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ISBN-13 9780205745524ISBN-10 0205745520
ISBN-10 0205651712ISBN-13 9780205651719
Author(s): H. Ramsey Fowler; Jane E. Aaron
Publisher: Longman
Copyright year: © 2010 Pages: 992

Authoritative, comprehensive, and always reliable, The Little, Brown Handbook meets the current and recurrent needs of composition students and instructors.

A bestseller since the first edition, The Little, Brown Handbook provides reliable and thorough coverage of such handbook basics as the writing process, grammar, research, and documentation, while also giving detailed discussions of critical reading and writing in academic situations, study skills, argument, using computers and the Internet (for both writing and research), writing in the disciplines, writing for public audiences, and oral presentations. Widely used by students at all levels, The Little, Brown Handbook works as a comprehensive classroom text as well as an accessible reference guide.

The eleventh edition of this favorite builds on its best-selling features with five new emphases: (1) reading and writing across the curriculum, including a new chapter on academic writing, which covers the fundamentals of writing in all disciplines, and a revised chapter on academic skills, which emphasizes how to be successful in all college courses; (2) research writing, including new material on finding and evaluating library and Web sources--including blogs, wikis, and multimedia--and a new research paper on the environment; (3) up-to-date documentationguidelines, including the recent revisions to MLA, APA, and CSE documentation styles, with numerous models of new media in each style and new annotated sample sources; (4) more writing process instruction, including a new student work-in-progress on the topic of globalization and new discussions of voice in writing; and (5) grammar guidance, including new checklists and summary boxes to guide students in crafting clear and correct sentences.