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On writing well : an informal guide to writing nonfiction / William Zinsser.


2d ed.. New York : Harper and Row, [1980] .
ISBN 0060148047, , 00604473967

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Subjects Anglais (Langue) -- Rhétorique.
Englisch.
English language -- Rhetoric.
Exposition (Rhetoric)
Prose -- Technique.
Report writing.
Description ix, 187 pages ; 22 cm
Copyright Date [1980]
©1980
Notes Includes bibliographical references and index.
Summary In addition to exploring the techniques of nonfiction writing, Zinsser discusses sexism in writing, jargon, and psychological writing blocks.
Contents 1. The Transaction -- 2. Simplicity -- 3. Clutter -- 4. Style -- 5. The Audience -- 6. Words -- 7. Usage -- 8. Unity -- 9. The Lead -- 10. The Ending -- 11. The Interview -- 12. Writing About a Place -- 13. Bits and Pieces -- 14. Science Writing and Technical Writing -- 15. Writing in Your Job -- 16. Sports -- 17. Criticism -- 18. Humor.
Genre Prosatechnik.
Schreibanleitung.
Network Numbers (OCoLC)5931412
(OCoLC)ocm05931412
WorldCat Search OCLC WorldCat
WorldCat Identities Zinsser, William, 1922-2015.
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