One Hundred Great Essays (Penguin Academics Series)

One Hundred Great Essays Penguin Academics Series One Hundred Great Essays provides that number of the most exemplary and rewarding selections available in the English language The anthology combines classic essays of great instructional value togeth
  • Title: One Hundred Great Essays (Penguin Academics Series)
  • Author: Robert DiYanni
  • ISBN: 9780205535552
  • Page: 236
  • Format: Paperback
  • One Hundred Great Essays provides that number of the most exemplary and rewarding selections available in the English language The anthology combines classic essays of great instructional value together with the most frequently anthologized essays of recent note by today s most highly regarded writers The selections exhibit a broad range of diversity in subject matter anOne Hundred Great Essays provides that number of the most exemplary and rewarding selections available in the English language The anthology combines classic essays of great instructional value together with the most frequently anthologized essays of recent note by today s most highly regarded writers The selections exhibit a broad range of diversity in subject matter and authorship All essays have been selected for their utility as both models for writing and for their usefulness as springboards for independent writing An introductory section informs readers about the qualities of the essay form and offers instruction on how to read essays critically and use the writing process to develop their own essays For those interested in learning about reading, writing and critical thinking by studying examples of great writing.
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    1. Robert DiYanni is an adjunct professor of humanities and an instructional consultant at the Center for the Advancement of Teaching at New York University In these capacities he teaches courses on critical thinking, interdisciplinary humanities, commerce and culture, and business and its publics, and conducts workshops and consultations with faculty throughout the university on aspects of pedagogical practice Before coming to NYU, Dr DiYanni taught at Queens College and Pace University and as a visiting professor at Harvard He also served, for ten years, as Director of International Services at The College Board.

    2. I realize there s a newer edition out, so I m not 100% certain what specific essays were removed or added I think despite that major detail this collection is still a great find, because of the variety of essays.There s a great mix of dry essays, entertaining gems, and essays that could be said to be somewhere in between, which I think is important for students to be exposed too It included The Vindication of the Rights of Women, and A Modest Proposal to modern essays that deal with topics of l [...]

    3. I read most of this in April but had to return it before a trip It s a neat mix of classics and modern works, all worthy examples and interesting in their own right A few social themes are disproportionately emphasized, especially gender and race issues Among my favorites of the selection were Graduation Angelou , Of Studies Bacon , Politics and the English Language Orwell , Notes of a Native Son Baldwin , Calculated Risks Cole , Attending a World Bateson , The Trouble with Wilderness Cronon , L [...]

    4. I m not reading this straight through, but sampling essays periodically As of July 7, 2008, I ve read seven of the essays Francis Bacon, Of Studies, Roland Barthes, Toys, Lord Chesterfield, Letter to His Son, Aaron Copeland, How We Listen, Gretel Ehrlich, About Men, Queen Elizabeth I, Speech to the Troops at Tilbury, Anne Fadiman, Never Do That to a Book.

    5. This collection has so many great essays to choose from, that I have than my share to choose from to teach an advanced writing class next autumn.

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