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Writing Assignment Sourcebook: Texts Cited and Used in Assignments

From Thesis to Text:

Writing in the Disciplines: a Reader for Writers. Ed. Mary Lynch Kennedy, William J. Kennedy, Hadley M. Smith. 2nd ed. Englewood Cliffs, N.J. : Prentice Hall, 1990.

BMRs, Blow-Ups and Implants:

Shepherd, Jean. "The Endless Streetcar Ride into the Night and the Tinfoil Noose."

White, E.B. "Once More to the Lake."

The Four Directions in Writing the Profile:

Burch, C. Beth. Writing for Your Portfolio. Boston: Allyn and Bacon, 1999.

Personal Narrative Exercise:

X, Malcolm, with Alex Haley. The Autobiography of Malcolm X. 1st Ballantine Books hardcover ed. New York : Ballantine Books, 1992.

The Collage:

Belanoff, Pat, and Peter Elbow. A Community of Writers:a Workshop Course in Writing. 3rd edition. Boston: McGraw-Hill, 2000.

Elbow, Peter. Writing With Power:Techniques for Mastering the Writing Process. 2nd edition. New York: Oxford University Press, 1998.

Genres and Academic Discourse:

Albright, Rodney and Patricia. Short Nature Walks on Long Island. Old Saybrook, Connecticut: Globe Pequot Press, 1996.

Coe, Richard M. "Teaching Genre as a Process." Learning and Teaching Genre. Ed. A. Freedman and P. Medway. Portsmouth, NH: Boynton Cook, 1994. 157-169.

Emre, Yunus. The Drop That Became the Sea. Trans. Kabir Helminski and Refik Algan. Vermont: Threshold Books, 1989.

Foucault, Michel. Discipline and Punish: The Birth of the Prison. New York: Random House, 1979.

Gyatso, Tenzin. Freedom in Exile: The Autobiography of the Dalai Lama. New York: Harper Perrenial, 1991.

Roy, Arundhati. The God of Small Things. Review on back cover. New York: Harper Perennial, 1997.

Santideva. The Bodhicaryavatara. Trans. Crosby, Kate and Andrew Skilton. New York: Oxford University Press, 1998.

Stein, Gertrude. Three Lives. New York: Signet Classic, 1909/1985.

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Process Writing With Line, Hook and Sinker

Spender, Steven. "Word."

Survival Kit: An Inductive Approach to Cultural and Textual Analysis

Hacker, Diana. A Writer's Reference. Latest edition 5th (2003). New York: Bedford/St. Martins Press.