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THE SUNDANCE READER, Brief Edition is a brief alternative to the popular rhetorically organized THE SUNDANCE READER, 3/e.
Table of Contents
|Cornel West - Black Political Leadership|
|2. Narration: Relating Events|
|Samuel Scudder - Take This Fish and Look at It (annotated)|
|James Dillard - A Doctor’s Dilemma|
|Ramon “Tianguis” Perez - The Fender-Bender|
|Nathan McCall - The Lesson|
|Richard Preston - Ebola River|
|Walter Lord - The Reconstructed Logbook of the Titanic|
|3. Description: Presenting Impressions|
|Jonathan Schell - Letter From Ground Zero (annotated)|
|Chris Hedges - A Gaza Diary|
|Truman Capote - Out There|
|José Antonio Burciaga - My Ecumenical Father|
|Rowan - Unforgettable Miss Bessie|
|3M Pharmaceutical - Sales Representative Want Ad|
|Monica Ramos - The Résumé of Monica Ramos|
|4. Definition: Establishing Meaning|
|Eileen Simpson - Dyslexia (annotated)|
|Janice Castro, Dan Cook, and Cristina Garcia - Spanglish|
|Ellen Goodman - The Company Man|
|Jonathan Ritter - The World View of a Computer Hacker|
|John Ciardi - What Is Happiness?|
|The Encyclopedia of Psychology - Depression|
|Rosenberg - What Is Depression?|
|5. Comparison and Contrast: Indicating Similarities and Difference|
|Yi-Fu Tuan - Chinese Space, American Space (annotated)|
|Bob Levey - Men vs|
|Women Over Walking at Night|
|William Zinsser - The Transaction|
|Bruce Catton - Grant and Lee|
|Bharati Mukherjee - Two Ways to Belong to America|
|Peggy Kenna and Sondra Lacy - Communication Styles: United States and Taiwan|
|6. Analysis: Making Evaluations|
|William Raspberry - The Handicap of Definition (annotated)|
|Michael Zielenziger - Black is Beautiful: Tokyo Style|
|Richard Brookhiser - The Skinny|
|- Who’s Listening to Your Cell Phone Calls?|
|James Poniewozik - What’s Wrong With This Picture?|
|Kimberly Crawford, J|
|- Surreptitious Recording of Suspects’ Conversations|
|7. Division and Classification: Separating into Parts and Rating Categories|
|Russell Baker - The Plot Against People (annotated)|
|Judith Viorst - Friends, Good Friends--and Such Good Friends|
|Martin Luther King Jr|
|- The Ways of Meeting Oppression|
|James Austin - Four Kinds of Chance|
|John Holt - Three Kinds of Discipline|
|8. Process: Explaining How Things Work and Giving Directions|
|Mortimer Adler - How to Mark a Book (annotated)|
|Elizabeth Kolbert Birth of a TV Show: A Drama All Its Own|
|Budish - Fender Bender Do’s and Don’t’s|
|Peter Elbow - Desperation Writing|
|Anne Weisbord - Résumés That Rate a Second Look|
|Lucille Treganowan - Cleaning Battery Terminals|
|9. Cause and Effect: Determining Reasons and Predicting Results|
|Maya Angelou - Why Blacks Are Returning to Their Southern Roots (annotated)|
|John Brooks - The Effects of the Telephone|
|John Taylor Gatto - Why Schools Don’t Educate|
|Alan Dershowitz - The “Abuse Excuse” Is Detrimental to the Justice System|
|Leslie Abramson - The Abuse Defense Balances the Justice System|
|Hewlett-Packard - Solving Printer Operation Problems|
|10. Argument and Persuasion: Influencing Readers|
|Scott Simon - Why Even Pacifists Support This War (annotated)|
|Manning Marable - An Idea Whose Time Has Come|
|Shelby Steel - A Childish Illusion|
|Armando Rendón - Kiss of Death|
|Barbara Ehrenreich - Cultural Baggage|
|Albert Einstein - Letter to President Roosevelt, August 2, 1939. The Irish American Partnership - Irish Need Apply|