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Murray, Donald Morison 1924-2006

Overview
Works: 46 works in 190 publications in 2 languages and 6,958 library holdings
Genres: Handbooks and manuals  Biography  Quotations  Juvenile works  Film adaptations  Short films  Interviews  Pictorial works  Abstracts 
Roles: Author, Performer, Editor
Classifications: PE1408, 808.04207
Publication Timeline
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Most widely held works by Donald Morison Murray
A writer teaches writing: a practical method of teaching composition by Donald Morison Murray( Book )

19 editions published between 1968 and 2004 in English and held by 1,053 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

Write to learn by Donald Morison Murray( Book )

28 editions published between 1984 and 2005 in English and held by 772 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

Offers step-by-step instructions for developing effective writing skills
Learning by teaching : selected articles on writing and teaching by Donald Morison Murray( Book )

4 editions published in 1982 in English and held by 685 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

Intended to stimulate teachers to make use of their own experiences at the writing desk and in the classroom workshop to discover what is meaningful about writing and teaching, the articles in this collection reflect what the author has learned over the years through writing. The articles in the first section emphasize the writing process, and include discussions of teaching writing as a process rather than a product, the qualities of good writing, and the logic of revision. The second section contains one article, dealing with ways to write research reports that teachers will read. The third section focuses on the teaching process, including writing evaluation, teacher/student interaction, and classroom techniques. (Hth)
The craft of revision by Donald Morison Murray( Book )

27 editions published between 1991 and 2013 in English and held by 578 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

Writing to deadline : the journalist at work by Donald Morison Murray( Book )

7 editions published in 2000 in English and held by 538 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

Expecting the unexpected : teaching myself--and others--to read and write by Donald Morison Murray( Book )

6 editions published between 1987 and 1989 in English and held by 463 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

From the Back Cover: Expecting the unexpected is a collection of twenty-four articles written since the publication of the author's highly acclaimed Learning by Teaching. Divided into four parts-Listening to the Page, Learning by Sharing, Exploring Form, and Sitting to Write-the book includes both previously published and unpublished pieces that present a record of personal explorations into the process of writing and teaching writing. Included in the unpublished pieces are excerpts from handouts written for students, case histories of the author's own writing, and a running commentary that puts the reading in context. Inspirational and honest, Expecting the Unexpected is a celebration of surprise; it is one writer/teacher's account of how to expect the unexpected and how, even, to encourage, nurture, and make use of it
Writing for your readers : notes on the writer's craft from the Boston globe by Donald Morison Murray( Book )

7 editions published between 1983 and 1992 in English and Spanish and held by 416 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

The lively shadow : living with the death of a child by Donald Morison Murray( Book )

2 editions published in 2003 in English and held by 363 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

The Pulitzer Prize-winning author offers a candid, poignant account of the death of his second daughter at the age of twenty from Reye's Syndrome, reexamining the grief and anguish of her death and its long-term impact
Crafting a life in essay, story, poem by Donald Morison Murray( Book )

1 edition published in 1996 in English and held by 266 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

In Crafting a Life in Essay, Story, Poem, Donald Murray demonstrates the craft that has been his discipline and joy for more than half a century. He describes how the writing act has allowed him to live his life twice--once in experience and once again as the evolving draft illuminates the texture and meaning of that experience. Murray takes the reader into his private writer's workshop and not only reveals the basic techniques of writing essays, stories, and poems, but also discusses the attitudes--emotional and mental--that determine the effectiveness of his craft. Beginning and experienced writers will work beside this Pulitzer Prize winning craftsperson, catching ideas from life, developing them in language, shaping them into publishable forms. In the first section of the book, Murray talks about attitudes and skills that encourage and initiate writing. Then he deals with specific techniques of writing the personal essay, fiction, and poetry. In the final section, he explains the skills of revision and editing as well as ways to develop a writing community and submit work for publication. Crafting a Life in Essay, Story, Poem is both a celebration of the writing process and a practical manual on how to explore the world with the written line. It is a book that every teacher and every student of writing will want to own. -- Book Description
Shoptalk : learning to write with writers by Donald Morison Murray( Book )

3 editions published in 1990 in English and held by 257 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

Collection of quotations from writers
Read to write : a writing process reader by Donald Morison Murray( Book )

14 editions published between 1986 and 1993 in English and held by 222 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

"The text includes an introductory chapter on reading as a reader and reading as a writer, five professional writer case studies, collaborative writing assignments, and ten student essays."--Page 4 of cover
A & P by Rennie Ellis( Visual )

10 editions published between 1996 and 2009 in English and held by 175 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

Portrays a young grocery store clerk, Sammy, who quits his job after witnessing his manager berate three girls for wearing only their bathing suits in the store. His noble act goes unnoticed by the girls, but is a defining moment in his transition from adolescence to adulthood. Includes an interview with John Updike conducted by Donald M. Murray
Writing for many roles by Mimi Schwartz( Book )

2 editions published in 1985 in English and held by 146 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

Man against earth; the story of tunnels and tunnel builders by Donald Morison Murray( Book )

1 edition published in 1961 in English and held by 142 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

The essential Don Murray : lessons from America's greatest writing teacher by Donald Morison Murray( Book )

3 editions published in 2009 in English and held by 95 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

The man who had everything by Donald Morison Murray( Book )

7 editions published between 1964 and 1965 in English and held by 84 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

The world of sound recording by Donald Morison Murray( Book )

2 editions published in 1965 in English and held by 82 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

The literature of tomorrow : an anthology of student fiction, poetry, and drama by Donald Morison Murray( Book )

5 editions published between 1990 and 1991 in English and held by 70 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

Read to write : a writing process reader by Donald Morison Murray( Book )

1 edition published in 1990 in English and held by 6 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

Don Murray in action( Visual )

1 edition published in 1983 in English and held by 6 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

A condensation of 12 hours of a workshop for teachers participating in the Wyoming Writing Project
 
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Learning by teaching : selected articles on writing and teaching
Alternative Names
Donald Murray American journalist

Donald Murray periodista estadounidense

Donald Murray periodista estatunidenc

Murray, Don.

Murray, Don 1924-2006

Murray, Donald.

Murray, Donald 1924-2006

Murray, Donald M.

Murray, Donald M. 1924-2006

Murray, Donald M. (Donald Morison), 1924-2006

Murray, Donald Morison 1924-

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Languages
English (163)

Spanish (2)

Covers
Write to learnLearning by teaching : selected articles on writing and teachingThe craft of revisionWriting to deadline : the journalist at workExpecting the unexpected : teaching myself--and others--to read and writeThe lively shadow : living with the death of a childCrafting a life in essay, story, poemRead to write : a writing process reader