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Writing a thesis : a guide to long essays and dissertations

Author: George Watson
Publisher: London ; New York : Longman, 1987.
Edition/Format:   Print book : EnglishView all editions and formats
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This practical text aims to stimulate literary and historical research on the one hand, while disciplining it on the other.

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Additional Physical Format: Online version:
Watson, George, 1927-
Writing a thesis.
London ; New York : Longman, 1987
(OCoLC)572325262
Material Type: Internet resource
Document Type: Book, Internet Resource
All Authors / Contributors: George Watson
ISBN: 0582494656 9780582494657
OCLC Number: 13270836
Description: viii, 120 pages ; 22 cm
Contents: PART ONE: "The approach" 1. Why scholars write 2. Am I stupid enough? 3. The fear of eccentricity 4. The lure of theory 5. Choosing a theme 6. Arranging it 7. The writing bloc 8. Discovery 9. Interviews 10. Bad arguments PART TWO "Techniques" 11. Questions of style 12. The art of quoting 13. Editong a text 14. Manuscripts and their uses 15. Making a bibliography 16. Other theses, other books 17. Acknoledgement 18. Teaching and being taught 19. Classes and seminars 20. Learning a language 21. Publishing Notes for further reading
Responsibility: George Watson.

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