How to Use your Reading in your Essays

Second edition

by Jeanne Godfrey


Elbow, P. (1998) Writing with Power: Techniques for Mastering the Writing Process. US: Oxford University Press.

Lillis, T. (1999) Whose 'Common Sense'? Essayist literacy and the institutional practice of mystery. In C. Jones, J. Turner and B. Street (eds) Student Writing in the University: cultural and epistemological issues. Amsterdam: John Benjamins.

Mitchell, S. and Evison, A. (2005) Thinking Writing: News from the Writing in the Disciplines Initiative. Spring 2005 p1 Queen Mary University London.

Olson, C. B. (1992) Thinking/writing: fostering critical thinking through writing. New York: Harper Collins.

Recommendations for further reading

Barton, D. and Hamilton, M. (1998) Local Literacies. London: Routledge.

Bazerman, C. (1981) What written knowledge does: Three examples of academic discourse. Philosophy of the Social Sciences 11: 361-382.

Cr'me, P. (2003) Why can't we allow students to be more creative? Teaching in Higher Education 8(2): 273 -277.

Ganobcsik-Williams, L. (ed.) (2006) Teaching academic writing in UK higher education: theories, practices and models. Basingstoke: Palgrave.

Johns, A. (1997) Text Role and Context: developing academic literacies. Cambridge: Cambridge University Press.

Lea, M.R. (2004) Academic Literacies: a pedagogy for course design. Studies in Higher Education 29(2): 739 -756.

Lea, M. R. and Stierer, B. (eds) (2000) Student writing in higher education: new contexts. Buckingham: Society for Research into Higher Education/Open University Press.

Lea, M. R. and Street, B. (1998) Student Writing in higher education: an academic literacies approach. Studies in Higher Education 23 (2): 157 -172.

Lillis, T. (2001) Student Writing, Access, regulation and desire. London: Routledge.

Swales, J. M. (1990) Genre Analysis: English in academic and research settings. Cambridge: Cambridge University Press.

© Jeanne Godfrey, 2009, 2013, How to Use Your Reading in Your Essays, Palgrave Macmillan.