The Craft of Revision

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Harcourt Brace College Publishers, 1991 - Editing - 232 pages
Pulitzer prize-winning author Donald M. Murray takes a lively and inspirig approach to the process of revision.

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Contents

CHAPTER
1
How Do I Create a Discovery Draft
7
How Do I Get the Writing Done?
15
CHAPTER 2
21
Reading A Final Draft
37
ReWrite to Write
43
CHAPTER 4
51
Frame Your Meaning
60
CHAPTER 7
125
Outline After Writing
131
CHAPTER 8
142
Pace and Proportion
149
Student Case History
160
CHAPTER 9
168
Hearing Your Voice
175
ReWrite to Edit
183

CHAPTER 5
71
Basic Forms of Information
80
Writing Information
88
CHAPTER 6
98
Shape Communicates Meaning
104
Keeping In Cutting Out
112
Revising the Word
190
Revising the Line
196
Revising the Paragraph
203
Student Case History
209
Does Revision Ever End?
226
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About the author (1991)

A Pulitzer-prize winning journalist, Donald Murray is a columnist for The Boston Globe and Professor Emeritus of English at the University of New Hampshire. He has been a writing coach for several national newspapers, written poetry for many journals, including Poetry, and has authored several books on the craft of writing and teaching writing, including Learning by Teaching (Heinemann, 1982), Expecting the Unexpected (Heinemann, 1989), and Crafting a Life in Essay, Story, Poem (Boynton/Cook, 1996).

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