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Uniform Title Allusions--cultural, literary, biblical, and historical.
Title Ruffner's allusions--cultural, literary, biblical, and historical : a thematic dictionary / [edited by] Frederick G. Ruffner, Jr., and Laurence Urdang.

Imprint Detroit, Mich. : Omnigraphics, 2010.

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Location Call No. OPAC Message Status
 Axe 3rd Floor Stacks  081 Al58r 2010    ---  Available
Edition 3rd ed.
Description xxx, 969 p. ; 23 cm.
Bibliography Includes bibliographical references and index.
Contents Preface to the third edition -- Preface to the second edition -- Preface to the first edition -- Table of descriptive categories -- Table of thematic categories -- How to use this book -- Allusions.
Summary "A thematic dictionary, with almost 13,000 allusion entries organized under 730 thematic categories. Thematic categories are presented in alphabetical order; each thematic category is followed a list of allusions, including definitions, origins (nationality and genre), and sources. Includes a bibliography and index"--Provided by publisher.
Subject Allusions -- Dictionaries.
Added Author Ruffner, Frederick G., 1926-
Urdang, Laurence.
ISBN 9780780811706 (pbk. : alk. paper)
0780811704 (pbk. : alk. paper)

 
    
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