Picturing Texts

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Redefining composition to include conscious attention to images and design, Picturing Texts is the first writing textbook to show students how to compose visual texts as well as how to read them.
Both reader and rhetoric, it combines 40 readings and more than 200 images with instruction on how to think rhetorically about both words and images. Students who write on computers are able to add visuals to their ...

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Overview

Redefining composition to include conscious attention to images and design, Picturing Texts is the first writing textbook to show students how to compose visual texts as well as how to read them.
Both reader and rhetoric, it combines 40 readings and more than 200 images with instruction on how to think rhetorically about both words and images. Students who write on computers are able to add visuals to their texts and to design what they write—Picturing Texts will teach them how.

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Product Details

  • ISBN-13: 9780393979121
  • Publisher: Norton, W. W. & Company, Inc.
  • Publication date: 1/28/2004
  • Edition description: New Edition
  • Edition number: 1
  • Pages: 640
  • Sales rank: 446,748
  • Product dimensions: 8.60 (w) x 7.70 (h) x 0.80 (d)

Meet the Author

Lester Faigley (University of Texas, Austin), 1996 chair of CCCC and winner of the 1992 MLA Shaughnessy Prize, is known for his scholarship about visual discourse and electronic technologies.

Diana George (Michigan Technological University), winner of the 1998 Braddock Award and author of the cultural studies textbook Reading Culture, regularly writes and gives workshops about bringing visual work into composition classrooms.

Anna Palchik, an award-winning book designer with a background in art education and fine arts, has been designing composition books for more than twenty-five years.

Cynthia Selfe (Michigan Technological University), 1998 chair of CCCC and winner of the 1996 EDUCOM Medal for Innovative Teaching with Technology, is known for her work on writing in electronic environments.

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