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The Writing Teacher's Sourcebook

Fourth Edition

the late Edward P. J. Corbett, Nancy Myers, and Gary Tate

Publication Date - August 1999

ISBN: 9780195123777

400 pages
6-1/8 x 9-1/4 inches

Retail Price to Students: $109.99


Now in its fourth edition, this widely acclaimed sourcebook remains one of the most up-to-date and inclusive works on teaching writing today. In this edition, the editors have added twelve new essays and deleted several from the previous edition, making the content as timely as possible. Emphasizing the importance of adapting good pedagogy to multiple environments and audiences, this unique collection features some of the most intellectually exciting and pedagogically sound articles in the field. The Writing Teacher's Sourcebook, 4/e, is the definitive resource for beginning and experienced teachers alike.

Previous Publication Date(s)

October 1994
March 1988
April 1981

Table of Contents

    Four Philosophies of Composition, Richard Fulkerson
    Rhetoric and Ideology in the Writing Class, James Berlin
    Rhetoric, the Enabling Discipline, Edward P.J. Corbett
    The Problematic of Experience: Redefining Critical Work in Ethnography and Pedagogy, Min-Zhan Lu and Bruce Horner
    Embracing Contraries in the Teaching Process, Peter Elbow
    The Listening Eye: Reflections on the Writing Conference, Donald M. Murray
    Reading Students, Reading Ourselves: Revising the Teacher's Role in the Writing Class, Lad Tobin
    Ethical Issues Raised by Students' Personal Writing, Dan Morgan
    Diving In: An Introduction to Basic Writing, Mina P. Shaughnessy
    Strangers in Academia: The Experiences of Faculty and ESL Students Across the Curriculum, Vivian Zamel
    The Persistence of Difference in Networked Classrooms: Non-Negotiable Difference and the African American Student Body, Todd Taylor
    The Risky Business of Group Work, Hephzibah Roskelly
    The Rhetoric of Technology and the Electronic Writing Class, Gail E. Hawisher and Cynthia L. Selfe
    Talking in the Middle: Why Writers Need Writing Tutors, Muriel Harris
    Redefining the Legacy of Mina Shaughnessy: A Critique of the Politics of Linguistic Innocence, Min-Zhan Lu
    Conversations with Texts: Reading in the Teaching of Composition, Mariolina Salvatori
    A Place for Literature in Freshman Composition, Gary Tate
    Experience as Evidence: Teaching Students to Write Honestly and Knowledgeably about Public Issues, Carolyn Matalene
    Remedial Writing Courses: A Critique and a Proposal, Mike Rose
    A Comment and Response on "Remedial Writing Courses", David Peck, Elizabeth Hoffman, and Mike Rose
    The "Research Paper" in the Writing Course: A Non-Form of Writing, Richard L. Larson
    Teaching Argument: A Theory of Types, Jeanne Fahnestock and Marie Secor
    Beyond Argument in Feminist Composition, Catherine E. Lamb
    The Components of Written Response: A Practical Synthesis of Current Views, Brooke K. Horvath
    The Study of Error, David Bartholomae
    Learning How to Teach: A Progress Report, Jerry Farber
    Between the Drafts, Nancy Sommers
    Writing and Knowing: Toward Redefining the Writing Process, James A. Reither
    Collaboration and the Pedagogy of Disclosure, David Bleich
    The Meanings of "Audience", Douglas B. Park
    Audience Addressed/Audience Invoked: The Role of Audience in Composition Theory and Pedagogy, Lisa Ede and Andrea Lunsford
    Closing My Eyes as I Speak: An Argument for Ignoring Audience, Peter Elbow
    Static Abstractions and Composition, Robert J. Connors
    Teaching Style: A Possible Anatomy, Winston Weathers
    Revitalizing Style: Toward a New Theory and Pedagogy, Elizabeth D. Rankin
    Use Definite, Specific, Concrete Language, Richard Ohmann

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