by George Otte, Rebecca Williams Mlynarczyk
Publisher: Parlor Press 2010
Number of pages: 249
Framed by historic developments -- from the Open Admissions movement of the 1960s and 1970s to the attacks on remediation that intensified in the 1990s and beyond, Basic Writing traces the arc of these large social and cultural forces as they have shaped and reshaped the field.
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by Charles Bazerman - Parlor Press
Written for the experienced writer with substantial skills, who now would think in more fundamental terms about what they want to accomplish, what form the texts might take, how to develop specific contents, and how to arrange the work of writing.
by Hugo Erichsen - WP Co
Contents include: Eccentricities in Composition; Care in Literary Production; Speed in Writing; Influence upon Writers of Time and Place; Writing under Difficulties; Aids to Inspiration - Favorite Habits of Work; Literary Partnership; etc.
by L. Josephine Bridgart - The Writer's Digest
The purpose is to induce the new writer to look at his profession in a business-like way and to go to work with his business sense fully awake. The book also seeks to answer some specific questions which usually rise up to vex the new writer.
From the table of contents: Introduction; Contents; Invention; Drafting; Revising; Editing; Proofreading; Narrative and Memoir; Creative Writing; Writing about reading; Public Affairs writing; Investigative writing; and more.