Fine Art of Copyediting

ISBN-10: 0231124791
ISBN-13: 9780231124799
Edition: 2nd 2002
List price: $26.95
eBook available
30 day, 100% satisfaction guarantee

If an item you ordered from TextbookRush does not meet your expectations due to an error on our part, simply fill out a return request and then return it by mail within 30 days of ordering it for a full refund of item cost.

Learn more about our returns policy

Description: For experienced and novice copyeditors, for writers and students, this is the source for detailed, step-by-step guidance to the entire process.

eBooks Starting from $25.99
Buy
what's this?
Rush Rewards U
Members Receive:
coins
coins
You have reached 400 XP and carrot coins. That is the daily max!
You could win $10,000

Get an entry for every item you buy, rent, or sell.

Study Briefs

Limited time offer: Get the first one free! (?)

All the information you need in one place! Each Study Brief is a summary of one specific subject; facts, figures, and explanations to help you learn faster.

Add to cart
Study Briefs
Robert's Rules of Order Online content $4.95 $1.99
Add to cart
Study Briefs
Aromatherapy Basics Online content $4.95 $1.99
Add to cart
Study Briefs
Study Tactics Online content $4.95 $1.99

Customers also bought

Loading
Loading
Loading
Loading
Loading
Loading
Loading
Loading
Loading
Loading

Book details

List price: $26.95
Edition: 2nd
Copyright year: 2002
Publisher: Columbia University Press
Publication date: 1/30/2002
Binding: Paperback
Pages: 172
Size: 5.25" wide x 8.00" long x 0.25" tall
Weight: 0.440
Language: English

For experienced and novice copyeditors, for writers and students, this is the source for detailed, step-by-step guidance to the entire process.

Preface to the Second Edition
Introduction
Basics
The Copyeditor's Job
The Copyeditor's Stance
Kinds of Editors
The Value of Copyediting
Legal and Contractual Aspects of Publishing
Mutual Dependency
Libel
Indiscretion (Bias)
Copyright and Permissions
Design
Illustrations
Jackets
Other Contractual Specifics
Titles
Proofs and AAs
Index
Types of Editing
Books
Trade Books
Scholarly Books
Textbooks
Scientific and Professional Books
Reference Volumes
Dictionaries of the English Language
Other Dictionaries and Encyclopedias
Miscellaneous
Journals
The Editor's Dilemma
Personal Relations
Praise
Differences of Opinion
Difficult Manuscripts
Editor's Ploys
The Confident Bad Writer
The Role of Appreciation
Editorial Procedures
Basics
Choices
Generic Coding
Preliminaries
Chapter Titles and Headings
Illustrative Material
Notes and Bibliography or References
Front Matter
Copyediting
Errors, Ambiguities, Inconsistencies
Style of Writing
Style Sheet
Capital Letters
Italics
Hyphens
Special Problems
Corrections
Finishing Up
Running Heads
Spine Copy
Review
Editor to Author
Computer Technology
The Publishing House
Computer Aids
Editor on Computer
Author on Computer
Computer Language
Results
A Concise Manual of Writing Style for Copyeditors
General Guidelines
Rhetoric
Readership
Ambiguity
Repetition
Pretentiousness
Details
Spelling
Capitalization
Italics
Compound Words and Hyphens
British Spelling and Punctuation
Grammar and Usage
Parts of Speech
Mistakes in Grammar
That and Which
Punctuation
Abbreviations
Cross-References
Tables
Bias-Free Writing
The Fine Art
Sentences
Punctuation
Figures of Speech
New Uses for Old Words
Metaphors
New Words
Changing Usage
Notes, References, and Bibliographies
Numbered Notes
Content and Placement
Shortening
Parenthetical References
Bibliographies (and Notes)
References (and Parenthetical Citations)
Page and Volume Numbers
Alphabetization
Summary on Documentation
Basic Serviceable Forms of Notation and References
Numbered Notes and Bibliography
Parenthetical Notes and References
Special Editing Problems
Authors' Foibles
Faulty Research
Stubborn Author
Venerable Author
Problem Prefaces and Introductions
Special Cases
Lectures to Books
Multiple Authorship
Transliteration
Translations
Scholarship
Hebrew and Other Scripts
Authoritative Sources and Accuracy
Final Checking
Proofs and Index
Proofs
Index
Compiling an Index
Editing an Index
Finale
Job Satisfaction
Opportunities
Rewards
Annotated Bibliography
Dictionaries
Unabridged Editions
Abridged Editions
Thesauruses
Supplementary Volumes
Manuals on Grammar and Format
Comprehensive Manuals
Special Helps from Disciplines
Online Style
Stylistic Aids on Writing
Basics
Useful Pointers
Reference Works
Biographical Names
Geographical Information
Quotations
Miscellaneous
Appendix
Sample of Computer-Edited Copy
Explanation and Illustration of Editing Changes on Hard Copy or Typescript
Abbreviations for Notes and Bibliographies
Signs for Correcting Proof
Index

×
Free shipping on orders over $35*

*A minimum purchase of $35 is required. Shipping is provided via FedEx SmartPost® and FedEx Express Saver®. Average delivery time is 1 – 5 business days, but is not guaranteed in that timeframe. Also allow 1 - 2 days for processing. Free shipping is eligible only in the continental United States and excludes Hawaii, Alaska and Puerto Rico. FedEx service marks used by permission."Marketplace" orders are not eligible for free or discounted shipping.

Learn more about the TextbookRush Marketplace.

×