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How to write a sentence : and how to read one

Publication Type:

Book

Source:

Harper, Volume 1st, New York, p.165 (2011)

Call Number:

Cubb PE1441 .F57 2011

URL:

http://searchworks.stanford.edu/view/8931365

Keywords:

English language--Grammar--Problems, English language--Rhetoric, English language--Sentences, etc, exercises

Abstract:

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).

Publication Language:

eng