The Oxford Guide to Style for Writers and Editors is the essential manual for anyone who needs a discerning guide through the innumerable choices and complexities of editorial method. Based on the house style of Oxford University Press, this book replaces two highly successful titles, Hart'sRules (OUP) and the Oxford Dictionary for Writers and Editors. It combines, updates and expands these two earlier titles to provide a fully comprehensive guide to the subject of editorial practice. With a new grammar and usage section, alphabetic entries, and full cross-references, it is bothauthoritative and easy to use. A valuable guide for all those who use words professionally or in their studies - from novice proofreaders and trainee editorial staff to journalists, authors, and thesis or dissertation writers - this book aims to provide a one- stop reference with comprehensive andhelpful advice.