The Writer's Reference Guide to Spanish: The Authoritative Handbook for Writers, Editors, Translators, Students, and Scholars / Edition 1

The Writer's Reference Guide to Spanish: The Authoritative Handbook for Writers, Editors, Translators, Students, and Scholars / Edition 1

by David William Foster, Carmen De Urioste, Carmen Urioste-Azcorra, Daniel Altamiranda
     
 

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ISBN-10: 0292725124

ISBN-13: 9780292725126

Pub. Date: 01/28/2000

Publisher: University of Texas Press

Writers and editors of Spanish have long needed an authoritative guide to written language usage, similar to The MLA Style Manual and The Chicago Manual of Style. And here it is! This reference guide provides comprehensive information on how the Spanish language is copyedited for publication.

The book covers these major areas:

    Overview

    Writers and editors of Spanish have long needed an authoritative guide to written language usage, similar to The MLA Style Manual and The Chicago Manual of Style. And here it is! This reference guide provides comprehensive information on how the Spanish language is copyedited for publication.

    The book covers these major areas:

    • Language basics: capitalization, word division, spelling, and punctuation.
    • Language conventions: abbreviations, professional and personal titles, names of organizations, and nationalities.
    • Bibliographic format, particularly how Spanish differs from English.
    • Spanish language forms of classical authors' names.
    • Literary and grammatical terminology.
    • Linguistic terminology.
    • Biblical names and allusions.
    • A dictionary of grammatical doubts, including usage, grammatical constructions of particular words and phrases, verbal irregularities, and gender variations.

    Product Details

    ISBN-13:
    9780292725126
    Publisher:
    University of Texas Press
    Publication date:
    01/28/2000
    Edition description:
    1 ED
    Pages:
    284
    Product dimensions:
    5.98(w) x 8.74(h) x 0.67(d)

    Table of Contents

    Preface

    Punctuation
    Spelling and Word Division
    Spelling Rules and Variations
    Accents
    Prefixes
    Word Divisions
    Gender and Number Forms
    Gender
    Number
    Word Formation
    Affective Suffixes and Spelling Changes
    Compound Words
    Prefixes and Suffixes
    Capitalization
    General Rules
    Calendar and Time Designations
    Religious Names
    Titles of Publications
    Titles of Persons
    Professions and Occupations
    Terminology
    Geographical Terms
    Names of Organizations
    Historical Terms
    Citation of Books, Periodicals, and Other Works
    Monographs
    Periodicals
    Book Chapters
    Bibliography Preparation
    Abbreviations

    Appendix 1. Anonymous Spanish Classics
    Appendix 2. Latin Authors
    Appendix 3. Greek Authors
    Appendix 4. Latin Expressions
    Appendix 5. Literary and Dramaturgical Terminology
    Appendix 6. Linguistic Terminology
    Appendix 7. Common Biblical Allusions and References
    Appendix 8. Common Classical Allusions and References
    Appendix 9. Common Literary Allusions and References
    A Dictionary of Spanish Grammatical and Lexical Doubts
    Bibliography of Special Terminology
    Bibliographical References
    Index

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