A handbook of precis writing: with graduated exercises

By: Evans, E. Derry
Publisher: Cambridge Cambridge University Press 2013Description: 105 p.ISBN: 9781107621145Subject(s): Precis - Writing | English language - GrammarDDC classification: 428.2 Summary: Table of Contents Preface Introduction Part i. Easy Part ii. Moderately difficult Part iii. Difficult Index of authors quoted (http://www.cambridge.org/us/academic/subjects/languages-linguistics/stylistics/handbook-precis-writing?format=PB)
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Reprinted eight times following its original publication in 1913, this book provides a practical introduction to précis writing. Derry Evans includes practical exercises in the form of series of texts of graduated difficulty, from a variety of authors, for the student to practice summarizing. This book will be of value to anyone interested in the art of summarization.

Table of Contents
Preface
Introduction
Part i. Easy
Part ii. Moderately difficult
Part iii. Difficult
Index of authors quoted

(http://www.cambridge.org/us/academic/subjects/languages-linguistics/stylistics/handbook-precis-writing?format=PB)

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