Textbooks From Dissertation to Book Mobi Read Apps Download All new Phd’s hope that their dissertations can become books. Genre List ❿10_Reference❿ But a dissertation is written for a committee and a book for the larger world. Genre List ❿10_Reference❿ William Germano’s From Dissertation to Book is the essential guide for academic writers who want to revise a doctoral thesis for publication. Genre List ❿10_Reference❿ The author of Getting It Published, Germano draws upon his extensive experience in academic publishing to provide writers with a state-of-the-art view of how to turn a dissertation into a manuscript that publishers will notice. Genre List ❿10_Reference❿ Acknowledging first that not all theses can become books, Germano shows how some dissertations might have a better life as one or more journal articles or as chapters in a newly conceived book. Genre List ❿10_Reference❿ But even dissertations strong enough to be published as books first need to become book manuscripts, and at the heart of From Dissertation to Book is the idea that revising the dissertation is a fundamental process of adapting from one genre of writing to another. Genre List ❿10_Reference❿ Germano offers clear guidance on how to do just this. Genre List ❿10_Reference❿ Writers will find advice on such topics as rethinking the table of contents, taming runaway footnotes, shaping chapter length, and confronting the limitations of jargon, alongside helpful timetables for light or heavy revision. Genre List ❿10_Reference❿ With crisp directives, engaging examples, and a sympathetic eye for the foibles of academic writing, From Dissertation to Book reveals to recent PhD’s the process of careful and thoughtful revision—a truly invaluable skill as they grow into their new roles as professional writers.
- Author≣William Germano_Books
- Publisher≣University of Chicago Press
- ISBN 10≣0226288471
- ISBN 13≣9780226288475