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Figures of speech or figures of thought? : the traditional view of art / by Ananda K. Coomaraswamy ; edited by William Wroth ; introduction by Roger Lipsey

Author:
Coomaraswamy, Ananda Kentish 1877-1947  Search this
Wroth, William 1938-  Search this
Physical description:
xxiii, 255 p. : ill ; 23 cm
Type:
Books
Date:
2007
C2007
Topic:
Art  Search this
Aesthetics  Search this
Figures of speech  Search this
Data Source:
Smithsonian Libraries
EDAN-URL:
edanmdm:siris_sil_826855

Estudios gramaticales con aplicación al idioma Cora : Tepic, 1905 / Aniceto M. Gómez

Author:
Gómez, Aniceto M  Search this
Physical description:
85 p. : facsims. ; 22 cm
Type:
Books
Date:
1989
Topic:
Cora language--Grammar  Search this
Cora language--Figures of speech  Search this
Call number:
PM3711.1 .G66 1989
Data Source:
Smithsonian Libraries
EDAN-URL:
edanmdm:siris_sil_568295

Über die bildersprache Niẓāmīs / von Hellmut Ritter

Author:
Ritter, Hellmut 1892-1971  Search this
Subject:
Niẓāmī Ganjavī 1140 or 41-1202 or 3  Search this
Physical description:
2 p. ℓ., 73 p. 26 cm
Type:
Books
Date:
1927
Topic:
Persian language--Figures of speech  Search this
Call number:
891.51 .R5
Data Source:
Smithsonian Libraries
EDAN-URL:
edanmdm:siris_sil_860205

Figurative language in the ancient Near East / edited by M. Mindlin, M.J. Geller, J.E. Wansbrough

Author:
Mindlin, M  Search this
Geller, M. J  Search this
Wansbrough, J. E  Search this
Physical description:
xiii, 155 p. : ill. ; 23 cm
Type:
Books
Date:
1987
Topic:
Semitic languages--Figures of speech  Search this
Call number:
PJ3051 .F54
Data Source:
Smithsonian Libraries
EDAN-URL:
edanmdm:siris_sil_873708

A manual of Chinese metaphor : being a selection of typical Chinese metaphors, with explanatory notes and indices / by C.A.S. Williams

Author:
Williams, C. A. S (Charles Alfred Speed) 1884-  Search this
Physical description:
xiv p., 320 leaves ; 23 cm
Type:
Books
Date:
1920
Topic:
Chinese language--Figures of speech  Search this
Metaphor  Search this
Call number:
495.1 .W72
Data Source:
Smithsonian Libraries
EDAN-URL:
edanmdm:siris_sil_885254

Of the manners of speaking that the old ones had : the metaphors of Andrés de Olmos in the TULAL manuscript Arte para aprender la lengua mexicana, 1547 : with Nahuatl/English, English/Nahuatl concordances / by Judith M. Maxwell, Craig A. Hanson

Author:
Maxwell, Judith M (Judith Marie) 1948-  Search this
Hanson, Craig A. 1952-  Search this
Olmos, Andrés de approximately 1491-1570 or 1571 Arte para aprender la lengua mexicana Capítulo 8  Search this
Tulane University Latin American Library  Search this
Physical description:
438 p. : ill., facsims. ; 24 cm
Type:
Books
Date:
1992
C1992
Topic:
Nahuatl language--Figures of speech  Search this
Nahuatl language--Morphemics  Search this
Data Source:
Smithsonian Libraries
EDAN-URL:
edanmdm:siris_sil_478660

Verbal indirection in Yoruba informal conversation

Author:
Oyetade, S. O (S. Oluwole)  Search this
Smithsonian Libraries African Art Index Project DSI  Search this
Type:
Articles
Place:
Nigeria, Western
Date:
2000
Topic:
Yoruba language--Figures of speech  Search this
Conversation analysis  Search this
Call number:
GR351.3 .I84
Data Source:
Smithsonian Libraries
EDAN-URL:
edanmdm:siris_sil_927643

Dictionary of animal words and phrases / by Darryl Lyman

Author:
Lyman, Darryl 1944-  Search this
Lyman, Darryl 1944- Animal things we say  Search this
Physical description:
xiii, 280 p. ; 24 cm
Type:
Glossaries, vocabularies, etc
Nomenclature (Popular)
Dictionaries
Terms and phrases
Folklore
Date:
1994
C1994
Topic:
English language--Etymology  Search this
Animals  Search this
English language  Search this
Figures of speech  Search this
Data Source:
Smithsonian Libraries
EDAN-URL:
edanmdm:siris_sil_557259

Food words : essays in culinary culture / Peter Jackson and the CONANX group ; foreword by Warren J. Belasco

Author:
Jackson, Peter 1955-  Search this
Physical description:
xi, 293 pages : illustrations ; 25 cm
Type:
Terminology
Date:
2013
Topic:
Food  Search this
Gastronomy  Search this
Culture--Semiotic models  Search this
Figures of speech  Search this
Data Source:
Smithsonian Libraries
EDAN-URL:
edanmdm:siris_sil_1059101

Happy trails : a dictionary of western expressions / Robert Hendrickson

Author:
Hendrickson, Robert 1933-  Search this
Physical description:
xiv, 274 p. ; 24 cm
Type:
Dictionaries
Place:
West (U.S.)
Date:
1994
C1994
Topic:
English language--Dialects  Search this
Figures of speech--Dictionaries  Search this
Americanisms  Search this
Social life and customs  Search this
Dictionaries  Search this
Data Source:
Smithsonian Libraries
EDAN-URL:
edanmdm:siris_sil_468085

Descriptionary : a thematic dictionary / Marc McCutcheon

Author:
McCutcheon, Marc  Search this
Physical description:
xi, 476 p. ; 26 cm
Type:
Terms and phrases
Dictionaries
Date:
1992
C1992
Topic:
English language--Synonyms and antonyms  Search this
Description (Rhetoric)--Dictionaries  Search this
English language  Search this
Figures of speech--Dictionaries  Search this
Call number:
PE1591.M415 1992X
Data Source:
Smithsonian Libraries
EDAN-URL:
edanmdm:siris_sil_432659

A thesaurus of traditional English metaphors / P.R. Wilkinson

Author:
Wilkinson, P. R (Peter Richard) 1926-  Search this
Physical description:
xiii, 777 p. ; 24 cm
Type:
Dictionaries
Date:
1993
Topic:
English language--Idioms  Search this
English language--Synonyms and antonyms  Search this
Figures of speech--Dictionaries  Search this
Metaphor--Dictionaries  Search this
Data Source:
Smithsonian Libraries
EDAN-URL:
edanmdm:siris_sil_487489

The whole ball of wax and other colloquial phrases : what they mean & how they started / Laurence Urdang

Author:
Urdang, Laurence  Search this
Physical description:
157 p. ; 21 cm
Type:
Dictionaries
Terms and phrases
Date:
1988
C1988
Topic:
English language--Provincialisms--Glossaries, vocabularies, etc  Search this
English language--Spoken English  Search this
English language--Etymology  Search this
English language  Search this
Figures of speech--Dictionaries  Search this
Data Source:
Smithsonian Libraries
EDAN-URL:
edanmdm:siris_sil_529196

Bambara/Jula proverbs as mediators in the communication of meaning : toward a conceptual, hermeneutical model for increasing intercultural understanding / by Peter L. Colman

Author:
Colman, Peter L (Peter Lee)  Search this
Physical description:
xii, 382 leaves : ill. ; 28 cm
Type:
Books
Place:
Burkina Faso
Date:
2000
1999
Topic:
Bambara language--Figures of speech  Search this
Dyula language--Figures of speech  Search this
Proverbs  Search this
Christianity and culture  Search this
Intercultural communication--Religious aspects--Christianity  Search this
Intellectual life  Search this
Languages  Search this
Call number:
DT555.4 .C65 1999a
Data Source:
Smithsonian Libraries
EDAN-URL:
edanmdm:siris_sil_619615

Yoruba counting verses : a linguistic approach to oral tradition / J. Gbenga Fagborun

Author:
Fagborun, J. Gbenga  Search this
Smithsonian Libraries African Art Index Project DSI  Search this
Type:
Articles
Place:
Nigeria, Western
Date:
1990
Topic:
Counting-out rhymes  Search this
Yoruba language--Figures of speech  Search this
Yoruba language--Numerals  Search this
Yoruba poetry  Search this
Yoruba oral tradition  Search this
Call number:
PL8000.A1 A253
Data Source:
Smithsonian Libraries
EDAN-URL:
edanmdm:siris_sil_1109829

Using picture storybooks to teach literary devices : recommended books for children and young adults, volume 3 / by Susan Hall

Author:
Hall, Susan 1943 July 11-  Search this
Physical description:
349 p. 3> : ill. ; 23-24 cm
Type:
Bibliography
Date:
2002
2002-
Topic:
Figures of speech  Search this
Children's stories, English  Search this
Picture books for children  Search this
Style, Literary--Study and teaching  Search this
Figures of speech--Study and teaching  Search this
Children's stories--Study and teaching  Search this
Children--Books and reading  Search this
Data Source:
Smithsonian Libraries
EDAN-URL:
edanmdm:siris_sil_1013658

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