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Crafting presence: the American essay and the future of writing studies




Wallack, Nicole B., author
Utah State University Press, publisher

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Wallack illuminates the most important quality of the essay as a literary form: the writer's 'presence'. She demonstrates how accounting for presence provides a flexible and rigorous heuristic for reading that can help teach students not just writing skills, but writing practices.--Provided by publisher.


Includes bibliographical references and index.

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Access is limited to the Adams State University, Colorado State University, Colorado State University Pueblo, Community College of Denver, Fort Lewis College, Metropolitan State University Denver, Regis University, University of Alaska Fairbanks, University of Colorado Boulder, University of Colorado Colorado Springs, University of Colorado Denver, University of Denver, University of Northern Colorado, University of Wyoming, Utah State University and Western Colorado University communities only.


English language -- Rhetoric -- Study and teaching (Higher)
Essay -- Authorship -- Study and teaching (Higher)


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