MODERN PROSE STYLE

BY BONAMY DOBRÉE

OXFORD AT THE CLARENDON PRESS 1934

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  • Title Page iii
  • Preface v
  • Contents *
  • Introduction 1
  • PART I - DESCRIPTIVE PROSE 15
  • § I - Description of Action. (Narrative; Story-telling.) 15
  • § 2 - Description of People. 39
  • § 3 - Description of Things. 66
  • PART II - EXPLANATORY PROSE 85
  • § 1. Science. 85
  • § 2 - Law 95
  • § 3 - Philosophy. 98
  • § 4 - Morals 114
  • § 5 - Theology 120
  • § 6 - Political Science 134
  • § 7 - History 142
  • § 8 - Criticism 157
  • PART III - EMOTIVE PROSE 186
  • Rousing the Emotions 186
  • ERRATUM *
  • PART IV - MODERN PROSE STYLE 210
  • § 1 - The New Way of Writing 210
  • § 2 - Experiments. 230
  • Appendix 250
  • ALPHABETICAL LIST OF MODERN WRITERS QUOTED IN THE TEXT 251
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