Readings for Writers Book
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Readings for Writers


  • Author : Jo Ray McCuen-Metherell
  • Publisher : Cengage Learning
  • Release Date : 2015-01-02
  • Genre: Education
  • Pages : 560
  • ISBN 10 : 9781305537286

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Readings for Writers Book Description :

READINGS FOR WRITERS is the preeminent rhetorical reader for the freshman composition course. This bestseller continues its tradition of providing comprehensive coverage of the writing and research process, while also offering a wide variety of appealing readings. With more than 70 selections from a broad range of topics and genres, this text offers something to spark excitement in any writer. Important Notice: Media content referenced within the product description or the product text may not be available in the ebook version.

Readings for Writers  2016 MLA Update Book

Readings for Writers 2016 MLA Update


  • Author : Jo Ray McCuen-Metherell
  • Publisher : Nelson Education
  • Release Date : 2016-09-14
  • Genre: Education
  • Pages : 560
  • ISBN 10 : 9781337281041

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Readings for Writers 2016 MLA Update Book Description :

From helping you find your voice to guiding you on the latest MLA and APA documentation guidelines, READINGS FOR WRITERS is designed to help you become a more successful writer. Throughout the text, the authors offer helpful commentary, practical tips and suggestions, real student essays, and other writing tools that you can use for any assignment. But even more importantly, they present over 70 readings from a variety of genres and authors that will inspire and inform your writing as you learn what good writing is, and how to create it on your own. This edition has been updated to reflect guidelines from the 2016 MLA HANDBOOK, Eighth Edition.

Readings for Writers  Book
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Readings for Writers


  • Author : Jo Ray McCuen
  • Publisher : Wadsworth Publishing Company
  • Release Date : 2010
  • Genre: College readers
  • Pages : 804
  • ISBN 10 : 0495802328

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Readings for Writers  with 2009 MLA Update Card  Book

Readings for Writers with 2009 MLA Update Card


  • Author : Jo Ray McCuen-Metherell
  • Publisher : Wadsworth Publishing Company
  • Release Date : 2009-05-01
  • Genre: Language Arts & Disciplines
  • Pages : 804
  • ISBN 10 : 0495899496

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Readings for Writers with 2009 MLA Update Card Book Description :

For over thirty years, READINGS FOR WRITERS has been the preeminent rhetorical reader for the freshman composition course. This best-seller continues its tradition of providing the most comprehensive coverage of writing, while also offering the greatest reading selections of any rhetorical reader on the market. With more than 100 selections from a broad range of topics and genres, this text offers something to spark excitement in any developing writer.

The Essay Connection Book

The Essay Connection


  • Author : Lynn Z. Bloom
  • Publisher : Houghton Mifflin College Division
  • Release Date : 2004
  • Genre: Language Arts & Disciplines
  • Pages : 633
  • ISBN 10 : 0618335919

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The Essay Connection Book Description :

This collection of 83 rhetorically arranged essays offers strong guidance to student writers. Part I presents clear, practical advice on the art of writing; Part II helps students determine ideas in a sequence; Part III focuses on clarifying ideas; Part IV shows students how to write direct and indirect arguments; and Part V provides a controversy in context. The writing process is consistently reinforced throughout the text.An argument casebook, "Controversy in Context: Implications of World Terrorism and World Peace" presents 17 readings (true stories, poetry, and essays from a political scientist, a philosopher, a novelist, a critic, and a historian) that help students focus on the most significant issues of the 21st century.Student writing samples (featured in 11 complete essays and in excerpts from 13 notebooks) provide students with realistic models and show the writing process at work.

Emerging Book

Emerging


  • Author : Barclay Barrios
  • Publisher : Bedford Books
  • Release Date : 2018-10-02
  • Genre: Language Arts & Disciplines
  • Pages : 528
  • ISBN 10 : 1319056296

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Emerging Book Description :

Emerging focuses on the skills necessary for academic writing in any discipline--and offers concrete strategies for improving those skills. Author Barclay Barrios uses an inquiry-based approach to help students understand and write about a variety of texts, while innovative assignment sequences explore the important but unsettled issues that shape our lives, such as How is technology changing us?, How can you make a difference in the world?, and a central question of our time, How can we get along? Thought-provoking, contemporary readings help students address those questions in meaningful ways. Fifteen new readings and updated writing assignments keep Emerging in tune with current ideas that will challenge students to think beyond their own experiences--and beyond the classroom.

The Reader s Journal Book

The Reader s Journal


  • Author : Mark D. Rentz
  • Publisher : Prentice Hall
  • Release Date : 1992
  • Genre: Language Arts & Disciplines
  • Pages : 249
  • ISBN 10 : 0137552734

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The Reader s Journal Book Description :

Provides an interactive approach to reading and writing by combining extracts for reading with responses to those extracts. The book thus attempts to provide students with stylistic models and to develop critical reactions.

Empathy Book

Empathy


  • Author : Magdalen Powers
  • Publisher :
  • Release Date : 2018-08
  • Genre: Literary Collections
  • Pages : 280
  • ISBN 10 : 1943536430

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Empathy Book Description :

Collection of readings on topics related to experiencing empathy for others.

Connecting with Culture Book

Connecting with Culture


  • Author : Greg Barnhisel
  • Publisher : Longman Publishing Group
  • Release Date : 2011-12
  • Genre: Language Arts & Disciplines
  • Pages : 603
  • ISBN 10 : 0205741886

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Connecting with Culture Book Description :

The reader encourages the reader to read deeply and uncover connections writers make as they build texts, read critically to recognize connections across texts, and think analytically about connections between texts and larger issues in the culture. Instructional chapters and apparatus are designed to help develop these critical reading, critical thinking, and writing skills fundamental to success in their careers.

Writing Spaces Book

Writing Spaces


  • Author : Charles Lowe
  • Publisher :
  • Release Date : 2010-12
  • Genre: Language Arts & Disciplines
  • Pages : 364
  • ISBN 10 : 1602351961

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Writing Spaces Book Description :

Authors present their unique views, insights, and strategies for writing by addressing the undergraduate reader directly. Drawing on their own experiences, these teachers-as-writers invite students to join in the larger conversation about the craft of writing.

Against the Current Book

Against the Current


  • Author : Pamela J. Annas
  • Publisher :
  • Release Date : 1998
  • Genre: Language Arts & Disciplines
  • Pages : 780
  • ISBN 10 : 0130979244

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Against the Current Book Description :

This thematically arranged anthology offers a wide-ranging and diverse collection of nonfiction readings — to introduce readers to an exciting array of social issues relevant to their lives. It then Provides Suggestions for Writing that include both analytical and creative exercises. Includes 86 readings about eleven socially relevant themes: Growing Up and Growing Older, Education, Mass Culture, Gender, Race and Ethnicity, Money, Work, and Social Class, Science and Technology, Nature/The Environment, War, Protest and Change, Art and the Artist. Offers detailed Study and Discussion Questions that take readers through each reading from start to finish — asking them to notice formal as well as thematic features. For those simply seeking a collection of non-fiction readings or for those looking to improve their writing and those involved in writing workshops.

Creative Writing Book
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Creative Writing


  • Author : Linda Anderson
  • Publisher : Routledge
  • Release Date : 2013-12-19
  • Genre: Language Arts & Disciplines
  • Pages : 664
  • ISBN 10 : 9781317797036

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Creative Writing Book Description :

Creative Writing is a complete writing course that will jump-start your writing and guide you through your first steps towards publication. Suitable for use by students, tutors, writers’ groups or writers working alone, this book offers: a practical and inspiring section on the creative process, showing you how to stimulate your creativity and use your memory and experience in inventive ways in-depth coverage of the most popular forms of writing, in extended sections on fiction, poetry and life writing, including biography and autobiography, giving you practice in all three forms so that you might discover and develop your particular strengths a sensible, up-to-date guide to going public, to help you to edit your work to a professional standard and to identify and approach suitable publishers a distinctive collection of exciting exercises, spread throughout the workbook to spark your imagination and increase your technical flexibility and control a substantial array of illuminating readings, bringing together extracts from contemporary and classic writings in order to demonstrate a range of techniques that you can use or adapt in your own work. Creative Writing: A Workbook with Readings presents a unique opportunity to benefit from the advice and experience of a team of published authors who have also taught successful writing courses at a wide range of institutions, helping large numbers of new writers to develop their talents as well as their abilities to evaluate and polish their work to professional standards. These institutions include Lancaster University and the University of East Anglia, renowned as consistent producers of published writers.

Grassroots with Readings  The Writer s Workbook Book

Grassroots with Readings The Writer s Workbook


  • Author : Susan Fawcett
  • Publisher : Cengage Learning
  • Release Date : 2014-01-01
  • Genre: Education
  • Pages : 544
  • ISBN 10 : 9781285430775

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Grassroots with Readings The Writer s Workbook Book Description :

Using her unique M-A-P approach (Model-Analysis-Practice), Susan Fawcett’s books have guided hundreds of thousands of students through the writing process, from foundations of grammar, mechanics, and spelling through writing clear sentences and well-organized paragraphs. Her inductive approach; plentiful, high-interest student models and practices; and contemporary readings engage and motivate students. Important Notice: Media content referenced within the product description or the product text may not be available in the ebook version.

Cities  Cultures  Conversations Book

Cities Cultures Conversations


  • Author : Richard Marback
  • Publisher : Longman Publishing Group
  • Release Date : 1998
  • Genre: Language Arts & Disciplines
  • Pages : 468
  • ISBN 10 : 0205184561

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Cities Cultures Conversations Book Description :

Often the urban experience and its issues are out of reach for the "non urbanite." This book helps bring that experience closer to new writers by developing the experience as a context for writing and connecting it to real life experiences of the writer. Over 52 readings focus on various urban issue and realities such as neighborhood and community; crime; art; city life; what happened in LA, style, and more. Writers who want to expand their writing skills to more controversial, urban issues.

Grassroots with Readings Book

Grassroots with Readings


  • Author : Susan Fawcett
  • Publisher : Houghton Mifflin College Division
  • Release Date : 2005-01-01
  • Genre: Language Arts & Disciplines
  • Pages : 448
  • ISBN 10 : 0618508538

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Grassroots with Readings Book Description :

A long-standing bestseller, Grassroots remains the preeminent worktext for developmental writers. With its excellent writing instruction, well-crafted and evenly paced exercises, and engaging writing activities, Grassroots has taught several generations of students how to write correct sentences and effective paragraphs. The four-color Eighth Edition offers proofreading practice, a focus on critical thinking, and practice exercises linked to high-interest topics. WriteSpace, an interactive online writing program and course management system, accompanies Grassroots to motivate students with carefully developed writing modules and exercises, innovative writing assignments, and online tutoring. A four-color design and images—including photos of Frank Gehry's Disney Concert Hall and of Galapagos tortoises—engage students and prompt them to think critically about the readings. High-interest models and exercises—focusing on topics such as Latina crossover stars, Habitat for Humanity, and online dating—engage students as they practice grammar skills and promote cultural literacy, spark discussion, and model good writing and rhetorical modes. Collaborative problem-solving and revising exercises all foster college-level thinking and writing skills. Chapter 30, "Putting Your Proofreading Skills to Work," provides high-interest paragraphs and essays for proofreading and grammar review, each containing a random mix of errors. Exploring Online in-text references to relevant web sites extend text learning to online study, practice, and discovery. ESL Tips and Teaching Tips in the Instructor's Annotated Edition provide suggestions for how to tailor chapter material to meet students' needs. Writer's Workshop activities at the end of each unit feature a sample student paragraph or essay followed by discussion, peer-editing questions, and writing and revising assignments. These workshops reinforce grammar and sentence skills in context and highlight the writing process.

Perspectives Book

Perspectives


  • Author : Robert DiYanni
  • Publisher : McGraw-Hill Humanities, Social Sciences & World Languages
  • Release Date : 1995
  • Genre: Language Arts & Disciplines
  • Pages : 550
  • ISBN 10 : 0070169675

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Perspectives Book Description :

"Perspectives: Readings for Writers is a contemporary, thematically arranged reader that contains outstanding selections and a unique, flexible pedagogy. Half the selections are by women, and over a third by minority writers who represent a wide range of styles and perspectives. A third of the professional essays are arguments, reflecting different styles and voices as well as varying levels of accessibility and complexity. Outstanding features include: Unique pedagogy that includes a practical approach to critical reading: questions divided into three meaningful parts - Experience, Interpretation, and Evaluation - that stimulate thoughtful responses based on previous knowledge and experience and move to more considered reflection on cultural and social contexts. The approach to writing reinforces and grows out of this approach to reading. Exploring, Interpreting, and Evaluating writing suggestions move from personal experience, to close analysis, and finally to reflective evaluation and a critical consciousness."--BOOK JACKET.Title Summary field provided by Blackwell North America, Inc. All Rights Reserved

Multitude Book

Multitude


  • Author : Chitra Banerjee Divakaruni
  • Publisher : McGraw-Hill Humanities, Social Sciences & World Languages
  • Release Date : 1997
  • Genre: History
  • Pages : 591
  • ISBN 10 : 007017086X

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Multitude Book Description :

This text brings together a diverse spectrum of voices and issues that reflect our sociaety. The anthology is divided into 10 broad themes and provides a variety of perspectives on the ways people connect across boundaries of ethnicity, class, gender, age and geography. Providing extensive teaching appratus, this text includes: prereading questions geared to differnet learning styles; biographical headnotes to aid students' understanding of the writer's background; and a variety of analysis questions and writing assignments that make strong reading/writing connections and challenges students to think critically.

Readings for Writers Book
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Readings for Writers


  • Author : Jo Ray McCuen
  • Publisher : Heinle & Heinle Pub
  • Release Date : 2000-05-01
  • Genre: Language Arts & Disciplines
  • Pages : 775
  • ISBN 10 : 0155074806

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Readings for Writers Book Description :

The tenth edition of this best-selling reader continues to inspire students to write while promoting attention to detail and technique. The new edition includes 80 essays and continues with the popular 'Student Corner' sections at the end of each chapter. Each 'Student Corner' includes a student essay in progress (first and final drafts) and a writing tip from that student writer.

A Writer s Workbook Book

A Writer s Workbook


  • Author : Trudy Smoke
  • Publisher : Cambridge University Press
  • Release Date : 2005-01-10
  • Genre: Foreign Language Study
  • Pages : 272
  • ISBN 10 : 0521544890

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A Writer s Workbook Book Description :

This is a comprehensive academic writing skills book that includes authentic readings and a study of grammar. A Writer's Workbook takes advanced-level writing students systematically from reading to writing. Along the way, students read high-interest texts; study the structure of academic essays; grapple with troublesome areas of grammar and writing mechanics; read and analyze student model essays; and write, revise, and edit.