This Metro Pulse story explores the legacy of late UT English department head John C. Hodges, creator of the Harbrace Handbook. The text
Hodges Harbrace Handbook News
A best-selling handbook that for decades has influenced the teaching and learning of writing—and was created by a late UT professor—is celebrating its seventieth anniversary. “The Hodges Harbrace Handbook,” produced by John C. Hodges in 1941, is one of the most widely used grammar reference books at colleges and universities in the United States, as well as one of the oldest.