The Blair Reader

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Prentice Hall, 1992 - Language Arts & Disciplines - 1129 pages
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THE BLAIR READER offers 114 essays, seven poems, and two short stories arranged thematically under ten interesting and thought-provoking topics (e.g., "Family and Memory, The Politics of Language, The American Dream," and "The Wired Revolution"). NEW FEATURES: -- Thirty-seven new selections highly-rated by faculty reviewers to encourage critical inquiry -- Photographic images with reflective thinking questions in every chapter -- End-of-chapter Internet research activities for further discovery COMPANION WEBSITE www.prenhall.com/kirszner The Companion Website provides additional chapter exercises, links, and activities that reinforce and build upon the material presented in the text. Website features include: Additional essay and short answer questions for every reading Web links that provide additional contextual information Web destinations for each essay topic

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Contents

INTRODUCTION TO READING AND WRITING
1
FICTION AND POETRY
2
FREDERICK DOUGLASS LEARNING TO READ AND WRITE
14
Copyright

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Laurie Kirszner is a bestselling author and a practicing teacher who is well known nationally. Kirszner, together with coauthor Stephen R. Mandell, has written bestsellers for nearly every English market. They have the deepest publishing record of any handbook author team and have successfully published up and down the curriculum from Developmental to Literature.

Stephen Mandell is a bestselling author and a practicing teacher who is well known nationally. Mandell, together with coauthor Laurie G. Kirszner, has written bestsellers for nearly every English market. They have the deepest publishing record of any handbook author team and have successfully published up and down the curriculum from Developmental to Literature.

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