Revising prose

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Macmillan Pub. Co., 1987 - Language Arts & Disciplines - 95 pages
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This remarkable little book, intended as a supplement for any course that requires writing, models a clear, step-by-step system for creating straight-forward, concise, intelligible and readable prose.

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An essential and no nonsense guide to any kind of writing, but especially useful to the person who wants to communicate in the "real world" -- that is, in business, academia, or personal ... Read full review

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Your writing will improve exponentially if you apply Lanham's principles during the revision process. Lanham patiently describes each technique and convincingly explains its value. Read full review



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Richard A. Lanham is Professor Emeritus of English at the University of California, Los Angeles, and President of Rhetorica, Inc., in Los Angeles.

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