How to Write a Sentence: And How to Read One

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Written by Stanley Fish

Published by Harper

Jan, 2011

176 pages

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New York Times Bestseller

Both deeper and more democratic than The Elements of Style” – Adam Haslett, Financial Times

“A guided tour through some of the most beautiful, arresting sentences in the English language.” – Slate

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

In this entertaining and erudite New York Times bestseller, beloved professor Stanley Fish offers both sentence craft and sentence pleasure. Drawing on a wide range of  great writers, from Philip Roth to Antonin Scalia to Jane Austen, How to Write a Sentence is much more than a writing manual—it is a spirited love letter to the written word, and a key to understanding how great writing works.

 

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Title: How to Write a Sentence: And How to Read One
Author: Stanley Fish
Language: English
Length: 176
Publisher: Harper
Publication Date: 2011-01-25
ISBN-10: 0061840548
ISBN-13: 9780061840548

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