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Encounters Essays for Exploration and Inquiry

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ISBN-10: 0072290455

ISBN-13: 9780072290455

Edition: 2nd 2000 (Revised)

Authors: Robert DiYanni, Pat C. Hoy

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List price: $77.81
Edition: 2nd
Copyright year: 2000
Publisher: McGraw-Hill Higher Education
Publication date: 11/23/1999
Binding: Paperback
Pages: 912
Size: 6.25" wide x 9.00" long x 1.50" tall
Weight: 2.398
Language: English

Robert DiYanni received his B.A. from Rutgers University in 1968 and his Ph.D. from the City University of New York in 1976. He has taught at Queens College of the City University of New York, at New York University in the Graduate Rhetoric Program, at Harvard University in the Expository Writing Program, and most recently at Pace University. He has written articles and reviews on various aspects of literature, composition, and pedagogy. He is also the author of numerous books and frequently lectures and participates in writing and literature workshops.

* - indicates reading new to this edition Student Writers at Work: Drafting and Revising Essays. Robynn Stacy Maines: On Gretel Ehrlich¿s Looking for a Lost Dog A Spectrum of Student Writing Exploratory Essays: Conducting an Inquiry through Analysis of Experience Michael Cohen: You Can Shave the Beast, But the Fur Will Grow Back *China Forbes: Naked Gian Neffinger: House of Cards Mid-Spectrum Essays: Veering toward Argument by Combining Analysis of Texts and Experience Anna Norris: How to Read Photographs David Reich, "Mother Tongue" and Standard English: Amy Tan's Literary Fusion and Ours Jessica Underwood, Geroge de la Tour's "The Penitent Magdalen" A Spectrum of Professional Writing Lee K. Abbott: The True Story of Why I Do What I Do Gloria Anzaldua: How to Tame a Wild Tongue James Baldwin: The Discovery of What It Means To Be an American Roland Barthes: Toys John Berger: Ways of Seeing: Men Looking at Women Sven Birkerts: The Idea of the Internet *Rosellen Brown: Mojo *Jane Brox: Influenza 1918 John Canaday: The Peale and Bellelli Families Judith Ortiz Cofer: Silent Dancing *Bernard Cooper: Burl¿s *William Cronon: The Trouble with Wilderness Arthur Danto: Gettysburg Joan Didion: On Self-Respect Annie Dillard: Living Like Weasels Andre Dubus, Giving Up the Gun Gerald Early, Life with Daughters: Watching the Miss America Pageant Gretel Ehrlich: Looking for a Lost Dog Gretel Ehrlich: Spring Loren Eiseley: The Dance of the Frogs E. M. Forster: Not Looking at Pictures Paul Fussell: Indy Jaclyn Geller: The Celebrity Bride as Cultural Icon Diane Hume George: Wounded Chevy at Wounded Knee Nadine Gordimer: Where Do Whites Fit In? Mary Gordon: Mary Cassatt Stephen Jay Gould: Women¿s Brains *Gordon Grice: The Black Widow Bernd Heinrich: Sex in Trees Pat C. Hoy II: War Elegy Sue Hubbell: Passionate Science Langston Hughes: Salvation Zora Neale Hurston: How It Feels to Be Colored Me June Jordan: Many Rivers to Cross Jamaica Kincaid: On Seeing England for the First Time Martin Luther King, Jr.: Letter from Birmingham Jail Leonard Kriegel: Falling into Life Barry Lopez: The Stone Horse Nancy Mairs: On Being a Cripple N. Scott Momaday: A First American Views His Land Toni Morrison: The Site of Memory Tim O¿Brien: How To Tell a True War Story George Orwell: Marrakech George Orwell: Shooting and the Elephant Cynthia Ozick: The Seam of the Snail Sam Pickering: Patterns Roy Reed: Spring Comes to Hogeye Richard Rodriguez: The Achievement of Desire Richard Rodriquez: Late Victorians Phyllis Rose: Tools of Torture Sharman Apt Russell: Homebirth Scott Russell Sanders: Wayland Richard Selzer: A Mask on the Face of Death Randy Shilts: Talking AIDS to Death Leslie Marmon Silko: Landscape, History, and the Pueblo Imagination Susan Sontag: AIDS and Its Metaphors Brent Staples: Just Walk on By: A Black Man Ponders His Power to Alter Public Space Margaret Talbot: Les Tres Riches Heures de Martha Stewart Amy Tan: Mother Tongue Lewis Thomas: The Corner of the Eye Lewis Thomas: The Lives of a Cell Alice Walker: Beauty: When the Other Dancer is the Self Cornel West: Race Matters Virginia Woolf: Old Mrs. Grey Jeanette Winterson: The Semiotics of Sex Students Respond to Three Professional Writers in Depth Maxine Hong Kingston: No Name Woman Silence On Discovery Student Essays on Kingston's "On Discovery" Michelle Bowman: Gender Switching Han Pham,In Essence Dennis Son, Men at the Mercy of Women Richard Selzer The Knife The Masked Marvel's Lst Toehold Imelda Student Essays on Richard Selzer's Work Ne