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Writing in the Works

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ISBN-10: 0618222111

ISBN-13: 9780618222117

Edition: 2007

Authors: Susan Blau, Kathryn Burak

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"Writing in the Works--"an innovative rhetoric, reader, research guide, and handbook--treats students as writers rather than as "students who write." Throughout the text, engaging assignments encourage students to view themselves as writers in many different contexts--in their personal lives, in their academic careers, and in their roles as group and community members--thus providing them with important, satisfying, and practical reasons to write. A comprehensive ancillary package complements the text with dynamic learning tools for students and time-saving, course management resources for instructors. The supplements include the Online Study Center for students, the WriteSpace online…    
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Book details

List price: $125.95
Copyright year: 2007
Publisher: CENGAGE Learning
Publication date: 1/9/2006
Binding: Paperback
Pages: 800
Size: 7.00" wide x 8.50" long x 0.75" tall
Weight: 2.288
Language: English

Susan Blau is a professor and director of the Undergraduate Writing program and the Writing Center at Boston University's College of Communication. She received her BS in Education from the University of Vermont and her MA in English from the University of Connecticut and was a National Endowment for the Humanities Fellow. Her background is in linguistics, composition and rhetoric, and American Literature. She has taught writing in both English and Communication Departments and has published articles, conducted workshops, and presented papers at national conferences on the topics of teaching writing, writing across the curriculum, and writing center research and practice. Blau has served as…    

Kathryn Burak has an MFA in Creative Writing from the University of Massachusetts Amherst and a BS in English from Kutztown University. Kate has taught writing at North Carolina State University, the University of Massachusetts Amherst, and Boston University. Her poetry and fiction have been published in such journals and magazines as FICTION, MISSOURI REVIEW, WESTERN HUMANITIES REVIEW, GETTYSBURG REVIEW, and SEVENTEEN.

Note: Every reading is followed by Critical Reading Questions and Questions for Discussion and Writing
The Writer's Craft
The Writer's Process
Chapter Objectives
The Writing Process Brainstorming Strategies Composing Reading: Anne Lamott, from bird by bird Revising Peer Editing
Readings: Anne Lamott, from bird by bird; Stephen King, from On Writing; Caitlin Reynolds (student), ""Finally a Writer""
Reading and Thinking Critically Introduction Ten Questio
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