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How to Write a Sentence: And How to Read One

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Overview

Some appreciate fine art; others appreciate fine wines. Stanley Fish appreciates fine sentences. The New York Times columnist and world-class professor has long been an aficionado of language. Like a seasoned sportscaster, Fish marvels at the adeptness of finely crafted sentences and breaks them down into digestible morsels, giving readers an instant play-by-play.

In this entertaining and erudite gem, Fish offers both sentence craft and sentence pleasure, skills invaluable to any writer (or reader). How to Write a Sentence is both a spirited love letter to the written word and a key to understanding how great writing works; it is a book that will stand the test of time.

Details

  • SKU: 9780061840548
  • SKU10: 0061840548
  • Title: How to Write a Sentence: And How to Read One
  • Qty Remaining Online: 5
  • Publisher: Harper
  • Date Published: Jan 2011
  • Pages: 165
  • Weight lbs: 0.60
  • Dimensions: 8.43" L x 5.86" W x 0.79" H
  • Features: Table of Contents, Price on Product, Index, Dust Cover
  • Category: TEACHING HELPS
  • Subject: Composition & Creative Writing - General

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