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Larousse dictionary of writers

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Published by Larousse in Edinburgh, New York, N.Y .
Written in English

    Subjects:
  • Literature -- Bio-bibliography -- Dictionaries,
  • Literature -- Dictionaries,
  • Authors -- Biography -- Dictionaries

  • Edition Notes

    Other titlesDictionary of writers
    Statementeditor, Rosemary Goring.
    ContributionsGoring, Rosemary.
    Classifications
    LC ClassificationsPN451 .L37 1994
    The Physical Object
    Paginationix, 1070 p. ;
    Number of Pages1070
    ID Numbers
    Open LibraryOL1130190M
    ISBN 100752300067
    LC Control Number94075741
    OCLC/WorldCa31167029

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    Richard Nordquist is professor emeritus of rhetoric and English at Georgia Southern University and the author of several university-level grammar and composition textbooks. When you have questions that other reference books ignore, go to the AP Stylebook: chances are good that the answers are here. An index at the end of the Larousse dictionary of writers book of all 3, recipes for cuisines from around the world makes it easy to find a myriad of preparations for any ingredient eggs or chicken, for example or type of dish such as cakes or sauces. The Cambridge Encyclopedia of the English Language, 2nd edition The general reader who wants to learn more about the English language—its history, vocabulary, and grammar—will find no text more enjoyable and enlightening than this illustrated study by linguist David Crystal. Richard Nordquist Updated March 04, Despite the ready availability of spell checkersgrammar software, and online dictionaries and style guidesevery serious writer still needs a few good reference books. But his expanded version of Professor Strunk's writing guide strikes many contemporary readers as skimpy and somewhat dated.

    Mar 10, Gerry Pelser rated it it was amazing The constant companion. This is one of the very few textbooks that smart students hold on to and actually use long after they graduate. Alternative text for British writers: Oxford Dictionary of English, 2nd ed. This book took me from someone who could make a passable bowl of spaghetti, to someone not afraid to experiment with tastes and flavour combinations. Richard Nordquist Updated March 04, Despite the ready availability of spell checkersgrammar software, and online dictionaries and style guidesevery serious writer still needs a few good reference books.


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For the budget-minded, a close second choice in the dictionary category is the shorter and less costly Merriam-Webster's Collegiate Dictionary, 11th Edition. I still regularly pull it out, but only when I know I have an hour to spare, because I'm incapable of looking up just one thing and leaving it at that.

When you have questions that other reference books ignore, go to the AP Stylebook: chances are good that the answers are here. With entries arranged in encyclopedic fashion, Larousse Gastronomique is not only incredibly user-friendly, but it is also a fantastic read for anyone who loves food.

If I were ever to be in the "big Brother" house and allowed to bring only one book in, this would be it. Richard Nordquist is professor emeritus of rhetoric and English at Georgia Southern University and the author of several university-level grammar and composition textbooks.

Easy to read and use, St. I find it impossible to read an entry without finding a term or reference that I don't know and need to look up elsewhere in the book. All-new color ingredient-identification photographs give this edition a fresh, elegant look.

The unparalleled depth and breadth of information—from the traditional to the cutting-edge—make this newest edition of Larousse Gastronomique indispensable for every cook.

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