Pause and Effect: An Introduction to the History of Punctuation in the West

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From its publication in 1992 Pause and Effect has become a cornerstone of the study of punctuation across the world. Described as 'magisterial' by Lynne Truss in her best-selling Eats, Shoots and Leaves, this book has stimulated interest and scholarly debates among writers, literary critics, philosophers, linguists, rhetoricians, palaeographers and all those who study the use of language. To celebrate this extraordinary achievement, Pause and Effect has been republished in September 2008, coinciding with the publication of ...

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    • Title: Pause and Effect by M.B. Parkes
    • Publisher: Taylor & Francis
    • Print ISBN: 9780859677424, 0859677427
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    • Edition: 1992 1st edition
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