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Quack This Way - Independent Review

Larry Ryan has review Quack This Way for The Independent, Quack This Way: David Foster Wallace & Bryan A Garner Talk Language and Writing - book review Talk this way: a writer as inventive in speech as on paper:

There is heft here, though. On a practical level, the royalties are going to the Wallace archive in the University of Texas at Austin. Inside there is enlightening discussion on language, writing and craft.
Throughout there is eloquent discussion and explanation of such issues as bureaucratic officialese, vogue words, argumentative writing, advertising and legal dialects, communication with the reader and George W Bush's mangling of the language.

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Last Updated on Wednesday, 11 December 2013 15:45  

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