Short Handbook for Writers / Edition 2

Short Handbook for Writers / Edition 2

by Gerald J. Schiffhorst, Donald Pharr
     
 

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ISBN-10: 0070920966

ISBN-13: 9780070920965

Pub. Date: 06/28/1997

Publisher: McGraw-Hill Companies, The

Concise,compact,and thoroughly contemporary,The Short Handbook for Writers focuses on students' primary writing concerns. Beginning with coverage of process oriented composition theory,this brief handbook covers all major areas (from invention to audience to voice to revision to discourse communities),presenting the instruction and examples within a culturally

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Concise,compact,and thoroughly contemporary,The Short Handbook for Writers focuses on students' primary writing concerns. Beginning with coverage of process oriented composition theory,this brief handbook covers all major areas (from invention to audience to voice to revision to discourse communities),presenting the instruction and examples within a culturally diversified setting. The reference component enables students to use the book to answer questions on their own,letting professors make better use of class time.

Product Details

ISBN-13:
9780070920965
Publisher:
McGraw-Hill Companies, The
Publication date:
06/28/1997
Edition description:
2ND SPIRAL
Product dimensions:
5.80(w) x 6.80(h) x 0.94(d)

Table of Contents

Preface
PART I: THE WRITING PROCESS
Chapter 1: Finding Something to Say
Chapter 2: Considering Your Context, Reader, and Role
Chapter 3: Drafting Your Essay
Chapter 4: Revising
Chapter 5: Writing Paragraphs
Chapter 6: Writing Effective Sentences
PART II: EDITING YOUR WRITING
Chapter 7: Editing for Punctuation and Mechanics
Chapter 8: Editing for Grammar
Chapter 9: Using Appropriate Diction
PART III: A PRACTICAL GUIDE TO WRITING
Chapter 10: The Research Paper
Chapter 11: Other Types of Writing
Chapter 12: Grammatical Definitions and ESL Concerns
Glossary of Terms
Glossary of Usage
Acknowledgments
Index

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