The Cooper Hill Stylebook: a guide to writing and revision

Cooper Hill Press
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Now in its 3rd edition, The Cooper Hill Stylebook is the classic high school and college revision manual. It’s a 599-page, practical, step-by-step how-to for every writer. Based on 70 years of experience in high school and university classrooms, The Stylebook helps teachers cut correcting time in half and turns students into independent learners with all the revision expertise they need immediately at their fingertips. • FAQ at the beginning of each chapter anticipates questions and defines terms. • Explanations to grammar/writing problems use short sentences in classroom-tested language. • 1500+ humorous and topical examples illustrate and correct errors. • Up to 50 practice exercises follow each part of every chapter. • 1000+ exercises represent actual student mistakes. • Click SEE ANSWER after each question for immediate answers and explanations. • Ready-made unit on rhetorical fallacies for journalism and media studies. • Every chapter a complete user-friendly lesson What users are saying “I love the book and am using it every day. As soon as I can, I will order more because more department members want to start using it.” — June Davison, English Department Chair ret., Valley Regional High School, CT “I wanted to write and tell you how valuable and magnificent your Stylebook has been to my work. […] It’s an invaluable resource to have.” — Karen Dugan, North Attleboro, MA “Thanks to this fantastic book I’ve been placed in a sophomore English class with only two other freshmen.” —Nancy Marie Spagnolo, Marymount College of Fordham University “This is one of the best books on writing and revision I’ve ever seen. I’m brushing up to return to school. Writing essays is a weak spot for me, and I know this book is going to help me.” —Tina K. Fusco (Online Review) “I wish I had had this book years ago when I first started teaching freshman writing. It will be the standard handbook for my students from now on.” —Yael Halevi-Wise, McGill University “The Stylebook strikes a very practical balance between teacher instruction and student self-help. The explanations are clear and accessible, and the exercises eliminate the need for constant reinforcement by teachers.” —Harold Freedman, English Department Chair ret., Amity Regional High School, CT “An educational rarity […] a good read! Here is something of value for writers of every stripe: high school, university, and beyond.” —Dorothea Braginsky, Fairfield University “A great tool for any college writer. The book covers everything from improving writing efficiency to spotting and correcting rhetorical fallacies. The index makes the book accessible for research. A really handy guide and reference.” — Del, Online Review “The Stylebook is the only book I will go by from the end of high school, to college, to graduate school, to life. The Stylebook is the only grammar/writing book I’m able to read and not fall asleep.” —Zhang, Online Review “The Stylebook is the only writing reference book you will need to own. It covers completely mechanics, punctuation, tricky spellings, confusing word pairs, and the fine art of logical thinking. It is easy to use. Exercises are amusing, answers are explained clearly. I feel comfortable grabbing this book for a quick reference.” — Aunt D, Online Review “I am studying English at Cornell University, and was looking for a book to help me hone my writing skills. This book answers even the most nitpicky questions about grammar and sentence structure.” — jackmike1, Online Review
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Gregory Heyworth (BA, Columbia; BA, MA, Cambridge; Ph.D., Princeton) is Associate Professor of English at the University of Mississippi. He is co-author of The Cooper Hill Stylebook: a guide to writing and revision, which The Midwest Book Review called the most useful revision manual on the market. Aside from grammar and writing, Professor Heyworth specializes in medieval literature and digital humanities. He is the author of several books and textbooks including Desiring Bodies: Ovidian Romance and the Cult of Form, which won an “Outstanding Academic Title” award from Choice magazine in 2010, and more recently Les Eschéz d’Amours: a Critical Edition of the Poem and its Latin Glosses (2013). He is also the founder of the Lazarus Project, a not-for-profit initiative to recover lost and damaged manuscripts using spectral imaging. While English is his first language, Professor Heyworth is equally fluent in French, German, Spanish, Russian, and Italian. Rosette Liberman (BA, Barnard; MA, Vassar; EdD, University of Bridgeport). An award-winning educator, Rosette Liberman has been a teacher and administrator in both public and private schools and at the university level for over 50 years. Besides co-authoring The Cooper Hill Stylebook, she has published The Cooper Hill College Application Essay Bible, and The Writing and Revision Stylebook. A specialist in disabilities law, she authored Guide to Decision-Making in Compliance with Section 504 while managing Yale University’s Resource Office for Disabilities. Her awards include Celebration of Excellence Award from the Connecticut State Department of Education, 1996; Connecticut State Board of Education Award for Service on The Connecticut Permanent Advisory Council on the Teaching Profession, 1990; Dissertation Award from Indiana University and from the National Organization on Legal Problems in Education (NOLPE), 1987. Born in Iran, she didn’t learn English until she was ten years old — at that time it was her fourth language.
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Jan 6, 2016
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