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The Practical Stylist
The Longman Practical Stylist provides a wealth of practical information and a variety of organizational techniques to write more gracefully and effectively. Based on the premise that all writing involves arguing a thesis, The Longman Practical Stylist presents expository modes such as description, narration and exposition as strategies for supporting a thesis. A chapter o ...more
Published January 1st 1985 by HarperCollins Publishers
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Sheridan Baker is Professor Emeritus of English Language and Literature at the University of Michigan. He is the author of many works, including The Harper Handbook to Literature, Ernest Hemingway: An Introduction and Interpretation, The Complete Stylist, The Essayist, and The Practical Stylist. He is co-author of The Written Word and The Practical Imagination. He is currently at work on two volum ...moreMore about Sheridan Baker...