Mastering Style: The Learning and Teaching of Writing
Why is so much writing so bad, and how can we better learn and teach it?
Steven Pinker is an experimental psychologist and one of the world’s foremost writers on language, mind, and human nature. In his latest book, The Sense of Style, he applies insights from the sciences of language and mind to the challenge of crafting clear, coherent, and stylish prose.
With commentary by:
Director of Educational Research and Assessment, Harvard Initiative for Learning and Teaching
Co-sponsored by the Harvard Initiative for Learning and Teaching and The Harvard Writers at Work Lecture Series.