Book , Print in English

Clear and simple as the truth : writing classic prose

Francis-Noël Thomas and Mark Turner.
  • Princeton, NJ : Princeton University Press, [2011]
  • Copyright Notice: ©2011
  • Second edition.
  • vii, 259 pages ; 22 cm
Subjects
Genre
  • Lehrbuch.
  • Lehrbuch.
Contents
  • 1. Principles of classic style
  • The concept of style
  • Recognizing classic style
  • The elements of style
  • The classic stand on the elements of style
  • Truth
  • Presentation
  • Scene
  • Cast
  • Thought and language
  • Other stands, other styles
  • Trade secrets
  • Envoi: Style is not etiquette
  • 2. The museum
  • 3. The studio
  • Introduction
  • Fundamentals: Talk first
  • Fundamentals: Write second
  • Advanced writing
  • Conclusion
  • 4. Further readings in classic prose.
Other information
  • Includes bibliographical references and index.
ISBN
  • 9780691147437
  • 0691147434
Identifying numbers
  • LCCN: 2010035977
  • OCLC: 658812945
  • OCLC: 658812945