This is a complete handbook and rhetoric, useful to beginning, intermediate, and advanced students of composition. It is the first Canadian edition of Kane's The Oxford Guide to Writing. Kane makes extensive use of quotations; in the new edition, more than one third of the samples are now by
Canadian writers. References to Canadian geography, history, literature, and politics reflect the rich diversity of our population, and there is a brief appendix on Canadian spelling. Extensive revisions reflect recent changes in library cataloguing, the new MLA citation form, and fields such as
Thomas S. Kane, former professor, Department of English, University of Connecticut. Karen C. Ogden, University of Manitoba.