This is a textbook for college and university classes in discipline-based composition. Grounded in contemporary genre theory, this text provides practical ideas about how to develop a sophisticated research paper. It respectfully addresses undergraduate students as apprentice scholars, thus departing from journalistic approaches to composition. Designs for Disciplines contains ample instructional commentary, and is also a reader. In most cases, discussion material in each chapter is supplemented by a selection of sample essays.[the] key rule is that there must be a thesis which the essay proves. ... See, for example, the College English special issue on creative nonfiction, edited by Douglas Hesse (2003, January). ... Autobiography: Essays theoretical and critical (pp.
|Title||:||Designs for Disciplines|
|Author||:||Steven Charles Roe, Pamela H. Den Ouden|
|Publisher||:||Canadian Scholars’ Press - 2003|