Style: Ten Lessons in Clarity and Grace

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Longman, 2000 - Language Arts & Disciplines - 309 pages
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Style presents principles of writing to help writers diagnose their prose quickly and revise it effectively. Williams advice to use writing not only as a tool to identify and solve problems but also as a method to explore their own thinking increases writers' confidence and abilities.

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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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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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