The Bedford Reader

Author: X. J. Kennedy
Publisher: Macmillan Higher Education
ISBN: 9781319083663
Release Date: 2016-03-15
Genre: Language Arts & Disciplines

Long one of the most popular composition readers on the market, The Bedford Reader provides compelling readings by excellent writers. It takes a practical and flexible approach to the rhetorical methods, focusing on their uses in varied writing situations. The popular "Writers on Writing" feature illustrates the many ways writers create meaning from what they read and experience, and the Kennedys' instruction helps students connect critical reading to academic writing. The twelfth edition provides even more helpful guidance for students on critical reading and writing, a new appendix with advice on APA documentation, and an updated selection of compelling readings. The print text is now integrated with e-Pages for The Bedford Reader, designed to take advantage of what the Web can do, with provocative new essays and multimodal selections.

The Bedford Reader

Author: X. J. Kennedy
Publisher: Macmillan Higher Education
ISBN: 9781457672927
Release Date: 2013-12-20
Genre: Language Arts & Disciplines

Long one of the most popular composition readers on the market, The Bedford Reader provides compelling readings by excellent writers. It takes a practical and flexible approach to the rhetorical methods, focusing on their uses in varied writing situations. The popular "Writers on Writing" feature illustrates the many ways writers create meaning from what they read and experience, and the Kennedys' instruction helps students connect critical reading to academic writing. The twelfth edition provides even more helpful guidance for students on critical reading and writing, a new appendix with advice on APA documentation, and an updated selection of compelling readings. The print text is now integrated with e-Pages for The Bedford Reader, designed to take advantage of what the Web can do, with provocative new essays and multimodal selections.

The Bedford Reader

Author: X. J. Kennedy
Publisher: Macmillan
ISBN: 0312472048
Release Date: 2008-02-06
Genre: Language Arts & Disciplines

One of the most widely adopted composition readers of all time, The Bedford Reader continues to engage and inspire students with remarkable selections, outstanding instructional material, and a unique "Writers on Writing" feature in which 50 of the book’s writers comment on their process and their work. Thorough coverage of critical reading, effective writing, and working with sources guides students, now more than ever, through their own academic writing. And an exciting visual dimension shows that rhetorical methods apply to both images and text. The Bedford Reader is a favorite of students for the Kennedys’ clarity and wit, of instructors for the flexible and realistic view of the rhetorical methods, and of both for the superior selections and perceptive commentaries by writers worth reading.

The Brief Bedford Reader

Author: X. J. Kennedy
Publisher: Macmillan Higher Education
ISBN: 9781457672903
Release Date: 2014-01-10
Genre: Language Arts & Disciplines

A compact version of one of the most popular composition readers available today—at a significant savings to students—The Brief Bedford Reader provides 45 compelling readings by excellent writers and all the practical instructional material of the full-length book to connect critical reading to academic writing. The unique "Writers on Writing" feature illustrates the many ways writers create meaning from what they read and experience. The twelfth edition provides even more helpful guidance for students on critical reading and writing, a new appendix with advice on APA documentation, and an updated selection of compelling readings. The print text is now integrated with e-Pages for The Brief Bedford Reader, designed to take advantage of what the Web can do, with provocative new essays and multimodal selections.

Going to the Source Volume 2 Since 1865

Author: Victoria Bissell Brown
Publisher: Macmillan
ISBN: 0312448236
Release Date: 2007-09-07
Genre: History

Lots of readers offer lots of sources, but only Going to the Source gives students a clear method for how to use them. The reader's strong pedagogical framework, developed by historians with extensive teaching experience, helps students learn how to ask fruitful questions in order to evaluate documents effectively and develop critical reading skills. Mirroring the chronology of the U.S. history survey, each chapter introduces students to the excitement of working with documents by focusing on a single intriguing historical episode. The reader's wide variety of chapter topics that complement the survey course and its rich diversity of sources -- from personal letters to political cartoons -- provokes students' interest as it teaches them the skills they need to successfully grapple with historical sources.

Going to the Source Volume 1 To 1877

Author: Victoria Bissell Brown
Publisher: Macmillan
ISBN: 0312448228
Release Date: 2007-09-04
Genre: History

Lots of readers offer lots of sources, but only Going to the Source gives students a clear method for how to use them. The reader's strong pedagogical framework, developed by historians with extensive teaching experience, helps students learn how to ask fruitful questions in order to evaluate documents effectively and develop critical reading skills. Mirroring the chronology of the U.S. history survey, each chapter introduces students to the excitement of working with documents by focusing on a single intriguing historical episode. The reader's wide variety of chapter topics that complement the survey course and its rich diversity of sources -- from personal letters to political cartoons -- provokes students' interest as it teaches them the skills they need to successfully grapple with historical sources.

The Bedford Reader High School Edition

Author: X. J. Kennedy
Publisher: Macmillan Higher Education
ISBN: 9781319126902
Release Date: 2016-11-18
Genre: Language Arts & Disciplines

Long one of the most popular composition readers on the market, The Bedford Reader combines timeless readings with the leading voices of our day. It takes a practical and flexible approach to the rhetorical methods, focusing on their uses in varied writing situations. The unique and newly reimagined "Writers on Writing" feature connects reflections from professional writers with point-of-need advice for student writers, and the Kennedys' class-proven instruction helps students connect critical reading to academic writing. The thirteenth edition has been thoroughly revised with compelling readings, helpful guidance for students on critical reading and writing, and an appendix covering MLA and APA documentation.Comprehension quizzes are also available for each reading in the book when The Bedford Reader is packaged with either Writer's Help or LaunchPad Solo for Readers and Writers.

The Bedford Book of Genres A Guide and Reader

Author: Amy Braziller
Publisher: Macmillan Higher Education
ISBN: 9781319058463
Release Date: 2017-12-14
Genre: Language Arts & Disciplines

From memes to resumes, fairy tales to researched arguments, in a striking full-color visual design, The Bedford Book of Genres invites students to unpack how genres work in order to experiment with their own compositions. After capturing the imagination of instructors and students in its successful first edition, the second edition incorporates extensive reviewer feedback to better teach students the rhetorical analysis skills they need to read and compose in any situation. To start the text, the Guide now includes a new Part One that lays out the book's key concepts--rhetorical situation, the elements of a genre, and multimodal composing--and a substantially revised Part Two with examples arranged by academic, workplace, and public contexts. Throughout the text, Guided Readings provide opportunities to analyze the rhetorical situations and conventions of common public and academic genres, while Guided Process sections follow the decisions that five real students made as they worked in multiple genres and media. With a range of readings from short visual arguments to longer, more complex pieces, the Reader gives students a wealth of sources, models, and inspiration for their own compositions. Now available with Launchpad for The Bedford Book of Genres, the second edition offers a compelling digital option with a complete, interactive, assignable e-book.

Going to the Source Volume I To 1877

Author: Victoria Bissell Brown
Publisher: Bedford/St. Martin's
ISBN: 031265278X
Release Date: 2011-08-08
Genre: History

Many document readers offer lots of sources, but only Going to the Source combines a rich diversity of primary and secondary sources with in-depth instructions for how and when to use each type of source. Mirroring the chronology of the U.S. history survey, each of the main chapters employs a single type of source — from personal letters to political cartoons — while focusing on an intriguing historical episode such as the Cherokee Removal or the 1894 Pullman Strike. A new capstone chapter in each volume prompts students to synthesize information on a single topic from a variety of source types. The wide range of topics and sources across 28 chapters — 6 of them new — provide students with all they need to become fully engaged with America’s history.

The Bedford Guide for College Writers with Reader Research Manual and Handbook with 2009 MLA and 2010 APA Updates

Author: X. J. Kennedy
Publisher: Macmillan
ISBN: 9780312667726
Release Date: 2010-04-01
Genre: Language Arts & Disciplines

When it was first published twenty years ago, The Bedford Guide for College Writers brought a lively and innovative new approach to the teaching of writing. Since that time, authors X. J. and Dorothy M. Kennedy have won praise for their friendly tone and their view, apparent on every page of the text, that writing is the "usually surprising, often rewarding art of thinking while working with language." More recently, experienced teacher and writer Marcia F. Muth joined the author team, adding more practical advice to help all students — even those underprepared for college work — become successful academic writers. While retaining the highly praised "Kennedy touch," The Bedford Guide continues to evolve to meet classroom needs. The new edition does even more to build essential academic writing skills, with expanded coverage of audience analysis, source-based writing, argumentation and reasoning, and more.

The Bedford Guide for College Writers with Reader Research Manual and Handbook

Author: X. J. Kennedy
Publisher: Macmillan
ISBN: 9780312601591
Release Date: 2011-01-06
Genre: Language Arts & Disciplines

With its process-oriented rhetoric, provocative thematic reader, up-to-date research manual, and comprehensive handbook, The Bedford Guide for College Writers gives your students the tools they need to succeed as writers -- all in one book. Each of the book's four main components has been carefully developed to provide an engaging, well-coordinated guide for student writers. This edition's new, more open design and sharper focus on active learning do even more to help students develop transferable skills. The Bedford Guide for College Writers prepares students to be the confident, resourceful, and independent writers they will need to be.