Rhetoric and Argument

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  • The Argument Toolbox

    Drawing on the pedagogy, rhetorical theory, and student editor insights of The Argument Handbook, The Argument Toolbox is a very concise resource designed to help…

  • A Writing Studies Primer

    Writing is omnipresent in our lives, yet we too rarely stop and consider its history, tools, technologies, and mythologies. This volume introduces student readers to…

  • Academic Writing Now: A Brief Guide for Busy Students – Second Edition

    Academic Writing Now: A Brief Guide for Busy Students is a rhetoric designed to cover the basics of a college writing course in a concise,…

  • Write Here: Developing Writing Skills in a Media-Driven World

    Write Here is designed to teach students essential reading and writing skills, using media examples to help explain academic concepts and provide opportunities for practice.…

  • The Mad Scientist’s Guide to Composition

    Considering the composition classroom as a mad scientist’s laboratory, The Mad Scientist’s Guide to Composition introduces different kinds of writing as experiments. Writing an essay…

  • Speaking of Writing: A Brief Rhetoric

    Can a writing textbook inform and entertain? Can a very brief rhetoric also function as a stand-alone guide to college writing? Yes and yes. Speaking…

  • The Argument Handbook

    The Argument Handbook is a classroom text for first-year composition that is designed to help students understand complex rhetorical situations and navigate the process of…

  • Focus on Writing

    This first-year composition rhetoric-reader uses a Writing about Writing (WAW) approach and a conversational style to help students engage in threshold concepts and transfer what…

  • The World is a Text: Writing About Visual and Popular Culture

    Wherever we look today, popular culture greets us with “texts” that make implicit arguments; this book helps students to think and write critically about these…

  • How to Be Good with Words

    In recent decades, the contested areas of English usage have grown both larger and more numerous. English speakers argue about whether we should say man…

  • Essays and Arguments: A Handbook for Writing Student Essays

    How does one help undergraduate students learn quickly how to produce effectively organized, persuasive, well-reasoned essays? This book offers a straightforward, systematic introduction to some…

  • Arguing with People

    Arguing with People brings developments from the field of Argumentation Theory to bear on critical thinking in a clear and accessible way. This book expands…