Against the Current: Readings for Writers

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Pamela J. Annas, Robert C. Rosen
Prentice Hall, Jan 1, 1998 - Language Arts & Disciplines - 780 pages
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This thematically arranged anthology offers a wide-ranging and diverse collection of nonfiction readings — to introduce readers to an exciting array of social issues relevant to their lives. It then Provides Suggestions for Writing that include both analytical and creative exercises. Includes 86 readings about eleven socially relevant themes: Growing Up and Growing Older, Education, Mass Culture, Gender, Race and Ethnicity, Money, Work, and Social Class, Science and Technology, Nature/The Environment, War, Protest and Change, Art and the Artist. Offers detailed Study and Discussion Questions that take readers through each reading from start to finish — asking them to notice formal as well as thematic features. For those simply seeking a collection of non-fiction readings or for those looking to improve their writing and those involved in writing workshops.

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PAMELA J. ANNAS is Associate Professor of English at the University of Massachusetts-Boston.

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