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The Norton Field Guide to Writing
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Easy to use, flexible, and a great value. With just enough detail '" and color-coded links that send students to more detail if they need it '" this is the rhetoric that tells students what they need to know and resists the temptation to tell them everything there is to know. The first rhetoric designed for easy reference '" with menus, directories, and a glossary/index that make it easy to use.
The Norton Field Guide to Writing with Readings and Handbookincludes an anthology of 60 readings '" 29 new to the second edition. Color-coded links offer teachers the flexibility of centering their classes on the rhetoric or the readings. And the handbook is in back, helping students edit what they write.
With just enough detail '" and color-coded links that send students to more detail if they need it '" this is the rhetoric that tells students what they need to know and resists the temptation to tell them everything there is to know. The first rhetoric for easy reference, like a handbook'"with menus, directories, and a glossary/index that make it easy to use'"in a format that"s as user-friendly as the best handbooks.
About the Author
Richard Bullock(Ph.D., University of Virginia) is a professor of English at Wright State University, where he directs the writing programs and serves as assistant chair of the English department. His scholarship and teaching focus on the teaching of writing in college and secondary school. The Politics of Writing Instruction: Postsecondary, which he coedited with John Trimbur and Charles I. Schuster, won the 1993 Conference on College Composition and Communication Book Award.Maureen Daly Goggin(Ph.D., Carnegie Mellon University) is the Associate Chair of the English Department at Arizona State University, where she has also directed several of the writing programs and the Ph.D. program in Rhetoric, Composition, and Linguistics. She recently received the ASU Alumni Association Faculty Teaching Award and is the author of Authoring a Discipline: Scholarly Journals and the Post-World War II Emergence of Rhetoric and Composition(2000).Francine Weinberg(M.Ed, Teachers College, Columbia University) is a professional editor who has worked for more than 30 years on college and high school English textbooks. College writing books she has worked on include The Norton Field Guide to Writing, The Everyday Writer, and The St. Martin"s Handbook.
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