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Plain Style A Guide to Written English

ISBN-10: 0812218140

ISBN-13: 9780812218145

Edition: 2002

Authors: Christopher Lasch, Stewart Angas Weaver, Stewart Angas Weaver

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Plain Style is a guide to the timeless principles of effective composition. At the same time, however, in ways that Stewart Weaver explains in his critical introduction, it is a revealing addition to the published work of an eminent American thinker.
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Book details

List price: $18.95
Copyright year: 2002
Publisher: University of Pennsylvania Press
Publication date: 5/3/2002
Binding: Paperback
Pages: 136
Size: 5.50" wide x 8.25" long x 0.50" tall
Weight: 0.594
Language: English

Introduction: Christopher Lasch and the Politics of the Plain Style A Note on the Text
Elementary Principles of Literary Construction
Conventions Governing Punctuation, Capitalization, Typography, and Footnotes
Characteristics of Bad Writing
Words Often Misused
Words Often Mispronounced
Proofreaders' Marks
Index