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Stylish Academic Writing

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$24.50 • £19.95 • €22.00

ISBN 9780674064485

Publication Date: 04/02/2012

Academic Trade

240 pages

5-1/2 x 8-1/4 inches

2 halftones, 3 line illustrations


  • Preface
  • I. Style and Substance
    • 1. Rules of Engagement
    • 2. On Being Disciplined
    • 3. A Guide to the Style Guides
  • II. The Elements of Stylishness
    • 4. Voice and Echo
    • 5. Smart Sentencing
    • 6. Tempting Titles
    • 7. Hooks and Sinkers
    • 8. The Story Net
    • 9. Show and Tell
    • 10. Jargonitis
    • 11. Structural Designs
    • 12. Points of Reference
    • 13. The Big Picture
    • 14. The Creative Touch
  • Afterword: Becoming a Stylish Writer
  • Appendix
  • Notes
  • Bibliography
  • Acknowledgments
  • Index

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