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The Subject Is Writing, Fourth Edition

Wendy Bishop , James Strickland

Pub Date: 2/3/2006 1
Product Type: Paperback
Grade: College - College

Like earlier editions of the widely used Subject Is Writing, the Fourth edition continues the tradition of bringing first-year students into contact with provocative ideas and voices—some of them fellow students—that will change how they think about writing. Its fresh, direct approach will appeal to your sense of purpose and professionalism... more

Research Writing Revisited

Pavel Zemliansky , Wendy Bishop

Pub Date: 9/8/2004 1
Product Type: Paperback
Grade: College - College

It's no wonder that students resist the conventional research paper and that teachers burn out on its routines; its formal, stodgy, and rigidly academic boundaries allow for little deviation or creative expression. Indeed, the time has come to brush the dust off research-writing pedagogy and reimagine it into the twenty-first century... more

Acts of Revision

Wendy Bishop

Pub Date: 2/9/2004 1
Product Type: Paperback
Grade: College - College

When it's time to revise, the hard work is over. Revision means tweaking, perfecting, enjoying. It's putting the finishing touches on a piece and readying it for independence. Try it—you'll like it. Revision is a crucial part of the writing process. But many authors resist the act. The contributors to this book know this from... more

The Subject Is Story

Wendy Bishop , Hans Ostrom

Pub Date: 7/30/2003
Product Type: Paperback
Grade: College - College

The fourteen essays that comprise The Subject Is Story offer varied and exciting invitations to students to become more aware of story—in literature, in folktales, in gossip, in their own writing and reading. The essayists encourage classroom authors and their teachers to investigate how story and storytelling function in their lives.... more

The Subject Is Research

Wendy Bishop , Pavel Zemliansky

Pub Date: 3/16/2001
Product Type: Paperback
Grade: College - College

There are two kinds of student researchers: those who thrive on the time and detail demands of the research process and those who would rather have a root canal than develop a thesis statement. The Subject Is Research is written for both of them. The contributors, some of whom are students, all realize that sometimes the process... more

In Praise of Pedagogy

Wendy Bishop , David Starkey

Pub Date: 4/1/2000 1
Product Type: Paperback
Grade: College - College

In recent years, the old connection between ars poetica and ars rhetorica has been reclaimed thanks in large measure to these two editors...In Praise of Pedagogy provides the strongest possible confirmation of the richness that results when we think and write creatively about our lives in the classroom...—Ken AutreyIn Praise... more

Ethnographic Writing Research

Wendy Bishop

Pub Date: 4/6/1999 1
Product Type: Paperback
Grade: College - College

As a research methodology, ethnography has firmly arrived—yet it remains the most misunderstood area of composition studies. Is it naturalistic research or teacher research or case-study research? What makes some research ethnographic and other research not? Where would this writing take place? In her new book, Wendy Bishop... more

Elements of Alternate Style

Wendy Bishop

Pub Date: 4/7/1997 1
Product Type: Paperback
Grade: College - College

Elements of Alternate Style contributes to a better understanding of the writing process in general and the stylistic options available to every serious writer. It demonstrates how by teaching alternate and traditional styles in tandem, by focusing on revision as invention, we can help students become newly engaged with their texts—even... more