Plain Style
Christopher Lasch
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Oct 19, 2019 - 14:29 PM By Christopher Lasch

Plain Style is an amusing and instructive guide to written English by the late Christopher Lasch, author of The Culture of Narcissism, The True and Only Heaven, and many other memorable works of American history and social criticism Written for the benefit of the students at the University of Rochester, where Lasch taught from 1970 until his death in 1994, it quickly estaPlain Style is an amusing and instructive guide to written English by the late Christopher Lasch, author of The Culture of Narcissism, The True and Only Heaven, and many other memorable works of American history and social criticism Written for the benefit of the students at the University of Rochester, where Lasch taught from 1970 until his death in 1994, it quickly established itself in typescript as a local classic a lively, witty, and historically minded alternative to the famous volume by William Strunk and E B White, The Elements of Style.Now available for the first time in published form, Plain Style is fundamentally a clear, readable, practical guide to the timeless principles of effective composition At the same time, however, in ways that Stewart Weaver explains in his critical introduction, it is a distinctive and revealing addition to the published work of an eminent American thinker No mere primer, Plain Style is an essay in cultural criticism, a political treatise even, by one for whom directness, clarity, and honesty of expression were essential to the living spirit of democracy.As the teachers and students who have for years benefited from its succinct wisdom will testify, Plain Style is an indispensable guide to writing and, indeed, Christopher Lasch s least expected but perhaps most serviceable work.
  • Title: Plain Style
  • Author: Christopher Lasch
  • ISBN: 9780812218145
  • Page: 317
  • Format: Paperback

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Gabriel Conroy Oct 19, 2019 - 14:29 PM
Most of Lasch's suggestions are well taken, and if I followed them, my writing would much improve.He does not, however, seem to recognize that language changes. People use old words in new ways and people make new words. It happens. "Hopefully" has become, like it or not (Lasch says not), a word that means something like "it is to be hoped that." The most discouraging part is Lasch's guide to pronouncing certain words. He wants speakers to pronounce the voiceless "t" (or [t] in IPA) in the word [...]
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Plain Style By Christopher Lasch Plain Style is an amusing and instructive guide to written English by the late Christopher Lasch, author of The Culture of Narcissism, The True and Only Heaven, and many other memorable works of American history and social criticism Written for the benefit of the students at the University of Rochester, where Lasch taught from 1970 until his death in 1994, it quickly estaPlain Style is an amusing and instructive guide to written English by the late Christopher Lasch, author of The Culture of Narcissism, The True and Only Heaven, and many other memorable works of American history and social criticism Written for the benefit of the students at the University of Rochester, where Lasch taught from 1970 until his death in 1994, it quickly established itself in typescript as a local classic a lively, witty, and historically minded alternative to the famous volume by William Strunk and E B White, The Elements of Style.Now available for the first time in published form, Plain Style is fundamentally a clear, readable, practical guide to the timeless principles of effective composition At the same time, however, in ways that Stewart Weaver explains in his critical introduction, it is a distinctive and revealing addition to the published work of an eminent American thinker No mere primer, Plain Style is an essay in cultural criticism, a political treatise even, by one for whom directness, clarity, and honesty of expression were essential to the living spirit of democracy.As the teachers and students who have for years benefited from its succinct wisdom will testify, Plain Style is an indispensable guide to writing and, indeed, Christopher Lasch s least expected but perhaps most serviceable work.

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