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The Bedford Handbook [with 12 Plays & Shakespeare's Merchant of Venice]

3.92  ·  Rating details ·  364 ratings  ·  9 reviews
Three main challenges faced me as I prepared this fifth edition of The Bedford Handbook. First, because today's computer-age students want quick access to information, preferably through visuals, I hoped to simplify the book's reference system and enliven it with icons. Second, because technology has changed composing behaviors so dramatically over the past four years, I l ...more
Unknown Binding, Seventh Edition
Published November 18th 2005 by Bedford Books (first published January 1st 1991)
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Floyd Larck
Sep 20, 2018 rated it really liked it  ·  review of another edition
One of the standards of reference materials an author needs.
KaryC
Jan 30, 2009 rated it it was amazing  ·  review of another edition
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A must-have if you have questions on anything to do with writing mechanics
Jessica
Nov 04, 2008 rated it really liked it  ·  review of another edition
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A good reference book.
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Oct 23, 2011 rated it did not like it  ·  review of another edition
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when I taught English to undergraduates years ago, this was often the department's preferred handbook. it's so abysmally philistine that my syllabus assigned it simply to critique it during class.
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