The St. Martin's Handbook / Edition 7

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Overview

As a full text or reference, The St. Martin's Handbook has everything - from argument to research to writing for the Web - for the way writing is taught today.

  • Four new chapters on working with media
  • Integrated advice on computers and writing
  • Links to Web throughout the book
  • The most up-to-date advise on research and documentation
  • A new chapter on intellectual property and plagiarism
  • Three new chapters on argument and critical thinking
  • A new section on writing across the curriculum
  • A unique chapter on writing U.S.A. style
  • A new chapter on writing to the world
  • Unique tips on considering disabilities
  • A new chapter on collaboration
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Product Details

  • ISBN-13: 9780312602925
  • Publisher: Bedford/St. Martin's
  • Publication date: 2/11/2011
  • Edition description: Seventh Edition
  • Edition number: 7
  • Pages: 992
  • Sales rank: 104,596
  • Product dimensions: 5.80 (w) x 8.30 (h) x 1.40 (d)

Meet the Author

ANDREA A. LUNSFORD is Louise Hewlett Nixon Professor of English and director of the Program in Writing and Rhetoric at Stanford University and also teaches at the Bread Loaf School of English. A past chair of CCCC, she has won the major publication awards in both the CCCC and MLA. For Bedford/St. Martin's, she is also the author of Easy Writer (2010) and The Everyday Writer (2009); The Presence of Others (2008) and Everything's an Argument (2010) with John Ruszkiewicz; and Everything's an Argument with Readings (2010) with John Ruszkiewicz and Keith Walters.

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Table of Contents

PART ONE — The Art and Craft of Writing
1. Expectations for College Writing
2. Rhetorical Situations
3. Exploring, Planning, and Drafting
4. Reviewing, Revising, and Editing
5. Developing Paragraphs
6. Working with Others
 
PART TWO — Critical Thinking and Argument
7. Analyzing Arguments
8. Thinking Critically about Visuals
9. Constructing Arguments
 
PART THREE — Doing Research and Using Sources
10. Preparing for a Research Project
11. Conducting Research
12. Evaluating Sources and Taking Notes
13. Integrating Sources into Your Writing
14. Acknowledging Sources and Avoiding Plagiarism
15. Writing a Research Project
16. MLA Style
17.  APA Style
18. Chicago Style
19. CSE Style
 
PART FOUR — Print, Electronic, and Other Media
20. Electronic Communication
21. Document Design
22. Special Considerations of Web Texts
23. Oral and Multimedia Presentations
 
PART FIVE — Effective Language
24. Writing to the World
25. Language That Builds Common Ground
26. Language Variety
27. Word Choice
28. Dictionaries, Vocabulary, and Spelling
 
PART SIX — Sentence Grammar
29. Grammatical Sentences
30. Verbs
31. Subject-Verb Agreement
32. Pronouns
33. Adjectives and Adverbs
 
PART SEVEN — Sentence Clarity
34. Confusing Shifts
35. Parallelism
36. Comma Splices and Fused Sentences
37. Sentence Fragments
38. Modifier Placement
39. Consistent and Complete Structures
 
PART EIGHT — Sentence Style
40. Concise Writing
41. Coordination and Subordination
42. Sentence Variety
43. Memorable Prose
 
PART NINE — Punctuation
44. Commas
45. Semicolons
46. End Punctuation
47. Apostrophes
48. Quotation Marks
49. Other Punctuation Marks
 
PART TEN — Mechanics
50. Capital Letters
51. Abbreviations and Numbers
52. Italics
53. Hyphens
 
PART ELEVE — For Multilingual Writers
54. Writing in U.S. Academic Contexts
55. Clauses and Sentences
56. Nouns and Noun Phrases
57. Verbs and Verb Phrases
58. Prepositions and Prepositional Phrases
 
PART TWELVE — Academic and Professional Writing
59. Academic Work in Any Discipline
60. Writing for the Humanities
61. Writing for the Social Sciences
62. Writing for the Natural and Applied Sciences
63. Writing for Business
64. Essay Examinations
65. Portfolios

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    Writing excellence!

    This book is a work of excellence. I was first introduced to this book in college and since then my writing skills have flourished. This book helps in any subject, whether it is English, History, etc. I rate this book 5 stars!

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