College Workbook: The Harbrace Handbooks

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Cengage Heinle, Jun 1, 2003 - Language Arts & Disciplines - 352 pages
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Five parts divided into twenty-seven units cover Grammar, Punctuation, Usage, Style, and Writing that correspond to the chapters of the Harbrace. This printed workbook combines exercises with clear examples and explanations of grammar, usage, and writing to supplement the information and exercises found in the handbook.

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Professor of English and Women's Studies at The Pennsylvania State University, Cheryl Glenn is widely known for her scholarship, leadership, and teaching. Besides authoring The Harbrace Guide to Writing and co-authoring The Harbrace Handbooks, she is author of the prize-winning Rhetoric Retold: Regendering the Tradition from Antiquity Through the Renaissance; Unspoken: A Rhetoric of Silence; Rhetorical Education in America; and several other titles. Glenn's rhetorical scholarship has earned her many awards, including three National Endowment for the Humanities awards, the Conference on College Composition and Communication's Richard Braddock Award, Rhetoric Review's Outstanding Essay Award, and Best Book/Honorable Mention from the Society for the Study of Early Modern Women. She has served as President of the Coalition of Women Scholars in the History of Rhetoric and Composition, and is a member of the Conference on College Composition and Communication (CCCC) Executive Committee, Chair of the Modern Language Association (MLA) Division on the History and Theory of Rhetoric and Composition, and a member of the MLA Delegate Assembly. Glenn's teaching and scholarship have earned her three university teaching awards. She has recently served as Chair of the Conference on College Composition and Communication, the largest organization of writing and rhetoric teachers in the world.

Robert K. Miller is professor of English at the University of St. Thomas where he teaches first-year composition, advanced composition, persuasive writing, and rhetorical theory in addition to teaching writing in a multidisciplinary program. Committed to the principle that teachers of writing should write, Miller is the author of numerous books, essays, and articles.

Professor of English at Central Washington University, Loretta Gray has three degrees related to her interest in composition and applied linguistics: Master of Arts in Teaching English as a Second Language (School for International Training), Master of Arts in Spanish (Middlebury College), and Doctor of Philosophy in Applied Linguistics (Boston University). She has experience teaching English to non-native speakers in Mexico, Spain, and the United States. In addition, she taught Spanish at Clemson University and applied linguistics at the School for International Training. Dr. Gray has been teaching composition and applied linguistics courses at Central Washington University in Ellensburg, Washington, since 1992. She also is co-author of the textbook Rhetorical Grammar.

Suzanne Strobeck Webb is currently Professor Emerita of English and Rhetoric at Texas Woman's University and has worked on six editions of the Harbrace family of handbooks. She is also author or co-author of six other composition textbooks and has published bibliographies of composition textbooks and articles on literary topics. She was a founding member of the Association of Professional Writing Consultants and served as managing editor for the Writing Program Administration Journal. She served over a span of ten years as the Director of Freshman English at Texas Woman's University and continues to be active in teaching four courses a year and directing graduate work.

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