Bartlett's Familiar Quotations
More than 150 years after its original publication, BARTLETT'S FAMILIAR QUOTATIONS has been completely revised and updated for its eighteenth edition. BARTLETT'S showcases a sweeping survey of world history, from the times of ancient Egyptians to present day. New authors include Warren Buffett, the Dalai Lama, Bill Gates, David Foster Wallace, Emily Post, Steve Jobs, Jimi Hendrix, Paul Krugman, Hunter S. Thompson, Jon Stewart, Elizabeth Kubler-Ross, Barack Obama, Che Guevara, Randy Pausch, Desmond Tutu, Julia Child, Fran Leibowitz, Harper Lee, Nassim Nicholas Taleb, Patti Smith, William F. Buckley, and Robert F. Kennedy. In the classic BARTLETT'S tradition, the book offers readers and scholars alike a vast, stunning representation of those words that have influenced and molded our language and culture.
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LibraryThing ReviewUser Review - raizel - LibraryThing
List by author in approximately chronological order of famous or interesting quotations. An index of authors at the beginning and a huge index of quotes at the end make it easy to find things. The ... Read full review
Bartlett's familiar quotations: a collection of passages, phrases, and proverbs traced to their sources in ancient and modern literatureUser Review - Not Available - Book Verdict
This canonical reference work, originally published in 1855, soldiers on, seeking out memorable quotations in the midst of these dark ages of rhetoric. Since the last edition in 1992, the pickings ... Read full review
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Bartlett's Familiar Quotations: A Collection of Passages, Phrases, and ...
John Bartlett,Geoffrey O'Brien
No preview available - 2012