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  • How To Write Crime Fictionby Sarah Williams

    Little, Brown Book Group 2015; US$ 12.99

    This book provides a comprehensive overview of all the different kinds of crime fiction, with examples from successful contemporary writers in each of the different genres, and clear explanations and exercises to help the beginning writer hone their craft, and discover the kind of crime fiction, the plots, the themes, the language, that work best... 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...

  • College and University Writing Essentialsby Robert Blake Truscott

    Research & Education Association 2012; US$ 3.99

    REA?s Essentials provide quick and easy access to critical information in a variety of different fields, ranging from the most basic to the most advanced. As its name implies, these concise, comprehensive study guides summarize the essentials of the field covered. Essentials are helpful when preparing for exams, doing homework and will remain a lasting... more...

  • Still Life with Rhetoricby Laurie E. Gries

    University Press of Colorado 2015; US$ 21.95

    In Still Life with Rhetoric , Laurie Gries forges connections among new materialism, actor network theory, and rhetoric to explore how images become rhetorically active in a digitally networked, global environment. Rather than study how an already-materialized ?visual text? functions within a specific context, Gries investigates how images often... more...

  • Transnational Writing Program Administrationby David S. Martins

    University Press of Colorado 2014; US$ 24.00

    While local conditions remain at the forefront of writing program administration, transnational activities are slowly and thoroughly shifting the questions we ask about writing curricula, the space and place in which writing happens, and the cultural and linguistic issues at the heart of the relationships forged in literacy work. Transnational Writing... more...

  • Assessing the Teaching of Writingby Amy E. Dayton

    University Press of Colorado 2015; US$ 19.95

    Although fraught with politics and other perils, teacher evaluation can contribute in important, positive ways to faculty development at both the individual and the departmental levels. Yet the logistics of creating a valid assessment are complicated. Inconsistent methods, rater bias, and overreliance on student evaluation forms have proven problematic.... more...