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One Hundred Great Essays (Penguin Academic Series)
     

One Hundred Great Essays (Penguin Academic Series)

by Robert DiYanni
 

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One Hundred Great Essays collects one-hundred of the most teachable and rewarding essays used in today's college composition class. The anthology combines classic, commonly taught essays with frequently anthologized contemporary essays by today's most highly regarded writers. The selections are broadly diverse in both subject matter and authorship.

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One Hundred Great Essays collects one-hundred of the most teachable and rewarding essays used in today's college composition class. The anthology combines classic, commonly taught essays with frequently anthologized contemporary essays by today's most highly regarded writers. The selections are broadly diverse in both subject matter and authorship. Essays have been selected as both models for good writing and useful springboards for student writing. An introductory section discusses the qualities of the essay form and offers instruction on how to read essays critically, and shows students how to use the writing process to develop their own essays

Product Details

ISBN-13:
9780321872630
Publisher:
Longman
Publication date:
11/09/2012
Pages:
648
Product dimensions:
5.50(w) x 8.40(h) x 1.00(d)

Meet the Author

Robert DiYanni is Adjunct Professor of Humanities at New York University. Dr. DiYanni, who holds a B.A. from Rutgers University and a Ph.D. from the City University of New York, has taught English and Humanitiesat at a variety of institutions including NYU, CUNY, and Harvard. He has written and edited many books for college students of writing, literature, and humanities.

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