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Writing in the Disciplines: Arts and Humanities

A guide to writing resources available in Ramsey Library and the UNCA Writing Center.

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To find additional books at UNC Asheville, Appalachian State University or Western Carolina University, search our catalog.  

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Arts and Humanities

Barnet, Sylvan. A Short Guide to Writing About Art. [UNCA Writing Cr. PN 1707 .H83]

Barnet, Sylvan. A Shoty Guide to Writing about Literature  [PE 1479. C7. B3 2012]

Bellman, Jonathan.  A Short Guide to Writing About Music. [ML 3797. B4]

Feinberg, Joel.  Doing Philosophy: A Guide to the Writing of Philosophy Papers.   [B 52.7 F45 2005]

Hudson, Suzanne.  Writing About Theatre and Drama. [UNCA Writing Ctr. PN 1707 .H83 2006]

Irvine, Demar.  Writing About Music. [electronic source]

Mabbett, Ian W.  Writing History Essays:  A Student's Guide. [D16 .M1185 2007]

Seech, Zachary. Writing Philosophy Papers.  [B 52.7 S44 2002]

A Short Guide to Writing About History. [UNCA Writing Ctr.  D 13 .M294 2005]

Storey, William. Writing History: A Guide for Students.  [D16 .S864 2004](copies in UNCA Writing Ctr. & General Collection)

 Tucker, Amy. Visual Literacy: Writing About Art. [UNCA Writing Ctr.  N 7479 .T83 2002]

Vaughn, Lewis.  Writing Philosophy: A Student's Guide to Writing Philosophy Essays.  [UNCA Writing Ctr. B52.7 .V38]

Wingell, Richard.  Writing About Music:  An Introductory Guide.  [UNCA Writing Ctr.  ML 3797 .W54 2002]