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Language

Language

A Reader for Writers

  • Author: Gita DasBender
  • Publisher: Oxford University Press, USA
  • ISBN: 9780199947485
  • Category: Language Arts & Disciplines
  • Page: 416
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"The Language Reader is part of the Managed Reader Program,which are a cluster of single-topic readers that are brief-to-medium in length and include a short section on rhetorical strategies and research work, as well as writing process, and all of which have a common pedagogy. The readings in these books include global perspectives and non-mainstream sources, and they are a manageable size. The Language Reader is a reader that reflects the central and complex topic of language, as it reflects upon new realities of the multilingual college classroom, and speaks to ideas and issues important to generation 1.5 learners. Developed for the freshman composition course, the reader includes an interdisciplinary mix of public, academic, and scientific reading selection; and it gives students with the rhetorical knowledge and compositional skills to participate in discussions about language, learning, and the writing process"--

About Language

About Language

A Reader for Writers

  • Author: William Howell Roberts,Gregoire Turgeon
  • Publisher: Houghton Mifflin
  • ISBN: N.A
  • Category: College readers
  • Page: 535
  • View: 5875
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The authors of About Language encourage students to use language more responsibly in their own writing. More than 70 reading selections cover a broad range of issues, including cultural diversity, censorship, and gender. Strong support is provided by an opening chapter on the writing process; annotated table of contents; chapter introductions; selection headnotes, study questions and writing assignments; end-of-chapter writing assignments and research activities; and a glossary of language and rhetorical terms.

About Language

About Language

A Reader for Writers

  • Author: William Howell Roberts,Gregoire Turgeon
  • Publisher: Houghton Mifflin College Division
  • ISBN: 9780395874639
  • Category: Language Arts & Disciplines
  • Page: 436
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The authors of About Language encourage students to use language more responsibly in their own writing. More than 70 reading selections cover a broad range of issues, including cultural diversity, censorship, and gender. Strong support is provided by an opening chapter on the writing process; annotated table of contents; chapter introductions; selection headnotes, study questions and writing assignments; end-of-chapter writing assignments and research activities; and a glossary of language and rhetorical terms.

A language reader for writers

A language reader for writers

  • Author: James R. Gaskin,Jack Suberman
  • Publisher: N.A
  • ISBN: N.A
  • Category: Language Arts & Disciplines
  • Page: 251
  • View: 9945
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Great Writing

Great Writing

A Reader for Writers

  • Author: N.A
  • Publisher: McGraw-Hill Humanities, Social Sciences & World Languages
  • ISBN: N.A
  • Category: College readers
  • Page: 584
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Great Writing provides a multi-genre collection of rhetorically organized essays, memoirs, speeches, stories, poems, and a play - all presented within familiar rhetorical contexts.

Globalization

Globalization

A Reader for Writers

  • Author: Maria Jerskey
  • Publisher: Oxford University Press, USA
  • ISBN: 9780199947522
  • Category: Language Arts & Disciplines
  • Page: 504
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Read. Write. Oxford. Using vibrant, challenging, and diverse selections, Globalization: A Reader for Writers invites students to explore what globalization means not just to their everyday lives but to the collective future of the world. The writers, scholars, artists, journalists, and activists represented in this reader transcend globalization as a theme, challenging students to see globalization as a term that they need to define for themselves. This reader presents a more open-ended, less determined perspective than the "West and the Rest" agenda by offering articles that are personal and local yet also engaging to a broader global audience. Developed for the freshman composition course, Globalization: A Reader for Writers includes an interdisciplinary mix of public, academic, and scientific reading selections, providing students with the rhetorical knowledge and compositional skills required to participate effectively in an academic discourse about globalization. Globalization: A Reader for Writers is part of a series of brief single-topic readers from Oxford University Press designed for today's college writing courses. Each reader in this series approaches a topic of contemporary conversation from multiple perspectives.

A reader for writers

A reader for writers

a critical anthology of prose readings

  • Author: Jerome Walter Archer,Joseph Schwartz
  • Publisher: McGraw-Hill Companies
  • ISBN: N.A
  • Category: Language Arts & Disciplines
  • Page: 661
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Technology

Technology

A Reader for Writers

  • Author: Johannah Rodgers
  • Publisher: Oxford University Press, USA
  • ISBN: 9780199340736
  • Category: Language Arts & Disciplines
  • Page: 384
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Read. Write. Oxford. Technology: A Reader for Writers focuses on the timely and vital subject of information and communications technologies and presents a range of contemporary and classic articles that invite students to consider and engage with questions related to how, why, and in what ways we may be able to critically reflect on ourselves and societies by writing and thinking about technology. Accompanied by group-discussion questions and writing prompts that ask students to engage with many of the same information and communications technologies they are reading about, the readings in Technology: A Reader for Writers give students the opportunity to explore, learn, and write about technologies and the many issues and institutions related to them, including education, public policy, healthcare, social ethics, literacy practices, social activism, and global economics, in a unique, purpose-based, and hands-on manner. Developed for the freshman composition course, Technology: A Reader for Writers includes an interdisciplinary mix of public, academic, and scientific reading selections, providing students with the rhetorical knowledge and compositional skills required to participate effectively in discussions about technology, science, and society. Technology: A Reader for Writers is part of a series of brief single-topic readers from Oxford University Press designed for today's college writing courses. Each reader in this series approaches a topic of contemporary conversation from multiple perspectives.

Gender

Gender

A Reader for Writers

  • Author: Megan Titus
  • Publisher: N.A
  • ISBN: 9780190298852
  • Category: Gender expression
  • Page: 464
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Developed for courses in first-year writing, Gender: A Reader for Writers includes an interdisciplinary mix of public, academic, and cultural reading selections. It provides students with the rhetorical knowledge and analytical strategies required to participate effectively in discussions about gender and culture. Chapters include numerous pedagogical features and are organized thematically around the topics below: -Gender and identity -Gender and stereotypes -Gender and the body -Gender and popular culture -Gender and work -Gender and globalization Gender: A Reader for Writers is part of a series of brief, single-topic readers from Oxford University Press designed for today's college writing courses. Each reader in this series approaches a topic of contemporary conversation from multiple perspectives.

A Better Pencil

A Better Pencil

Readers, Writers, and the Digital Revolution

  • Author: Dennis Baron
  • Publisher: Oxford University Press
  • ISBN: 0199914001
  • Category: Computers
  • Page: 280
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A Better Pencil puts our complex, still-evolving hate-love relationship with computers and the internet into perspective, describing how the digital revolution influences our reading and writing practices, and how the latest technologies differ from what came before.

Sustainability

Sustainability

A Reader for Writers

  • Author: Carl G. Herndl
  • Publisher: Oxford University Press, USA
  • ISBN: 9780199947508
  • Category: Language Arts & Disciplines
  • Page: 419
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"A reader focused on the timely and vital subject of sustainability. It includes an interdisciplinary mix of public, academic, and scientific readings that go beyond inward-looking nature-writing anthologies currently on the market. Developed for the first-year composition market, the reader also provides students with the rhetorical knowledge and compositional skills to participate in the public conversations about the compelling issues surrounding the environmental, economic and social sustainability of their world. The readings provide global perspectives, diverse voices, unexpected sources, and varying levels of difficulty"--

Dreams and inward journeys

Dreams and inward journeys

a reader for writers

  • Author: Marjorie A. Ford,Jon Ford
  • Publisher: HarperCollins Publishers
  • ISBN: 9780060421342
  • Category: Language Arts & Disciplines
  • Page: 520
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The Real World Reader

The Real World Reader

A Rhetorical Reader for Writers

  • Author: James S. Miller
  • Publisher: Oxford University Press, USA
  • ISBN: 9780199329892
  • Category: Language Arts & Disciplines
  • Page: 432
  • View: 2677
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From academic essays to blogs, magazine articles to social media posts, newspaper editorials to public service announcements, and advertisements to emails, The Real World Reader brings together a wide collection of formal writing with an equally diverse array of popular writing from everyday life. This innovative rhetorical reader for first-year composition courses divides the process of rhetorical analysis into logically sequenced steps that focus on five key concepts-purpose, audience, argument, voice, and credibility. Author James Miller encourages students to use this step-by-step process in order to identify, analyze, and master the multiple modes of writing that they will encounter at school, work, and home. Features * Uses a rhetorical framework to teach writing--rather than examining different modes of writing in isolation--and reveals what all forms of writing have in common * Introduces rhetorical concepts through a variety of informal and formal writing examples, showing students how rhetorical patterns intersect * Combines step-by-step writing instruction with a scaffold of sixty-seven diverse readings, allowing students to critically write and read four distinct types of selections: informal, formal, and academic selections and sample student essays * Connects rhetorical analysis to cultural analysis with content that ranges from debates on multiculturalism to discussions of online privacy and from critiques of modern political campaigning to analyses of modern consumerism * Focuses on familiar, "real world" writing, demonstrating the important role that writing plays in everyday life

First Spanish Reader

First Spanish Reader

A Beginner's Dual-Language Book

  • Author: Angel Flores
  • Publisher: Courier Corporation
  • ISBN: 048611998X
  • Category: Foreign Language Study
  • Page: 176
  • View: 896
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Delightful stories, other material based on works of Don Juan Manuel, Luis Taboada, Ricardo Palma, other noted writers. Complete faithful English translations on facing pages. Exercises.

Das Leben und das Schreiben

Das Leben und das Schreiben

Memoiren

  • Author: Stephen King
  • Publisher: Heyne Verlag
  • ISBN: 3641054001
  • Category: Biography & Autobiography
  • Page: 384
  • View: 8712
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„Ich schreibe so lange, wie der Leser davon überzeugt ist, in den Händen eines erstklassigen Wahnsinnigen zu sein.“ Stephen King Während der Genesung nach einem schweren Unfall schreibt Stephen King seine Memoiren – Leben und Schreiben sind eins. Ein unverzichtbarer Ratgeber für alle angehenden Schriftsteller und eine Fundgrube für alle, die mehr über den König des Horror-Genres erfahren wollen. Ein kluges und gleichzeitig packendes Buch über gelebte Literatur. »Eine Konfession.« Frankfurter Allgemeine Zeitung

The Language of Fiction

The Language of Fiction

A Writer's Stylebook

  • Author: Brian Shawver
  • Publisher: UPNE
  • ISBN: 1611683319
  • Category: Language Arts & Disciplines
  • Page: 242
  • View: 1680
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This is not your grandfather's style guide

Vivid Language

Vivid Language

Writer as Reader, Reader as Writer

  • Author: P. L. Thomas
  • Publisher: University Press of Amer
  • ISBN: 9780761820185
  • Category: Language Arts & Disciplines
  • Page: 121
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Vivid Language is a writing text designed with two distinct sections. The text is designed for use in high school and freshman composition courses at the coll

A Closer Look

A Closer Look

The Writer's Reader

  • Author: Sidney I. Dobrin,Anis S. Bawarshi
  • Publisher: McGraw-Hill Humanities, Social Sciences & World Languages
  • ISBN: 9780767417433
  • Category: Language Arts & Disciplines
  • Page: 832
  • View: 1381
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Organized alphabetically by author, A Closer Look is a unique composition reader that features 84 essays by 21 of the most important writers of our time. The focus of the book’s substantial apparatus is on writing itself, the choices writers make in developing expository essays and making arguments.

Community

Community

A Reader for Writers

  • Author: Nancy Enright
  • Publisher: Oxford University Press, USA
  • ISBN: 9780190277079
  • Category: College readers
  • Page: 448
  • View: 7954
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Nancy Enright's Community: A Reader for Writers explores the theme of writing as community through a variety of readings organized around the communities out of which they arose. The selections-spanning from familial and cultural to economic and artistic-all attest to the text's underlying message that writing, when seen as an act of community, becomes essentially a dialogue, linking the writer with others who have written in the past and will write in the future. Developed for courses in first-year writing, Community: A Reader for Writers includes an interdisciplinary mix of public, academic, and cultural reading selections. It provides students with the rhetorical knowledge and analytical strategies required to participate effectively in discussions about community. Community: A Reader for Writers is part of a series of brief, single-topic readers from Oxford University Press designed for today's college writing courses. Each reader in this series approaches a topic of contemporary conversation from multiple perspectives.