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|Additional Physical Format:||Online version:
Fowler, H.W. (Henry Watson), 1858-1933.
New Fowler's modern English usage.
Oxford : Clarendon Press ; New York : Oxford University Press, 1996
|All Authors / Contributors:||
H W Fowler; R W Burchfield
|Description:||xxiii, 864 pages ; 23 cm|
|Contents:||This new standard language reference provides: comprehensive advice on correct English, practical help with grammar, syntax, style and choice of words; clear guidance on usage points, with many new insights into how English is used today; broad coverage of British and American English, together with aspects of the English of Australia, Canada, New Zealand and South Africa; usage points are illustrated using examples from an international selection of newspspers, jounals and periodicals; all main points of grammar are discussed under their traditional names, treatment of the issues of political correctness, the influence of feminism on English, split infinitives, unattached participles and other ways of English usage. Abbreviations and symbols.|
|Other Titles:||Modern English usage|
|Responsibility:||first edited by H.W. Fowler.|