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Title: A Handbook of Précis-Writing
Written By: E. Derry Evans
URL: http://www.cambridge.org/gb/academic/subjects/languages-linguistics/stylistics/handbook-precis-writing
Description:

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.

Preface; Introduction; Part I. Easy; Part II. Moderately Difficult; Part III. Difficult; Index of authors quoted.

Publication Year: 2013
Publisher: Cambridge University Press
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Linguistic Field(s): Applied Linguistics
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ISBN-13: 9781107621145
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