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THE QUOTE SLEUTH: A MANUAL FOR THE TRACER OF LOST QUOTATIONS

By: Shipps, Anthony W.

Price: ¥1,000.00

Publisher: University of Illinois Press: 1991

Edition: First

Seller ID: RWARE0000012352

ISBN: 0252016955

Condition: Near Fine/Near Fine


The tracer's goals are to identify the source of a quotation, to find or to produce detailed citation based on a reliable edition of the work, to find an authoritative text of the passage being traced, and to do all this in t he shortest time possible and with the least possible amount of effort. From The Critics Booknews A collection of short quotes arranged by topic. Each conveys a clearly stated philosophical axiom, general truth, or fundamental principle. A guide to tracking down the particular haystack your needle came out of. Details sophisticated methodologies like looking up the quo... View more info