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The use and abuse of the English language

Author: Robert Graves; Alan Hodge
Publisher: New York : Paragon House, 1990.
Edition/Format:   Print book : English : 1st Paragon edView all editions and formats
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Genre/Form: Criticism, interpretation, etc
Document Type: Book
All Authors / Contributors: Robert Graves; Alan Hodge
ISBN: 1557783179 9781557783172
OCLC Number: 20170336
Notes: Reprint. Originally published: The reader over your shoulder. 2nd ed. London : J. Cape, 1947.
Description: 290 pages ; 21 cm
Contents: Part 1: The reader over your shoulder --
The peculiar qualities of English --
The present confusion of English prose --
Where is good English to be found? --
The use and abuse of official English --
The principles of clear statement I --
The principles of clear statement II --
The principles of clear statement III --
Graces of prose --
Part 2: Examinations and fair copies --
Explanation --
Sir Normal Angell --
Viscount Casterosse --
Bishop of Chichester --
T.S. Eliot --
Major-Gen. J.F.C. Fuller --
Earl Halifax --
Sir James Jeans --
J. M. Keynes --
Sir Cyril Norwood --
J.B. Priestley --
D.N. Pritt, K.C., M.P. --
I.A. Richards --
Bertrand Russell --
G.B. Shaw --
H.G. Wells --
Prof. A.N. Whitehead --
Sir Leonard Woolley.
Other Titles: Reader over your shoulder
Responsibility: Robert Graves and Alan Hodge.

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