Fowler's Modern English Usage / Edition 3

Fowler's Modern English Usage / Edition 3

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by R. W. Burchfield
     
 

ISBN-10: 0198610211

ISBN-13: 2900198610211

Pub. Date: 12/30/2004

Publisher: Oxford University Press

Fowler's Modern English Usage is the world-famous guide to English usage, loved and used by writers of all kinds. In keeping with its long tradition, Fowler's gives comprehensive and practical advice on grammar, syntax, style, and choice of words. It gives a clear and authoritative picture of the English we use, and elucidates many scores of usage questions such as

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Fowler's Modern English Usage is the world-famous guide to English usage, loved and used by writers of all kinds. In keeping with its long tradition, Fowler's gives comprehensive and practical advice on grammar, syntax, style, and choice of words. It gives a clear and authoritative picture of the English we use, and elucidates many scores of usage questions such as the split infinitive and the intricacies of political correctness. It gives in-depth coverage of both British and American English with reference to the English of Australia, Canada, New Zealand, and South Africa. The volume includes wide-ranging examples of usage from a broad selection of newspapers, journals, and books from across the globe, and features illustrative quotations from authors such as Agatha Christie, Chinua Achebe, Iris Murdoch, Harold Pinter, and Noel Coward.

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ISBN-13:
2900198610211
Publisher:
Oxford University Press
Publication date:
12/30/2004
Edition description:
REV
Pages:
896

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Table of Contents

Preface to the Third Edition

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