Fifty Great Essays

ISBN-10: 0321848497

ISBN-13: 9780321848499

Edition: 5th 2013

Authors: Robert DiYanni

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Fifty Great Essays collects one-hundred of the most teachable and rewarding essays used in today's college composition class. the anthology combines classic, commonly taught essays with frequently anthologized contemporary essays by today's most highly regarded writers. the selections are broadly diverse in both subject matter and authorship. Essays have been selected as both models for good writing and useful springboards for student writing. An introductory section discusses the qualities of the essay form and offers instruction on how to read essays critically, and shows students how to use the writing process to develop their own essays
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List price: $43.80
Edition: 5th
Copyright year: 2013
Publisher: Addison Wesley
Publication date: 9/11/2012
Binding: Paperback
Pages: 336
Size: 6.00" wide x 8.50" long x 0.20" tall
Weight: 0.880
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.

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If Black English Isn't a Language, Then Tell Me What Is
Road Warrior
Into the Electronic Millennium
I Want a Wife
The Fallacy of Success
Casa: A Partial Remembrance of a Puerto Rican Childhood
On Self-Respect
Living Like Weasels
Souls on Ice
Joyas Voladoras
About Men
Living with Music
The Tipping Point
The Company Man
The Colonel
How It Feels to Be Colored Me
Why We Crave Horror Movies
Stone Soup
On Discovery
The Dog, The Family: A Household Tale
The Gettysburg Address
Silk Parachute
The Advocate
Cat People vs. Dog People
Body Ritual Among the Nacirema
The Way to Rainy Mountain
Of Smells
Some Thoughts on the Common Toad
The Men We Carry In Our Minds
Me Talk Pretty One Day
The World Is All That Is the Case
Landscape, History, and the Pueblo Imagination
A Woman's Beauty: Put-Down or Power Source?
Declaration of Sentiments and Resolutions
A Modest Proposal
Crickets, Cats, Bats, & Chaos
Why I Went to the Woods
Ain't I a Woman?
Reading the Mississippi River
Beauty: When the Other Dancer Is the Self
Consider the Lobster
The Duke of Deception
A Vindication of the Rights of Woman
The Death of the Moth
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