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Writing, writing essays, dissertations & theses – general & humanities

John Clanchy, How to Write Essays: A Practical Guide for Students (Addison Wesley/Longman, 1992)

Phyllis Creme & Mary R. Lea, Writing at University: A Guide for Students (Oxford University Press, 1997)

Peter Elbow, Writing with Power: Techniques for Mastering the Writing Process (Galaxy Books/Oxford University Press, 1981)

Nigel Fabb & Alan Durant, How to Write Essays, Dissertations & Theses in Literary Studies (Longman, 1993)

Linda Flower, Problem Solving Strategies For Writing (Harcourt Brace Jovanovich, 2000)

Bryan Greetham, How to Write Better Essays (Palgrave Study Guide, 2001)

Brendan Hennessey, Writing An Essay (How To Books, 1996)

Andrea Lunsford & Robert Connors, Easywriter: A Pocket Guide (Bedford/St Martins, 1997)

Richard Marggraf-Turley,Writing Essays: A Guide for Students in English and the Humanities (Routledge, 2000)

Pam Peters, Strategies for Student Writers (Wiley, 1985)

David Roberts, The Student’s Guide to Writing Essays (Kogan Page Student Guides, 1997)

Rebecca Stott, Anna Snaith & Rick Rylance, Making Your Case: A Practical Guide to Essay Writing (Longman Speak-Write, 2001)

George Watson, Writing A Thesis: A Guide to Long Essays and Dissertations (Longman, 1997)