The Craft of Editing: Anthropology’s Prose and Qualms

Brian Moeran

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    Abstract

    To edit is to make a choice, or series of choices. Will I write a rough draft of this essay in longhand, or hammer it out on my computer? If the latter, what font shall I use? Times New Roman, Book Antiqua, or Garamond? Once I get started, what style shall I adopt: realistic, confessional or impressionistic; or a combination of all three (Van Maanen 1988)? Should I try to impress with ‘learned scholarship’, or should I merely outline in conversational English a few thoughts based on my own experiences?...
    Original languageEnglish
    Place of PublicationFrederiksberg
    PublisherCopenhagen Business School [wp]
    Number of pages11
    Publication statusPublished - Aug 2011

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    Moeran, B. (2011). The Craft of Editing: Anthropology’s Prose and Qualms. Copenhagen Business School [wp].