The Student's Writing Guide for the Arts and Social Sciences / Edition 1

The Student's Writing Guide for the Arts and Social Sciences / Edition 1

by Gordon Taylor
     
 

ISBN-10: 0521369053

ISBN-13: 9780521369053

Pub. Date: 01/28/2007

Publisher: Cambridge University Press

This book is designed to help students with the problems they face in their academic writing. Beginning with the premise that successful writing in the arts and social sciences depends on the mastery of the subject matter and clarity of thought, the book deals with the tasks that confront students before they put pen to paper and also provides a guide to the…  See more details below

Overview

This book is designed to help students with the problems they face in their academic writing. Beginning with the premise that successful writing in the arts and social sciences depends on the mastery of the subject matter and clarity of thought, the book deals with the tasks that confront students before they put pen to paper and also provides a guide to the structuring and use of language. Using concrete examples from a variety of disciplines, the author demonstrates the best approach to different sorts of work.

Product Details

ISBN-13:
9780521369053
Publisher:
Cambridge University Press
Publication date:
01/28/2007
Edition description:
New Edition
Pages:
268
Product dimensions:
5.08(w) x 7.80(h) x 0.59(d)

Table of Contents

Preface; Sources of extracts used in the text; 1. Introduction; Part I. Reflection and Research: 2. Reflection: asking questions and proposing answers; 3. Interpretation: reading and taking notes; Part II. The Dynamics of an Essay: 4. Openings; 5. Middles; 6. Endings; Part III. Language: 7. You, your language and your material; 8. Analytical language I: sentences; 9. Analytical language II: rhetorical strategies; 10. Cohesion and texture; 11. Conventions of academic writing; Appendices; Index.

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