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Essays on Writing explores social and cultural facets of writing as well as practices of writing in a brief, flexible, and inexpensive reader.

 

Designed for instructors who want to keep the discourse in the writing classroom on writing as well as students who want to connect the writing they do in their composition course to literacy outside of the academic environment, Essays on Writing  focuses on such issues as our attitudes toward writing, the impact of technology on writing, and the impact of writing outside academia in business and civic contexts.

Synopsis:

Essays on Writing explores social and cultural facets of writing as well as practices of writing in a  brief inexpensive reader.

Table of Contents

Preface for the Student

Preface for the Instructor

 Acknowledgements

 

1.  Attitudes

Introduction

 

Roy Peter Clark, "I Won’t Use Writing as Punishment.  I Won’t. . . ."

Dick Harrington, "Writing about General Apache" 

John Holt, "Making Children Hate Reading"

Melissa Duffy, "Inspiration"

bell hooks, "writing autobiography"

Craig Vetter, "Bonehead Writing"

Stanley Aronowitz, "Writing Is Not a Skill"

End-of-Chapter Thinking and Writing

 

2.  Practice

Introduction

Sandra Boynton,"Five Paragraph Theme"

Gayle Brandeis, "Dyr Mom: Wy R You So Laveable?"

Susan Wyche, "Time, Tools, and Talismans"

William Stafford, "A Way of Writing"

Anne Lamott, "Shitty First Drafts"

Donald Murray, "Internal Revision"

William Zinsser, "Simplicity"

End-of-Chapter Thinking and Writing

 

3.  Voice

Introduction

Lizbeth A. Bryant, "Disruptive ‘Sexual’ Voices in English 101"

Linda Christensen, "Teaching Standard English: Whose Standard?"

Nora McCarthy, "Flipping the Script: Exploring the Relationship between Form and Content in Teen Writing"

Rebecca Moore Howard, "A Plagiarism Pentimento"

Keith D. Miller, "Redefining Plagiarism: Martin Luther King’s Use of an Oral Tradition" 

End-of-Chapter Thinking and Writing 

 

Technology and Integrity

Introduction

Wendy Leibowitz, "Technology Transforms Writing and the Teaching of Writing"

Heather Hunter, "Traveling the Too-Much-Information Highway"

Seth Stevenson, "Adventures in Cheating"

Nicole Kristal, "Tutoring’ Rich Kids Cost Me My Dreams"

Maureen Hourigan, "Of Plagiarism, Paper Mills and the Harried, Hurried Student" 

End-of-Chapter Thinking and Writing 

 

5.  Impact

Introduction

Adam Liptak, "Judge Finds a Typo-Prone Lawyer Guilty of Bad Writing"

Sam Dillon, "What Corporate America Can’t Build:  A Sentence"

C.W. Griffin, "Three Mile Island and the Billion Dollar Memo"

Karen Cangialosi, "Healing Through the Written Word"

Carol Avery, "Laura’s Legacy" 

Margaret Atwood, "Spelling" 

Mary Pipher, 'Writing to Connect"

End-of-Chapter Thinking and Writing

 

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Product Details

ISBN:
9780205521449
Author:
Bryant, Lizbeth A.
Publisher:
Longman Publishing Group
Author:
Clark, Heather
Author:
Clark, Heather M.
Subject:
Composition & Creative Writing - General
Subject:
English language
Subject:
Report writing
Subject:
Rhetoric
Subject:
Composition & Creative Writing
Subject:
Report writing -- Study and teaching (Higher)
Subject:
English language -- Rhetoric.
Subject:
Reference/Writing
Copyright:
Edition Description:
Trade paper
Series:
Longman Topics Series
Publication Date:
October 2008
Binding:
TRADE PAPER
Grade Level:
College/higher education:
Language:
English
Illustrations:
Y
Pages:
224
Dimensions:
8.1 x 5.4 x 0.6 in 236 gr

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