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How to Write a Sentence

And How to Read One

by Stanley Fish

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"Like a long periodic sentence, this book rumbles along, gathers steam, shifts gears, and packs a wallop."
—Roy Blount Jr.

"Language lovers will flock to this homage to great writing."
—Booklist

Outspoken New York Times columnist Stanley Fish offers an entertaining, erudite analysis of language and rhetoric in this delightful celebration of the written word. Drawing on a wide range of great writers, from Philip Roth to Antonin Scalia to Jane Austen and beyond, Fish's How to Write a Sentence is much more than a writing manual—it is a penetrating exploration into the art and craft of sentences.

Publication Details

Publisher:
HarperCollins
Imprint:
HarperCollins e-books
Publication Date:
2011

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  • Kindle Book
  • OverDrive Read
  • Adobe EPUB eBook 575.6 KB

Stanley Fish (Author)

STANLEY FISH is a professor of law at Florida International University in Miami, and dean emeritus of the College of Liberal Arts and Sciences at the University of Illinois in Chicago. He has also taught at the University of California at Berkeley...

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