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Everyone Can Write: Essays Toward a Hopeful Theory of Writing and Teaching Writing

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Elbow's process method - and its now commonplace free writing techniques - liberated generations of students and teachers from the emphasis on formal principles of grammar that had dominated composition pedagogy.
Paperback, 412 pages
Published January 1st 2000 by Oxford University Press, USA (first published January 27th 1999)
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Chris
There are some nice ideas in here for the English Comp teachers. I just have a big thing about portfolios because they tend to enable students who can't write to pass on to college level writing.

Still glad I read it.
JerryB
Everything by Peter Elbow is amazing, in my opinion - thinker, writer, teacher. Get a hold of his essay on "The Believing Game" in either his book *Writing Without Teachers* or *Embracing Contraries*, and read it!
Patricia
Practical and applicable theory for the writing classroom. Elbow is excellent.
Heather
Amazing book about how to teach and look at writing.
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Peter Elbow is Professor Emeritus of English at the University of Massachusetts, Amherst. He is best known for his work in writing theory, practice, and pedagogy.

Elbow is the author of several books, including Embracing Contraries: Explorations in Learning and Teaching (Oxford UP, 1986), Writing with Power: Techniques for Mastering the Writing Process (Oxford UP, 1981), Writing Without Teachers (O
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