Style : lessons in clarity and grace / Joseph M. Williams, Joseph Bizup.

Style: Lessons in Clarity and Grace asserts that style is a matter of making informed choices in the service of one's readers. While writers know best what they want to say, readers ultimately decide if they've said it well. This flagship text builds on that premise, with updates on subjec...

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Main Authors: Williams, Joseph M. (Author), Bizup, Joseph, 1966- (Author)
Format: Book
Published: Boston : Pearson, [2017]
Edition:Twelfth edition.
Table of Contents:
  • Part one. Style as choice
  • Lesson one. Understanding style
  • Lesson two. Correctness
  • Part two. Clarity
  • Lesson three. Actions
  • Lesson four. Characters
  • Lesson five. Cohesion and coherence
  • Lesson six. Emphasis
  • Part three. Clarity of form
  • Lesson seven. Motivation
  • Lesson eight. Global coherence
  • Part four. Grace
  • Lesson nine. Concision
  • Lesson ten. Shape
  • Lesson eleven. Elegance
  • Part five. Ethics
  • Lesson twelve. The ethics of style.