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Compact Reader: Short Essays by Method and Theme
     

Compact Reader: Short Essays by Method and Theme

by Jane E. Aaron
 

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From its well-chosen essays to its thorough editorial apparatus to its distinctive organization, The Compact Reader provides the fundamental support students need to become confident writers. The innovative dual organization -- rhetorical and thematic -- introduces essential strategies of writing while engaging students with brief readings on

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From its well-chosen essays to its thorough editorial apparatus to its distinctive organization, The Compact Reader provides the fundamental support students need to become confident writers. The innovative dual organization -- rhetorical and thematic -- introduces essential strategies of writing while engaging students with brief readings on captivating topics. For instructors who want a concise, affordable, effective resource for teaching the connection between form and content, The Compact Reader is the perfect choice.

Product Details

ISBN-13:
9780312115654
Publisher:
St. Martin's Press
Publication date:
02/28/1996
Edition description:
Older Edition
Pages:
363
Product dimensions:
5.49(w) x 8.24(h) x 0.75(d)

Meet the Author

JANE E. AARON is a professional writer and editor as well as an experienced teacher. She is the author of the Little, Brown Handbook and co-editor of the best-selling Bedford Reader (Bedford/St. Martin's). She has served as consultant, editor, or writer on more than a dozen other textbooks for the first-year composition course.
 
ELLEN KUHL REPETTO (M.A., University of Massachusetts Boston) is a freelance editor and writer who has contributed to more than twenty composition readers, handbooks, and rhetorics. She is the author of The Bedford/St. Martin's Textbook Reader (2003), Readings for Discoveries: A Collection of Short Essays (2006), and Hope over Hardship: A History of the Boston Home, 1881 - 2006 (2007).

 

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