Writing about Literature combines detailed practical and scholarly advice with a sense of the scope and creative possibilities of literary criticism, empowering the student reader to make his or her own discoveries and experiments with language. In addition, it gives valuable guidance on adult language learning and translation skills for students of foreign literature.
This handy, accessible guide covers all aspects [...]
Many professional people in science and technology have an excellent command of their technical subject, but have difficulty in expressing their knowledge in simple, accurate English. Good Style explains the tactics that can be used to write technical material in a coherent, readable style. The book discusses in detail the choices of vocabulary, phrasing and sentence structure. Each piece of advice is supported by many examples of writing [...]
Based on the popular textbook Rules of Thumb, this handy quick-reference guide has been designed for use by students or anyone else in need of writing advice. It’s an all-in-one, at-aglance resource that provides fast, concise answers to common questions about:Grammar Punctuation Style Usage Formal Correspondence E-mails Memos Proposals Resumes Searching the Web Creating templates Editing And more
Are you struggling to meet your coursework deadlines? Finding it hard to get to grips with your essay topics? Does your writing sometimes lack structure and style? Would you like to improve your grades? This text covers everything a student needs to know about writing essays and papers in the humanities and social sciences. Starting from the common difficulties students face, it gives practical examples of all the stages [...]