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reader over your shoulder

Robert Graves

reader over your shoulder

a handbook for writers of English prose

by Robert Graves

  • 88 Want to read
  • 11 Currently reading

Published by Collier Books in New York .
Written in English

    Subjects:
  • English prose literature -- History and criticism.,
  • English language -- Style.,
  • English language -- Usage.

  • Edition Notes

    Statementby Robert Graves ... & Alan Hodge ...
    ContributionsHodge, Alan, 1915- ,
    The Physical Object
    Pagination446 p.
    Number of Pages446
    ID Numbers
    Open LibraryOL22355415M

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O’Conner in her introduction describes The Reader Over Your Shoulder as nothing less than “the best book on writing ever published.” The present edition. O'Conner in her introduction describes The Reader Over Your Shoulder as nothing less than "the best book on writing ever published." The present edition restores, for the first time in three-quarters of a century, the original,text, which in subsequent printings and editions had been shortened by over pages, including much of the /5(70).

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O'Conner, from the introduction "A never-ending pragmatic pleasure."--Ralph Nader "The Reader Over Your Shoulder is subtitled A Handbook for Writers of English Prose, but it is also an inspiration for readers.I don't know any other book in which expository prose is read so seriously, carefully, s: 3.

About The Reader Over Your Shoulder. In late OctoberRobert Graves wrote to Alan Hodge: “I have begun a new book, about English.” Graves and Hodge had recently completed a social history of the between-wars period called The Long they embarked on this new project, “a handbook for writers of English Prose,” to be called The Reader Over Your Shoulder.

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