The St. Martin's Handbook with 2016 MLA update
Eighth Edition   ©2018

The St. Martin's Handbook with 2016 MLA update

Andrea A. Lunsford (Stanford University)

  • ISBN-10: 1-319-12025-3; ISBN-13: 978-1-319-12025-2; Format: Cloth Text, 912 pages

The comprehensive handbook for the literacy revolution

THIS TITLE HAS BEEN UPDATED TO REFLECT THE 2016 MLA UPDATES! Our editorial team has updated this text based on content from The MLA Handbook, 8th Edition. Browse our catalog or contact your representative for a full listing of updated titles and packages, or to request a custom ISBN.

Andrea Lunsford’s comprehensive advice in The St. Martin’s Handbook with 2016 MLA Update, Eighth Edition, supports students as they move from informal, social writing to both effective academic writing and to writing that can change the world.

Based on Andrea’s groundbreaking research on the literacy revolution, this teachable handbook shows students how to reflect on the writing skills they already have and put them to use both in traditional academic work and in multimodal projects like blog posts, websites, and presentations. Integrated advice on U.S. academic genres and language follows best practices for helping students from both international and native-speaker backgrounds improve their understanding of academic English.

Throughout The St. Martin’s Handbook with 2016 MLA Update, Andrea Lunsford encourages all of today’s students to learn everything they need to communicate effectively with the diverse people sharing their classrooms, workspaces, and civic lives.

 The St. Martin's Handbook is the most practical handbook I have found and used in my 30+ years of teaching. The best information I can give is that my students keep it.
Sherry Forkum, Santa Rosa Junior College