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Title Adonis to Zorro : Oxford dictionary of reference and allusion / edited by Andrew Delahunty and Sheila Dignen
Edition Third edition
Published Oxford : Oxford University Press, 2010
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Description 1 online resource (ix, 406 pages) : illustrations
Summary This dictionary explains the meanings of references and allusions that are likely to be encountered in modern English. Drawing on the resources of the Oxford English Corpus, illustrative examples are provided for almost every entry. Fully cross-referenced and with a thematic index, it is ideal for browsing or quick reference
Notes Previous ed. published as The Oxford dictionary of allusions. 2005
Print version record
Subject Allusions -- Dictionaries.
Genre/Form Dictionaries.
Form Electronic book
Author Delahunty, Andrew.
Delahunty, Andrew. Oxford dictionary of allusions.
Dignen, Sheila.
ISBN 0191727938 (electronic book)
019956745X (print)
9780191727931 (electronic book)
9780199567454 (print)
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Dictionary of reference and allusion