Murakami Sale
 
 

Recently Viewed clear list


Original Essays | August 18, 2014

Ian Leslie: IMG Empathic Curiosity



Today, we wonder anxiously if digital media is changing our brains. But if there's any time in history when our mental operations changed... Continue »
  1. $18.89 Sale Hardcover add to wish list

spacer
Qualifying orders ship free.
$19.50
Used Trade Paper
Ships in 1 to 3 days
Add to Wishlist
Qty Store Section
1 Hawthorne Anthologies- Literature

More copies of this ISBN

Fifty Great Essays (Penguin Academics)

by

Fifty Great Essays (Penguin Academics) Cover

 

Synopses & Reviews

Publisher Comments:

Fifty Great Essays provides an outstanding collection of classic and contemporary writing as part of Longman's Penguin Academics Series of low-cost, high-quality offerings.

 

This medium-sized reader features a collection of eminently teachable and rewarding essays.  Combining commonly taught, classic essays with the best of contemporary writing, Fifty Great Essays provides flexible options. The selections are diverse in both subject matter and authorship. They have been chosen as models of good writing, as well as for their usefulness as springboards for writing. An introductory section informs the reader about the characteristics of the essay form and offers instruction both on reading essays critically and on the process of writing effective essays.

Synopsis:

0205186947 / 9780205186945 Fifty Great Essays & M MyWritingLab — Valuepack Access Card Package

 

Package consists of

0205668976 / 9780205668977 MyWritingLab — Valuepack Access Card (12-month access)

0205706789 / 9780205706785 Fifty Great Essays (Penguin Academic Series)

Synopsis:

An affordable reader with 50 classic and contemporary readings.  Alphabetically organized by author, for ease and flexiblity.

Table of Contents

Preface

Introduction: Reading and Writing

 

* indicates a reading new to this edition

Preface

Introduction: Reading and Writing

 

  1. Gloria Anzaldua, How to Tame a Wild Tongue
  2. *Kwame Anthony Appiah, Facts on the Ground
  3. Francis Bacon, Of Studies
  4. Dave Barry,  Road Warrior
  5. Roland Barthes,  Toys
  6. Lord Chesterfield, Letter to His Son
  7. Judith Ortiz Cofer, Casa: A Partial Remembrance of a Puerto Rican Childhood
  8. K.C. Cole,  Calculated Risks
  9. Charles Darwin, Natural Selection
  10. *Joan Didion, On Self-Respect
  11. Annie Dillard, Living Like Weasels
  12. Frederick Douglass, Learning to Read and Write
  13. Brian Doyle, Joyas Voladoras
  14. Gretel Ehrlich, About Men
  15. Ralph Ellison,  Living with Music
  16. Richard Feynman,  The Value of Science
  17. Benjamin Franklin, Arriving at Perfection
  18. Ellen Goodman, The Company Man
  19. Mary Gordon, More Than Just a Shrine–Ellis Island
  20. William Hazlitt, On the Pleasure of Hating
  21. *Linda Hogan,  Dwellings
  22. Michael Hogan,  The Colonel
  23. Langston Hughes, Salvation
  24. *Zora Neale Hurston, How It Feels to Be Colored Me
  25. Pico Iyer, Nowhere Man
  26. *Jamaica Kincaid, On Seeing England for the First Time
  27. Martin Luther King, Jr., Letter from Birmingham Jail
  28. *Stephen King, Why We Crave Horror Movies
  29. Maxine Hong Kingston, On Discovery
  30. Abraham Lincoln, The Gettysburg Address
  31. Niccolo Machiavelli,  The Morals of the Prince
  32. *Laura Miller , Cat People vs. Dog People
  33. N. Scott Momaday, The Way to Rainy Mountain
  34. Michel de Montaigne, Of Smalls
  35. Nuala O’Faolain, Are You Somebody?
  36. George Orwell,  Shooting an Elephant
  37. Scott Russell Sanders, Under the Influence
  38. *David Sedaris, Cyclops
  39. * Lee Siegel, The World That Is the Case
  40. Susan Sontag, A Woman’s Beauty: Put-Down or Power Source?
  41. Elizabeth Cady Stanton, Declaration of Sentiments and Resolutions
  42. Brent Staples, Just Walk on By: Black Men and Public Space
  43. Jonathan Swift,  A Modest Proposal
  44. Amy Tan,  Mother Tongue
  45. Henry David Thoreau, Why I Went to the Woods
  46. Sojourner Truth, Ain’t I a Woman?
  47. *Alice Walker , Beauty: When the Other Dancer is the Self
  48. E.B. White, Once More to the Lake
  49. Mary Wollstonecraft,  A Vindication of the Rights of Woman
  50. Virginia Woolf,  The Death of the Moth

Product Details

ISBN:
9780205706785
Author:
Diyanni, Robert J
Publisher:
Longman
Author:
DiYanni, Robert J.
Author:
Diyanni, Robert
Subject:
English language -- Rhetoric.
Subject:
College readers
Subject:
Rhetoric
Subject:
Composition & Creative Writing - General
Subject:
Essays
Subject:
Composition & Creative Writing
Subject:
Anthologies-Essays
Copyright:
Edition Description:
Trade paper
Series:
Penguin Academics
Publication Date:
January 2010
Binding:
Miscellaneous printed material
Grade Level:
College/higher education:
Language:
English
Pages:
384
Dimensions:
8.4 x 5.4 x 0.8 in 386 gr

Other books you might like

  1. Study and Critical Thinking Skills... Used Trade Paper $9.95

Related Subjects


Education » Writing
Fiction and Poetry » Anthologies » Essays
Fiction and Poetry » Anthologies » General
Fiction and Poetry » Anthologies » Literature
Reference » Writing » General
Textbooks » General

Fifty Great Essays (Penguin Academics) Used Trade Paper
0 stars - 0 reviews
$19.50 In Stock
Product details 384 pages Longman Publishing Group - English 9780205706785 Reviews:
"Synopsis" by ,

0205186947 / 9780205186945 Fifty Great Essays & M MyWritingLab — Valuepack Access Card Package

 

Package consists of

0205668976 / 9780205668977 MyWritingLab — Valuepack Access Card (12-month access)

0205706789 / 9780205706785 Fifty Great Essays (Penguin Academic Series)

"Synopsis" by , An affordable reader with 50 classic and contemporary readings.  Alphabetically organized by author, for ease and flexiblity.
spacer
spacer
  • back to top
Follow us on...




Powell's City of Books is an independent bookstore in Portland, Oregon, that fills a whole city block with more than a million new, used, and out of print books. Shop those shelves — plus literally millions more books, DVDs, and gifts — here at Powells.com.