Rules for Writers with Writing about Literature (Tabbed Version)
Eighth Edition   ©2016

Rules for Writers with Writing about Literature (Tabbed Version)

Diana Hacker (late of Prince George's Community College) , Nancy Sommers (Harvard University)  

  • ISBN-10: 1-319-01131-4; ISBN-13: 978-1-319-01131-4; Format: Spiral Bound, 768 pages

Comprehensive coverage
Rules provides sensible advice and practical models to help students with composing and revising, reading critically, developing and delivering spoken and written arguments, analyzing texts, practicing grammar and punctuation skills, conducting research, and integrating and citing sources.

Easy reference
With clear and straightforward advice and explanations, charts that summarize key content, and menus that quickly lead users to help, Rules is everything students and their instructors have come to expect in a Hacker handbook.

Support for teachers
For ideas on integrating Rules for Writers into the course or just on giving students a head start on working with their handbook, instructors can turn to Teaching with Hacker Handbooks.

Writing About Literature section
This version of Rules for Writers includes an additional section on writing about literature, covering reading for interpretation, planning and writing papers, and proper usage of quotations and secondary sources.