Revising Prose by Richard A. LanhamRevising Prose by Richard A. Lanham

Revising Prose

byRichard A. Lanham

Paperback | July 10, 2006

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This remarkable little book, intended as a supplement for any course that requires writing, models a clear, step-by-step system for creating straight-forward, concise, intelligible and readable prose.

Born on April 26, 1936, Richard Lanham was educated at Yale, receiving a B.A. in 1956, an M.A. in 1960, and a Ph.D. in 1963. After serving in the U.S. Army for two years, Lanham worked briefly for the Smithsonian Institution and then took a position teaching English at Dartmouth College. In 1965, he moved to the University of Californi...
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Title:Revising ProseFormat:PaperbackDimensions:176 pages, 8.1 × 5.3 × 0.4 inPublished:July 10, 2006Publisher:Pearson EducationLanguage:English

The following ISBNs are associated with this title:

ISBN - 10:0321441699

ISBN - 13:9780321441690

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Table of Contents

Preface.

1. Action

 

2. Attention

 

3. Voice

 

4. Skotison! (Intentional Obscurity)

 

5. Business Prose

 

6. Professional Prose

 

7. Electronic Prose

 

8. Why Bother?

 

Appendix of Terms