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  • The English Languageby Jack Lynch

    Hackett Publishing Company, Inc. 2013; US$ 9.95

    This book provides a modern guide to English usage. Written in an enjoyable and readable tone, this will help students and writers understand the nature of the language, explaining the 'why' of the rules and what constitutes good grammar and style. more...

  • 5 Steps to a 5: Writing the AP English Essay 2016by Barbara L. Murphy; Estelle M. Rankin

    McGraw-Hill Education 2015; US$ 18.95

    Write a powerful AP English Essay exam with this straightforward, easy-to-follow study guide?updated for all the latest exam changes 5 Steps to a 5: Writing the AP English Essay features an effective, 5-step plan to guide your preparation program and help you build the skills, knowledge, and test-taking confidence you need to succeed. This... more...

  • The Fiction Writer's Guide to Dialogueby John Hough Jr.

    Allworth Press 2015; US$ 14.99

    Dialogue is often overlooked as a necessary and potent instrument in the novelist?s repertoire. A novel can rise or fall on the strength of its dialogue. Superb dialogue can make a superb novel. F. Scott Fitzgerald wrote, Action is character.? George V. Higgins said, Dialogue is character.? They were both right, because dialogue is action. It comprises... more...

  • Multilingual Writers and Writing Centersby Ben Rafoth

    University Press of Colorado 2014; US$ 10.99

    Multilingual writersoften graduate students with more content knowledge and broader cultural experience than a monolingual tutorunbalance the typical tutor/client relationship and pose a unique challenge for the writing center. Multilingual Writers and Writing Centers explores how directors and tutors can better prepare for the growing number of... more...

  • Securing a Place for Reading in Compositionby Ellen C. Carillo

    University Press of Colorado 2014; US$ 19.95

    Securing a Place for Reading in Composition addresses the dissonance between the need to prepare students to read, not just write, complex texts and the lack of recent scholarship on reading-writing connections. Author Ellen C. Carillo argues that including attention-to-reading practices is crucial for developing more comprehensive literacy pedagogies.... more...

  • Keywords in Writing Studiesby Paul Heilker; John Vandenbergh

    University Press of Colorado 2015; US$ 19.95

    Keywords in Writing Studies is an exploration of the principal ideas and ideals of an emerging academic field as they are constituted by its specialized vocabulary. A sequel to the 1996 work Keywords in Composition Studies , this new volume traces the evolution of the field?s lexicon, taking into account the wide variety of theoretical, educational,... more...

  • Transicionesby Todd Ruecker

    University Press of Colorado 2015; US$ 19.95

    Transiciones is a thorough ethnography of seven Latino students in transition between high school and community college or university. Data gathered over two years of interviews with the students, their high school English teachers, and their writing teachers and administrators at postsecondary institutions reveal a rich picture of the conflicted... more...

  • The Prosody Handbookby Robert Beum; Karl Shapiro

    Dover Publications 2012; US$ 9.95

    Written by two major American poets, this guide to versification is immensely useful for anyone interested in poetry or in general poetic structure. Its systematic study of meter, tempo, rhyme, and other components of verse incorporates countless vivid illustrative examples. Concise and informal, The Prosody Handbook progresses from the smaller... more...

  • On the Art of Writingby Sir Arthur Quiller-Couch

    Dover Publications 2013; US$ 9.95

    "The art of writing is a living business," declares Sir Arthur Quiller-Couch in the Preface to this classic. "Literature is not a mere science, to be studied; but an art, to be practiced. Great as is our own literature, we must consider it as a legacy to be improved . . . if we persist in striving to write well, we can easily resign to other nations... more...

  • College & University Writing Super Review - 2nd Ed.by Robert Blake Truscott; Editors of REA

    Research & Education Association 2012; US$ 9.95

    REA's College & University Writing Super Review Get all you need to know with Super Reviews! 2nd Edition REA's College & University Writing Super Review contains an in-depth review that fully explains everything high school and college students need to know about the subject. Written in an easy-to-read format, this study guide is an excellent... more...