easily be able to find quotations for all occasions, and identify who said what, where, and when. Book jacket."--Jacket
The Oxford dictionary of phrase and fable by Elizabeth Knowles( Book )

40 editions published between 2000 and 2016 in English and held by 2,252 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

Entries identify more than twenty thousand people, places, expressions, and specialized terms from throughout the world, along with lists of related items that are considered as part of a group, and celebrated dying words
The Oxford dictionary of modern quotations by Elizabeth Knowles( Book )

55 editions published between 2002 and 2008 in English and Undetermined and held by 2,048 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

Compiles over five thousand quotations from the beginning of the twentieth century into the twenty-first century from a diverse group of authors including Rudy Giuliani, Mother Teresa, Princess Diana, and Walt Disney
The Oxford dictionary of twentieth century quotations( Book )

17 editions published between 1998 and 2003 in English and Undetermined and held by 1,315 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

Contains five thousand twentieth-century quotations, arranged alphabetically by speaker's name; features special sections on misquotations, newspaper headlines, political slogans, and film lines; and includes subject and key word indexes
The Oxford dictionary of new words by Elizabeth Knowles( Book )

15 editions published between 1997 and 1998 in English and held by 1,056 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

Each entry explains the meaning of the world, and is illustrated by quotations mainly from newspapers, magazines and popular fiction. It gives the date of the earliest recorded usage, and describes how the word entered the language
The Oxford dictionary of phrase, saying, and quotation( Book )

18 editions published between 1997 and 1998 in English and held by 801 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

Compiles over 10,000 quotations, proverbs, and phrases on over 350 themes, including actors and acting, elections, food and drink, schools, taxes, and the weather
The concise Oxford dictionary of quotations by Elizbeth Knowles( Book )

11 editions published between 2001 and 2008 in English and held by 567 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

Offering all the authority and accuracy of the acclaimed Oxford Dictionary of Quotations, this indispensable source of reference has extensive coverage of literary and historical quotations and new material on slogans, catchphrases, film lines, and popular misquotations--opening Web page
How to read a word by Elizabeth Knowles( Book )

7 editions published in 2010 in English and held by 458 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

A guide to investigating various aspects of individual words, such as their meaning, date of first use, and spelling, with research tools, resources, and examples
What they didn't say : a book of misquotations( Book )

5 editions published in 2006 in English and held by 430 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

An entertaining and thought-provoking book for language buffs and anyone interested in quotations, What They Didn't Say sifts through more than one hundred and fifty misquotations, incorrect attributions, and apocryphal remarks to reveal the origins of the quotes. Organized in an accessible A-Z format, quotes range from "Actors are cattle" (Alfred Hitchcock) to "You dirty rat!" (James Cagney) and span from the classical world right up to the present day
Little Oxford dictionary of proverbs by Elizabeth Knowles( Book )

10 editions published between 2009 and 2017 in English and held by 213 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

Features some 2,000 proverbs and sayings from around the world organized under such headings as "Achievement" and "Extravagance," in a volume that offers insight into how common ideas are expressed in a variety of cultures. --Publisher
The Oxford dictionary of phrase and fable( )

in English and held by 185 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

'The Oxford Dictionary of Phrase and Fable' is a major reference work, providing a wealth of fascinating and informative background detail from over 20,000 phrases and allusions used in English today
Oxford dictionary of quotations( )

in English and held by 157 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

Complete with a keyword index and expanded information on authors and particular quotations, this definitive guide to quotations in English means that you will always know who said what, where, and when
The concise Oxford dictionary of phrase and fable( Book )

4 editions published between 1994 and 2003 in English and held by 134 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

Quotations for occasions by Elizabeth Knowles( Book )

2 editions published in 2008 in English and held by 46 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

Wiser, wittier words at your fingertips
The Oxford essential quotations dictionary( )

3 editions published between 1998 and 2003 in English and held by 36 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

Searchable database of English-language quotations, containing 7,000 entries. Quotations range in subject matter from creativity, money, and friendship to politicians, sports, and the weather
The Oxford dictionary of modern quotations( )

in English and held by 13 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

This collection offers a vivid picture of the world in the 21st century, against a backdrop of the landmark events leading up to it. From Catherine Tate and the Simpsons to Mother Teresa and Winston Churchill, here are the key voices of our time
A concise dictionary of phrase and fable( Book )

1 edition published in 2003 in English and held by 11 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

Little Oxford gift box( Book )

2 editions published between 2010 and 2013 in English and held by 11 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

The Oxford dictionary of quotations Over 20000 quotations( )

3 editions published between 2009 and 2014 in English and held by 9 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

Searchable database and online version of the print seventh ed. The text runs to over 20,000 quotations, and represents over 3,000 authors: over 1,000 quotations are completely new additions
The Oxford dictionary of phrase, proverb, and quotation( Book )

3 editions published in 1997 in English and held by 5 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

 
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The Oxford dictionary of quotations
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Knowles, Elizabeth.

Knowles, Elizabeth (Elizabeth M.)

Knowles Elizabeth M.

Languages
English (274)

German (1)

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The Oxford dictionary of phrase and fableThe Oxford dictionary of modern quotationsThe Oxford dictionary of twentieth century quotationsThe Oxford dictionary of new wordsThe Oxford dictionary of phrase, saying, and quotationThe concise Oxford dictionary of quotationsHow to read a wordWhat they didn't say : a book of misquotations