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How to write a sentence : and how to read one / Stanley Fish.

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Author/Creator:
Fish, Stanley Eugene.
Language:
English.
Publication date:
2011
Imprint:
1st ed. - New York : Harper, c2011.
Format:
  • Book
  • 165 p. ; 22 cm.
Note:
Includes index.
Contents:
  • Why sentences?
  • Why you won't find the answer in Strunk and White
  • It's not the thought that counts
  • What is a good sentence?
  • The subordinating style
  • The addictive style
  • The satiric style: the return of content
  • First sentences
  • Last sentences
  • Sentences that are about themselves (aren't they all?)
Summary:
Fish has always been an aficionado of language, marveling at the adeptness of finely crafted sentences. Here he offers both sentence craft and sentence pleasure, skills invaluable to any writer (or reader).
Subjects:
ISBN:
9780061840548
0061840548
9780062006851
0062006851

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