"They Say / I Say": The Moves That Matter In Academic Writing (Third Edition)
"They Say / I Say": The Moves That Matter in Academic Writing (Third Edition)
- Paperback: 352 pages
- Publisher: W. W. Norton & Company; 3 edition (February 4, 2014)
- Language: English
- ISBN-10: 0393935841
- ISBN-13: 978-0393935844
- Product Dimensions: 5.3 x 0.5 x 7.4 inches
- Shipping Weight: 9.6 ounces
Review The best tribute to "They Say / I Say" I've heard is this, from astudent: "This is one book I'm not selling back to the bookstore." Nods allaround the room. The students love this book. --Christine Ross, QuinnipiacUniversityThe argument of this book is important--that there are "moves" toacademic writing . . . and that knowledge of them can be generative. Thetemplate format is a good way to teach and demystify the moves that matter. Ilike this book a lot. --David Bartholomae, University of PittsburghA brilliantbook. . . . It's like a membership card in the academic club. --EileenSeifert, DePaul UniversityDemystifies academic argumentation. --PatriciaBizzell, College of the Holy Cross"This book demystifies rhetorical moves,tricks of the trade that many students are unsure about. It s reasonable,helpful, nicely written . . . and hey, it s true. I would have found itimmensely helpful myself in high school and college. --Mike Rose, Universityof California, Los Angeles"The best tribute to They Say / I Say I ve heard isthis, from a student: This is one book I m not selling back to the bookstore.Nods all around the room. The students love this book. --Christine Ross,Quinnipiac University"The argument of this book is important that there aremoves to academic writing . . . and that knowledge of them can be generative.The template format is a good way to teach and demystify the moves thatmatter. I like this book a lot. --David Bartholomae, University ofPittsburgh"A brilliant book. . . . It s like a membership card in the academicclub. --Eileen Seifert, DePaul University"Students need to walk a fine linebetween their work and that of others, and this book helps them walk thatline, providing specific methods and techniques for introducing, explaining,and integrating other voices with their own ideas. --Libby Miles, Universityof Rhode Island"This book uncovers the rhetorical conventions that transcenddisciplinary boundaries, so that even freshmen, newcomers to the academy, areimmediately able to join in the conversation. --Margaret Weaver, MissouriState University" Read more About the Author Gerald Graff, a professor ofEnglish and education at the University of Illinois at Chicago and 2008president of the Modern Language Association of America, has had a majorimpact on teachers through such books as Professing Literature: AnInstitutional History, Beyond the Culture Wars: How Teaching the Conflicts CanRevitalize American Education, and Clueless in Academe: How Schooling Obscuresthe Life of the Mind.Cathy Birkenstein is a lecturer in English at theUniversity of Illinois at Chicago. She has published essays on writing inCollege English, and, with Gerald Graff in The Chronicle of Higher Education,Academe, and College Composition and Communication. Read more
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