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Community of Writers

Community of Writers - 3rd edition

Community of Writers - 3rd edition

ISBN13: 9780073031811

ISBN10: 007303181X

Community of Writers by Peter Elbow and Patricia Belanoff - ISBN 9780073031811
Cover type: Paperback
Edition: 3RD 00
Copyright: 2000
Publisher: McGraw-Hill Publishing Company
International: No
Community of Writers by Peter Elbow and Patricia Belanoff - ISBN 9780073031811

ISBN13: 9780073031811

ISBN10: 007303181X

Cover type: Paperback
Edition: 3RD 00

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Table of Contents

Table of Contents

Summary guidelines for MLA Documentation (inside cover)


Cover Letter (To the Student)



Part I: Getting Started

1. An Introduction to the Variety of Writing Processes

2. Collaborative Writing: Dialogues, Loop Writing and the Collage

Part II: From Drafting to Revision

3. Getting Experience Into Words

4. Drafting and Revising

5. Purpose and Audience

6. Voice

Part III: Texts and Contexts

7. From Private Writing to Public Writing

8. The Essay

9. Persuasion and Argument

10. Research

11. Listening, Reading, and Writing in the Disciplines

12. Interpretation as Response: Reading as the Creation of Meaning

13. Text Analysis through Examining Figurative Language

14. Writing in the World: An Interview about Writing

15. Autobiography and Portfolio


More on Writing and Research

A. Writing Skills Questionnaire

B. Double-Entry or Dialectical Notebooks

C. The Difference between Grammatical Correctness and a Formal, Impersonal Voice

D. Midterm and End-term Responses to a Writing Course

E. Writing under Pressure: Midterms, Finals, and Other In-class Writing

F. Writing on the Web

G. Researching on the Web Editing

H. The Sentence and End-Stop Punctuation

I. Commas

J. Apostrophes

K. Quotation and the Punctuation of Reported Speech

L. Spelling

M. Copyediting and Proofreading


Table of Contents

Cover Letter (To the Student)

Summary of Kinds of Responses

Procedures for Giving and Receiving Responses

Full Explanations of Kinds of Responses (with Samples)

1. Sharing: No Response

2. Pointing and Center of Gravity

3. Summary and Sayback

4. What Is Almost Said? What Do You Want to Hear More About?

5. Reply

6. Voice

7. Movies of the Reader's Mind

8. Metaphorical Descriptions

9. Believing and Doubting

10. Skeleton Feedback and Descriptive Outline

11. Criterion-Based Feedback

Sample Essays

Works Cited



Guide to Kinds of Responding (inside back cover)