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The Elements Of Academic Style

Author : Eric Hayot
ISBN : 9780231168014
Genre : Reference
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Eric Hayot teaches graduate students and faculty in literary and cultural studies how to think and write like a professional scholar. From granular concerns, such as sentence structure and grammar, to big-picture issues, such as adhering to genre patterns for successful research and publishing and developing productive and rewarding writing habits, Hayot helps ambitious students, newly minted Ph.D.'s, and established professors shape their work and develop their voices. Hayot does more than explain the techniques of academic writing. He aims to adjust the writer’s perspective, encouraging scholars to think of themselves as makers and doers of important work. Scholarly writing can be frustrating and exhausting, yet also satisfying and crucial, and Hayot weaves these experiences, including his own trials and tribulations, into an ethos for scholars to draw on as they write. Combining psychological support with practical suggestions for composing introductions and conclusions, developing a schedule for writing, using notes and citations, and structuring paragraphs and essays, this guide to the elements of academic style does its part to rejuvenate scholarship and writing in the humanities.

Culture And Styles Of Academic Discourse

Author : Anna Duszak
ISBN : 9783110821048
Genre : Language Arts & Disciplines
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TRENDS IN LINGUISTICS is a series of books that open new perspectives in our understanding of language. The series publishes state-of-the-art work on core areas of linguistics across theoretical frameworks as well as studies that provide new insights by building bridges to neighbouring fields such as neuroscience and cognitive science. TRENDS IN LINGUISTICS considers itself a forum for cutting-edge research based on solid empirical data on language in its various manifestations, including sign languages. It regards linguistic variation in its synchronic and diachronic dimensions as well as in its social contexts as important sources of insight for a better understanding of the design of linguistic systems and the ecology and evolution of language. TRENDS IN LINGUISTICS publishes monographs and outstanding dissertations as well as edited volumes, which provide the opportunity to address controversial topics from different empirical and theoretical viewpoints. High quality standards are ensured through anonymous reviewing.

The Elements Of Academic Success

Author : Gene Kizer, Jr.
ISBN : 0985363215
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Softcover print version of The Elements of Academic Success, How to Graduate Magna Cum Laude from College (or how to just graduate, PERIOD ). Outstanding academic guide inspired by the legendary book by Professor William Strunk, Jr. and E. B. White, The Elements of Style. The Elements of Academic Success is 364 pages and features 351 numbered topic sections broken into 10 chapters. It covers everything a student needs to excel in college and in life, and it is written in a dynamic upbeat manner emphasizing the power of a NOT-GOING-TO-BE-DENIED attitude toward school. It is easy to read and use.

Stance And Voice In Written Academic Genres

Author : Carmen Sancho Guinda
ISBN : 9781137030825
Genre : Language Arts & Disciplines
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Stance and Voice in Written Academic Genres brings together a range of perspectives on two of the most important and contested concepts in applied linguistics: stance and voice. International experts provide an accessible, yet authoritative introduction to key issues and debates surrounding these terms.

A New Vocabulary For Global Modernism

Author : Eric Hayot
ISBN : 9780231543064
Genre : Literary Criticism
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Bringing together leading critics and literary scholars, A New Vocabulary for Global Modernism argues for new ways of understanding the nature and development of twentieth-century literature and culture. Scholars have largely understood modernism as an American and European phenomenon. Those parameters have expanded in recent decades, but the incorporation of multiple origins and influences has often been tied to older conceptual frameworks that make it difficult to think of modernism globally. Providing alternative approaches, A New Vocabulary for Global Modernism introduces pathways through global archives and new frameworks that offer a richer, more representative set of concepts for the analysis of literary and cultural works. In separate essays each inspired by a critical term, this collection explores what happens to the foundational concepts of modernism and the methods we bring to modernist studies when we approach the field as a global phenomenon. Their work transforms the intellectual paradigms we have long associated with modernism, such as tradition, antiquity, style, and translation. New paradigms, such as context, slum, copy, pantomime, and puppets emerge as the archive extends beyond its European center. In bringing together and reexamining the familiar as well as the emergent, the contributors to this volume offer an invaluable and original approach to studying the intersection of world literature and modernist studies.

Writing To Reason

Author : Brian David Mogck
ISBN : 9781405170994
Genre : Language Arts & Disciplines
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A guide to writing philosophy essays which addresses the needs of instructors as well as students. It is a valuable aid to grading papers that facilitates communication between instructors and students. It also presents the steps of writing a philosophical essay. It addresses common mistakes and confusions about philosophical writing.

Academic Writing

Author : Stephen Bailey
ISBN : 0748768386
Genre : Language Arts & Disciplines
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This textbook is designed for non-native speaking students who are taking college courses at English-speaking universities. Covering four general areas, the book takes a refreshing approach to Academic Writing. Set within a clear structure and using easily understandable language, the material is divided into short, manageable sections covering reading, note-taking, summarizing and writing skills.

English For Academic Purposes

Author : R. R. Jordan
ISBN : 9780521556187
Genre : Education
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English for Academic Purposes provides a comprehensive overview of the field of English for Academic Purposes (EAP) for teachers. It not only looks at study skills, but also at other central concerns of EAP, such as needs analysis, syllabus and course design, methodology and materials, learning styles, tests and exams, and academic style and genre analysis. In addition to general EAP, the author also considers subject-specific language and the production of teaching materials. Throughout, the author adopts a user-friendly approach in which theoretical considerations are balanced with practical experience. Issues are discussed and illustrated, but readers are also encouraged to form their own opinions by means of stimulating introspect and discuss sections at the end of each chapter.

Success In Academic Writing

Author : Trevor Day
ISBN : 9781352002058
Genre : Academic writing
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De Stressing The Dissertation And Other Forms Of Academic Writing

Author : Kathleen Kline
ISBN : 1726091058
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This second edition of Kline's book is a must-read for all doctoral and master's students preparing to write a dissertation. An academic editor of 35+ years and long-time teacher and coach to doctoral students, she initially wrote this book to help students navigate avoidable setbacks and complications that have encumbered many a dissertation writer. This book provides guidance in the areas of elements of academic writing, working with style guides (what to watch out for), and setting oneself up to have the most positive and successful experience throughout the process of writing a dissertation. Following the guidance in this book will ensure one does not get caught up in common pitfalls and will be equipped to deal with the unexpected in the most efficacious way. This new addition includes a chapter on CVs, cover letters, and essays. For reference and ease of use, appendices have been added showing examples of academic styles (APA, CMS, MLA, and Turabian), keyboard shortcuts, and the author's invaluable thesaurus. Kline has received accolades and deep appreciation from her many clients, as well as from advisors, professors, and students. Past clients have described her as "a dream and a joy to work with," "a miracle worker," "top-notch," "a godsend," "calming," "wise," supportive," "patient," "thorough," "responsive," "understanding," "skillful," "knowledgeable," having a "keen eye," and having "editing skills beyond compare." One client referred to her as "the LeBron James of editing." This book also offer inspiration and reassurance with eight stories of past clients who were able to successfully complete their dissertations under extraordinarily difficult circumstances.

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