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Of bunsen burners, bones, and belles lettres : classic essays across the curriculum

Author: James D Lester, Sr.
Publisher: Lincolnwood, Ill., USA : NTC Pub. Group, ©1996.
Series: NTC's library of classic essays.
Edition/Format:   Print book : EnglishView all editions and formats
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Offering students examples of writing in the various disciplines, this collection of twenty-eight classic and contemporary essays is suitable for many composition courses. It illustrates the  Read more...

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Document Type: Book
All Authors / Contributors: James D Lester, Sr.
ISBN: 0844258822 9780844258829 0844258830 9780844258836
OCLC Number: 32469478
Description: viii, 229 pages ; 22 cm.
Contents: Classic Essays in the Humanities "Why I am an Agnostic," Clarence Darrow "The Patron and the Crocus," Virginia Woolf "Comedy's Greatest Era," James Agee "A Way of Writing," William Stafford "Tragedy and Common Man," Arthur Miller "To Impersonate, to Watch, and to Be Watched," Eric Bentley "Why a Surgeon Would Write," Richard Selzer Classic Essays in the Social Studies "Some Thoughts Concerning Education," John Locke from Conservation and Liberalism, Ralph Waldo Emerson "Hebraism and Hellenism," Matthew Arnold "The Shadow," Carl Jung "Grant and Lee: A Study in Contrasts," Bruce Catton "A Day in Samoa," Margaret Mead "The Yellow Bus," Lillian Ross Classic Essays in the Physical Sciences "The Method of Scientific Investigation," Thomas Henry Huxley "Touch and Sight: The Earth and the Heavens," Bertrand Russell "What Is the Theory of Relativity?" Albert Einstein "But Watch in the Night,' A Scientific Fable," James C. Rettie "The Moving Tides," Rachel Carson "The Bird and the Machine," Loren Eiseley "The Long Habit," Lewis Thomas "Pain Is Not the Ultimate Enemy," Norman Cousins Classic Essays in Business and Economics "Division of Labour," Adam Smith "Alienated labor," Karl Marx "The Gospel of Wealth," Andrew Carnegie "The Peter Principle," Laurence J. Peter and Raymond Hull "Why Women are Paid Less than Men," Lester C. Thurow "The Efficient Society," Jeremy Rifkin
Series Title: NTC's library of classic essays.
Responsibility: [edited by] James D. Lester.

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