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Writer's Way

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ISBN-10: 0618133895

ISBN-13: 9780618133895

Edition: 5th 2002

Authors: Jack Rawlins

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List price: $47.96
Edition: 5th
Copyright year: 2002
Publisher: CENGAGE Learning
Publication date: 8/14/2001
Binding: Paperback
Pages: 426
Size: 6.50" wide x 9.13" long x 0.63" tall
Weight: 1.298
Language: English

Jack P. Rawlins (PhD, Yale University) is Professor of English at the California State University in Chico, where he has taught courses in composition, language education, linguistics, and literature. Writing in the areas of composition pedagogy, Victorian literature, science fiction, and university governance, he has been published by the University of California Press, the Southern Illinois University Press, COLLEGE ENGLISH, STUDIES IN ENGLISH LITERATURE, and NEWSWEEK.

Contents I. Introduction to Writing 1. Learning to Write Learn Like a Baby The Eleven Blinders The Four Basics Why Explaining Language Doesn't Work What Good Is a Composition Class? What Good Is This book? How Can I Write Well Now? Writer's Workshop: What Helps, What Doesn't Exercises 2. What Makes Writing Good? What Good Writing Isn't What Good Writing Is: The Sense of Audience It Really Works: Two Proofs Writer's Workshop: The Reader's Dialogue Exercises II. Planning and Drafting 3. Getting Started, Part 1: Finding Something to Write About Where Do Good Essays Come From? Five Principles for Getting Good Ideas Writing from Rage Writer's Workshop: Finding Essays in Your Life Exercises 4.…