Autobiography : A Reader for Writers

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  • Paperback | 400 pages
  • 141.2 x 210.1 x 20.3mm | 403.09g
  • Oxford University Press Inc
  • New York, United States
  • English
  • Revised
  • 2nd Revised edition
  • 0195034015
  • 9780195034011

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Sound text. Helpful for our students as they engage in the composing of individual biographies. David J. Bradshaw, Warren Wilson College An extremely helpful book for introductory level instruction in both theoretical and practical senses A wonderful text for showing students that writing comes directly from experience. It will be invaluable in teaching students to write. Lisa Jadwin, Davidson College A very useful anthology a good variety of writers (including women, blacks, hispanics). The best collection of autobiographical essays anywhere...Helpful, insightful commentary. Martin A. Danamay, Emory University Having a range of selections from men and women, white and black writers, Autobiography is an excellent reader. The follow-up Possibilities for Writing sections stimulate thought and present students the challenge essential to good writing. Clayton G. Holloway, Hampton UNiversity A very interesting and helpful book. It will prove most beneficial in helping a person record and interpret his life. Carrie Stephenson, Union College, Kentucky An excellent anthology. Linda S. Bergmann, Columbia College Chicagoshow more

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