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Simple & Direct : A Rhetoric for Writers
by Jacques Barzun


Overview - The acclaimed author of From Dawn to Decadence shares his thoughts on the art and craft of writing in a classic handbook that covers such topics as diction, syntax, tone, composition, revision, and meaning and includes dozens of model passages from writers that demonstrate both good and bad usage.  Read more...

 
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Overview
The acclaimed author of From Dawn to Decadence shares his thoughts on the art and craft of writing in a classic handbook that covers such topics as diction, syntax, tone, composition, revision, and meaning and includes dozens of model passages from writers that demonstrate both good and bad usage. Reprint. 15,000 first printing.

 
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  • ISBN-13: 9780060937232
  • ISBN-10: 0060937238
  • Publisher: Quill
  • Publish Date: December 2001
  • Page Count: 288
  • Dimensions: 8 x 5.3 x 0.8 inches
  • Shipping Weight: 0.55 pounds


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