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Assessment of Writing
Politics, Policies, Practices
Twenty-two essays focus on how policies shape practices in writing assessment and how practices are intertwined with politics. ... more info

Editor(s): Edward M. White, William D. Lutz, Sandra Kamusikiri

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Contending with Words
Composition and Rhetoric in a Postmodern Age
Twelve previously unpublished essays relate the teaching of writing to various aspects of postmodern thought, including feminism, neo-Marxist theories, the historiography of Michel Foucault, and cultural criticism. ... more info

Editor(s): Patricia Harkin, John Schilb

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Disciplinary Identities
Rhetorical Paths of English, Speech, and Composition
"This is an inventive and illuminating study that recontextualizes the postmodern and recovers striking and salient moments from the history of rhetoric and the histories of the now divided fields... more info

Author(s): Steven Mailloux

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A Critique and Synthesis of Major Theories
Recommended for all teachers of composition and rhetoric, this volume is the most comprehensive and detailed analysis of recent discourse theory available. ... more info

Author(s): Timothy W. Crusius

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Feminism and Composition Studies
In Other Words
The fifteen essays and six responses in this volume of the MLA's Research and Scholarship in Composition series "push the boundaries of knowledge in both feminism and composition," as the... more info

Editor(s): Susan C. Jarratt, Lynn Worsham

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Helping Students Write Well
A Guide for Teachers in All Disciplines, (2nd edition)
Helping Students Write Well has become the standard manual for college instructors seeking to integrate writing into their courses more effectively. The book suggests techniques for responding to student work,... more info

Author(s): Barbara E. Fassler Walvoord

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Integrating Literature and Writing Instruction
First-Year English, Humanities Core Courses, Seminars
"As a demonstration of possible ways to incorporate literature into the writing curriculum, the book does its work well. It provides often vivid examples of ways in which thoughtful and... more info

Editor(s): Judith H. Anderson, Christine R. Farris

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Into the Field
Sites of Composition Studies
This collection brings together writings by thirteen scholars united in the belief that composition shapes other fields as much as it is shaped by them. ... more info

Editor(s): Anne Ruggles Gere

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Introduction to Scholarship in Modern Languages and Literatures (3rd Edition)
E-books: Apple Kindle Kobo Nook The third edition of the MLA's widely used Introduction to Scholarship in Modern Languages and Literatures features sixteen completely new essays by leading scholars. Designed... more info

Editor(s): David G. Nicholls

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Literacy and Computers
The Complications of Teaching and Learning with Technology
Computers, this collection of essays suggests, are transforming texts, language, and literacy itself. In easy-to-understand language, Literacy and Computers discusses computer-related issues within several larger contexts: the politics, social implications,... more info

Editor(s): Cynthia L. Selfe, Susan Hilligoss

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Perspectives on Research and Scholarship in Composition
Now in its fourth printing, this collection of thirteen essays reviews the major scholarship in a variety of fields that are shaping composition studies, including rhetoric, literary theory, cognitive studies,... more info

Editor(s): Ben W. McClelland, Timothy R. Donovan

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Reading Sites
Social Difference and Reader Response
Reading Sites explores how social differences condition and shape reader response. Bringing to the fore a key but long-unexplored issue, this volume extends reader-response theory and unites it with more... more info

Editor(s): Patrocinio P. Schweickart, Elizabeth A. Flynn

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The Right to Literacy
The authors of the twenty-nine essays in The Right to Literacy discuss what literacy is, what keeps people from attaining it, and how we can help them attain it. ... more info

Editor(s): Andrea A. Lunsford, Helene Moglen, James Slevin

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Technical Writing
Theory and Practice
This collection of essays by teachers and practitioners of technical writing addresses theoretical and practical issues facing instructors who teach advanced and introductory courses as well as those who plan... more info

Editor(s): Bertie E. Fearing, W. Keats Sparrow

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What Is English?
What Is English? is Peter Elbow's challenging and very personal "picture of a profession that cannot define what it is." ... more info

Author(s): Peter Elbow

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Writing in Multicultural Settings
The twenty essays and four responses ("cross-talks") in this volume, the fifth in the Research and Scholarship in Composition series, confront the challenges presented by the racial, ethnic, class, gender,... more info

Editor(s): Carol Severino, Juan C. Guerra, Johnnella E. Butler

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Writing, Teaching, and Learning in the Disciplines
The fourteen essays in this volume chart the history of this interdisciplinary development in both the United States and Great Britain and examine the wide range of forms that writing-in-the-disciplines... more info

Editor(s): Anne Herrington, Charles Moran

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Writing Theory and Critical Theory
Writing Theory and Critical Theory discusses the growing body of work linking composition studies and literary studies. ... more info

Editor(s): John Clifford, John Schilb

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Literary Research Guide
An Annotated Listing of Reference Sources in English Literary Studies (Sixth Edition)
“Animatedly, energetically, enthusiastically, and vigorously recommended . . . it should serve as a model for bringing a printed reference online.”... more info

Author(s): James L. Harner

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