For one- or two-semester, first-year composition - rhetoric courses.
Clear, step-by-step writing instruction and ample apparatus help reveal the connection between reading and writing, while helping readers discover strategies that work for them.
Bringing together equal parts product and process, Revel ™ The Longman Writer stresses the connection between reading and writing with an emphasis on helping readers discover what works best for them. Highly flexible, this learning resource is designed to fit a wide range of learning styles. A supportive, conversational tone inspires readers’ confidence, while numerous activities and writing assignments develop awareness of rhetorical choices and encourage readers to explore a range of composing strategies.
The Longman Writer includes everything that readers need for a first-year composition course: a comprehensive rhetoric, including chapters on each stage of the writing process and discussions of the essay exam and literary paper; a reader with professional selections and student essays integrated into the rhetoric; a research guide, with information on writing and properly documenting a research paper, including up-to-date guidelines based on the eighth edition of the MLA Handbook; and a concise, easy-to-use handbook. The 10th Edition has been fully updated to provide helpful advice on academic writing, critical reading and thinking, and the recursive stages of the writing process, along with more in-depth coverage of the research process and new examples of student writing.
Revel is Pearson’s newest way of delivering our respected content. Fully digital and highly engaging, Revel replaces the textbook and gives students everything they need for the course. Informed by extensive research on how people read, think, and learn, Revel is an interactive learning environment that enables students to read, practice, and study in one continuous experience–for less than the cost of a traditional textbook.
This product is a part of the Revel Plus One program and includes access to Nadell/Langan/Coxwell-Teague, The Longman Writer and Faigley, The Writer’s Handbook within a single Revel course.
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About the Author
Judith Nadell was Associate Professor of Communication at Rowan University (New Jersey). During her eighteen years at Rowan, she coordinated the introductory course in the Freshman Writing Sequence and served as Director of the Writing Lab. A Phi Beta Kappa graduate of Tufts University, she received a doctorate from Columbia University. With a special commitment to grassroots literacy, she founded and designed an adult literacy program, a children’s reading enrichment initiative, and a family literacy project. She is the author of Becoming a Read-Aloud Coach and Vocabulary Basics (both Townsend Press); the creator of The King School Series (also Townsend Press); the co-author of Doing Well in College (McGraw-Hill), The Longman Reader and The Longman Writer. The recipient of a New Jersey award for excellence in teaching writing, Judith Nadell lives with her co-author husband, John Langan, near Philadelphia.
John Langan taught reading and writing at Atlantic Cape Community College near Atlantic City, New Jersey, for more than twenty-five years. Before teaching, he graduated magna cum laude from LaSalle University and earned advanced degrees in writing at Rutgers University and in reading at Rowan University. Coauthor of The Longman Reader and author of a series of college textbooks on both reading and writing, he has published widely with McGraw-Hill Book Company, Townsend Press, and Longman. Through Townsend Press, his educational publishing company, he has developed the nonprofit “Townsend Library”—a collection of more than a hundred new and classic stories that appeal to readers of any age.
Table of Contents
I. The Reading Process
1. Becoming a Critical Reader and Thinker
II. The Writing Process
2. Getting Started Through Prewriting
3. Identifying a Thesis
4. Supporting the Thesis with Evidence
5. Organizing the Evidence
6. Writing the Paragraphs in the First Draft
7. Revising Overall Meaning, Structure, and Paragraph Development
8. Revising Sentences and Words
9. Editing and Proofreading
III. Patterns of Development
14. Process Analysis
IV. The Research Essay
19. Locating, Critically Evaluating, Analyzing, and Synthesizing Research Sources
20. Writing the Research Essay
V. The Literary Essay and Essay Exam
21. Writing About Literature
22. Writing Essay Exams
VI. A Concise Handbook