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You are currently browsing 1–10 of 19 new and published books in the subject of Writing & Composition — sorted by publish date from newer books to older books.

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New and Published Books

  1. Landmark Essays on Speech and Writing

    Edited by Peter Elbow

    Series: Landmark Essays Series

    Classical rhetoric was originally all about speech; then as the new technology emerged, it took an interest in writing. We are at a kind of mirror moment now. The present field of composition and rhetoric has been preoccupied with writing for the last fifty or more years, but scholars are looking...

    Published December 1st 2014 by Routledge

  2. Essential Grammar for Today's Writers, Students, and Teachers

    By Nancy Sullivan

    This innovative grammar text is an ideal resource for writers, language students, and current and future classroom teachers who need an accessible "refresher" in a step-by-step guide to essential grammar. Rather than becoming mired in overly detailed linguistic definitions, Nancy Sullivan helps...

    Published November 19th 2014 by Routledge

  3. Talk about Writing

    The Tutoring Strategies of Experienced Writing Center Tutors

    By Jo Mackiewicz, Isabelle Kramer Thompson

    Talk about Writing: The Tutoring Strategies of Experienced Writing Center Tutors offers a book-length empirical study of the discourse between experienced tutors and student writers in satisfactory conferences. The study uses a research-driven, iteratively tested framework to help writing center...

    Published October 1st 2014 by Routledge

  4. Philosophy as a Literary Art

    Making Things Up

    Edited by Costica Bradatan

    Despite philosophers’ growing interest in the relation between philosophy and literature in general, over the last few decades comparatively few studies have been published dealing more narrowly with the literary aspects of philosophical texts. The relationship between philosophy and literature is...

    Published September 17th 2014 by Routledge

  5. Developing Writing Teachers

    Practical Ways for Teacher-Writers to Transform their Classroom Practice

    By Terry Locke

    The premise of Developing Writing Teachers is this: When teachers of writing identify as writers, it adds a special dimension to their writing pedagogy. Practical and accessible while drawing on a range of relevant research and theory, this text is distinguished by its dual focus—on teachers as...

    Published July 31st 2014 by Routledge

  6. Social Media in Disaster Response

    How Experience Architects Can Build for Participation

    By Liza Potts

    Series: ATTW Series in Technical and Professional Communication

    Social Media in Disaster Response focuses on how emerging social web tools provide researchers and practitioners with new opportunities to address disaster communication and information design for participatory cultures. Both groups, however, currently lack research toolkits for tracing participant...

    Published October 20th 2013 by Routledge

  7. The Routledge Reader on Writing Centers and New Media

    Edited by Sohui Lee, Russell G. Carpenter

    This collection of essays appears on the wave of digital media tutoring developments in university and college writing centers in the United States and around the world. It provides students and scholars of literacy, new media, and communication as well as writing center practitioners with a...

    Published July 28th 2013 by Routledge

  8. Language, Structure and Reproduction (Routledge Revivals)

    An Introduction to the Sociology of Basil Bernstein

    By Paul Atkinson

    Series: Routledge Revivals

    Basil Bernstein is one of the most creative and influential of contemporary British sociologists, yet his work – especially that relating to language and social structure – is widely misunderstood and misrepresented. This book, first published in 1985, addresses the underlying themes and...

    Published July 25th 2013 by Routledge

  9. International Life Writing

    Memory and Identity in Global Context

    Edited by Paul Longley Arthur

    Representing the best of international life writing scholarship, this collection reveals extraordinary stories of remarkable lives. These wide-ranging accounts span the Americas, Britain, Europe, Asia, Africa, Australia and the Pacific over a period of more than two centuries. Showing fascinating...

    Published March 3rd 2013 by Routledge

  10. The Case Writing Workbook: A Self-Guided Workshop

    By Gina Vega

    Readable and practical, this workbook provides technical assistance and concrete advice for researching, writing, and teaching with cases. The exercises and worksheets encourage practicing skills and serve as a handy and affordable workshop alternative for both novice and experienced case writers....

    Published February 14th 2013 by Routledge