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The Great Courses - Building Great Sentences: Exploring the Writer's Craft

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Includes 2 volumes of CDs and a course guidebook

Professor Brooks Landon has taught a sentence-focused prose-style course for more than 30 years at The University of Iowa, where he is Professor of English, Collegiate Fellow, and Director of the General Education Literature Program. A widely published scholar of contemporary literature, Professor Langdon has won accolades, including The University of Iowa's prestigious M. L. Huit Teaching Award.

Lectures
1. Sequence of Words
2. Grammar and Rhetoric
3. Prepositions and Meaning
4. How Sentences Grow
5. Adjectival Steps
6. The Rhythm of Cumulative Syntax
7. Direction of Modification
8.Coordinate, Subordinate and Mixed Patterns
9.Coordinate Cumulative Sentences
10. Subordinate and Mixed Cumulatives
11Prompts of Comparison
12 Prompts of Explanation
13. The Riddle of Prose Rhythm
14. Cumulative Syntax to Create Suspense
15. Degrees of Suspensiveness
16. The Mechanics of Delay
17. Prefab Patterns for Suspense
18. Balanced Sentences and Balanced Forms
19. The Rhythm of Twos
20. The Rhythm of Threes
21. Balanced Series and Serial Balances
22. Master Sentences
23. Sentences in Sequence
24. Sentences and Prose Style

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Includes 2 volumes of CDs and a course guidebook

Professor Brooks Landon has taught a sentence-focused prose-style course for more than 30 years at The University of Iowa, where he is Professor of English, Collegiate Fellow, and Director of the General Education Literature Program. A widely published scholar of contemporary literature, Professor Langdon has won accolades, including The University of Iowa's prestigious M. L. Huit Teaching Award.

Lectures
1. Sequence of Words
2. Grammar and Rhetoric
3. Prepositions and Meaning
4. How Sentences Grow
5. Adjectival Steps
6. The Rhythm of Cumulative Syntax
7. Direction of Modification
8.Coordinate, Subordinate and Mixed Patterns
9.Coordinate Cumulative Sentences
10. Subordinate and Mixed Cumulatives
11Prompts of Comparison
12 Prompts of Explanation
13. The Riddle of Prose Rhythm
14. Cumulative Syntax to Create Suspense
15. Degrees of Suspensiveness
16. The Mechanics of Delay
17. Prefab Patterns for Suspense
18. Balanced Sentences and Balanced Forms
19. The Rhythm of Twos
20. The Rhythm of Threes
21. Balanced Series and Serial Balances
22. Master Sentences
23. Sentences in Sequence
24. Sentences and Prose Style

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New
Format:
Compact disc

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