The Writer's Reference Guide to Spanish

The Writer's Reference Guide to Spanish

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Writers and editors of Spanish have long needed an authoritative guide to written language usage, similar to The MLA Style Manual and The Chicago Manual of Style. And here it is! This reference guide provides comprehensive information on how the Spanish language is copyedited for publication. The book covers these major areas: Language basics: capitalization, word division, spelling, and punctuation. Language conventions: abbreviations, professional and personal titles, names of organizations, and nationalities. Bibliographic format, particularly how Spanish differs from English. Spanish language forms of classical authors' names. Literary and grammatical terminology. Linguistic terminology. Biblical names and allusions. A dictionary of grammatical doubts, including usage, grammatical constructions of particular words and phrases, verbal irregularities, and gender variations.This volume was prepared in order to meet the demand for a guide, in English, for writers and editors working in the Spanish language. Although many fine grammars and reference works exist for the study and use of Spanish, none addressesanbsp;...

Title:The Writer's Reference Guide to Spanish
Author:David William Foster, Daniel Altamiranda, Carmen de Urioste
Publisher:University of Texas Press - 2010-06-28


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