How to Write Anything: A Guide and Reference with Readings with 2009 MLA and 2010 APA Updates

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Macmillan, Jul 8, 2010 - Language Arts & Disciplines - 910 pages
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Click here to find out about the 2009 MLA Updates and the 2010 APA Updates. Designed to be clear and simple, How to Write Anything re-imagines how texts work, with support for students wherever they are in their writing process. The Guide, in Parts 1 and 2, lays out focused advice for writing common genres, while the Reference, in Parts 3 through 9, covers the range of writing and research skills that students need as they work across genres and disciplines. Intuitive cross-referencing and a modular chapter organization that’s simple to follow make it easy for students to work back and forth between the chapters and still stay focused on their own writing. Now also available in a version with 50 fresh, additional readings from a wide range of sources, organized by the genres covered in the guide. The result is everything you need to teach composition in a flexible, highly visual guide, reference, and reader. Introducing Author Talk: Watch our video interview with Jay Dolmage.
 

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Contents

Genres
2
Special Assignments
252
Ideas
306
Shaping Drafting
334
Style
364
Revising Editing
384
Research Sources
398
Media Design
498
Common Errors
524
Readings
556
Index
911
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JOHN J. RUSZKIEWICZ is a professor at the University of Texas at Austin where he has taught literature, rhetoric, and writing for more than thirty years. A winner of the President’s Associates Teaching Excellence Award, he was instrumental in creating the Department of Rhetoric and Writing in 1993 and directed the unit from 2001-05. He has also served as president of the Conference of College Teachers of English (CCTE) of Texas. For Bedford/St. Martin's, he is co- author, with Andrea Lunsford, of The Presence of Others (2008), and Everything’s An Argument  (2007) and co-author, with Andrea Lunsford and Keith Walters, of  Everything's an Argument with Readings (2007).   JAY DOLMAGE is an Assistant Professor of English at the University of Waterloo, acting Chair of the NCTE Committee on Disability Issues in College Composition, and a member of the NCTE Public Language Awards Committee. His award-winning research on rhetoric and the teaching of writing has appeared in many journals and anthologies, including College English, CCC, Rhetoric Review, JAC, Prose Studies, and Disability Studies Quarterly. He is also co-editor of the professional resources Disability and the Teaching of Writing (Bedford/St.Martin's 2008) and The Bedford Bibliographer (2010).

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