Ninth Edition   ©2011

The Compact Reader

Short Essays by Method and Theme

Jane E. Aaron , Ellen Kuhl Repetto

  • ISBN-10: 0-312-60960-4; ISBN-13: 978-0-312-60960-3; Format: Paper Text, 432 pages

Compelling themes in a rhetorical organization

From its well-chosen essays to its thorough editorial apparatus to its distinctive organization, The Compact Reader provides the fundamental support students need to become confident writers. The innovative dual organization -- rhetorical and thematic -- introduces essential strategies of writing while engaging students with brief readings on captivating topics. For instructors who want a concise, affordable, effective resource for teaching the connection between form and content, The Compact Reader is the perfect choice.
The Compact Reader is an invaluable resource for any instructor who wants to effectively teach students the basics of college-level writing.”
-- Christine Baumgarthuber, Brown University