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100 ways to improve your writing

Author: Gary Provost
Publisher: New York : Mentor, 1985
Edition/Format:   Print book : EnglishView all editions and formats
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This collection of essays brings together Elbow's theories on teaching writing techniques with less emphasis on grammar. The volume includes sections on voice, the experience of writing, teaching,  Read more...

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Document Type: Book
All Authors / Contributors: Gary Provost
ISBN: 0195104161 9780195104165
OCLC Number: 477129446
Description: xvi, 158 s
Contents: Introduction ; Part I: Premises and Foundations ; 1. Illiteracy at Oxford and Harvard: Reflections on the Inability to Write ; 2. A Map of Writing in Terms of Audience and Response; The Uses of Binary Thinking ; Part II: The Generative Dimension ; 4. Freewriting and the Problem of Wheat and Tares ; 5. Closing My Eyes as I Speak: An Argument for Ignoring Audience ; 6. Toward a Phenomenology of Freewriting ; Part III: Speech, Writing, and Voice ; Part III: Speech, Writing, and Voice ; 7. The Shifting Relationships Between Speech and Writing ; 8. Voice in Literature ; 9. Silence: A Collage ; 10. What Is Voice in Writing? ; Part IV: Discourses ; 11. Reflections on Academic Discourse: How It Relates to Freshmen and Colleagues ; 12. In Defense of Private Writing ; 13. The War Between Reading and Writing - and How to End It ; 14. Your Cheatin' Art: A Collage ; Part V: Teaching ; 15. Inviting the Mother Tongue: Beyond "Mistakes", "Bad English," and Wrong Language" ; 16. High Stakes and Low Stakes in Assigning and Responding to Writing ; 17. Breathing Life into the Text ; 18. Using the Collage for Collaborative Writing ; 19. Getting Along Without Grades - and Getting Along With Them Too ; 20. Starting the Portfolio Experiment at SUNY Stony Brook Pat Belanoff, co-author ; 21. Writing an Assessment in the Twenty-First Century: A Utopian View

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This volume belongs in the library of everyone who teaches or studies composition theory.... This collection,...drawn from three decades of musings and reflections, demands the attention of anyone Read more...

 
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