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The elements of academic style : writing for the humanities

Eric Hayot 1972- author.


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  • Title:
    The elements of academic style : writing for the humanities
  • Author: Eric Hayot 1972- author.
  • Description: Table of Contents; 1. Why Read This Book?; Part I. Writing as Practice; 2. Unlearning What You (Probably) Know; 3. Eight Strategies for Getting Writing Done; 4. Institutional Contexts; 5. Dissertations and Books; 6. A Materialist Theory of Writing; 7. How Do Readers Work?; Part II. Strategy; 8. The Uneven U; 9. Structure and Subordination; 10. Structural Rhythm; 11. Introductions; 12. Don't Say It All Early; 13. Paragraphing; 14. Three Types of Transitions; 15. Showing Your Iceberg; 16. Metalanguage; 17. Ending Well; 18. Titles and Subtitles; Part III. Tactics; 19. Citational Practice
    20. Conference Talks21. Examples; 22. Figural Language; 23. Footnotes and Endnotes; 24. Jargon; 25. Parentheticals; 26. Pronouns; 27. Repetition; 28. Rhetorical Questions and Clauses; 29. Sentence Rhythm; 30. Ventilation; 31. Weight; Part IV. Becoming; 32. Work as Process; 33. Becoming a Writer; 34. From the Workshop to the World (as Workshop [as World]); 35. Acknowledgments; Appendix: A Writer's Workbook; Works Cited; Bibliography
    Eric Hayot teaches graduate students and faculty in literary and cultural studies how to think and write like a professional scholar. From granular concerns, such as sentence structure and grammar, to big-picture issues, such as adhering to genre patterns for successful research and publishing and developing productive and rewarding writing habits, Hayot helps ambitious students, newly minted Ph.D.'s, and established professors shape their work and develop their voices.Hayot does more than explain the techniques of academic writing. He aims to adjust the writer's perspective, enco
  • Publication Date: 2014
  • Publisher: West Sussex, England : Columbia University Press
  • Format: 1 online resource (257 p.).
  • Identifier: ISBN 0-231-53741-7
  • Subjects: English language -- Rhetoric -- Study and teaching (Higher); Academic writing -- Study and teaching (Higher); Humanities -- Study and teaching (Higher); Critical thinking -- Study and teaching (Higher); Electronic books
  • Language: English
  • Source: 01DAL UDM ALMA

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