The Little, Brown Guide to Writing Research Papers

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Little, Brown, 1982 - Report writing - 241 pages
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This book first explains the purpose and value of the research writing assignment and then guides students through each step of the research writing process.

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Contents

THE RESEARCH PAPER ASSIGNMENT
1
RESEARCHING THE TOPIC
18
Finding Books
31
Copyright

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MICHAEL MEYER, (Ph.D., University of Connecticut) has taught introductory writing and literature courses for more than 30 years -- since 1981 at the University of Connecticut, and earlier at the University of North Carolina at Charlotte and the College of William and Mary. In addition to being an experience teacher, Meyer is a highly regarded literary scholar. His scholarly articles have appeared in distinguished journals such as American Literature, Studies in the American Renaissance, and the Virginia Quarterly Review. An internationally recognized authority on Henry David Thoreau, Meyer is a former president of the Thoreau Society and co-author (with Walter Harding) of The New Thoreau Handbook, a standard reference source. His first book, Several More Lives to Live: Thoreau's Political Reputation in America, was awarded the Ralph Henry Gabriel Prize by the American Studies Association. He is also the editor of Frederick Douglass: The Narrative and Selected Writings and the author of The Little Brown Guide to Writing Research Papers, Third Edition. His other books for Bedford/St. Martin's include The Bedford Introduction to Literature, Sixth Edition; The Compact Bedford Introduction to Literature. Sixth Edition; and Thinking and Writing About Literature, Second Edition.

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