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Overview page. Subjects: Literature.

An inscription, typically found on a building, sculpture, coin, or other material object; also, a quotation or phrase placed at the beginning of a book, chapter, poem, etc.

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epigraphs

in Oxford Reader's Companion to George Eliot

January 2001; p ublished online January 2011 .

Reference Entry. Subjects: Literary Studies (19th Century). 1004 words.

The practice of using novel epigraphs or chapter epigraphs pre-dates George Eliot. Sir Walter *Scott, for example, whom she

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epigraphs

Edited by Norman Page.

in Oxford Reader's Companion to Hardy

January 2001; p ublished online January 2011 .

Reference Entry. Subjects: Literary Studies (19th Century). 567 words.

Hardy followed the example of Sir Walter *Scott, George *Eliot, and others in affixing epigraphs to many of

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Epigraphs

Jonathan E. Abel.

in Redacted

September 2012; p ublished online January 2013 .

Chapter. Subjects: Anthropology. 4662 words.

Chapter 6, “Epigraphs,” provides a brief historical overview of the rise and fall of typographic markers of deletion (fuseji). Counter to mainstream understanding, which figures censorship...

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epigraph

Overview page. Subjects: Literature.

An inscription, typically found on a building, sculpture, coin, or other material object; also, a quotation or phrase placed at the beginning of a book, chapter, poem, etc.

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epigraph

Edited by Jeremy Butterfield.

in Fowler’s Dictionary of Modern English Usage

January 2015; p ublished online June 2015 .

Reference Entry. Subjects: Language Reference. 43 words.

1 An inscription, especially one placed upon a building, tomb, statue, coin, etc.

2 A short quotation or pithy sentence placed at the beginning of a work,...

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epigraph

in New Oxford Rhyming Dictionary

January 2012; p ublished online May 2013 .

Reference Entry. Subjects: Language Reference. 85 words.

barf, behalf, calf, chaff, coif, giraffe, Graf, graph, half, laugh, scarf, scrum half, staff, strafe, wing half •

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in Oxford Dictionary of Rhymes

January 2007; p ublished online January 2007 .

Reference Entry. Subjects: Language Reference. 85 words.

barf, behalf, calf, chaff, coif, giraffe, Graf, graph, half, laugh, scarf, scrum half, staff, strafe, wing half •

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epigraphs

Edited by Owen Knowles and Gene M. Moore.

in Oxford Reader’s Companion To Conrad

January 2000; p ublished online January 2011 .

Reference Entry. Subjects: Literary Studies (19th Century). 2242 words.

Jessie Conrad commented that ‘Conrad’s title-page quotations had always a close and direct relation to the contents of the book

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epigraph

Edited by Michael F. Suarez and H. R. Woudhuysen.

in The Oxford Companion to the Book

January 2010; p ublished online January 2010 .

Reference Entry. Subjects: History. 29 words.

An *inscription, typically found on a building, sculpture, coin, or other material object; also, a quotation or phrase placed

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epigraph

Chris Baldick.

in The Oxford Dictionary of Literary Terms

January 2008; p ublished online January 2008 .

Reference Entry. Subjects: Literary Theory and Cultural Studies. 55 words.

A quotation or motto placed at the beginning of a book, chapter, or poem as an indication of its theme.

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epigraph

Chris Baldick.

in The Oxford Dictionary of Literary Terms

January 2015; p ublished online July 2015 .

Reference Entry. Subjects: Literary Theory and Cultural Studies. 55 words.

A quotation or motto placed at the beginning of a book, chapter, or poem as an indication of its theme.

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Epigraph to 'The Woodlanders'

Thomas Hardy.

Edited by Samuel Hynes.

in The Complete Poetical Works of Thomas Hardy, Vol. 3: Human Shows; Winter Words; Uncollected Poems

Primary Text. Subjects: Literature.

Not boskiest bow'r,

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Edmund Wilson's Epigraphs to <i>Patriotic Gore</i>

Lawrence Dugan.

in Notes and Queries

September 2009; p ublished online August 2009 .

Journal Article. Subjects: History; Linguistics; Literature. 576 words.

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Epigraph the Climate of Thought

Peter Biller.

in The Measure of Multitude

October 2003; p ublished online October 2011 .

Chapter. Subjects: Medieval and Renaissance History (500 to 1500). 898 words.

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A PROJECTED EPIGRAPH TO STENDHAL'S <i>CHRONIQUES ITALIENNES</i>

GEORGE M. ROSA.

in French Studies Bulletin

January 2001; p ublished online January 2001 .

Journal Article. Subjects: European History; European Languages; Literary Studies (European). 0 words.

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Epigraphs from Emily Dickinson’s Poetry in 1894

George Monteiro.

in Notes and Queries

December 2014; p ublished online November 2014 .

Journal Article. Subjects: Literature; History; Linguistics. 1018 words.

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An Extra Echo to Swift's Epigraph for Gulliver's Travels (1735)

Shef Rogers.

in Notes and Queries

September 2008; p ublished online August 2008 .

Journal Article. Subjects: History; Linguistics; Literature. 416 words.

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Epigraph to the Portrait of Donne in his Shroud, prefixed to Deaths Duel (1632)

John Donne.

Edited by Helen Gardner.

in John Donne: The Divine Poems

Primary Text.

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Epigraph to the Portrait of Donne in his Shroud, prefixed to Deaths Duel (1632)

John Donne.

Edited by Helen Gardner.

in John Donne: The Divine Poems (Second Edition)

Primary Text.

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A Missing Epigraph from John Fowles’ <i>The French Lieutenant’s Woman</i>

Christopher Goulding.

in Notes and Queries

March 2011; p ublished online January 2011 .

Journal Article. Subjects: History; Linguistics; Literature. 350 words.

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