Faigley, Lester

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FAIGLEY, Lester. American, b. 1947. Genres: Writing/Journalism. Career: University of Texas at Austin, professor of English and founding director of Division of Rhetoric and Composition, 1979-. National University of Singapore, senior fellow, 1986-87; Pennsylvania State University, visiting professor, 1990; Oxford University, visiting professor at Brasenose College, 1992. Publications: (With S. White) Evaluating College Writing Programs, 1983; (with R. Cherry, D. Jolliffe, and A. Skinner) Assessing Writers' Knowledge and Processes of Composing, 1985; Fragments of Rationality, 1992; (with J. Selzer) Good Reasons, 2000, 2nd ed., 2003; The Longman Guide to the Web, 2000; (with J. Selzer) Good Reasons with Contemporary Arguments, 2001, 2nd ed., 2004; The Penguin Handbook, 2003; The Brief Penguin Handbook, 2003; (with D. George, A. Palchik, C. Selfe) Picturing Texts, 2004. Address: Division of Rhetoric and Composition, University of Texas at Austin, Austin, TX 78712, U.S.A.