The Sundance Reader, Brief Edition (with InfoTrac)

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  • Edition: Brief
  • Format: Paperback
  • Copyright: 2002-12-13
  • Publisher: Wadsworth Publishing
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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

1. Introduction
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
Carl T
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
Don D
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
Louis R
Mizell Jr
- 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
Armond D
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

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