Great Writing: A Reader for Writers

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McGraw-Hill, 1987 - College readers - 584 pages
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Great Writing provides a multi-genre collection of rhetorically organized essays, memoirs, speeches, stories, poems, and a play - all presented within familiar rhetorical contexts.

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Harvey S. Wiener is currently affiliated with Marymount Manhattan College after serving as Vice Provost for Academic Affairs at Adelphi University. Previously University Dean for Academic Affairs, the City University of New York, he was founding president of the Council of Writing Program Administrators. Dr. Wiener is the author of many books on reading and writing for college students and their teachers, including The Writing Room (Oxford, 1981). He is co-author of The McGraw-Hill College Handbook, a reference grammar and rhetoric text. Dr. Wiener has chaired the Teaching of Writing Division of the Modern Language Association (1987). He has taught writing at every level of education from elementary school to graduate school. A Phi Beta Kappa graduate of Brooklyn College, he holds a Ph.D. in Renaissance literature. Dr. Wiener has won grants from the National Endowment for the Humanities, the Fund for the Improvement of Postsecondary Education, and the Exxon Education Foundation.

Nora Eisenberg is a Professor of English at the City University of New York. Her work has appeared in "The Partisan Review", "The Village Voice Literary Supplement", & "Tikkun". She is the co-author of four popular books on writing, most recently "The American Values Reader" (Allyn & Bacon, 2001). She lives in Manhattan.

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