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Author Tufte, Virginia.

Title Artful sentences : syntax as style / Virginia Tufte.

Imprint Cheshire, Conn. : Graphics Press LLC, 2006.

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Location Call No. OPAC Message Status
 Axe Kansas Collection J Schick  425 T816a 2006    ---  Lib Use Only
Description 308 pages ; 23 cm
text txt rdacontent
unmediated n rdamedia
volume nc rdacarrier
Bibliography Includes bibliographical references (pages 275-299) and index.
Note " ... grows out of my 1971 book, Grammar as style."--Acknowledgments.
Contents Short sentences -- Noun phrases -- Verb phrases -- Adjectives and adverbs -- Prepositions -- Conjunctions and coordination -- Dependent clauses -- Sentence openers and inversion -- Free modifiers : branching sentences -- The appositive -- Interrogative, imperative, exclamatory -- Parallelism -- Cohesion -- Syntactic symbolism.
Summary "In Artful Sentences: Syntax as Style, Virginia Tufte shows how standard sentence patterns and forms contribute to meaning and art in more than a thousand wonderful sentences from the twentieth and twenty-first centuries. The book has special interest for aspiring writers, students of literature and language, and anyone who finds joy in reading and writing."--Publisher's description.
Subject English language -- Rhetoric.
English language -- Style.
English language -- Sentences.
Creative writing.
Authorship.
Authorship. (OCoLC)fst00822442
Creative writing. (OCoLC)fst00882489
English language -- Rhetoric. (OCoLC)fst00911581
English language -- Sentences. (OCoLC)fst00911637
English language -- Style. (OCoLC)fst00911825
Added Author Tufte, Virginia. Grammar as style.
Added Title Syntax as style
ISBN 9780961392185 (pbk.)
0961392185 (pbk.)
Standard No. 9780961392185

 
    
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