Longman Writer's Bible: The Complete Guide to Writing, Research, and Grammarby Chris Anson, Robert A. Schwegler
Pub. Date: 06/01/2005
Publisher: Longman Publishing Group
This handy and useful guide offers advice in the areas writers most frequently need help: research writing, documentation, the writing process, grammar, punctuation and mechanics. Anson, Schwegler and Muth encourage writers to adjust their writing style according to the needs of their audience and place an emphasis on practical strategies that you can employ immediately in your work. Their unique "Read/Recognize/Revise" approach to grammar demonstrates how to identify errors and provides strategies for avoiding these errors in your own writing.A complete section of the book offers thorough coverage of how to do research, both in the library and online. Readers will find documentation of all of the important documentary styles-MLA, APA, CMS and CSE-all of which provide the most up-to-date guidelines for citing online sources.
Author Biography: Chris M. Anson is professor of English and director of the Campus Writing and Speaking Program at North Carolina State University. Robert A. Schwegler is professor of writing and rhetoric in the College Writing Program at the University of Rhode Island. Marcia F. Muth teaches writing workshops for graduate students through the School of Education at the University of Colorado at Denver.
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