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How to write essays and dissertations : a guide for English literature students / Nigel Fabb and Alan Durant

Fabb, Nigel.
Material type: materialTypeLabelBook; Format: print Publisher: London [etc.] : Routledge, 2005Edition: 2nd ed.Description: XI, 169 p. ; 22 cm.ISBN: 0-582-78455-7; 978-0-582-78455-0.Subject(s): Criticism -- Authorship -- Handbooks, manuals, etc | Literature -- History and criticism -- Theory, etc. -- Handbooks, manuals, etc | Dissertations, Academic -- Authorship -- Handbooks, manuals, etc | English language -- Rhetoric -- Handbooks, manuals, etc | Essay -- Authorship -- Handbooks, manuals, etc | Academic writing -- Handbooks, manuals, etc | Inglés -- Retórica | Inglés -- Estudio y enseñanza -- Metodología
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Enhanced descriptions from Syndetics:

The first book that literature students should read, this guide reveals the distinct set of skills, conventions and methods of essay and dissertation writing.

Taking students through the various stages of writing, from planning to final submission, it offers specific guidelines and a lively, detailed commentary on actual examples of student work at each stage.

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Bibliografía: p. 163-166

The first book that literature students should read, this guide reveals the distinct set of skills, conventions and methods of essay and dissertation writing. Taking students through the various stages of writing, from planning to final submission, it offers specific guidelines and a lively, detailed commentary on actual examples of student work at each stage. This essential guide to writing essays and dissertations for English literature students offers step-by-step instruction on each stage of writing, from organising initial ideas through to submitting a completed piece of work.

Table of contents provided by Syndetics

  • Preface
  • Introduction
  • Writing on a prescribed topic
  • Devising your own topic
  • What markers want
  • Selecting primary and secondary texts
  • Getting help from reference works, online resources and your supervisor
  • The first draft
  • Developing your argument
  • Weighting different elements in your argument
  • The voice to write in- Revising an essay draft
  • Editing the beginning and ending
  • Incorporating other people's words into what you write
  • Mistakes in spelling, grammar and punctuation
  • Handing in

Author notes provided by Syndetics

Nigel Fabb is Professor of Literary Linguistics, an editor of Journal of Linguistics, and Head of the Department of English Studies at University of Strathclyde. Alan Durant is Professor of English Studies at Middlesex University London; formerly head of the School of English, Cultural and Communication Studies at Middlesex and Head of English at Goldsmiths College, University of London.

This is their third book for literature students and between them they have written ten books on literature and linguistics. Their most recent successful textbook is Ways of Reading (Routledge, 3rd edition).

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