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The Evolution of the Writing Handbook

Broadview’s most successful book thus far this year is the sixth edition of our Broadview Guide to Writing. It’s a success that I’m sure has come in large part as a result of They Say / I Say authors Gerald Graff and Cathy Birkenstein’s comment on the latest edition: “Even the most useful reference guides…

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 or humanity, fisher or fisherman; whether we ought to speak of people as being disabled, or challenged, or differently abled; whether it is acceptable to say that’s so gay. More…

The Broadview Pocket Guide to Writing – Fifth Canadian Edition

The Broadview Pocket Guide to Writing presents essential material from the full Broadview Guide to Writing. Included are key grammatical points, a glossary of usage, advice on various forms of academic writing, coverage of punctuation and writing mechanics, and helpful advice on how to research academic papers. MLA, APA, and Chicago styles of citation and…

The Broadview Pocket Guide to Writing: A Concise Handbook for Students – Fourth Edition

The Broadview Pocket Guide to Writing: A Concise Handbook for Students presents essential material from the full Broadview Guide to Writing. Included are summaries of key grammatical points; a glossary of usage; advice on various forms of academic writing; coverage of punctuation and writing mechanics; helpful advice on how to research academic papers; and much…

The Broadview Guide to Writing: A Handbook for Students – Sixth Edition

“Even the most useful reference guides are not always, well, shall we say, riveting. A refreshing exception is the new Broadview Guide to Writing, which is smart, helpful, and even fun to read.” —Gerald Graff and Cathy Birkenstein, authors of They Say / I Say: The Moves That Matter in Academic Writing Key Features —Comprehensive…

Le Morte Darthur: Selections

Arguably no medieval English literary work has had as far and wide a reach as Sir Thomas Malory’s Le Morte Darthur; among the many adaptations are Tennyson’s Idylls of the King, T.H. White’s The Once and Future King, and the Lerner and Loewe musical Camelot. It might also be argued that the late twentieth- and…

The Broadview Guide to Writing – Seventh Canadian Edition

For the seventh edition, The Broadview Guide to Writing has been reorganized into three broad sections (writing processes, writing mechanics, and writing contexts). The material on argument has been expanded and revised; two new sample essays in MLA style have been added; and the material on researching and writing academic essays has been fully rewritten.…

The Broadview Pocket Guide to Citation and Documentation – Third Edition

Compact and convenient, The Broadview Pocket Guide to Citation and Documentation, Third Edition includes information on MLA, APA, Chicago, and CSE styles of citation and documentation. Based on the “Documentation” chapter in the acclaimed Broadview Guide to Writing, this volume has been expanded with additional examples and has been fully updated to cover recent changes…

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 of the key elements of the construction of arguments in essay form. The focus here is on practical advice that will prove immediately useful to students—recommended procedures are emphasized, and…