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The first full-color rhetorical reader with an integrated CD-ROM, FRAMES OF MIND: A RHETORICAL READER WITH OCCASIONS FOR WRITING treats the traditional rhetorical patterns not only as methods for effective writing, but as frames for critical thinking.
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Robert DiYanni, who has taught English and Humanities at Harvard, Pace, and the City University of New York, is Director of International Services at the College Board. He received his B.A. from Rutgers University and his Ph.D. from the City University of New York. A professor of English and Humanities at New York University, Dr. DiYanni has lectured and conducted workshops in the United States and abroad, especially in Europe and Asia. He has written and edited numerous textbooks, including OCCASIONS FOR WRITING (with Pat C. Hoy, II), THE MCGRAW-HILL BOOK OF POETRY, THE MCGRAW-HILL BOOK OF FICTION, THE SCRIBNER HANDBOOK FOR WRITERS (with Pat C. Hoy, II), WRITING ABOUT THE HUMANITIES, LITERATURE: AN INTRODUCTION, MODERN AMERICAN PROSE, and, among others MODERN AMERICAN POETS: THEIR VOICES AND VISIONS (a text to accompany the PBS television series). He updated the fourth edition of Strunk and White's classic ELEMENTS OF STYLE, and he has co-authored ARTS AND CULTURE: AN INTRODUCTION TO THE HUMANITIES (Prentice Hall), the basis for their lecture series on art and literature given at New York's Metropolitan Museum of Art.Review:
"Another innovative feature is the authors' genuine effort to integrate reading with writing. Too often, anthologies--whether rhetorical readers or lit-for-comp texts--do little more than pay lip service to the reading-writing connection. In FM, the connection is made explicit by the "Occasions," which walk students step-by-step through a process of discovery, showing them how to use the "mode" in question as a means of moving from invention through analysis toward formulating a thesis and developing a full paper. Very few textbooks provide this kind of detailed, explicit--and imaginative--writing pedagogy."
"The innovative ways in which Hoy and DiYanni have resurrected "conventional" patterns of development and arrangement is important to composition studies-and to students of writing. In the preface to FRAMES OF MIND the editors make clear that they make use of these familiar patterns to add "richness and complexity" to student writing, not to impose rigid, old ways of thinking and writing. And they do this remarkably."
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