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A Dictionary of Anglo-American Proverbs and Proverbial Phrases Found in Literary Sources of the Nineteenth and Twentieth Centuries Hardcover – 1 Jul 2005

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  • Hardcover: 871 pages
  • Publisher: Peter Lang Publishing Inc; 1 edition (1 July 2005)
  • Language: English
  • ISBN-10: 0820479470
  • ISBN-13: 978-0820479477
  • Product Dimensions: 15.9 x 5.7 x 22.9 cm
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About the Author

The Authors: George B. Bryan (1939-1996) was Professor of Theatre History and Wolfgang Mieder is Professor of German and Folklore at the University of Vermont. They are both authors of numerous books and articles on various literary and folkloric topics, among them Bryan's Black Sheep, Red Herrings, and Blue Murder: The Proverbial Agatha Christie (Peter Lang, 1993) and Mieder's No Struggle, No Progress Frederick Douglass and His Proverbial Rhetoric for Civil Rights (Peter Lang, 2001). Together they have published several books on proverbial matters, including The Proverbial Bernard Shaw (1994), The Proverbial Winston S. Churchill (1995), The Proverbial Eugene O'Neill (1995), Proverbs in World Literature: A Bibliography (Peter Lang, 1996), The Proverbial Harry S. Truman (Peter Lang, 1997), and The Proverbial Charles Dickens (Peter Lang, 1997).

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