Back to skip links

Purchase eTextbooks at the new VitalSource web site. Product options and pricing may differ. Shop Now

Additional product details

ISBN-10 0205019617ISBN-13 9780205019618
ISBN-10 0-205-82315-7ISBN-13 978-0-205-82315-4
Author(s): John D. Ramage; John C. Bean; June Johnson
Publisher: Longman
Copyright year: © 2012 Pages: 704

Solidly grounded in current theory and research, yet eminently practical and teachable, The Allyn & Bacon Guide to Writing has set the standard for first-year composition courses in writing, reading, critical thinking, and inquiry.

The Allyn & Bacon Guide to Writing is widely praised for its groundbreaking integration of composition research and a rhetorical perspective to writing and reading, and it features a flexible sequence of aims-based writing assignments in various academic and civic genres.  Teachers and students value its clear and coherent explanations, engaging classroom activities, and effective writing assignments that help writers produce interesting, idea-rich essays.  Numerous examples of student and professional writing accompany this thorough guide to the concepts and skills needed for writing, researching, and editing in college and beyond.