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One Hundred Great Essays, Third Edition
Robert J. DiYanni
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Robert J. DiYanni’s One Hundred Great Essays features a collection of eminently teachable and rewarding essays for today's college composition courses, including authors ranging from William Hazlitt, Frederick Douglass, and E.B. White to Richard Feynman, Annie Dillard, and Dave Barry. Combining commonly taught, classic essays with the best of contemporary writing, One Hundred Great Essays provides flexible options for every composition classroom, with selections chosen both as models of good writing and as appropriate springboards for student writing. A brief introduction explains the essay form and offers instruction both on reading essays critically and on the process of writing effective essays.
About the Author
is Director of International Services in the Advanced Placement Program at The College Board. Dr. DiYanni, who holds a B.A. from Rutgers University and a Ph.D. from the City University of New York, has taught English and Humanities at a variety of institutions, including NYU, CUNY, and Harvard. He has written and edited more than two dozen books, mostly for college students of writing, literature, and humanities.
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