The reader over your shoulder

a handbook for writers of English prose by Robert Graves

Publisher: MacMillan in New York

Written in English
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Statementby Robert Graves and Alan Hodge.
ContributionsHodge, Alan.
ID Numbers
Open LibraryOL21527780M

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I don't know any other book in which expository prose is read so seriously, carefully, helpfully.4/5(3). In late OctoberRobert Graves wrote to Alan Hodge: “I have begun a new book, about English.” Graves and Hodge had recently completed a social history of the between-wars period called The Long Week-End.

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You can write a book review and share your experiences. That book transformed the teaching of literature in the universities by showing that the governing assumptions about reading and interpretation were mostly wrong.

If our educational systems were sound, The Reader Over Your Shoulder could have the same effect on the teaching of expository writing by showing what the reading of such prose entails.

The first book is not easy to read but is really fun and so well-written it sings--"The King's English" by H.W. Fowler and (Don't accept any interloper's revision of the book!) The second book, and it will give a writer courage,is the present one: "The Reader over Your Shoulder," Graves and Hodge.

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