Laurie Kirszner and Stephen Mandell, authors with thirty years of experience teaching college writing, know what works in the classroom and have a knack for picking just the right readings. In "Patterns for College Writing," they provide students with exemplary rhetorical models and instructors with class-tested selections that balance classic and ...Read MoreLaurie Kirszner and Stephen Mandell, authors with thirty years of experience teaching college writing, know what works in the classroom and have a knack for picking just the right readings. In "Patterns for College Writing," they provide students with exemplary rhetorical models and instructors with class-tested selections that balance classic and contemporary essays. Along with more examples of student writing than any other reader, "Patterns" has the most comprehensive coverage of active reading, research, and the writing process, with a five-chapter mini-rhetoric; the clearest explanations of the patterns of development; the most thorough apparatus of any rhetorical reader; and the most comprehensive coverage of argumentative writing--all reasons why "Patterns for College Writing" is the best-selling reader in the country. And the new edition includes exciting new readings, images, and debate and casebook topics. "Patterns "is now available as a Bedford e-Book to Go and in a variety of formats that can be downloaded to a computer, tablet, or e-reader. And now with the new edition, you can meet students where they are: online. Our newest set of online materials, LaunchPad Solo, provides all the key tools and course-specific content that you need to teach your class. Get all our great course-specific materials in one fully customizable space online; then assign and mix our resources with yours. To package LaunchPad Solo free with "Patterns for College Writing, "use ISBN 978-1-319-01312-7.Read Less
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Helpful resource for writing class that I am to teach this fall.
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Feb 26, 2009
Best handbook for essay's
I encourage everyone to read this book for a source of information and learning when writing essay's. It was highly helpful and easy to understand.
Jul 10, 2008
Patterns for College Writing: A Rhetorical Reader
Patterns for College Writing is a useful, accurate, and honest look at writing. The text is replete with explanations and examples that introduce the various types of writing that one will use not only in college but in high school as well. The text is easy to comprehend and apply to your own writing. Following each section are questions that reinforce each type of writing presented, which insures that you understand the main idea of each section. This book is an A++ book.
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