MLA style manual and guide to scholarly publishing
Reorganized and revised, the third edition of the MLA Style Manual offers complete, up-to-date guidance on writing scholarly texts, documenting research sources, submitting manuscripts to publishers, and dealing with legal issues surrounding publication.
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The third edition (2008) features a foreword by Domna Stanton, a former president of the MLA. This self-indulgent albeit interesting foreword provides clues that help explain how scholarly writing has successfully subverted itself and, sad to say, become marginal in contemporary American culture. Just as in 2005 Domna Stanton chose, in Michael Drout's words, "the weakest possible ground to make any kind of substantive argument" to defend academic freedom, so here in 2008 she chooses the least rhetorically effective position from which to encourage the use of proper style by budding scholarly writers: the historical and cultural contingency of standards.
Review: MLA Style Manual and Guide to Scholarly Publishing (2nd ed.)User Review - Benjamin Davidson - Goodreads
Of all the books I've ever read, or ever expect to read, this is the one that most took me by surprise. I expected to treat this as a mere reference for college essay writing, but found myself ... Read full review
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