Here and Now: Current Readings for Writers

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McGraw-Hill, Aug 1, 1997 - Language Arts & Disciplines - 474 pages
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Now you can provide your freshman students with a collection of recently published essays from well-known publications on topics they are sure to find compelling. HERE AND NOW features 55 essays organized thematically around such provocative topics as reconsituted families, generational differences, career options, ethnic and gender identity, political correctness, entertainment, and other issues that define today’s campus life, American culture, and global society. What’s more, all these articles were published in respected publications like Time, Esquire, Working Woman, Harper’s Magazine, Sports Illustrated, The New Yorker, and Essence—none earlier than 1993! If, like most freshman, your students are curious and opinioned, eager to deal critically with social realities, then this is the collection for your class.

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Contents

Generations at the Crossroads
25
Peggy Noonan The DDay Generation Washington Monthly June
50
Cybernation
68
Copyright

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Gilbert H. Muller, who received a Ph.D. in English and American Literature from Stanford University, is currently professor of English and Special Assistant to the President at the LaGuardia campus of the City University of New York. He has also taught at Stanford University, Vassar College, and several universities overseas. Dr. Muller is the author of the award-winning Nightmares and Visions: Flannery O'Connor and the Catholic Grotesque, Chester Himes, and other critical studies. His essays and reviews have appeared in The New York Times, The New Republic, The Nation, The Sewanee Review, The Georgia Review, and elsewhere. He is also a noted author and editor of textbooks in English and composition, including The Short Prose Reader with Harvey Wiener, and with John A Williams, The McGraw-Hill Introduction to Literature, Bridges: Literature across Cultures, and Ways In: Reading and Writing about Literature. Among Dr. Muller's awards are National Endowment for the Humanities Fellowships, a Fulbright Fellowship, and a Mellon Fellowship.

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