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Read by millions of students since it was first published in 1965, The Norton Readeris the bestselling collection of its kind. With readings in a wide variety of genres, subjects, and styles, it offers the largest and most thoughtfully chosen collection of essays for composition students today. The Twelfth Edition has been carefully revised, with 25 percent of its readings new and an extensive new introduction to reading and writing with guidelines to all the elements cited in the WPA Outcomes Statement. Available in two editions: a full edition, with 206 readings; and a shorter edition, with 123.

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Read by millions of students since it was first published in 1965, is the bestselling collection of its kind.

Synopsis:

With readings in a wide variety of genres, subjects, and styles, it offers the largest and most thoughtfully chosen collection of essays for composition students today. The Twelfth Edition has been carefully revised, with 25 percent of its readings new and an extensive new introduction to reading and writing with guidelines to all the elements cited in the WPA Outcomes Statement. Available in two editions: a full edition, with 206 readings; and a shorter edition, with 123.

About the Author

Linda Peterson (Ph.D., Brown University), General Editor, is a professor of English at Yale University and has published widely on nonfiction prose, notably women's autobiography and Victorian narrative. She has been co-director of the Bass Writing Program at Yale since 1979 and has served as president of the Council of Writing Program Administrators.John Brereton (Ph.D., Rutgers University) is a Professor of English, Emeritus, at the University of Massachusetts, Boston. Previously he served as Executive Director of the Calderwood Writing Initiative at the Boston Athenæum. He has taught writing at Harvard University, Wayne State University, Brandeis University, and the City University of New York. His scholarship focuses on the history of teaching English literature and composition.

Product Details

ISBN:
9780393931730
Subtitle:
An Anthology of Nonfiction
Author:
Peterson, Linda H
Editor:
Peterson, Linda H.
Editor:
Brereton, John
Editor:
Brereton, John C.
Author:
Peterson, Linda H.
Author:
Brereton, John C.
Author:
Peterson, Linda
Author:
Brereton, John
Publisher:
W. W. Norton & Company
Subject:
General
Subject:
Exposition (rhetoric)
Subject:
Report writing
Subject:
Essays
Subject:
Rhetoric
Subject:
Readers
Subject:
Reference-Reading
Copyright:
Edition Description:
Shorter Twelfth Edition
Publication Date:
20080117
Binding:
Paperback
Grade Level:
College/higher education:
Language:
English
Illustrations:
Y
Pages:
784
Dimensions:
22.86 x 15.24 x 3.05 mm 0.97 kg

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