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Being a Writer: A Community of Writers Revisited / Edition 1
     

Being a Writer: A Community of Writers Revisited / Edition 1

by Peter Elbow, Patricia Belanoff, Pat Belanoff
 

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ISBN-10: 0072378735

ISBN-13: 9780072378733

Pub. Date: 08/19/2002

Publisher: McGraw-Hill Higher Education

Being A Writer is a brief rhetoric that explores writing processes with an emphasis on their variety; invention, with an emphasis on its playfulness; revision as a technique of invention; collaboration as a means of revision; and personal engagement in academic writing, from literary analysis to argument.

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Being A Writer is a brief rhetoric that explores writing processes with an emphasis on their variety; invention, with an emphasis on its playfulness; revision as a technique of invention; collaboration as a means of revision; and personal engagement in academic writing, from literary analysis to argument.

Product Details

ISBN-13:
9780072378733
Publisher:
McGraw-Hill Higher Education
Publication date:
08/19/2002
Edition description:
New Edition
Pages:
352
Product dimensions:
5.80(w) x 9.00(h) x 0.70(d)

Table of Contents

Writing Questionnaire
WORKSHOPS
Part I Creativity and the Writing Process

1 Discovering Yourself as a Writer: An Introduction to the Variety of Writing Processes

2 Getting Experience into Words: Image and Story

3 Moving from Private Writing to Public Writing

4 Writing as Social and Collaborative: Dialogue, Loop Writing, and the Collage
Part II Revising

5 Drafting and Revising

6 Revision through Purpose and Audience

7 Exploring Voice
Part III Important Intellectual and Academic Tasks

8 Reading as the Creation of Meaning: Interpretation and Response

9 Persuading and Arguing

10 Interviewing as Research: How Writers Write

11 Researching

12 Reflecting on Your Writing: Portfolios
Sharing and Responding

Cover Letter

Summary of Kinds of Responses

Procedures for Giving and Receiving Responses

Full Explanations for Kinds of Responses – with Samples

Final Word: Taking Charge of the Feedback Process

Sample Essays

Appendix: Writing Under Pressure: Midterms, Finals, and Other In-Class Writing

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