Farnsworth’s Classical English Style by Ward Farnsworth audiobook

Farnsworth’s Classical English Style

By Ward Farnsworth
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Blackstone Publishing 9781567926651

The Farnsworth Classical English Series

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Say it with style―on paper or in person. This book explains why the best writing sounds that way, with hundreds of examples from Lincoln, Churchill, and other masters of the language. Farnsworth shows how small choices about words, sentences, and paragraphs put force into writing and speech that have stood the test of time. This is must for anyone who wants to speak or write with clear, persuasive, enjoyable, unforgettable style.

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Summary

Summary

Say it with style―on paper or in person.

This book explains why the best writing sounds that way, with hundreds of examples from Lincoln, Churchill, and other masters of the language. Farnsworth shows how small choices about words, sentences, and paragraphs put force into writing and speech that have stood the test of time. This is must for anyone who wants to speak or write with clear, persuasive, enjoyable, unforgettable style.

Editorial Reviews

Editorial Reviews

“An eloquent study of the very mechanisms of eloquence.” Henry Hitchings, author of The Language Wars
“His discerning analysis of classical style as wielded by some of the most inspiring writers in English: Jefferson, Lincoln, Churchill, Douglass, and many others.” New Criterion
“A great and edifying pleasure.” Mark Helprin, New York Times bestselling author
“For writers aspiring to master the craft, Farnsworth shows how it’s done. For lovers of language, he provides waves of sheer pleasure.” Steven Pinker, New York Times bestselling author
“A storehouse of effective writing, showing the techniques you may freely adapt to make music of your own.” Baltimore Sun
“Mr. Farnsworth has written an original and absorbing guide to English style. Get it if you can.” Wall Street Journal

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Author

Author Bio: Ward Farnsworth

Author Bio: Ward Farnsworth

Ward Farnsworth is dean of the University of Texas School of Law and author of The Practicing Stoic as well as the Farnsworth Classical English series, which includes Farnsworth’s Classical English Rhetoric, Farnsworth’s Classical English Metaphor, and Farnsworth’s Classical English Style.

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Available Formats : Digital Download, Digital Rental, CD, MP3 CD
Category: Nonfiction/Language Study
Runtime: 5.57
Audience: Adult
Language: English