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  • Paperback: 304 pages
  • Publisher: Oxford University Press (Oct. 6 2014)
  • Language: English
  • ISBN-10: 0199006407
  • ISBN-13: 978-0199006403
  • Product Dimensions: 22.6 x 1.8 x 17.8 cm
  • Shipping Weight: 454 g
  • Average Customer Review: 5.0 out of 5 stars 1 customer review
  • Amazon Bestsellers Rank: #233,224 in Books (See Top 100 in Books)
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"Perhaps strong above all is this text's emphasis on process (e.g., the importance of freewriting) as well as the richness of the instruction throughout that seems to come from tearing down the wall between composition and 'creative' writing. Freedom at last!" --Sheila M. Ross, Capilano University

"I find this text to be applicable to both expository and creative writing classes, and it's great that the text can bridge these different aspects of writing instruction. . . . This text is in many ways new in its approach, and I think its innovative nature is most welcome in the world of textbooks." --Christopher Lee, Western University

About the Author

Duncan Koerber teaches in the Professional Writing Program at York University. He is the founder of Mediahistory.ca, a bibliographic database for the growing academic field of media history in Canada. Guy Allen is the program coordinator for the Professional Writing and Communication Program at the University of Toronto. He has won three university-wide teaching awards and the 3M National Teaching Fellowship. He also co-founded Life Rattle Press, a non-profit publisher of narrative literature.

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As a writing instructor, this book reveals concrete and helpful editing techniques. The writers Guy Allen and Duncan Koerber focus on improving writing as a whole, to turn students into effective and confident communicators. I purchased it at my school and saw amazing results. Other English teachers ended up buying it as well.
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