Write in Style: A Guide to Good English

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AUTHORS, SOURCES AND NAMED REFERENCES
Page numbers in bold type refer to passages of text; those in roman type refer to simple references or one-line quotations.
a
Amis, Kingsley 28,73 , 340
Amis, Martin 26 -7
Antoinette, Marie 321
Archimedes 24
Aristotle 10
Ashkenazy, Vladimir xvi
Austen, Jane 113,320

b
Bailey, Trevor 57 -8, 75
Baudelaire, Charles xviii
Bierce, Ambrose 188
Birmingham Evening Mail225 -6
Blake, William 127
Botham, Ian 69
Bradman, Don 57 -8
Briggs, Asa 7 , 73
Bonaparte, Napoleon 67
Burton, S.H. 231,250

c
Camus, Albert 22
Carey, G.V. 30 , 62
Carey, John 225
Carlyle, Thomas 59
Chandler, Raymond 72
Chesterfield, Lord 67
Churchill, Winston 104 , 212 -3
Coleridge, Samuel Taylor 11
Collier, James Lincoln 58-9
Conrad, Joseph 109
Cooke, Alistair 10
Coppola, Francis Ford 111-2,136
Coward, Noel 102
Crystal, David 304

d
Daily Express4
Daily Telegraph128-9,231
Davis, Eddie 'Lockjaw' xvii
Davis, Miles 58
Dench, Dame Judi 69

e
Eastwood, Clint 185
Ecclesiastes86 -7
Eliot, George 114-5,125 , 153 -4
Elton, Geoffrey 186
Emerson, Ralph Waldo xv

f
Faldo, Nick 69
Faulkner, William 9 - 10
Fielding, Henry 4
Fitzgerald, F. Scott 148-9
Fleming, Ian 308
Follett, Wilson 77
French, Ray 215-6
Friedman, Milton 186
Fuller, Thomas 161

g
Gatting, Mike 216 -8
Gorky, Maxim xv
The Guardianxv , 110-11

h
Hall, Adam 21 -2
Hardy, Thomas 310 -11
Hazlitt, William 53,109
Heller, Joseph 60,91
Hemingway, Ernest 5 - 6 , 21

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Table of contents

  • Title Page iii
  • From the Reviews: vi
  • Contents vii
  • List of Exercises xi
  • Acknowledgements xiv
  • Preface xv
  • Part One - Engage Brain and Ear Before Writing 1
  • 1 - Disasters 3
  • 2 - Triumphs 9
  • Part Two - Foundations 13
  • 3 - Introduction 15
  • 4 - Bone Structure 16
  • 5 - Joints 28
  • Part Three - Style 65
  • 6 - Introduction: Style Versus Fashion 67
  • 7 - Fight the Flab 70
  • 8 - Voice 109
  • Part Four - Tailor-Made 139
  • 9 - Introduction 141
  • 10 - Letters 142
  • 11 - Essays 161
  • 12 - Articles 189
  • 13 - Reviews 192
  • 14 - Reports 194
  • 15 - Minutes 199
  • 16 - PrÉcis and Summary 203
  • 17 - Reportage 225
  • Part Five - Grammar Primer 229
  • 18 - Grammar Primer 231
  • 19 - Inflections 274
  • 20 - Syntax 286
  • 21 - Parts of Speech (Advanced) 294
  • 22 - Punctuation in Speech and Quotation 315
  • 23 - Spelling and Confusibles 327
  • Appendix: Answers to Exercises 343
  • Further Reading 355
  • Authors, Sources and Named References 359
  • Subject Index 361
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