"C" grade or higher or "Pass" in ENGL 110 or ESL 119 or equivalent or assessment recommendation for ENGL 120.
The following are pertinent to these sections of English 120 and may be purchased online as e-book/Kindle editions or as print editions from the campus Barnes and Noble bookstore or online book sellers. ISBNs indicate paperback editions only.
Brotherton, Rob. Suspicious Minds: Why We Believe Conspiracy Theories. Reprint edition. Bloomsbury Sigma, 2017. ISBN: 9781472915634
Hawley, Katherine. Trust: A Very Short Introduction. Oxford University Press, 2012. ISBN: 9780199697342
Shermer, Michael. Why People Believe Weird Things. Revised ed. Holt Paperbacks, 2002. ISBN: 9780805070897
These online resources are free of charge and used for editing and revising course assignments.
Purdue University, College of Liberal Arts. Purdue OWL. http://www.owl.purdue.edu/owl
Karl Sherlock. Handbook of Tone and Usage. 2nd ed. El Cajon, CA: Karl Sherlock/GC. http://www.www.grossmont.edu/people/karl-sherlock/handbook-usage-tone
Reference guides such as A Writer's Reference are also widely recommended and available from many different on-line sources as well as in the reference section of most libraries, including the LRC at Grossmont College.
Hacker, Diana and Nancy Sommers. A Writer's Reference. 9th edition. Boston: Bedfords/St. Martins, 2017. ISBN: 9781319057442.
ISBNs indicate paperback editions; e-book and/or Kindle editions are available for two of the three listed texts.
Turco, Lewis Putnam. Book of Forms. University of New England Press, 2011. ISBN: 9781611680355
Bridges, Judy. Shut Up and Write. Redbird Press, 2011. ISBN: 9780976474272.
ISBNs indicate paperback editions; e-book and/or Kindle editions are available for all listed texts.
Barnet, Sylvan and William E. Cain. A Short Guide to Writing About Literature. 12th ed. Longman Publishers, 2014. ISBN: 9780205118458
Gibaldi, Joseph. M.L.A. Handbook for Writers of Research Papers. 8th edition. Modern Language Association of America, 2016.
*These suggested non-required texts may be purchased inexpensively as downloadable e-books or obtained in the reference section of most any college library. Many good, reputable on-line guides are also available to help you apply MLA citation style and document design, as well as to assist you in the development of a literary criticism essay. You are encouraged to research these in preparation for your written assignments in this class.
Officially registered students, use Canvas log-in to access these course websites.
B.A.., University Of Wisconsin, Milwaukee
M.A., University Of Wisconsin, Milwaukee
Independent Study, School Of Irish Studies, Dublin
Fulbright, Uniwersytet Warszawski
M.F.A., University Of California, Irvine
Doctoral Study, SUNY Binghamton
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