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The Resource How to write a sentence : and how to read one, Stanley Fish

How to write a sentence : and how to read one, Stanley Fish

Label
How to write a sentence : and how to read one
Title
How to write a sentence
Title remainder
and how to read one
Statement of responsibility
Stanley Fish
Creator
Subject
Genre
Language
eng
Summary
Fish has always been an aficionado of language, marveling at the adeptness of finely crafted sentences. Here he offers both sentence craft and sentence pleasure, skills invaluable to any writer (or reader)
Summary
Explains how to craft the perfect sentence, as well as how to appreciate well-written prose, and presents examples from William Shakespeare, Jane Austen, Henry James, Martin Luther King Jr., Antonin Scalia, and Elmore Leonard
Tone
Writing style
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382312
Cataloging source
BT
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Fish, Stanley Eugene
Dewey number
808.042
Index
index present
Literary form
non fiction
http://library.link/vocab/ext/novelist/minGradeLevel
  • 9
  • 12
http://library.link/vocab/resourcePreferred
True
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  • English language
  • English language
  • English language
Target audience
adolescent
Label
How to write a sentence : and how to read one, Stanley Fish
Instantiates
Publication
Note
Includes index
Bibliography note
Includes bibliographical references and index
Contents
Why sentences? -- Why you won't find the answer in Strunk and White -- It's not the thought that counts -- What is a good sentence? -- The subordinating style -- The additive style -- The satiric style : the return of content -- First sentences -- Last sentences -- Sentences that are about themselves (aren't they all?)
Control code
000045891926
Dimensions
22 cm.
Edition
1st ed.
Extent
165 p.
Isbn
9780061840531
Isbn Type
(pbk.)
Label
How to write a sentence : and how to read one, Stanley Fish
Publication
Note
Includes index
Bibliography note
Includes bibliographical references and index
Contents
Why sentences? -- Why you won't find the answer in Strunk and White -- It's not the thought that counts -- What is a good sentence? -- The subordinating style -- The additive style -- The satiric style : the return of content -- First sentences -- Last sentences -- Sentences that are about themselves (aren't they all?)
Control code
000045891926
Dimensions
22 cm.
Edition
1st ed.
Extent
165 p.
Isbn
9780061840531
Isbn Type
(pbk.)

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