Cornerstones: Readings for Writers | McGraw-Hill Create™

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Cornerstones: Readings for Writers | edited by Barbara Clouse

Design your developmental writing text to match your approach. With Cornerstones, you select from high-interest, well-known readings with comprehensive and innovative pre- and post-reading apparatus that provides important support for your students.

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If you want a good starting point, choose one of these Cornerstones ExpressBooks. Select as is or modify to meet your course needs.

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Noteworthy Cornerstones selections include:

  • Russell Baker, “Learning to Write”
  • Suzanne Britt, “Neat People vs. Sloppy People”
  • Peter Elbow, “Freewriting”
  • Anna Quindlen, “Girls at Bat”

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About the Editor

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Barbara Clouse has taught all levels of college composition, first at Youngstown State University in northeastern Ohio and then at Slippery Rock University in western Pennsylvania. She has also written a number of composition texts. In addition to A Troubleshooting Guide for Writers, her books include The Student Writer: Editor and Critic, Jumpstart: A Workbook for Writers, Patterns for a Purpose: A Rhetorical Reader, and Transitions: From Reading to Writing, all written for McGraw-Hill. Barbara has also written Progressions with Readings and Conventions and Expectations: A Brief Handbook and Guide to Writing for Longman Publishers. A frequent presenter at national and regional conferences, Barbara often conducts workshops for writing teachers.