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Professor Spalding's Historical Dictionary of German Figurative Usage has been appearing in separate fascicles since 1952. The work presents information about German figurative speech and its history in dictionary form. It covers phrases, proverbs and quotations found in German literature from 1750 onwards. "On the criterion of pleasurable and profitable readability, Professor Spalding's work belongs to the masterpieces." Times Higher Education Supplement "This useful dictionary should be in the hands of every teacher of German and be available in every Germanic library." Journal of English and Germanic Philology

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Book Details

ISBN: 9780631166115
ISBN-10: 0631166114
Format: Paperback
(253mm x 173mm x 4mm)
Pages: 48
Imprint: Blackwell Publishers
Publisher: John Wiley and Sons Ltd
Publish Date: 17-Nov-1988
Country of Publication: United Kingdom

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Author Biography - Keith Spalding

Keith Spalding is Professor Emeritus of German at the University College of North Wales, Bangor.

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