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English prose style

Herbert Edward Read

English prose style

by Herbert Edward Read

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Published by H. Holt and company in New York .
Written in English

    Subjects:
  • English language -- Style.

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    Statementby Herbert Read.
    Classifications
    LC ClassificationsPE1421 .R35 1928a
    The Physical Object
    Paginationxv, (1), 229 p.
    Number of Pages229
    ID Numbers
    Open LibraryOL6722835M
    LC Control Number28030357
    OCLC/WorldCa1489826

    Additional Physical Format: Online version: Read, Herbert, English prose style. London: G. Bell, (OCoLC) Document Type: Book. Style in Fiction: A Linguistic Introduction to English Fictional Prose (English Language Series, 13) Geoffrey N. Leech, Mick Short Describes the ways in which the techniques of linguistic analysis and literary criticism can be combined, and illuminated, through the linguistic study of literary style, and draws on the prose fiction of the last.

    English literature - English literature - Later Middle English prose: The continuity of a tradition in English prose writing, linking the later with the early Middle English period, is somewhat clearer than that detected in verse. The Ancrene Wisse, for example, continued to be copied and adapted to suit changing tastes and circumstances. But sudden and brilliant imaginative phenomena like the. Any narrative, especially in prose, about invented or imagined characters and action. Today, fiction falls into three major subgenres based on length—the short story, novella, and novel. Older, originally oral forms of short fiction include the fable, legend, parable, and Size: KB.

    Additional Physical Format: Online version: Read, Herbert, English prose style. New York, Pantheon Books [©] (OCoLC) Document Type.   No. ''English Prose Style'' is a book for vivisectionists and taxonomists and theoreticians. It is for critics, and book reviewers too, if they already happen to know how to write.


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