Style : lessons in clarity and grace / Joseph M. Williams, the University of Chicago ; revised by Joseph Bizup.

Engaging and direct, Style: Lessons in Clarity and Grace is the guidebook for anyone who wants to write well. Williams' and Bizup's clear, accessible style models the kind of writing that audiences-both in college and after-will admire. The principles offered here help writers understand w...

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Bibliographic Details
Main Author: Williams, Joseph M.
Other Authors: Bizup, Joseph, 1966-
Format: Book
Published: Boston : Pearson, [2014]
Edition:Eleventh edition.
Table of Contents:
  • Style as choice. Understanding style
  • Correctness
  • Clarity. Actions
  • Characters
  • Cohesion and coherence
  • Emphasis
  • Clarity of form. Motivation
  • Global coherence
  • Grace. Concision
  • Shape
  • Elegance
  • Ethics. The ethics of style.