A compact version of one of the most popular composition readers on the market — at a significant savings to students — The Brief Bedford Reader provides 49 compelling readings by excellent writers and all the practical instructional material of the full-length book. The unique "Writers on Writing" feature for 40 of the selections illustrates the many ways writers create meaning from what they read and experience. More coverage of revising and editing, discussion examples of academic genres, and coverage of academic language guides students through their own academic writing.
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X. J. KENNEDY is an acclaimed poet, children's writer, college teacher, and textbook author. He has taught freshman composition at the University of Michigan, the University of North Carolina at Greensboro, and Tufts University. Since 1966, more than two million students have treasured his introductory literature texts and The Bedford Guide for College Writers, Eighth Edition (2009), coauthored with Dorothy M. Kennedy and Marcia F. Muth. DOROTHY M. KENNEDY is a writer and editor whose articles and reviews have appeared in both professional and academic journals. She has taught composition at the University of Michigan and Ohio University and, with X. J. Kennedy, is the recipient of the NCTE Teacher's Choice Award for Knock at a Star: A Child's Introduction to Poetry. JANE E. AARON is a writer and editor who has taught composition at New York University and New School University. She is the author of four popular composition handbooks, and, for Bedford/St. Martin's, she is the editor of The Compact Reader, Eighth Edition, and 40 Model Essays: A Portable Anthology.
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Book Description Bedford/St. Martin's, 2011. Paperback. Book Condition: New. Bookseller Inventory # P110312613385
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