Textbook

The Fall 2020 program-wide textbook is currently in production, heeding input from all instructional staff throughout Fall 2019. The VT custom edition pricepoint will remain the same–68 USD–in university bookstores. It will be ordered for all sections of ENGL1105 and ENGL1106.

2020 ISBN-10: 1319373232
2020 ISBN-13: 9781319373238


In Fall 2019, the program-wide textbook is a Virginia Tech custom edition of Understanding Rhetoric, 2nd ed. The VT custom edition has been ordered for all sections of ENGL1105 and ENGL1106. It will be available for 68 USD in university bookstores. If you have any questions about the textbook for the Composition Program, please contact Derek Mueller, Director of Composition, at dmueller@vt.edu.

Understanding Rhetoric, 2nd edition
Figure 1. The Virginia Tech Composition Program’s textbook is Understanding Rhetoric (2nd edition). This custom edition includes four chapters tailored to our specific first-year writing curriculum. The book is used in both ENGL1105 and ENGL1106.

ISBN-10: 1319291910
ISBN-13: 9781319291914