Writing the Book of the World Book

Writing the Book of the World


  • Author : Theodore Sider
  • Publisher : Oxford University Press
  • Release Date : 2011-11-24
  • Genre: Philosophy
  • Pages : 318
  • ISBN 10 : 9780199697908

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Writing the Book of the World Book Description :

Theodore Sider presents a broad new vision of metaphysics centred on the idea of structure. To describe the world well we must use concepts that 'carve at the joints', so that conceptual structure matches reality's structure. This approach illuminates a wide range of topics, such as time, modality, ontology, and the status of metaphysics itself.

How to Write Anything  A Guide and Reference with Readings Book

How to Write Anything A Guide and Reference with Readings


  • Author : John J. Ruszkiewicz
  • Publisher : Macmillan Higher Education
  • Release Date : 2012-02-01
  • Genre: Language Arts & Disciplines
  • Pages : 1072
  • ISBN 10 : 9781457605802

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How to Write Anything A Guide and Reference with Readings Book Description :

How to Write Anything supports students wherever they are in their writing process. Designed to be clear and simple, the Guide lays out focused advice for writing common academic and real-world genres, while the Reference covers the range of writing skills that students needs as they work across genres and disciplines. Genre-based readings — including narratives, reports, arguments, evaluations, proposals and rhetorical, causal, and literary analyses — are sure to engage students and inspire ideas. The result is everything you need to teach composition in a flexible, highly visual guide, reference and reader. This new edition gives students more support for academic writing, more help choosing and working with genres, and more emphasis on multimodal composing. Read the preface. Order E-Library for How to Write Anything, Second Edition packaged with: How to Write Anything, Second Edition [paperback] using ISBN-13 978-1-4576-2265-6 How to Write Anything, Second Edition [spiral bound] using ISBN-13 978-1-4576-2283-0 How to Write Anything with Readings, Second Edition [paperback] using ISBN-13 978-1-4576-2264-9

A Pocket Guide to Writing in History Book

A Pocket Guide to Writing in History


  • Author : Mary Lynn Rampolla
  • Publisher : Macmillan Higher Education
  • Release Date : 2015-01-16
  • Genre: History
  • Pages : 168
  • ISBN 10 : 9781457690891

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A Pocket Guide to Writing in History Book Description :

A Pocket Guide to Writing in History is a brief, inexpensive, and easy-to-use guide to the writing and research skills needed for undergraduate history courses. Its concise yet comprehensive coverage of every step of the research and writing process—including detailed advice on documenting sources and avoiding plagiarism—have made A Pocket Guide to Writing in History the trusted choice in history.

Handbook of Technical Writing Book
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Handbook of Technical Writing


  • Author : Gerald J. Alred
  • Publisher : Macmillan Higher Education
  • Release Date : 2010-07-26
  • Genre: Language Arts & Disciplines
  • Pages : 624
  • ISBN 10 : 9780312586638

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Handbook of Technical Writing Book Description :

More than just a guide, the Handbook of Technical Writing places writing in a real-world context with quick access to hundreds of technical writing topics and scores of sample documents and visuals. Its dedicated author team — with decades of combined academic and professional experience — has created a comprehensive reference tool for students and professionals alike. Always anticipating the needs of today’s writers, the ninth edition includes expanded coverage of audience and context, and reflects the impact that e-mail and technology have had on workplace communication. An integrated companion Web site works together with the text to offer expanded online resources with the same clarity and depth of instruction.

Axelrod   Cooper s Concise Guide to Writing Book

Axelrod Cooper s Concise Guide to Writing


  • Author : Rise B. Axelrod
  • Publisher : Macmillan Higher Education
  • Release Date : 2011-10-21
  • Genre: Language Arts & Disciplines
  • Pages : 592
  • ISBN 10 : 9781457605765

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Axelrod Cooper s Concise Guide to Writing Book Description :

Adapted from the best-selling St. Martin’s Guide to Writing, Axelrod and Cooper’s Concise Guide to Writing provides streamlined versions of the chapters covering six of the most commonly assigned genres in the first-year writing course — remembering events, writing profiles, explaining concepts, arguing a position, proposing a solution, and justifying an evaluation. The careful integration of well-chosen readings with guided writing instruction in these chapters is complemented by coverage of strategies for reading, writing, and research in brief-but-complete chapters at the end of the book. Read the preface.

Naming the World Book
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Naming the World


  • Author : Bret Anthony Johnston
  • Publisher : Random House
  • Release Date : 2008-12-24
  • Genre: Language Arts & Disciplines
  • Pages : 400
  • ISBN 10 : 9780307488589

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Naming the World Book Description :

You already have the tools to become a gifted writer; what you need is the spark. Harvard creative writing professor and acclaimed author Bret Anthony Johnston brings you an irresistible interactive guide to the craft of narrative writing. From developing characters to building conflict, from mastering dialogue to setting the scene, Naming the World jump-starts your creativity with inspiring exercises that will have you scrambling for pen and paper. Every chapter is a master class with the country’s most eminent authors, renowned editors, and dedicated teachers. • Infuse emotion into your fiction with three key strategies from Margot Livesey. • Christopher Castellani dumps the “write what you know” maxim and challenges you to really delve into the imagination. • A point-of-view drill from Susan Straight can be just the breakthrough you need to flesh out your story. • Jewell Parker Rhodes shares how good dialogue is not just about what is being said but about what is being left unsaid. Brimming with imaginative springboards and hands-on exercises, Naming the World has everything you need to become a stronger, more inventive writer. “A delicious book. Imagine yourself at a cocktail party crammed with literary lions. You have the chance to spend a few moments with each of them. Wit and wisdom abound.” –Julia Cameron, author of The Artist’s Way “A highly useful and perceptive book. With charm and intelligence it touches on nearly every teachable aspect of the devilishly difficult art of writing.” –Ethan Canin, professor of creative writing at the Iowa Writers Workshop, and author of Carry Me Across the Water “These entertaining and useful exercises, intelligently organized, are a boon for both beginning and experienced writers.” –Andrea Barrett, National Book Award—winning author of The Air We Breathe “Forget about getting an MFA! For any writer struggling with his craft, here is the equivalent of a master class in writing by some o

The Business Writer s Companion Book

The Business Writer s Companion


  • Author : Gerald J. Alred
  • Publisher : Macmillan Higher Education
  • Release Date : 2011-03-01
  • Genre: Language Arts & Disciplines
  • Pages : 480
  • ISBN 10 : 9781457603167

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The Business Writer s Companion Book Description :

The Business Writer's Companion is an easy-access guide to the most common types of business writing and communication by a dedicated author team with decades of combined academic and professional experience. It places writing in a real-world context with hundreds of business writing topics and more than 60 sample documents. Always anticipating the needs of today's business writers, the sixth edition includes updated information on the technologies that are integral to workplace writing and offers tips about professionalism.

The Everyday Writer Book

The Everyday Writer


  • Author : Andrea A. Lunsford
  • Publisher : Macmillan Higher Education
  • Release Date : 2012-10-16
  • Genre: Language Arts & Disciplines
  • Pages : 608
  • ISBN 10 : 9781457631276

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The Everyday Writer Book Description :

Andrea Lunsford’s research shows that students are writing more than ever — in classrooms, workplaces, and social spaces, in local communities and around the world. The Everyday Writer, Fifth Edition, is the first tabbed handbook to help the participants in this "literacy revolution" build on the smart decisions they make as social writers — and use their skills in their academic and professional work. With Andrea Lunsford’s trademark attention to rhetorical choice and language, and with new chapters on public writing, critical reading, and understanding how and why to use documentation, The Everyday Writer gives today’s students the information they need to be effective, ethical writers. New illustrations by graphic artist G.B. Tran make complicated concepts clear and inviting for students.

Writing from Sources Book
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Writing from Sources


  • Author : Brenda Spatt
  • Publisher : Macmillan Higher Education
  • Release Date : 2011-03-01
  • Genre: Language Arts & Disciplines
  • Pages : 576
  • ISBN 10 : 9781457603464

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Writing from Sources Book Description :

Covering every step of research, writing, and documentation, Writing from Sources provides a complete guide to source-based writing. The book builds from fundamental skills -- such as annotating a passage -- to more demanding ones such as integrating sources smoothly into an original argument. Examples, exercises, and guidance throughout help students gain confidence with essential concepts, while numerous readings drawn from a variety of sources provide models and practice in every skill.