The Little Seagull Handbook offers the kind of succinct advice students need about grammar, punctuation, documentation, and the writing process--an in addition, it covers the kinds of writing they are most often assigned--reports, analyses, narratives, and more. The second edition includes unique help for students whose primary language is not English. Available in two versions--with and without exercises.The best-priced alternative to full-length anthologies, The Seagull Reader: Stories offers a compelling blend of classic and contemporary favorites in a flexible format that fits any course. The Third Edition features the same precise apparatus as earlier editions, but now also features new writing pedagogy carefully tailored to fiction.
Includes model student research papers demonstrating four academic styles: MLA, APA, Chicago, and CSE.
"Includes the rediscovered part four"--Cover.
Chekhov is a unique force in modern drama. His works have long been cherished for their brilliant wit and unusual ability to provide striking insights into the human condition. In these stunning, individually published translations of three of Chekhov's most popular and beloved plays, Laurence Senelick presents a fresh perspective on the master playwright and his groundbreaking dramas. This volume illuminates the timeless trials of art and love and bring Chekhov's memorable characters to life. Each of these three plays showcases the hallmark features of a Chekhov classic: clashing desires, complex family dynamics, the individual's loss of balance and sense of identity in the shifting eruptions of society and a modernizing Russia, and the angst of artistic struggle and ambition. Supplementing each of the plays are an account of Chekhov's life, a note on the translation, introductions to each work, and variant lines - often removed due to government censorship - which illuminate the context in which they were written and shed light on Chekhov's work as a playwright. These editions are the perfect guides to enriching our understanding of this great dramatist or to staging a production.
Compact, portable, and inexpensive, The Seagull Reader: Plays, Second Edition, offers 8 classic (and contemporary classic) plays, 2 of them--Death of a Salesman and A Raisin in the Sun--new to this edition.
The Norton Field Guide to Writing's flexibility and ease of use have made it the leading rhetoric text on the market--and a perfect choice for committees representing varying teaching styles. With just enough detail -- and color-coded links that send students to more detail if they need it -- this is the rhetoric that tells students what they need to know but resists the temptation to tell them everything there is to know. The Fourth Edition includes new chapters on summarizing and responding, on developing academic habits of mind, and on writing literary analysis.The Norton Field Guide to Writing is also available with a handbook, an anthology, or both. To make the book more helpful for multilingual writers, the versions with the handbook include new chapters on idioms, prepositions, and Englishes; to accommodate instructors and programs teaching literary analysis, the versions with the anthology include two student essays that analyze literature and five short stories and poems for analysis. All versions are available as low-cost ebooks and in mobile-compatible formats for smart phones and tablets.The Little Seagull Handbook offers the kind of succinct advice students need about grammar, punctuation, documentation, and the writing process--an in addition, it covers the kinds of writing they are most often assigned--reports, analyses, narratives, and more. The second edition includes unique help for students whose primary language is not English. Available in two versions--with and without exercises.
Develop close readers and confident writers--at an affordable price.
"The Norton Reader offers 150 ways to inspire students to think and write about ideas and issues that matter. The most diverse selection of essays, carefully curated, are now more closely connected with new chapter introductions. Essays on timely issues and ideas will engage students, and trusted apparatus will help them read and write. The new edition features more than 60 new contemporary essays, three new chapters, and a new framework for connecting the selections. The Norton Reader has always aimed to uphold a tradition of anthologizing excellent prose, and the essays in this volume are well-written, focus on topics that matter, and demonstrate good writing"--