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Revise : The Scholar-Writer's Essential Guide to Tweaking, Editing, and Perfecting Your Manuscript

Haag, Pamela

Yale Univ Pr 2021/03
351 p. 22 cm   
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テキストの言語: ENG    出版国: US
ISBN: 9780300243673
KCN: 1039897334
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Annotation

Drawing on before and after examples from more than a decade as a developmental editor of scholarly works, Pamela Haag tackles the most common challenges of scholarly writing. This book is packed with practical, user-friendly advice and is written with warmth, humour, sympathy and flair.

Full Description

A helpful, engaging guide to the revision of scholarly writing by an editor and award-winning author
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Table of Contents

Introduction 1 (17)
1 "Jargon-y, Theory-Heavy, and Obscure": 18 (37)
Handling Specialized Language
2 Stage-Setting, Recapping, and 55 (28)
Forecasting: Reducing "Traffic Direction"
and Procedural Language
3 "Doesn't Flow": Improving Sequencing and 83 (45)
Organization
4 "I've Been Struggling with Structure 128(18)
Since the Dissertation": Solving Structural
Problems
5 "Too Much Just Put There": Dealing with 146(31)
Source Material
6 "Book Has No Through-Line": Tackling 177(12)
Common Thesis Problems
7 "Length! A Huge Concern!": When a 189(17)
Manuscript Must (or Should) Be Shortened
8 "Make It Readable": Revising Syntax and 206(22)
Sentence Construction
9 "Awk.": Finding Your Cadence, Tone, and 228(25)
Voice
10 "Metaphors Gone Awry": Fine-Tuning 253(19)
Figurative Language
11 "Needs Tightening and Strengthening": 272(14)
Clarifying Verbs, Subjects, and Objects
12 "Bizarre Words and Flaky Diction": 286(17)
Replacing Inapt Words and Phrases
13 When Others Identify Problems: Coping 303(24)
Productively with Criticism
A Note of Encouragement 327(2)
The Style Audit 329(8)
Works Cited 337(4)
Acknowledgments 341(2)
Index 343