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Author Morson, Gary Saul, 1948-

Title The words of others : from quotations to culture / Gary Saul Morson

Publ Info New Haven [Conn.] : Yale University Press, [2011]
 RWU Main Library  PN171.Q6 M67 2011    AVAILABLE
 URI  PN171.Q6 M67 2011    AVAILABLE
Descript xi, 340 pages ; 22 cm
text rdacontent
unmediated rdamedia
volume rdacarrier
Note Includes bibliographical references and index
Contents Verbal gems and treasuries -- The market for quotations -- What is an anthology? -- Quotationality and former quotations -- The nature of quotations -- What is a quotation? -- Making a quotation -- What is a misquotation? -- More than words alone -- Mis-misquotations -- How and where quotations live -- Quotations of occasion -- Famous last words -- Epitaphs -- Literary composition and decomposition -- The anthology as literature -- Whole and part
LC subject Quotations -- History and criticism
Quotation in literature
Epitaphs -- History and criticism
ISBN 9780300167474 (alk. paper)
0300167474 (alk. paper)