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Overview

This brief guide to writing the essay and writing across the curriculum is indeed true to its title. It offers excellent advice on developing and polishing prose, with an emphasis on style and process—all with wit, charm, and intelligence.

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Product Details

  • ISBN-13: 9780073040158
  • Publisher: McGraw-Hill Companies,Inc.
  • Publication date: 8/7/1998
  • Edition description: New Edition
  • Edition number: 4
  • Pages: 264
  • Product dimensions: 5.90 (w) x 8.90 (h) x 0.43 (d)

Meet the Author

Richard Marius directed the Expository Writing Program at Harvard University for sixteen years, teaching students and creating the philosophy for the only course required of all Harvard undergraduates. That philosophy is embodied in this book. He is the author of three novels, biographies of Thomas More and Martin Luther, and several textbooks on writing including the McGRAW-HILL COLLEGE HANDBOOK which he wrote with Harvey Wiener. His articles have appeared in publications as diverse as the medieval journal, Tradition and the nonmedieval journal, Esquire. He reviews books for many periodicals, including The New York Times, and he writes a regular book review column for Harvard Magazine. He was one of the editors of The Yale Edition of the Complete Works of St. Thomas More, and with Keith Frome, he has edited the Columbia Anthology of Civil War Poetry. He now teaches English and Religious Studies at Harvard and is at work on a fourth novel and a large book on Martin Luther. In 1993 he was awarded the Harvard Foundation Medal for his contributions to minorities at Harvard.

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Table of Contents

Chapter 1: First Principles.

Chapter 2: The Writing Process

Chapter 3: Kinds of Writing

Chapter 4: Making Arguments

Chapter 5: Paragraphs

Chapter 6: Fundamental Principles of Sentences

Chapter 7: Avoiding Wordiness

Chapter 8: Good Diction

Chapter 9: Figurative Language

Chapter 10: False Rules and What Is True about Them

Chapter 11: Grammar and Mechanics
Appendix 1: Avoiding Discrimination
Appendix 2: How to Begin--and How Not to Begin--an Essay
Appendix 3: Cliches
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