Style: Ten Lessons in Clarity and Grace

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Longman, 2003 - Language Arts & Disciplines - 270 pages
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Engaging and direct, "Style: Lessons in Clarity and Grace "is "the "guidebook for anyone who wants to write well. Key Benefit Engaging guidebook for anyone who wants to write well. Key Topics Style, Clarity, Grace, Form, Ethics Guidelines for writing. Market: General Interest: Improving writing

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I have a weakness for books about writing. Joseph Williams’ “Style: the basics of clarity and grace” is the shortest book on the topic I have read and, most importantly, is the best source for “nuts ... Read full review

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This book did an excellent job providing examples of poor writing and providing exercises in how to fix those problems. The section on clarity was enlightening and well organized. It can be difficult ... Read full review

Contents

PART TWO Clarity
31
Lesson Six Emphasis
95
PART THREE Grace
113
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About the author (2003)

Williams is Professor of English and Linguistics at the University of Chicago, where he co-directs its Institute on Critical Thinking and Higher Order Reasoning. He received his Ph.D. in English and linguistics from the University of Wisconsin.

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