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Other Words: A Writer's Reader
Other Words: A Writer's Reader, the new edition of our custom essay anthology for College Writing, was published by Kendall/Hunt (ISBN 978-0-7575-6555-7) in time for the Fall 2009 semester. The book is a required text for all students in all sections of Englwrit 112/112H. The book has a new title, a new introduction, a new physical format, and 32 new essays! Special thanks to the Textbook Committee (Leslie Bradshaw, David Fleming, John Gallagher, Emma Howes, Jason Larson, Morgan Lynn, Brian Mihock, Staci Coleman Mitchell, A’Dora Phillips, Megan Trexler, and Peggy Woods) for two years of hard work reading and selecting essays, writing supporting materials, and working on the design of the new book.
Student copies of the book are on sale in multiple venues. (At the Textbook Annex, the book sells for $38.00 new, $28.50 used.) Desk copies for instructors are available in Bartlett 305.
Below is the new Table of Contents; click on the links for the new Introduction , short Summaries of all the new essays, Biographies of our authors, and "Intersections", an alternative, thematic grouping of the essays. To download a chart with suggested readings by College Writing unit, click here .
Other Words: A Writer’s Reader (Kendall/Hunt, 2009)
Against Ordinary Language: The Language of the Body
from The Last Sex
Image #1: The Hajj
Image #2: To Sleep, Perchance to Dream
Leaving Babylon: A Walk Through the Jewish Divorce Ceremony
from Creative Non-Fiction
Michael S. Kimmel
“What About the Boys?” What the Current Debates Tell Us—and Don’t Tell Us—About Boys in School
from Michigan Feminist Studies
Image #3: Out of Iowa
Gender and Videogames: The Political Valency of Lara Croft
from Continuum: Journal of Media & Cultural Studies
Image #4: Opposites Attract
Image #5: More Equal Than Others
Image #6: Comfort Women
UCLA Student WebZine
Ask Not What You Can Do For Your University, But What Your University Can Do For You
from The Daily Brewin’