The author of Save the World on Your Own Time
explains how to craft the perfect sentence, as well as how to appreciate well-written prose, in a book that draws on examples from William Shakespeare, Jane Austen, Henry James, Martin Luther King Jr., Antonin Scalia, Elmore Leonard and more. 40,000 first printing.Publishers Description
Some appreciate fine art; others appreciate fine wines. Stanley Fish appreciates fine sentences. The New York Times columnist and world-class professor has long been an aficionado of language. Like a seasoned sportscaster, Fish marvels at the adeptness of finely crafted sentences and breaks them down into digestible morsels, giving readers an instant play-by-play.
In this entertaining and erudite gem, Fish offers both sentence craft and sentence pleasure, skills invaluable to any writer (or reader). How to Write a Sentence is both a spirited love letter to the written word and a key to understanding how great writing works; it is a book that will stand the test of time.
Est. Packaging Dimensions: Length: 8.43" Width: 5.86" Height: 0.79"
Weight: 0.6 lbs.
Release Date Jan 25, 2011
Availability 3 units.
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