Rewriting: How To Do Things With Texts

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University Press of Colorado, Jul 15, 2006 - Language Arts & Disciplines - 150 pages
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What are the moves that an academic writer makes? How does writing as an intellectual change the way we work from sources? In Rewriting, a textbook for the undergraduate classroom, Joseph Harris draws the college writing student away from static ideas of thesis, support, and structure, and toward a more mature and dynamic understanding. Harris wants college writers to think of intellectual writing as an adaptive and social activity, and he offers them a clear set of strategies—a set of moves—for participating in it.


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I have read very many terrible books on how to write. To my surprise, this is not one of them. This book explains the concepts of academic writing in a surprisingly digestible fashion-- focusing not ... Read full review

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It's good, if you're into this sort of thing. Sometimes it amazes me that I'm into this sort of thing. Read full review


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