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Fields of Reading Motives for Writing

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ISBN-10: 145760891X

ISBN-13: 9781457608919

Edition: 10th 2012

Authors: Nancy R. Comley, Carl H. Klaus, David Hamilton, Robert Scholes, Nancy Sommers

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Fields of Readingdraws on the major divisions of the curriculum — arts and humanities, social sciences, and sciences — to offer well-crafted and high-quality writing from these fields. Chosen with the rhetorical purposes of composition in mind by editors who are all distinguished teachers and writers, the selections progress from individual essays to paired texts to casebooks that contain multiple readings on engaging topics and compelling issues. Even more than its predecessors, the new edition emphasizes the cross-curricular reading, thinking, and writing expected in college as it exposes students to key cultural conversations that involve major voices in contemporary intellectual…    
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Book details

List price: $65.99
Edition: 10th
Copyright year: 2012
Publisher: Bedford/Saint Martin's
Publication date: 11/26/2012
Binding: Paperback
Pages: 864
Size: 6.25" wide x 9.25" long x 1.00" tall
Weight: 1.738
Language: English

Robert Scholes is Research Professor of Modern Culture and Media at Brown University. He is the author of many books of literary theory.