New York Times Bestseller"Both deeper and more democratic than The Elements of Style" - Adam Haslett, Financial Times"A guided tour through some of the most beautiful, arresting sentences in the English language." - Slate"Like a long periodic sentence, this book rumbles along, gathers steam, shifts gears, and packs a wallop." -Roy Blount Jr.In this entertaining and erudite New York Times bestseller, beloved professor Stanley Fish offers both sentence craft and sentence pleasure.
Drawing on a wide range of great writers, from Philip Roth to Antonin Scalia to Jane Austen, How to Write a Sentence is much more than a writing manual-it is a spirited love letter to the written word, and a key to understanding how great writing works.
- Format: Paperback
- Pages: 176 pages
- Publisher: HarperCollins Publishers Inc
- Publication Date: 07/08/2012
- Category: Writing & editing guides
- ISBN: 9780061840531