Launchpad Solo Do assignments, take quizzes, prepare for exams and more, to help you achieve success in class. . Used Good Condition, Text appears to have very minor markings. A former director of The Blue Hills Writing Institute at Curry College, Atwan has published essays, reviews, and critical articles in the New York Times, the Los Angeles Times, The Atlantic Monthly, Iowa Review, Denver Quarterly, Kenyon Review, River Teeth, Creative Nonfiction, and many other publications. Get inspired to become a great academic writer with the engaging essays in Writer's Presence.
A flexible arrangement and minimal apparatus fits nearly any approach to teaching writing. The spine may show signs of wear. Each selection showcases a writer's unique voice to demonstrate how writers present themselves through their work and to provide students with models they can use to develop their own voices. Functional strategies designed for you in personal writing, expository writing, and argumentative writing help sharpen your ability to put your own voice and imagination onto the page. About this Item: Condition: Good.
Now with six annotated student essays and introductions to strategies for critical reading and writing in different essay genres, The Writers Presence gives students more support than ever to think critically and develop their own voices. A joint effort by Best American Essays series editor Robert Atwan and veteran writing teacher and former 4Cs chair Donald McQuade, the new edition of The Writers Presence collects teachable readings by great writers, showcasing distinctive voices and clear points of view on a broad range of engaging topics. With selections that span communities, time periods, levels of difficulty, and fields of study, The Writers Presence shines a spotlight foremost on writers who establish a strong presence. The result is a blend of classic pieces by figures such as James Baldwin, Annie Dillard, and Amy Tan and fresh pieces by rising stars such as Silas Hansen, Ariel Levy, and Brian Doyle, with many essays accompanied by writers commentaries on their work. Argumentative Writing: Contending with Issues What Is Argumentative Writing? The essays here address topics students care about, from race in America to transgender identity, with careful attention to voice, tone, and figurative language.
Expository Writing: Shaping Information What Is Expository Writing? Pages can include limited notes and highlighting, and the copy can include previous owner inscriptions. After nearly a decade as Vice Chancellor for University Relations, he recently returned to teaching, research, and writing full-time. Pages can include considerable notes-in pen or highlighter-but the notes cannot obscure the text. He has coedited with Jon Roberts Left, Right, and Center: Voices from Across the Political Spectrum 1996 and is editor of America Now 2017. May contain highlighting, handwriting or underlining through out the book.
Cover has medium wear, including edge and corner wear with tape on spine and corners to keep from splitting. At ThriftBooks, our motto is: Read More, Spend Less. Please contact the content providers to delete copyright contents if any and email us, we'll remove relevant links or contents immediately. The result is a blend of classic pieces by favorites like James Baldwin, Annie Dillard, and Amy Tan, and fresh pieces by rising stars like Dinaw Mengestu, Jonathan Safran Foer, and Azar Nafisi. Writer's Help Search for help with your writing, quiz yourself to improve your grammar, and check out sample papers to help you learn more and improve your writing. Every item ships the same or next business day with tracking number emailed to you. Get inspired to become a great academic writer with the engaging essays in Writer's Presence.
Together the selections represent different communities, time periods, levels of difficulty, and fields of study, with topics that intersect in intriguing and nuanced ways, giving students the opportunity to think critically and develop their own voices. Focused on topics you're most interested in, with meticulous attention to voice, tone, and figurative language, classic authors are brought together with modern writers to demonstrate masterful writing. Our newest set of online materials, LaunchPad Solo, provides all the key tools and course-specific content that you need to teach your class. Launchpad Get the e-book, do assignments, take quizzes, prepare for exams and more, to help you achieve success in class. Arranged alphabetically by author and by five types of writing informal, personal, expository, and argumentative writing, as well as short fiction and with minimal apparatus, the readings allow instructors to be flexible and allow the writing to speak for itself. Personal Writing: Exploring Our Own Lives What is Personal Writing? A copy that has been read, but remains in clean condition. The Writer at Work, Joyce Carol Oates, Smooth Talk:? E-book Read online or offline with all the highlighting and notetaking tools you need to be successful in this course.
Pictures of this item not already displayed here available upon request. And now with the new edition, you can meet students where they are: online. Binding is tight and pages are nice and crisp. All pages are intact, and the cover is intact. Get all our great course-specific materials in one fully customizable space online; then assign and mix our resources with yours. White, Once More to the Lake classic The Writer at Work: E.
Essays that teach and inspire, curated by Atwan and McQuade. Classic authors like Langston Hughes and George Orwell join rising stars like Roxane Gay and Eula Biss for a grand tour of masterful writing. Robert Atwan Robert Atwan is the series editor of the annual Best American Essays, which he founded in 1985. An e-book option offers even greater flexibility and convenience. With so many exceptional readings and so many ways to teach them, the possibilities are endless.
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