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Speaking American: A History of English in the United States

Richard W. Bailey - Language Arts & Disciplines - 2012 - 207 pages
Investigates the history and continuing evolution of American English, from the 16th century to the present, to celebrate the endless variety and remarkable inventiveness that ...
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Using blogs to enhance literacy: the next powerful step in 21st-century learning

Diane Penrod - Education - 2007 - 175 pages
Beyond the mainstream media hype about the dangers of adolescents and blogs, we find that young people are developing 21st century literaciesespecially in information and ...
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The Best Technology Writing 2009

Steven Johnson - Computers - 2014 - 233 pages
In his Introduction to this beautifully curated collection of essays, Steven Johnson heralds the arrival of a new generation of technology writing. Whether it is Nicholas Carr ...
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The Elements of Style

William Strunk - Language Arts & Disciplines - 2007 - 147 pages
Offers advice on improving writing skills and promoting a style marked by simplicity, orderliness, and sincerity.
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Language Matters: A Guide to Everyday Questions about Language

Donna Jo Napoli - Language Arts & Disciplines - 2003 - 198 pages
Is Ebonics really a dialect or simply bad English? Do women and men speak differently? Will computers ever really learn human language? Does offensive language harm children ...
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The Book of Memory: A Study of Memory in Medieval Culture

Mary Carruthers - Literary Criticism - 2008 - 519 pages
A fully revised and updated edition of this influential work of scholarship.
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History of Writing

Steven Roger Fischer - Language Arts & Disciplines - 2003 - 352 pages
From the earliest scratches on stone and bone to the languages of computers and the internet, A History of Writing offers a fascinating investigation into the origin and ...
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The Writer's Journey: Mythic Structure for Writers

Christopher Vogler - Language Arts & Disciplines - 1998 - 326 pages
Shows how writers can use mythic structure to give coherence and weight to both narrative fiction and nonfiction
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