Download E-books The Dissertation: From Beginning to End (Pocket Guide to Social Work Research Methods) PDF

By Peter Lyons

Many in a different way robust doctoral scholars get caught on the dissertation level, yet this trusty advisor takes scholars from the early making plans part to completing the ultimate draft. It comprises uncomplicated suggestion for every level of the dissertation strategy: choosing a chair, finishing the literature assessment, constructing a speculation, settling on a examine pattern and applicable measures, handling and reading either quantitative and qualitative info, setting up solid writing conduct, and overcoming hindrances to finishing the dissertation on time table.

Practical instructions, tips and techniques, and motion steps checklists in each one bankruptcy make this a convenient pocket advisor for college students in addition to advisors looking a finished, unintimidating highway map to the social paintings dissertation.

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Download E-books Handbook of Research on Writing: History, Society, School, Individual, Text PDF

The Handbook of study on Writing ventures to sum up inquiry over the past few a long time on what we all know approximately writing and the numerous methods we all know it: How do humans write? How do they discover ways to write and enhance as writers? below what stipulations and for what reasons do humans write? What assets and applied sciences can we use to put in writing? How did our present varieties and practices of writing emerge inside social background? What affects has writing had on society and the person? What does it suggest to be and to profit to be an energetic player in modern structures of meaning? 
This cornerstone quantity advances the sector via aggregating the broad-ranging, interdisciplinary, multidimensional strands of writing learn and bringing them jointly right into a universal highbrow area. Endeavoring to synthesize what has been discovered approximately writing in all international locations in fresh many years, it displays a large scope of foreign study task, with recognition to writing in any respect degrees of education and in all lifestyles events. bankruptcy authors, all eminent researchers, come from disciplines as varied as anthropology, archeology, typography, communique experiences, linguistics, journalism, sociology, rhetoric, composition, legislations, medication, schooling, background, and literacy experiences. The Handbook’s 37 chapters are geared up in 5 sections:
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This quantity, in summing up what's identified approximately writing, deepens our event and appreciation of writing―in ways in which will make lecturers larger at educating writing and all of its readers greater as person writers. will probably be attention-grabbing and precious to students and researchers of writing, to an individual who teaches writing in any context at any point, and to all those people who are simply occupied with writing.

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Download E-books Teaching Writing: Landmarks and Horizons PDF

Teaching Writing: Landmarks and Horizons, edited by way of Christina Russell McDonald and Robert L. McDonald, is designed to give an summary of a few of the key advancements within the institution of composition reviews as a box in past times thirty-five years. The essays are theoretically grounded yet are interested in pedagogy besides. Divided into components, the 1st provides 9 landmark essays, chosen and brought through exceptional composition students, and the second one brings jointly 8 new essays by way of rising scholars.

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Author of How Fiction Works

James wooden has lengthy validated himself because the best critic of his iteration. With The enjoyable Stuff, he confirms his preeminence not just as a discerning pass judgement on, but additionally as one in all fiction's such a lot ardent appreciators. In those twenty-three glowing dispatches, wooden deals a breathtaking examine the fashionable novel. He easily connects his encyclopedic figuring out of the literary canon―casting his eye upon such the most important writers as Thomas Hardy and Leo Tolstoy―with an both in-depth research of an important authors writing this day, together with Cormac McCarthy, Lydia Davis, and Aleksandar Hemon. From the bright identify essay on Keith Moon and the misplaced joys of drumming to Wood's incisive piece at the writings of George Orwell, The enjoyable Stuff is necessary examining for someone who cares approximately modern literature.

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Download E-books The Sickroom in Victorian Fiction: The Art of Being Ill (Cambridge Studies in Nineteenth-Century Literature and Culture) PDF

By Miriam Bailin

During this exploration of the importance of disease within the Victorian literary mind's eye Miriam Bailin maps the cultural implications and narrative results of the sickroom as a major symbolic area in nineteenth-century lifestyles and literature. Dr Bailin attracts on non-fictional bills of ailment through Julia Stephen, Harriet Martineau and others to light up the presentation of disease and ministration, sufferer and nurse, within the fiction of Charlotte Brontë, Charles Dickens and George Eliot. She argues that the sickroom capabilities as an imagined retreat from conflicts in Victorian society, and that fictional representations of disorder serve to solve either social clash and aesthetic pressure. Her focus at the sickroom scene as a compositional reaction to insistent formal in addition to social difficulties yields clean readings of canonical works and ways to the constituent components of Victorian realist narrative.

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By David Gilmour

David Gilmour's biography of Giuseppe di Lampedusa finds the lifestyles tale of the author of The Leopard, one of many nice novels of the 20 th century. A ebook whose imagery, as soon as tasted, haunts the reader endlessly, The Leopard describes the golden period of nineteenth-century Sicily: its sensual, fading, aristocratic glory and its corruption, brutality, and inequality lurking underneath the skin. Who wrote this masterpiece, this murals? the answer's as not going as one may well desire. a desirable meditation on what it really is that makes a author.

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Download E-books 65 Successful Harvard Business School Application Essays: With Analysis by the Staff of The Harbus, the Harvard Business School Newspaper (2nd Edition) PDF

By Lauren Sullivan

YOUR existence . . . IN three hundred phrases OR LESS

It's a frightening activity. Even the main pro pros locate enterprise institution software essays to be one of the toughest items they ever write. With a various pool of proficient humans employing to the nation's most sensible faculties from the main winning businesses and prestigious undergraduate courses on the earth, an easy biography detailing accomplishments and pursuits isn't adequate. candidates want transparent and compelling arguments that seize admissions officials and totally refuse to permit go.

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Download E-books The Sound on the Page: Great Writers Talk about Style and Voice in Writing PDF

By Ben Yagoda

In writing, type issues. our favourite writers frequently entertain, flow, and encourage us much less by means of what they are saying than through how they are saying it. In The Sound at the Page, acclaimed writer, instructor, and critic Ben Yagoda bargains useful and incisive aid for writers on constructing and studying their very own sort and voice. This splendidly wealthy and readable ebook positive aspects interviews with greater than forty of our most vital authors discussing their literary kind, including:

Dave Barry
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Supreme court docket Justice Stephen Breyer
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Michael Kinsley
Elmore Leonard
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Susan Orlean
Cynthia Ozick
Anna Quindlen
Jonathan Raban
David Thomson
Tobias Wolff

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Download E-books Description & Setting: Techniques and Exercises for Crafting a Believable World of People, Places, and Events (Write Great Fiction) PDF

By Ron Rozelle

Build a plausible World

How crucial is surroundings to a narrative? How a lot description is simply too a lot? In what methods do info and atmosphere tie into plot and personality improvement? how will you use environment and outline so as to add intensity for your story?

You can locate the entire solutions you wish in Write nice Fiction: Description & Setting by means of writer and teacher Ron Rozelle. This nuts-and-bolts advisor - entire with useful routines on the finish of every bankruptcy - can provide the entire information and strategies you would like to:

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With dozens of excerpts from a few of brand new most well liked writers, Write nice Fiction: Description & Setting provides all of the details you want to create a pointy and plausible global of individuals, locations, occasions, and actions.

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By G. Miki Hayden

The bare author bargains either a entire type advisor and a advisor to the better degrees of composition. no matter if you’re writing fiction or nonfiction, this booklet might help you increase your writing and let you eventually relaxation within the coverage that your grammar and punctuation are correct.

An effortless to learn and infrequently fun ebook of recommendation with examples on all issues in addition to workouts, The bare author will support not only new writers yet subtle ones to develop into higher writers. This compendium is just a needs to have.

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~Larry Karp, writer of 8 secret novels and 3 nonfiction books.

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