The Resource The Oxford Dictionary of Allusions, Andrew Delahunty, Sheila Dignen, and Penny Stock

The Oxford Dictionary of Allusions, Andrew Delahunty, Sheila Dignen, and Penny Stock

Label
The Oxford Dictionary of Allusions
Title
The Oxford Dictionary of Allusions
Statement of responsibility
Andrew Delahunty, Sheila Dignen, and Penny Stock
Title variation
Dictionary of Allusions
Creator
Contributor
Subject
Genre
Language
eng
Summary
Allusions form a colourful extension to the English Language, drawing on our knowledge of literature and mythology to give a shorthand for describing people, places, and events. This text explains the meanings of the allusions in use in modern English
Cataloging source
DLC
http://library.link/vocab/creatorName
Delahunty, Andrew
Index
index present
LC call number
  • PE1580
  • PN43
LC item number
  • .D45 2001
  • .D45 2001
Literary form
non fiction
Nature of contents
dictionaries
http://library.link/vocab/relatedWorkOrContributorName
  • Dignen, Sheila
  • Stock, Penny
http://library.link/vocab/subjectName
  • Allusions
  • English language
  • English language
  • English language
  • English language
  • English language
  • English language
  • Allusions
  • Allemand (Langue)
  • Anglais (Langue)
  • Anglais (Langue)
  • Allusions
  • Allusions
  • English language
  • English language
  • English language
  • Literatur
  • Anspielung
  • Englisch
Label
The Oxford Dictionary of Allusions, Andrew Delahunty, Sheila Dignen, and Penny Stock
Instantiates
Publication
Note
Includes index
Carrier category
volume
Carrier category code
  • nc
Carrier MARC source
rdacarrier
Content category
text
Content type code
  • txt
Content type MARC source
rdacontent
Contents
List of themes. Abundance and plenty -- Actors -- Adultery -- Adventure -- Ambition -- Anger -- Animals, love of -- Appearing -- Arrogance and pomposity -- Artists -- Ascent and descent -- Avarice -- Baldness -- Bargain -- Beauty : female beauty -- Beauty : male beauty -- Betrayal -- Blindness -- Captives -- Change -- Chaos and disorder -- Chastity and virginity -- Comedy and humour -- Communication -- Complexity -- Concealment -- Conflict -- Conformity -- Courage -- Cowardice -- Craftsmen -- Criminals -- Cunning -- Curse -- Dancing -- Danger -- Darkness -- Death -- Defeat -- Departure -- Deserted places -- Despair -- Destiny and luck -- Destruction -- Detectives -- Devil -- Dictators and tyrants -- Difficulty -- Disappearance and absence -- Disapproval -- Disclosure -- Disguise -- Distance -- Doubt -- Dreams -- Duality -- Enemy -- Envy -- Escape and survival -- Evil -- Explorers -- Failure -- Fatness -- Fear -- Fertility -- Fierce women -- Food and drink -- Forgiveness -- Freedom -- Friendship -- Generosity -- Gesture -- Gluttony -- Goodness -- Grief and sorrow -- Guarding -- Guilt -- Hair -- Happiness -- Hatred -- Height -- Heroes -- Honesty and truth -- Horror -- Horses -- Humility -- Hunters -- Hypocrisy -- Idealism -- Idyllic Places -- Illusion -- Immobility -- Importance -- Indifference -- Innocence -- Insanity -- Inspiration -- Intelligence -- Invisibility -- Jealousy -- Judgement and decision
Dimensions
23 cm
Extent
xii, 453 pages
Isbn
9780198600312
Lccn
2001021530
Media category
unmediated
Media MARC source
rdamedia
Media type code
  • n
System control number
  • (OCoLC)46572233
  • (OCoLC)ocm46572233
Label
The Oxford Dictionary of Allusions, Andrew Delahunty, Sheila Dignen, and Penny Stock
Publication
Note
Includes index
Carrier category
volume
Carrier category code
  • nc
Carrier MARC source
rdacarrier
Content category
text
Content type code
  • txt
Content type MARC source
rdacontent
Contents
List of themes. Abundance and plenty -- Actors -- Adultery -- Adventure -- Ambition -- Anger -- Animals, love of -- Appearing -- Arrogance and pomposity -- Artists -- Ascent and descent -- Avarice -- Baldness -- Bargain -- Beauty : female beauty -- Beauty : male beauty -- Betrayal -- Blindness -- Captives -- Change -- Chaos and disorder -- Chastity and virginity -- Comedy and humour -- Communication -- Complexity -- Concealment -- Conflict -- Conformity -- Courage -- Cowardice -- Craftsmen -- Criminals -- Cunning -- Curse -- Dancing -- Danger -- Darkness -- Death -- Defeat -- Departure -- Deserted places -- Despair -- Destiny and luck -- Destruction -- Detectives -- Devil -- Dictators and tyrants -- Difficulty -- Disappearance and absence -- Disapproval -- Disclosure -- Disguise -- Distance -- Doubt -- Dreams -- Duality -- Enemy -- Envy -- Escape and survival -- Evil -- Explorers -- Failure -- Fatness -- Fear -- Fertility -- Fierce women -- Food and drink -- Forgiveness -- Freedom -- Friendship -- Generosity -- Gesture -- Gluttony -- Goodness -- Grief and sorrow -- Guarding -- Guilt -- Hair -- Happiness -- Hatred -- Height -- Heroes -- Honesty and truth -- Horror -- Horses -- Humility -- Hunters -- Hypocrisy -- Idealism -- Idyllic Places -- Illusion -- Immobility -- Importance -- Indifference -- Innocence -- Insanity -- Inspiration -- Intelligence -- Invisibility -- Jealousy -- Judgement and decision
Dimensions
23 cm
Extent
xii, 453 pages
Isbn
9780198600312
Lccn
2001021530
Media category
unmediated
Media MARC source
rdamedia
Media type code
  • n
System control number
  • (OCoLC)46572233
  • (OCoLC)ocm46572233

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