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Across cultures : a reader for writers

Author: Sheena Gillespie; Robert Becker
Publisher: New York : Pearson Longman, ©2005.
Edition/Format:   Print book : English : 6th edView all editions and formats
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Genre/Form: Problems and exercises
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Document Type: Book
All Authors / Contributors: Sheena Gillespie; Robert Becker
ISBN: 0321213181 9780321213181
OCLC Number: 55220152
Notes: Revised edition of: Across cultures / Sheena Gillespie, Robert Singleton. 5th ed. 2001.
Includes index.
Description: xxviii, 543 pages : illustrations ; 23 cm
Contents: Rhetorical Contents. Preface for the Teacher. Preface for the Student. 1. Writing, The "Writing Process," and You. 2. Family and Community. Luke 10: 29 - 37, The Good Samaritan.Tom Montgomery-Fate, In Search of Balance.Dana Wehle, We Kissed the Tomato and Then the Sky.Steven Tesich, Focusing on Friends.Maxine Hong Kingston, from White Tigers.Amy Tan, Mother Tongue. Mahwash Shoaib, Treasures.Shirley Geok-lin Lim, Two Lives.Lewis (Johnson) Sawaquat, For My Indian Daughter.Danit Wehle, Noah.Emma Wunsch, Learning to Fly.Literacy Narratives. Sherman Alexie, The Joys of Reading and Writing: Superman and Me.Susan G. Madera, One Voice.3. Gender Issues. Chinese Folktales, Women.Greek Legend, Apollo and Daphne.Paul Theroux, The Male Myth.Rose del Castillo Guibault, Americanization Is Tough on "Macho."Jerry Rockwood, Life Intrudes.Bruce Weber, The Unromantic Generation.Barbara Dafoe Whitehead, Women and the Future of Fatherhood.Dorsett Bennett, I, Too, Am a Good Parent.Dennis Altman, Why Are Gay Men So Feared?Anna Quindlen, Gay.Jason Barrone, The Gravity of Mark Beuhrle.Leslie Norris, Blackberries.4. Education. Crow Legend, The Creation of the Crow World.Deborah Tannen, Gender in the Classroom.James Baldwin, If Black English Isn't a Language, Then Tell Me, What Is?Chang-Rae Lee, Mute in an English Only World.Jose Torres, A Letter to a Child Like Me.Roland Jorif, Thinking.Tom Montgomery-Fate, The Rain Makes the Roof Sing.Toni Cade Bambara, The Lesson.Doris Viloria, The Mistress of Make Believe.Isabel L. Pipolo, Learning to Teach.Literary Narratives. Paule Marshall, from Poets in the Kitchen.Vincent Cremona, My Pen Writes in Blue and White.5. Work. Genesis 3: 1-9, The Fall.Chief Smohalla as told by Herbert J. Spinden, My Young Men Shall Never Work.Gary Soto, Black Hair.Ellen Ullman, Getting Close to the Mountain.Barbara Ehrenreich, Warning: This Is a Rights-Free Workplace.R.K. Narayan, Forty-five a Month.Lalita Gandbhir, Free and Equal.Micheal Gnolfo, A View of Affirmative Action in the Workplace.6. Traditions. African Legend, In the Beginning: Bantu Creation Story. QuicheMayan Legend.QuicheMayan Creation Story.John King Fairbank, Footbinding.Native American Myth, The Algonquin Cinderella.Toni Morrison, Cinderella's Stepsisters.N. Scott Momaday, The Way to Rainy Mountain.Yael Yarami, Seven Days of Mourning.Salman Rushdie, from Imaginary Homelands. Shirley Jackson, The Lottery.Mark Fineman, Stone-Throwing in India: An Annual Bash. 7. Cultural Encounters. Senegalese Myth, The Falsehood of Truth.Jewish Folktale as told by Moses Gaster, The Wise Rogue.Jay Ford, 20/20 Hindsight. Jim Fuscilli, Becoming an American, by Degrees.Garrett Hongo, Fraternity.Taneisha Grant, To Speak Patios.Linda Stanley, Passion and the Dream.Brent Staples, Black Men and Public Spaces.Michael T. Kaufman, Of My Friend Hector and My Achilles Heel.Tim OBrien, The Man I Killed.Literacy Narratives. Gloria Naylor, What's in a Name?Kenneth Woo, Kongish.8. Choices. Swahili Folktale, The Wise Daughter.Amanda Stellman, Flowers. Hana Wehle, Janushinka.Joseph Steffan, Honor Bound.Pete Hamill, Winning Isn't Everything.Richard Rodriguez, To the Border.Marcus Mabry, Living in Two World.Ramon "Tianguis" Perez, The Fender-Bender.Scott Russell Sanders, Homeplace.Gabriel Garcia Marquez, One of These Days.Yamit Nassiri, Flight by Night.9. Popular Culture. Anne Norton, The Signs of Shopping.Kathleen Carlin, You Are What You Wear.Robyn Meredith, Big Mall's Curfew Raises Questions of Rights and Bias.Sylvester Monroe, Hollywood: The Dark Side.Benjamin DeMott, Class Struggle in Hollywood.Stephen King, Why we Crave Horror Movies.Jay Ford, What Is Hip-Hop?Emma Wunsch, Closer to Fine: My Parent's Music and Mine.Robert Scholes, On Reading a Video Text.Barry Peters, Arnies Test Day.Rhetorical And Cultural Glossary. Geographical Index.
Responsibility: Sheena Gillespie, Robert Becker.

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