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The majority of books on English and writing are located in these call number ranges:

PE 1-3729 (English)

PE 1097-1398 (grammar) 

PE 1402-1497 (rhetoric and compostition)

PN 101-245 (authorship)


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The Business Style - Helen Cunningham; Brenda Greene
Call Number: HF 5718.3 C86 2002
ISBN: 0071382305
Publication Date: 2002
A practical and comprehensive guide that focuses specifically on the writing issues that frequently arise on the job.

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Inventing English - Seth Lerer
Call Number: PE 1075 L47 2007
ISBN: 023113794X
Publication Date: 2007
An engaging history of the English language from the age of Beowulf to the rap of Eminem. The author situates the evolution of our grammar, pronunciation, and vocabulary into the larger history of English, America, and literature.

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Composition and/or Literature - Linda S. Beigmann (Editor); Edith M. Baker (Editor)
Call Number: PE 1404 C622 2006
ISBN: 0814108075
Publication Date: 2006
Examines the teaching of literature in composition classes, how the division between literature and composition affects teaching practices, and documents cases of success and failre in the collaboration between the two fields.

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Eats, Shoots and Leaves: the Zero Tolerance Approach to Punctuation - Lynne Truss; Frank McCourt (Foreword by)
Call Number: PE 1450 T75 2004
ISBN: 1592400876
Publication Date: 2004
We all know the basics of punctuation. Or do we? A look at most neighborhood signage tells a different story. Through sloppy usage and low standards on the internet, in email, and now text messages, we have made proper punctuation an endangered species

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Getting Published in the Humanities - Jeffrey Kahan
Call Number: PN 146 K34 2012
ISBN: 0786459239
Publication Date: 2011
In this guide, the author offers essential advice for novice academic writers seeking publication. He explains why not all publications are equal, why e-books are not as widely respected as printed books in the academic world, how to schedule publications prior to tenure, how to spot a publishable idea, how to approach the right publisher, and a host of other useful tips that greatly increase one's chances of publication.

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The Event of Literature - Terry Eagleton
Call Number: PN 45 E24 2012
ISBN: 0300178816
Publication Date: 2012
The author turns his attention to the questions we should ask about literature, but rarely do. What is literature? Can we even speak of "literature" at all? What do different literary theories tell us about what texts mean and do?


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