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Title: FOWLER'S MODERN ENGLISH USAGE
By: R.W. Burchfield
Format: Hardback

List price: £20.00


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ISBN 10: 0198610211
ISBN 13: 9780198610212
Stock: Currently 100 available
Publisher: OXFORD UNIVERSITY PRESS
Pub. date: 23 September, 2004
Pages: 896
Description: The third edition of 'Fowler's Modern English Usage' 1996 provided a complete revision and an expansion of the original text, bringing the book fully up to date on all matters of grammar, usage, syntax and style. This is a reissue of the revised third edition of 1998, which includes a new Supplement and revised entries.
Synopsis: Fowler's Modern English Usage is the world-famous guide to English usage, loved and used by writers of all kinds. In keeping with its long tradition, Fowler's gives comprehensive and practical advice on grammar, syntax, style, and choice of words. It gives a clear and authoritative picture of the English we use, and elucidates many scores of usage questions such as the split infinitive and the intricacies of political correctness. It gives in-depth coverage of both British and American English with reference to the English of Australia, Canada, New Zealand, and South Africa. The volume includes wide-ranging examples of usage from a broad selection of newspapers, journals, and books from across the globe, and features illustrative quotations from authors such as Agatha Christie, Chinua Achebe, Iris Murdoch, Harold Pinter, and Noel Coward. Based on the evidence and research of the Oxford Dictionaries Programme, this is the most comprehensive and authoritative guide to usage available. The third edition of 1996 provided a complete revision and an expansion of the original text, bringing the book fully up to date on all matters of grammar, usage, syntax, and style.This is a reissue of the revised third edition of 1998, which includes a new Supplement and revised entries. Replaces isbn 0198602634.
Publication: UK
Imprint: Oxford University Press
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