The Allyn & Bacon Guide to Writing

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Pearson/Longman, Jul 1, 2005 - Language Arts & Disciplines - 386 pages
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A concise version of the most successful college rhetoric published in over a decade, The Allyn & Bacon Guide to Writing: Concise Edition offers the most progressive and teachable introduction now available to academic and personal writing. The four-color guide offers engaging instruction in rhetoric and composition, a flexible sequence of comprehensive writing assignments, and numerous examples of student and professional writing. Solidly grounded in current theory and research, yet eminently practical and teachable, The Allyn & Bacon Guide to Writing: Concise Edition has set the new standard for first-year composition courses in writing, reading, critical thinking, and inquiry.

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Contents

A Rhetoric for College Writers
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VIOLENCE PUBLIC SAFETY AND INDIVIDUAL RIGHTS
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AUTOMOBILES FOSSIL FUELS AND ALTERNATIVE ENERGY SOURCES
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Copyright

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JOHN C. BEAN is professor of English at Seattle University, where he directs the writing program and chairs the Task Force on Teaching and Learning. He is coauthor (with John D. Ramage) of Writing Arguments (3rd ed., 1995) and Form and Surprise in Composition (1986).

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