BN.com Gift Guide

The Dolphin Reader / Edition 3

Paperback (Print)
Used and New from Other Sellers
Used and New from Other Sellers
from $1.99
Usually ships in 1-2 business days
(Save 93%)
Other sellers (Paperback)
  • All (5) from $1.99   
  • Used (5) from $1.99   
Close
Sort by
Page 1 of 1
Showing All
Note: Marketplace items are not eligible for any BN.com coupons and promotions
$1.99
Seller since 2005

Feedback rating:

(1137)

Condition:

New — never opened or used in original packaging.

Like New — packaging may have been opened. A "Like New" item is suitable to give as a gift.

Very Good — may have minor signs of wear on packaging but item works perfectly and has no damage.

Good — item is in good condition but packaging may have signs of shelf wear/aging or torn packaging. All specific defects should be noted in the Comments section associated with each item.

Acceptable — item is in working order but may show signs of wear such as scratches or torn packaging. All specific defects should be noted in the Comments section associated with each item.

Used — An item that has been opened and may show signs of wear. All specific defects should be noted in the Comments section associated with each item.

Refurbished — A used item that has been renewed or updated and verified to be in proper working condition. Not necessarily completed by the original manufacturer.

Good
1993 Paperback Good Some highlighting.

Ships from: Ventura, CA

Usually ships in 1-2 business days

  • Canadian
  • International
  • Standard, 48 States
  • Standard (AK, HI)
  • Express, 48 States
  • Express (AK, HI)
$1.99
Seller since 2005

Feedback rating:

(21918)

Condition: Good
1993-01-01 Trade Paperback 3rd ed. Good Glued binding. 778 p.

Ships from: Sparks, NV

Usually ships in 1-2 business days

  • Canadian
  • International
  • Standard, 48 States
  • Standard (AK, HI)
  • Express, 48 States
  • Express (AK, HI)
$1.99
Seller since 2009

Feedback rating:

(10997)

Condition: Acceptable
A tradition of southern quality and service. All books guaranteed at the Atlanta Book Company. Our mailers are 100% recyclable.

Ships from: Atlanta, GA

Usually ships in 1-2 business days

  • Canadian
  • International
  • Standard, 48 States
  • Standard (AK, HI)
  • Express, 48 States
  • Express (AK, HI)
$1.99
Seller since 2010

Feedback rating:

(5676)

Condition: Good
This book has a light amount of wear to the pages, cover and binding. Blue Cloud Books ??? Hot deals from the land of the sun.

Ships from: Phoenix, AZ

Usually ships in 1-2 business days

  • Canadian
  • International
  • Standard, 48 States
  • Standard (AK, HI)
  • Express, 48 States
  • Express (AK, HI)
$5.95
Seller since 2008

Feedback rating:

(179)

Condition: Good
1993 Hardcover Good

Ships from: Springfield, MO

Usually ships in 1-2 business days

  • Canadian
  • International
  • Standard, 48 States
  • Standard (AK, HI)
  • Express, 48 States
  • Express (AK, HI)
Page 1 of 1
Showing All
Close
Sort by

Overview

When this flagship thematic reader first appeared in the 1980s, instructors appreciated its rigorous approach and challenging essays. This revision harks back to the classic Dolphin Reader, with its timeless selections, lengthier readings, and streamlined apparatus.

Compiled by a longtime freshman composition coordinator and current director of a writing-across-the-curriculum program, The Dolphin Reader is designed to engage students and provide instructors with flexibility and variety. The 87 carefully selected readings are arranged in thematic units that prepare students to face some of the central questions in a wide range of academic disciplines.

  • Assignments and paper topics guide students to write in various styles, from autobiographical to historical, while helping them make connections and comparisons among essays.
  • A unit of four nonfiction masterpieces includes Lytton Strachey's "Florence Nightengale" and Joan Didion's "Slouching Toward Bethlehem." These renowned longer selections are not available in comparable readers, and they give students an opportunity not only to read some of the finest prose of the last century, but also to apply insights drawn from several of the thematic units to a longer work.
  • The Instructor's Resource Manual has hundreds of questions for discussion and writing; lesson plans and reading quizzes for each unit; and summaries, lesson plans, and style exercises for every selection.

Read More Show Less

Product Details

  • ISBN-13: 9780395432136
  • Publisher: CENGAGE Learning
  • Publication date: 11/1/1992
  • Edition description: Older Edition
  • Edition number: 3
  • Pages: 778

Table of Contents

Contents
  • 1. Some Ways of Knowing
    Adrienne Rich, Claiming an Education
    Samuel Scudder, Learning to See
    Carol Bly, Growing Up Expressive
    Jacob Bronowski, The Creative Mind
    William G. Perry, Jr., Examsmanship and the Liberal Arts
    Vincent G. Dethier, Extracting Information from a Fly
    Linda Hogan, Hearing Voices
    William L. Rodman, When Questions Are Answers
    • 2. Some Reasons for Writing
      George Orwell, Why I Write
      David Bradley, The Faith
      Richard Rodriguez, Mr. Secrets
      Adrienne Rich, When We Dead Awaken: Writing as Re-Vision
      George Orwell, Politics and the English Language
      Joan Didion, Why I Write
      • 3. Community
        Scott Russell Sanders, The Common Life
        Robert Putnam, Bowling Alone: America's Declining Social Capital
        Katha Pollitt, For Whom the Ball Rolls
        H.D.F. Kitto, The Polis
        James Baldwin, Fifth Avenue, Uptown: A Letter from Harlem
        Jane Jacobs, The Uses of Sidewalks
        Susan Glaspell, Trifles (drama)
        • 4. Femininity and Masculinity
          Susan Brownmiller, Femininity
          Annie Dillard, Samson in Chains
          Tom Wolfe, The Right Stuff
          Katha Pollitt, The Smurfette Principle
          Jan Morris, To Everest
          Noel Perrin, The Androgynous Man
          JoAnn Wypijewski, A Boy's Life
          Gloria Steinem, Sex, Lies, and Advertising
          John Steinbeck, The Chrysanthemums (fiction)
          • 5. What's So Bad About Being Poor?
            Charles Murray, What's So Bad About Being Poor?
            GarySoto, Black Hair
            E.M. Forster, My Wood
            John Kenneth Galbraith, How to Get the Poor Off Our Conscience
            Clarence Darrow, Address to the Prisoners in Cook County Jail
            Sallie Tisdale, Good Soldiers
            Lars Eighner, On Dumpster Diving
            Alice Walker, Everyday Use (fiction)
            • 6. On the Job
              Dorothy L. Sayers, Living to Work
              Studs Terkel, Two Prefaces from Working
              Carol Bly, Getting Tired
              Sue Hubbell, Beekeeper
              Paul Roberts, Virtual Grub Street
              Perri Klass, Learning the Language
              William Carlos Williams, Jean Biecke (fiction)
              • 7. Faith and Practice
                E.M. Forster, What I Believe
                Patricia Nelson Limerick, Believing in the American West
                Huston Smith, The Straight Path of Islam
                Robert Kegan, The Mitzvah of Kaporis
                Martin Luther King, Jr., Letter from Birmingham Jail
                Flannery O'Connor, Revelation (fiction)
                • 8. Progress and Its Price
                  Daniel Boorstin, Technology and Democracy
                  Alice Bloom, On a Greek Holiday
                  C.S. Lewis, The Abolition of Man
                  Barbara Ehrenreich, Spudding Out
                  Randall Jarrell, A Sad Heart at the Supermarket
                  E.M. Forster, The Machine Stops (fiction)
                  • 9. Their Lives and Times
                    Lytton Strachey, Florence Nightingale
                    Joan Didion, Slouching Toward Bethlehem
                    Roger Angell, In the Country
                    Katherine Boo, After Welfare
Read More Show Less

Customer Reviews

Be the first to write a review
( 0 )
Rating Distribution

5 Star

(0)

4 Star

(0)

3 Star

(0)

2 Star

(0)

1 Star

(0)

Your Rating:

Your Name: Create a Pen Name or

Barnes & Noble.com Review Rules

Our reader reviews allow you to share your comments on titles you liked, or didn't, with others. By submitting an online review, you are representing to Barnes & Noble.com that all information contained in your review is original and accurate in all respects, and that the submission of such content by you and the posting of such content by Barnes & Noble.com does not and will not violate the rights of any third party. Please follow the rules below to help ensure that your review can be posted.

Reviews by Our Customers Under the Age of 13

We highly value and respect everyone's opinion concerning the titles we offer. However, we cannot allow persons under the age of 13 to have accounts at BN.com or to post customer reviews. Please see our Terms of Use for more details.

What to exclude from your review:

Please do not write about reviews, commentary, or information posted on the product page. If you see any errors in the information on the product page, please send us an email.

Reviews should not contain any of the following:

  • - HTML tags, profanity, obscenities, vulgarities, or comments that defame anyone
  • - Time-sensitive information such as tour dates, signings, lectures, etc.
  • - Single-word reviews. Other people will read your review to discover why you liked or didn't like the title. Be descriptive.
  • - Comments focusing on the author or that may ruin the ending for others
  • - Phone numbers, addresses, URLs
  • - Pricing and availability information or alternative ordering information
  • - Advertisements or commercial solicitation

Reminder:

  • - By submitting a review, you grant to Barnes & Noble.com and its sublicensees the royalty-free, perpetual, irrevocable right and license to use the review in accordance with the Barnes & Noble.com Terms of Use.
  • - Barnes & Noble.com reserves the right not to post any review -- particularly those that do not follow the terms and conditions of these Rules. Barnes & Noble.com also reserves the right to remove any review at any time without notice.
  • - See Terms of Use for other conditions and disclaimers.
Search for Products You'd Like to Recommend

Recommend other products that relate to your review. Just search for them below and share!

Create a Pen Name

Your Pen Name is your unique identity on BN.com. It will appear on the reviews you write and other website activities. Your Pen Name cannot be edited, changed or deleted once submitted.

 
Your Pen Name can be any combination of alphanumeric characters (plus - and _), and must be at least two characters long.

Continue Anonymously

    If you find inappropriate content, please report it to Barnes & Noble
    Why is this product inappropriate?
    Comments (optional)