Linda Peterson

Linda Peterson (Ph.D., Brown University) was Professor of English at Yale University and was published widely on nonfiction prose, notably life-writing and women's authorship. She co-directed the Bass Writing Program at Yale for twenty-five years and served as president of the Council of Writing Program Administrators.

Books by Linda Peterson

  1. Book CoverA Guide to The Norton Reader


    This guide includes tips for planning a course; four sample syllabi; suggested in-class activities for ten and thirty minutes; notes for new teachers and writing program administrators; and a guide to navigating nortonreader.com. For every reading, this guide offers an overview of key themes, passages, and strategies; teaching suggestions; and suggested writing assignments.More

  2. Book CoverThe Norton Reader

    Fourteenth High School Edition

    The classic reader that has introduced millions of students to the essay as a genre.More