Style: Ten Lessons in Clarity and Grace

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Pearson Education, Limited, 2007 - Language Arts & Disciplines - 286 pages
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Engaging and direct, Style: Lessons in Clarity and Graceis theguidebook for anyone who wants to write well.

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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
PART THREE Grace
109
PART FOUR Clarity of Form
183
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About the author (2007)

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.