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Writing prose: techniques and purposes.

Author: Thomas S Kane; Leonard J Peters
Publisher: New York, Oxford University Press, 1969.
Edition/Format:   Print book : English : 3d edView all editions and formats
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Genre/Form: Problems and exercises
Problems, exercises, etc
Document Type: Book
All Authors / Contributors: Thomas S Kane; Leonard J Peters
ISBN: 019631853X 9780196318530
OCLC Number: 574
Description: xiii, 449 pages 23 cm
Contents: Exposition : The delicate art of the forest / Mark Twain --
The emotive component of meaning / Louis B. Salomon --
The big bull market / Frederick Lewis Allen --
Prohibition / G.K. Chesterton --
A battle of styles / P.G. Wodehouse --
Lenin and Gladstone / Bertrand Russell --
Oxford as I see it / Stephen Leacock --
Simplicity in art / Frank Norris --
The parts of speech / L.M. Myers --
The nineteenth century / Bertrand Russell --
The evil of my tale / T.E. Lawrence --
The technological revolution / Carl Becker --
Solitude / Richard E. Byrd --
The imperial legion / Edward Gibbon --
The boundaries of free speech / Roger Fisher --
Philosophers as writers / Brand Blanshard --
The historian / Herbert Butterfield --
The policeman and the ghetto / James Baldwin. Definition : Pedantry / Jacques Barzun --
Plot / E.M. Forster --
Intelligence and intellect / Richard Hofstadter --
Advertising and publicity / Eric Partridge --
Parody / Dwight Macdonald. Judgment : The population of Augustan Rome / Henry Thompson Rowell --
Dating / Morton M. Hunt --
General George Armstrong Custer / Ralph K. Andrist --
Anzio / Fred Majdalany. Argument : The Russian character / Wright Miller --
Machines / George Orwell --
Our unfortunate convicts / George Bernard Shaw --
The third knight's speech / T.S. Eliot --
Speed / Max Beerbohm --
Was Shakespeare famous? / Mark Twain. Description : The delicatessen / Thomas Mann --
Chestnut Street / Christopher Morley --
The opium den / W. Somerset Maugham --
Tourists / Nancy Mitford --
A whale's mouth and a duck's beak / Charles Darwin --
Mont-Saint-Michel / Henry Adams --
The boatswain / The Queen's Regulations. Description of character : The penurious man / Theophrastus --
The coward / Theophrastus --
The Boston merchant / Samuel Eliot Morison --
Mr. and Mrs. X / Edmund Wilson --
John Masefield / Beverley Nichols --
My average uncle / Robert P. Tristram Coffin. Narration : The unicorn in the garden / James Thurber --
Landing at Malta / Henry de Monfreid --
Short trip / Robert Lipsyte --
Willie Stone / R.L. Duffus. Beginnings and closings : Education as philosophy / Brand Blanshard --
Modern man / Hilaire Belloc --
The beginning of American ways of life / George R. Stewart --
Johnson / F.L. Lucas --
Street haunting, a London adventure / Virginia Woolf --
General Lee / W.K. Fleming --
Sir Philip Sidney / Dylan Thomas --
Father William / John Lothrop Motley. Essays : Portrait of himself / François Duc de La Rochefoucauld --
The day of a man-of-war's man / John Masefield --
Anger / W.H. Auden --
Usually destroyed / Aldous Huxley --
Boxing with the naked eye / A.J. Liebling --
The bullfight / Ernest Hemingway --
Simenon and Spillane : the metaphysics of murder for the millions / Charles J. Rolo --
The world of Hamlet / Maynard Mack --
It was a stable world / Robert Graves --
The Federalist no. 10 / James Madison. Style : Young Joan / Pierre Champion --
The evolutionary appetite / George Bernard Shaw --
The hedonistic theory of economics / Thorstein Veblen --
Courtesy to readers : clarity / F.L. Lucas --
Hester Prynne / Mark Van Doren --
on The Scarlet Letter / D.H. Lawrence --
from In our time / Ernest Hemingway.
Responsibility: Edited by Thomas S. Kane and Leonard J. Peters.

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