The Oxford Guide to English Usage
# Paperback: 320 pages
# Publisher: Oxford University Press
# Language: English
# ISBN: 0192800248
The Oxford Guide to English Usage is an essential theme-by-theme guide to correct written and spoken English. Its unique organization by subject gives a complete overview of English usage, providing full advice on both rules and exceptions. Now thoroughly revised to incorporate the latest spelling, pronunciation, and usage information from Oxford’s most up-to-date dictionaries, the Guide illustrates points of usage with quotations from real authors, from Virginia Woolf to David Lodge.
Edmund Weiner is co-editor of The Oxford English Dictionary. His co-author on this new edition, Andrew Delahunty, is a leading reference book compiler. Andrew Delahunty is a freelance lexicographer and dictionary editor.