The Oxford Essential Guide to Writing

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Berkley Books, 2000 - Language Arts & Disciplines - 451 pages
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This essential resource helps all writers organize, shape, and complete their work while expressing their ideas creatively and clearly. Rules of style and technique are covered, with examples of expert prose from the masters. An Appendix covers punctuation and grammar.

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User Review  - Juan Ignacio Gelos - Goodreads

This essential resource helps all writers organize, shape, and complete their work while expressing their ideas creatively and clearly. Rules of style and technique are covered, with examples of expert prose from the masters. An Appendix covers punctuation and grammar. Read full review

Review: The Oxford Essential Guide to Writing (Essential Resource Library) (Essential Resource Library)

User Review  - Zuzana - Goodreads

I read all the chunks that were assigned in my copyediting class. I don't enjoy writing in the least, so this wasn't my favorite book, but I can see how it would be very helpful for actual writers. For copyeditors, it has good FYI bits. Read full review

Contents

Introduction
3
Strategy and Style
9
The Writing Process
17
Copyright

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About the author (2000)

Thomas Kane was formerly Professor of English at the University of Connecticut at Waterbury, where he taught writing for over twenty-five years. He co-edited The Short Story and the Reader and Writing Prose, Sixth Edition, both with Leonard J. Peters, and wrote The Oxford Guide to Writing.

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