Writing for the Magazines

Paperback | February 3, 2012

byJoseph Berg Esenwein

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This historic book may have numerous typos and missing text. Purchasers can download a free scanned copy of the original book (without typos) from the publisher. Not indexed. Not illustrated. 1916. Excerpt: ... APPENDIX D A SHORT READING LIST A well-equipped public library will contain plenty of books on the craftsmanship of writing which will prove helpful, whereas the private library can usually give room to only a few. The purpose of this short list is to name several standard works in each of the several classes so as to give the writer who consults it some freedom of choice. The list could be largely expanded without lowering the standard of quality. "The Writer's Library," in which the present work is included, contains treatises on all phases of the writer's craft. A complete list is to be found on one of the front fly leaves of this book. The Study Of Words Good English, John Louis Haney. Egerton Press, Philadelphia. XI + 244 pp. 75c net1. A large number of helpful discriminations in the use of words and expressions. The Verbalist, Alfred Ayres, D. Appleton & Co., New York. 337 pp. $1.25. Similar to the foregoing, but also containing definitions and examples of figures of speech. Words and their Uses, Richard Grant White. Houghton Mifflin & Co., Boston. XX + 439 pp. $2.00. A vast deal of scholarly yet readable material on the subject. 1 "Net" always means postage extra. English Grammar A Working Grammar of the English Language, James C. Fernald. Funk and Wagnalls, New York. VIII + 333 pp. $1.50 net. A useful work--as untechnical as a grammar can well be. Connectives of English Speech, James C. Fernald. Funk and Wagnalls, New York. X + 324 pp. $1.50 net. A thorough treatment of prepositions, conjunctions, relative pronouns, relative or conjunctive adverbs, and introductory particles, with many illustrations of their uses. The Structure of the English Sentence, Lillian G. Kimball. American Book Co., New York. IV + 244 pp. 75c. Clearly explains and illustra...

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This historic book may have numerous typos and missing text. Purchasers can download a free scanned copy of the original book (without typos) from the publisher. Not indexed. Not illustrated. 1916. Excerpt: ... APPENDIX D A SHORT READING LIST A well-equipped public library will contain plenty of books on the craftsmanship of writing wh...

Format:PaperbackDimensions:66 pages, 9.69 × 7.44 × 0.14 inPublished:February 3, 2012Publisher:General Books LLCLanguage:English

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ISBN - 10:0217148115

ISBN - 13:9780217148115

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