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The modern writer's handbook

Author: Frank O'Hare; Edward A Kline
Publisher: New York : Macmillan ; Toronto : Maxwell Macmillan Canada ; New York : Maxwell Macmillan International, ©1993.
Edition/Format:   Print book : English : 3rd ed., Instructor's annotated edView all editions and formats
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Genre/Form: Handbooks and manuals
Handbooks, manuals, etc
Document Type: Book
All Authors / Contributors: Frank O'Hare; Edward A Kline
ISBN: 002389170X 9780023891700
OCLC Number: 25131378
Notes: Includes index.
Description: xxx, 640, 65, 12 pages ; 18 cm
Contents: Preface --
Ch. 1. Preparation for Writing --
Ch. 2. The Process of Writing: First Draft --
Ch. 3. The Process of Writing: Revision --
Ch. 4. Writing with a Computer --
Ch. 5. Writing Coherent Paragraphs --
Ch. 6. Thinking Critically and Writing Arguments --
Ch. 7. The Parts of a Sentence and Parts of Speech --
Ch. 8. Phrases, Clauses, and Sentences --
Ch. 9. Fragments --
Ch. 10. Comma Splices and Fused Sentences --
Ch. 11. Verb Forms --
Ch. 12. Subject-Verb Agreement --
Ch. 13. Pronouns: Agreement, Reference, and Usage --
Ch. 14. Pronoun Case --
Ch. 15. Adjectives and Adverbs --
Ch. 16. Shifts and Mixed Constructions --
Ch. 17. Dangling and Misplaced Modifiers --
Ch. 18. Sentence Completeness --
Ch. 19. English as a Second Language --
Ch. 20. Coordination, Subordination, and Parallelism --
Ch. 21. Conciseness versus Wordiness --
Ch. 22. Variety and Emphasis --
Ch. 23. Appropriate Word Choice --
Ch. 24. Sexist and Biased Language --
Ch. 25. Exact Word Choice --
Ch. 26. End Punctuation --
Ch. 27. The Comma --
Ch. 28. The Semicolon --
Ch. 29. The Colon --
Ch. 30. The Dash --
Ch. 31. Parentheses --
Ch. 32. Brackets --
Ch. 33. Quotation Marks --
Ch. 34. Ellipsis Points --
Ch. 35. Italics for Underlining --
Ch. 36. The Apostrophe --
Ch. 37. The Hyphen --
Ch. 38. The Slash --
Ch. 39. Abbreviations --
Ch. 40. Numbers --
Ch. 41. Manuscript Form --
Ch. 42. Spelling Accurately --
Ch. 43. Troublesome Words --
Ch. 44. Capitalization --
Ch. 45. Selecting and Limiting a Topic --
Ch. 46. Doing Research --
Ch. 47. Writing the Research Paper --
Ch. 48. Documenting Sources --
MLA Style --
Ch. 49. Documenting Sources --
APA and Other Styles --
Ch. 50. Sample Research Papers --
Ch. 51. Writing in the Humanities and about Literature --
Ch. 52. Writing in the Social, Natural, and Applied Sciences --
Ch. 53. Writing Essay Examinations --
Ch. 54. Writing for Business --
Glossary of Usage --
Glossary of Grammatical Terms --
The User's Self-Help Section --
Index.
Responsibility: Frank O'Hare, Edward A. Kline.

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