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Composition Courses

Welcome to our Composition publishing program.
Take a look inside at teaching and learning tools that:

  • Reflect our high scholarly standards
  • Speak effectively to today's college students
  • Represent the most current pedagogical trends

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A Case-Based Approach to Argumentative Writing

Retail Price to Students:

$39.95

Sonja Launspach and Laura Aull

9780190211219
Paperback
December 2020

The only case-based textbook for first-year writing courses that focuses on developing students' abilities in argument

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Concise Guide to Critical Thinking

Second Edition

Retail Price to Students:

$71.95

Lewis Vaughn

9780197535790
Paperback
October 2020

A brief but thorough introduction to core concepts in critical thinking

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So What?: The Writer's Argument

Third Edition

Retail Price to Students:

$24.95

Kurt Schick and Laura Miller

9780197537183
Paperback
September 2020

A brief guide that provides students with the tools needed to write compelling arguments

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SO WHAT? (w/ Readings): The Writer's Argument

Third Edition

Retail Price to Students:

$49.95

Kurt Schick and Laura Miller

9780197537213
Paperback
September 2020

A brief guide that provides students with the tools needed to write compelling arguments

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Who Says?: The Writer's Research

Third Edition

Retail Price to Students:

$22.95

Deborah H. Holdstein and Danielle Aquiline

9780197525494
Paperback
September 2020

A brief guide that provides students with the tools needed to successfully conduct research in today's world

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How Scholars Write

Retail Price to Students:

$45.95

Aaron Ritzenberg and Sue Mendelsohn

9780190296735
Paperback
January 2020

Demystifies academic writing by teaching accessible strategies that experts rely on

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The Essential Writer's Handbook

Retail Price to Students:

$26.95

William Messenger, Anne Stameshkin, Jan de Bruyn...

9780190932138
Spiral Bound
January 2019

Accessible and affordable, this pocket handbook is an indispensable reference for students at school, at home, and beyond!

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Methods of Argument: An Anthology of Readings

Retail Price to Students:

$42.95

Deborah H. Holdstein and Danielle Aquiline

9780190855710
Paperback
November 2018

This argument reader showcases both classic and contemporary essays and images from a broad range of sources and writers

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Good Writing

Retail Price to Students:

$63.95

Connie Snyder Mick

9780199947256
Paperback
August 2018

Because good writing does change the world

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SO WHAT? The Writer's Argument, with Readings

Second Edition

Retail Price to Students:

$59.95

Kurt Schick and Laura Schubert

9780190209131
Paperback
November 2016

A brief guide that provides students with the tools needed to write compelling arguments

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Queer: A Reader for Writers

Retail Price to Students:

$46.95

Jason Schneiderman

9780190277109
Paperback
January 2016

Read. Write. Oxford.

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Gender: A Reader for Writers

Retail Price to Students:

$46.95

Megan L. Titus and Wendy L. Walker

9780190298852
Paperback
December 2015

Read. Write. Oxford.

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Creativity: A Reader for Writers

Retail Price to Students:

$46.95

Ryan G. Van Cleave

9780190279929
Paperback
December 2015

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College: A Reader for Writers

Retail Price to Students:

$42.95

Todd James Pierce

9780190279950
Paperback
December 2015

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Community: A Reader for Writers

Retail Price to Students:

$46.95

Nancy Enright

9780190277079
Paperback
December 2015

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The Oxford Guide for Writing Tutors: Practice and Research

Retail Price to Students:

$64.95

Lauren Fitzgerald and Melissa Ianetta

9780199941841
Paperback
April 2015

The first writing tutor education textbook to prepare students as both tutors and researchers

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Academic Writing with Readings: Concepts and Connections

Retail Price to Students:

$82.95

Teresa Thonney

9780199947430
Paperback
February 2015

Academic Writing: Concepts and Connections helps students understand what all academic writing has in common, how it all connects, and why it matters.

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Academic Writing: Concepts and Connections

Retail Price to Students:

$39.95

Teresa Thonney

9780199338344
Paperback
February 2015

Academic Writing: Concepts and Connections helps students understand what all academic writing has in common, how it all connects, and why it matters.

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Understanding Style: Practical Ways to Improve Your Writing

Third Edition

Retail Price to Students:

$67.95

Joe Glaser

9780199342624
Paperback
February 2015

A brief, practical, and engaging guide to the details of style

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The Real World Reader: A Rhetorical Reader for Writers

Retail Price to Students:

$70.95

James S. Miller

9780199329892
Paperback
January 2015

The first rhetorical reader that teaches students how to examine the world in which they live and work

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