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11 edition of Economical writing found in the catalog.

Economical writing

by Deirdre N. McCloskey

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  • 22 Currently reading

Published by Waveland Press in Prospect Heights, Ill .
Written in English

    Subjects:
  • English language -- Rhetoric -- Problems, exercises, etc,
  • Economics -- Authorship -- Problems, exercises, etc,
  • Academic writing -- Problems, exercises, etc

  • About the Edition

    A series of short (1 to 3 page) chapters in a small (5 by 7 inch) book about writing, aimed at economists but useful for any technical writers.

    Edition Notes

    StatementDeirdre N. McCloskey.
    GenreProblems, exercises, etc.
    Classifications
    LC ClassificationsPE1479.E35 M33 2000
    The Physical Object
    Paginationx, 98 p. ;
    Number of Pages98
    ID Numbers
    Open LibraryOL6900234M
    ISBN 101577660633
    LC Control Number00710407

      In addition to rules for economical writing, Economical Writing contains an interview with McCloskey on writing. It also contains some good practical tools for writers, including an appendix by Stephen Ziliak that provides a step-by-step guide to using the thirty-five rules while editing. ECONOMICAL WRITING DONALD McCLOSKEY’ Most people who write a lot, as do economists, have an amateurish atti- tude towards writing. Economists do not mind criticism of their facts or their formalisms, because they have been trained in these to take criticism, and to dish it out. Style in writing is another matter entirely. They regard.

    Top Ten Rules of Economical Writing 1. Write simple, direct sentences whenever possible. Absolutely no one is impressed by a sentence they cannot understand. The quality of your economic logic is what counts, not big words or complicated sentences. 2. Rewrite and .   ECONOMICAL WRITING. DONALD McCLOSKEY. *Department of Economics and of History. The book Economical Writing, Third Edition: Thirty-Five Rules for Clear and Persuasive Prose, Deirdre N. McCloskey is published by University of Chicago. McCloskey, Donald, Economical Writing, Economic Inquiry, (Apr.) p. Page 2.

    Writing a Book Review In a book review, you must describe, analyze and react to the arguments put forward by the author. You must accurately report the argument(s) of the book, as in an abstract or synopsis, but unlike in an abstract, you must also place the arguments in . Economical Writing is itself economical: a collection of thirty-five pithy rules for making your writing clear, concise, and effective. Proceeding from big-picture ideas to concrete strategies for improvement at the level of the paragraph, sentence, or word, McCloskey shows us that good writing, after all, is not just a matter of taste—it’s Author: Deirdre N. McCloskey.


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McCloskeys systematic treatment provides a range of insights and practical advice for better writing by scholars in every field. Economical Writing 作者: Deirdre McCloskey 出版社: Waveland Pr Inc 出版年: 页数: 定价: GBP 装帧: Paperback ISBN: 豆瓣评分/10(77).

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