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Writing with power : techniques for mastering the writing process / Peter Elbow.

New York : Oxford University Press, 1981.
ISBN 0195029127, 0195029135

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Subjects Anglais (Langue) -- Rhétorique.
English language -- Rhetoric.
Inglés -- Retórica.
Report writing.
Description xi, 384 pages ; 22 cm
Copyright Date 1981.
Notes Includes bibliographical references (pages 375-377) and index.
Summary Presents writing techniques useful for getting words on paper, for revising, for dealing with an audience, and for getting feedback.
Contents Part I: Some essentials -- Introduction: a map of the book -- An approach to writing -- Freewriting -- Sharing -- The direct writing process for getting words on paper -- Quick revising -- The dangerous method: trying to write it right the first time -- Part II: More ways of getting words on paper -- The open-ended writing process -- The loop writing process -- Metaphors for priming the pump -- Working on writing while not thinking about writing -- Poetry as no big deal -- Part III: More ways to revise -- Thorough revising -- Revising with feedback -- Cut-and-paste revising and collage -- The last step: getting rid of mistakes in grammar -- Nausea -- Part IV: Audience -- Other people -- Audience as a focusing force -- Three tricky relationships to an audience -- Writing for teachers -- Part V: Feedback -- Criterion-based feedback and reader-based feedback -- A catalogue of criterion based questions -- A catalogue of reader-based questions -- Options for getting feedback -- Part VI: Power in writing -- Writing and voice -- How to get power through voice -- Breathin experience into words -- Breathing experience into expository writing -- Writing and magic.
Network Numbers (OCoLC)7272937
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WorldCat Identities Elbow, Peter.
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