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This is the 1st edition with a publication date of 1/1/2007.
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This inexpensive and very brief version of the best-sellingPenguin Handbookoffers the same student-friendly strengths: a highly visual design, cutting edge coverage of research, and the best presentation of documentation available. With more visuals, photos, and sample documents than other essential handbooks, this handy full-color reference gives students just what they need to know about the writing and research processes, while providing extensive coverage of documentation and grammar. Unique "Source Samples" in the documentation chapters give students pages from actual sources with notes explaining where to find the information to create a citation and unique "Common Errors" boxes in the grammar chapters provide quick guidance on key errors. The Little Penguin Handbookwill be an invaluable resource for students in composition courses and in courses across the curriculum.
Table of Contents
|The Rhetorical Situation||p. 3|
|Communicating with Words, Images, and Graphics||p. 5|
|Critical Reading and Viewing||p. 10|
|Composing Paragraphs||p. 18|
|Revising, Editing, and Proofreading||p. 23|
|Designing and Presenting||p. 25|
|Planning Your Research||p. 31|
|Finding Print Sources in Libraries||p. 33|
|Finding Sources Online||p. 43|
|Evaluating Sources||p. 52|
|Using Sources Ethically and Effectively||p. 56|
|MLA Documentation||p. 65|
|APA Documentation||p. 101|
|CMS Documentation||p. 120|
|CSE Documentation||p. 135|
|Style and Language||p. 145|
|Write with Power||p. 147|
|Write Concisely||p. 151|
|Write with Emphasis||p. 156|
|Find the Right Words||p. 161|
|Fragments, Run-ons, and Comma Splices||p. 171|
|Subject-Verb Agreement||p. 178|
|Grammar for Nonnative Speakers||p. 209|
|Punctuation and Mechanics||p. 215|
|Semicolons and Colons||p. 228|
|Dashes and Parentheses||p. 233|
|Quotation Marks||p. 241|
|Other Punctuation Marks||p. 245|
|Capitalization, Italics, Abbreviations, Numbers||p. 250|
|Glossary of Grammatical Terms and Usage||p. 255|
|Revision Guide||p. 283|
|Detailed Contents||p. 284|
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