The Working Writer / Edition 3

The Working Writer / Edition 3

by Toby Fulwiler
     
 

ISBN-10: 0130289124

ISBN-13: 9780130289124

Pub. Date: 07/28/2001

Publisher: Prentice Hall Professional Technical Reference

Written in a friendly writer-to-writer tone, this brief, no-nonsense, non-threatening, process-oriented rhetoric helps users improve their writing abilities by showing them that writing well is a matter of making wise choices rather than following formulaic rules. Features an abundance of writing samples that illustrate each step of the writing process…  See more details below

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Written in a friendly writer-to-writer tone, this brief, no-nonsense, non-threatening, process-oriented rhetoric helps users improve their writing abilities by showing them that writing well is a matter of making wise choices rather than following formulaic rules. Features an abundance of writing samples that illustrate each step of the writing process, and interviews with those involved in learning the writing process. Covers rhetorical issues of audience, purpose and voice as well as strategies for starting, researching (field, library, and Internet), revising, editing, and publishing writing—with detailed information on six types of essays. Provides current documentation guidelines. For anyone interested in improving their writing skills.

Product Details

ISBN-13:
9780130289124
Publisher:
Prentice Hall Professional Technical Reference
Publication date:
07/28/2001
Edition description:
Older Edition
Pages:
408
Product dimensions:
7.09(w) x 9.06(h) x (d)

Table of Contents

Prefacevii
Part 1The Elements of Composition1
1College Writing3
2College Reading11
3College Journals23
4The Elements of Composition35
5The Working Writer47
6Sharing and Responding57
7Strategies for Starting65
Part 2Writing Essays71
8Recounting Experience73
9Exploring Identity87
10Profiling People101
11Explaining Things115
12Arguing For and Against127
13Interpreting Texts145
14Reflecting On the World159
Part 3Conducting Research169
15Strategies for Research171
16Conducting Field Research183
17Conducting Library Research191
18Conducting Internet Research203
19Working with Sources209
20Evaluating Research Sources223
21Research Essays: A Sampler229
Part 4Revising and Editing253
22Strategies for Revision255
23Focused Revision263
24Creative Nonfiction275
25Openings and Closings287
26Working Paragraphs297
27Working Sentences305
28Portfolios and Publishing315
Writer References329
1MLA Documentation Guidelines331
2APA Documentation Guidelines353
3Writing Letters and Resumes365
4Writing Essay Examinations373
5A Brief Guide to Punctuation379
Index385

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