The Blair Reader: Exploring Issues and Ideas
The Blair Reader encourages public discussion in the wider world by reading actively as well ascritically and responding to the ideas of others.
After more than twenty-five years of teaching composition,the authors have come to see reading and writing as interrelated activities:Towrite effectively, one must also read actively and critically. The authorshave found and str...more
Five years later, I now got around to reading through the whole book. Most of the essays in this book are really well written, most are quite thought-provoking... Some of them pose viewpoints I disagree with (but that's generally in the context of two conflicting arguments presented back to back -- and that's necessary in a textbook designed for critica ...more