TITLE

An alternative index to an 1877 'handbook of quotations.'

AUTHOR(S)
Bell, Hazel K.
PUB. DATE
October 2007
SOURCE
Indexer;Oct2007, Vol. 25 Issue 4, p255
SOURCE TYPE
Academic Journal
DOC. TYPE
Article
ABSTRACT
The article discusses an alternative index to the book "Reference Handbook of Quotations: English, Latin, French," published in 1877. The author describes her copy of the book, paying particular attention to the preface which discusses the purpose of providing a book of familiar quotations. The preface also introduces the format of the book which presents the quotations in an alphabetical order based on the most prominent keyword, or index-word, of each statement. An index is also described in which alternate keywords for each quotation are provided and listed in alphabetical order.
ACCESSION #
27679056

 

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