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Everyday Writer - Text Only

Everyday Writer - Text Only - 3rd edition

ISBN13: 978-0312413286

Cover of Everyday Writer - Text Only 3RD 05 (ISBN 978-0312413286)
ISBN13: 978-0312413286
ISBN10: 0312413289
Cover type: Spiral
Edition/Copyright: 3RD 05
Publisher: Bedford Books
Published: 2005
International: No

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Everyday Writer - Text Only - 3RD 05 edition

ISBN13: 978-0312413286

Andrea A. Lunsford

ISBN13: 978-0312413286
ISBN10: 0312413289
Cover type: Spiral
Edition/Copyright: 3RD 05
Publisher: Bedford Books

Published: 2005
International: No
Summary

The Lunsford difference. Informed by her teaching, her travels, and her research -- including her groundbreaking research on the 20 most common errors -- Andrea Lunsford's handbooks reflect her unflagging commitment to students.

More argument coverage than any other brief handbook. The author of the best-selling argument text Everything's an Argument, Lunsford provides the most comprehensive advice about analyzing and composing both verbal and visual arguments.

A handbook for the digital age. Building on her research into how technologies change the way writing is done, Lunsford pays special attention to the electronic texts students are composing, the tools they are using, and the ways they are using them.

Empowering advice about language. Six chapters on language cover everything from language variety and the use of language to build common ground to effective communication across cultures.

Unique attention to style. As always, the focus is on good writing in addition to correctness. Style boxes throughout the book help writers make stylistic choices; E-Style boxes offer style tips for working online.

Thorough guidance for multilingual writers. Advice for ESL students in tips boxes throughout the book and in a comprehensive separate tabbed section address speakers of 19 different languages. A new chapter on U.S. Academic Conventions gives writers insight into American academic expectations.