How to Write a Sentence: And How to Read One Stanley Fish

How to Write a Sentence: And How to Read One

Author: Stanley Fish
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Book Title
How to Write a Sentence: And How to Read One
Author
Stanley Fish
ISBN
9780061840531
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. --Washington PostBinding Type: PaperbackAuthor: Stanley FishPublisher: Harper PaperbacksPublished: 08/07/2012ISBN: 9780061840531Pages: 165Weight: 0.30lbsSize: 8.00h x 5.30w x 0.40d

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.


--Washington Post

Binding Type: Paperback
Author: Stanley Fish
Publisher: Harper Paperbacks
Published: 08/07/2012
ISBN: 9780061840531
Pages: 165
Weight: 0.30lbs
Size: 8.00h x 5.30w x 0.40d

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.


--Washington Post

Binding Type: Paperback
Author: Stanley Fish
Publisher: Harper Paperbacks
Published: 08/07/2012
ISBN: 9780061840531
Pages: 165
Weight: 0.30lbs
Size: 8.00h x 5.30w x 0.40d