John Brereton

John Brereton (Ph.D., Rutgers University) is a Professor of English, Emeritus, at the University of Massachusetts, Boston. Previously he served as Executive Director of the Calderwood Writing Initiative at the Boston Athenaum. He has taught writing at Harvard University, Wayne State University, Brandeis University, and the City University of New York. His scholarship focuses on the history of teaching English literature and composition.

Books by John Brereton

  1. Book CoverInstructor's Guide: for The Norton Reader: An Anthology of Nonfiction, Thirteenth Edition and Shorter Thirteenth Edition


    This guide for instructors contains advice on planning a course, sample syllabi, suggested in-class activities, notes for new teachers, writing program administrators, teachers of developmental writing and notes, overviews, suggestions, prompts, and a teaching “hook” for each reading.More

  2. Book CoverThe Norton Reader: An Anthology of Nonfiction

    Thirteenth Edition

    The classic among essay readers.More

  3. Book CoverWriting on the Job: A Norton Pocket Guide

    Updated Edition

    Writing on the Job is the first handy reference guide for professional writing students.More