Journals Higher Education



Published: 13 January 2012

456 Pages | 7 illus.

6-1/8 x 9-1/4 inches

ISBN: 9780199782505

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Vernacular Eloquence

What Speech Can Bring to Writing

Peter Elbow

  • Authored by bestselling teacher of writing: Elbow's gift for clarity and easy-to-follow explanations has made him the go-to figure for a generation of writers and teachers
  • Written in an engaging, jargon-free prose: broken down into easily digestible chunks, it offers clear-cut, concrete instructions on using everyday speech to improve prose
  • A writing guide for the twenty-first century: explores speech in relation to email, blogs, and other new platforms for writing

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