The Academic Writer: A Brief Guide

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Macmillan, Dec 27, 2007 - Language Arts & Disciplines - 374 pages
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Much has changed since the first edition of Lisa Ede’s Work in Progress; students need more rigorous help working with sources, creating effective arguments, and addressing the greater demands of academic writing in a digital age. Refocused on the kinds of academic writing students do now, The Academic Writer is a radical revision of Work in Progress. Written in Lisa Ede’s accessible, supportive style, The Academic Writer gives students easy-to-use guidelines to make effective choices at each stage of the writing process.
 

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Contents

Writing Matters Writing and Rhetoricin the TwentyFirst Century
1
Writing in College
80
Practical Strategies for Reading and Writing
216
Writers References
305
MLA Documentation Guidelines
307
APA Documentation Guidelines
342
Index
367
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LISA EDE is professor of English and director of the Center for Writing and Learning at Oregon State University, where she has taught since 1980. She has published a number of books and articles collaboratively with Andrea A. Lunsford, including Singular Texts/Plural Authors: Perspectives on Collaborative Writing and “Audience Addressed/Audience Invoked: The Role of Audience in Composition Theory and Pedagogy,” which won the CCCC's Braddock Award in 1985. Ede is also a recipient of the prestigious Shaughnessy Award. Among her other publications are Situating Composition: Composition Studies and the Politics of Location, and Essays on Classical Rhetoric and Modern Discourse (with Andrea A. Lunsford and Robert J. Connors). In addition, for Bedford/St. Martin's, Ede is the editor of On Writing Research: The Braddock Essays, 1975-1998 and editor, with Andrea Lunsford, of Selected Essays of Robert J. Connors.

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