A valuable short guide for mastering the craft of academic writing! Students and young professionals who care about direct, clear expression should read this lucid, delightful gem by an author who practices what she advises. McCloskeys systematic treatment provides a range of insights and practical advice for better writing by scholars in every field.Essays are made from bunches of paragraphs, which are made from bunches of sentences, which are made from bunches of words. ... Yet the rules of writing can be stuffed if necessary into boxes by diminishing size from essay to word.
|Author||:||Deirdre N. McCloskey|
|Publisher||:||Waveland Press - 1999-05-27|