A Community of Writers: A Workshop Course in Writing

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This groundbreaking rhetoric/reader is known for its practical, workshop approach. Addressing students as writers, A COMMUNITY OF WRITERS features numerous writing activities and assignments that challenge students to develop their skills by writing often, by exploring their writing processes, and by sharing their writing with others. The third edition features a new design and incorporates expanded treatment of argumentation and research, in-depth coverage of the Internet (including a mini-workshop on composing a web page) and computer-based writing, coverage of visual literacy, more material on drafting, and a variety of new student and professional essays.

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Peter Elbow is Professor of English at the University of Massachusetts at Amherst. Before writing A Community of Writers, he wrote two other books about writing: Writing Without Teachers and Writing with Power: Techniques for Mastering the Writing Process. He is author of a book of essays about learning and teaching: Embracing Contraries. He also wrote Oppositions in Chaucer, as well as numerous essays about writing and teaching. His most recent book, What Is English? explores current issues in the profession of English. He has taught at the Massachusetts Institute of Technology, Franconia College, Evergreen State College, and the State University of New York at Stony Brook—where for five years he directed the Writing Program. He served for four years on the Executive Council of the Modern Language Association and is now a member of the Executive Committee of the Conference on College Composition and Communication. He has given talks and workshops at many colleges and university. He attended Williams College and Harvard University and has an M.A. from Exeter College, Oxford University, and a Ph.D. from Brandeis University.

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