Department of English at Illinois State University

Books by English Department Faculty and Staff

Here are a few of the many books written or edited by English Department faculty and staff. If you have any additions or other changes to this list, please contact Libby Barna.

For more information about research being conducted by our faculty, please see the Department's Research page.

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Book Cover: titled - Finger Exorcised

Joe Amato
Finger Exorcised

Kenmore, NY: Blazevox Books, 2006.

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Raw

Cheryl Ball & James Kalmbach, eds.
RAW (Reading and Writing) New Media
Creskill, NJ: Hampton Press, 2010.

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brasseur visualizing

Lee Brasseur
Visualizing Technical Information: A Cultural Critique
Amityville, NY: Baywood Publishing Company, 2003.

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breu masculinities

Christopher Breu
Hard Boiled Masculinities
Minneapolis, MN: University of Minnesota Press, 2005.

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Book Cover: organic writing

Bob Broad
Organic Writing Assessment: Dynamic Criteria Mapping in Action
Logan, UT: Utah State University Press, 2009.

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Book Cover: What we Really Value

Bob Broad
What We Really Value: Beyond Rubrics
in Teaching and Assessing Writing

Logan, UT: Utah State University Press, 2003.

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Book Cover: The Hmong Language in Wisconsin

Susan Burt
The Hmong Language in Wisconsin
Edwin Meullin Press, 2010.

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Julie Cheville
Minding the Body: What Student Athletes Know about Learning
Portsmouth, NH: Boynton/Cook, 2001.

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Book Cover: Looking Glasses and Neverlands

Karen Coats
Looking Glasses and Neverlands: Lacan, Desire,
and Subjectivity in Children’s Literature

Iowa City, IA: University of Iowa Press, 2007.

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Book Cover: Looking Glasses and Neverlands

Karen Coats, Anna Jackson, & Roderick McGillis, eds.
The Gothic in Children's Literature: Haunting the Borders
New York, NY: Routledge, 2007.

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Book Cover: Handbook of Research on Children's and Young Adult Literature

Karen Coats, Shelby Wolf, Patricia Enciso, and Christine Jenkins eds.
Handbook of Research on Children’s and Young Adult Literature
New York, NY: Routledge, 2010.

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desantis vol 9

Christopher De Santis, ed.
Essays on Art, Politics, Race, and World Affais, vol. 9: The Collected Works of Langston Hughes
Columbia: University of Missouri Press, 2002.

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desantis vol 10

Christopher De Santis, ed.
Fight for Freedom and Other Writings on Civil Rights, vol. 10: The Collected Works of Langston Hughes
Columbia: University of Missouri Press, 2001.

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Christopher De Santis, ed.
Langston Hughes and the Chicago Defender: Essays on Race, Politics, and Culture
Urbana, IL: University of Illinois Press, 1995.

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desantis dictionary<

Christopher De Santis, ed.
Langston Hughes: A Documentary Volume, vol. 315: Dictionary of Literary Biography
Columbia: University of Missouri Press, 2005.

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dykstra times arrest

Kristin Dykstra, ed., trans.
Times's Arrest by Reina Mara Rodriguez
San Diego, CA: Factory School, 2005.

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Book Cover: Algo De Lo Sagrado / Something of the Sacred

Kristin Dykstra, ed., trans.
Algo De Lo Sagrado / Something of the Sacred by Omar Perez
San Diego, CA: Factory School; Bilingual edition, 2007.

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Book Cover: Violet Island and Other Poems

Kristin Dykstra & Nancy Gates Madson, trans.
Violet Island and Other Poems by Reina Maria Rodriguez
Los Angeles, CA: Green Integer, 2004.

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Book Cover: Did You Hear about the Fighting Cat?

Kristin Dykstra, trans.
Did You Hear about the Fighting Cat? by Omar Perez
Shearsman Books, 2010.

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Book Cover: Fatal News

Katherine E. Ellison
Fatal News: Reading and Information Overload in Early Eigteenth-Century Literature
New York, NY: Routledge, 2005.

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Book Cover: Talking out of School: Memoir of an Educated Woman

Kass Fleisher
Talking out of School: Memoir of an Educated Woman
Urbana-Champaign, IL: Dalkey Archive Press, 2008.

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Book Cover: Talking out of School: Memoir of an Educated Woman

Kass Fleisher
Dead Woman Hollow
State Univ of New York Pr., 2012.

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Book Cover: Accidental Species

Kass Fleisher
Accidential Species
Tucson, AZ: Chax Press, 2005.

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Book Cover: The Adventurous

Kass Fleisher
The Adventurous
New York, NY: Factory School, 2006.

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Book Cover: The Bear River Massacre and the Making of History

Kass Fleisher
The Bear River Massacre and the Making of History
New York, NY: State University of New York Press, 2004.

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gudding rhode island notebook

Gabriel Gudding
Rhode Island Notebook
Logan, UT: Dalkey Archive Press, 2006.

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Book Cover: A Defense of Poetry

Gabriel Gudding
A Defense of Poetry (Pitts Poetry Series)
Pittsburgh, PA: University of Pittsburgh Press, 2002.

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Book Cover: Congratulations on Being here

Gabriel Gudding
Congratulations on Being Here (Pitts Poetry Series)
Paper Kite Press, 2010.

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map of the hydrogen world

Steve Halle
Map of the Hydrogen World
Cracked Slab Books, 2009.

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Book Title: Amnesiac Poems

Duriel E. Harris
Amnesiac: Poems
Sheep Meadow, 2009.

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Book Title: Amnesiac Poems

Duriel E. Harris
Speleology


a film by Duriel E. Harris and Scott Rankin, featuring poetry by Duriel E. Harris

hatmaker

Elizabeth Hatmaker
Girl in Two Pieces
BlazeVOX, 2010.

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life as we show it

Elizabeth Hatmaker
Life As We Show It: Writing On Film
City Lights Publishers, 2009.

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huff inscribing the  daily critical essays

Cynthia Huff & Suzanne L. Bunkers, eds.
Inscribing the Daily: Critical Essays on Women's Diaries
Amherst, MA: The University of Masschusetts Press, 1996.

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huff book cover

Cynthia Huff, ed.
Towards a Geography of Women's Life Writing
and Imagined Communities

London and New York: Routledge, 2005.

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Book Cover: Revisionary Rhetoric, Feminist Pedagogy, and Multigenre Texts

Julie Jung
Revisionary Rhetoric, Feminist Pedagogy, and Multigenre Texts
Carbondale, IL: Southern Illinois University, 2005.

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Book Cover: The Bones of the Others

Hilary K. Justice
The Bones of the Others
Kent, OH: Kent State University Press, 2006.

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kalmbach the computer and the page

James Kalmbach
The Computer and the Page: Publishing, Technology,
and the Classroom

Greenwich, CT: Ablex, 1997.

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Raw

James Kalmbach & Cheryl Ball, eds.
RAW (Reading and Writing) New Media
Creskill, NJ: Hampton Press, 2010.

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Raw

Barton, Mathew, Kalmbach, James, Lowe, Charles, Eds.
The Writing Spaces Web Style Guide
Writing Spaces/Parlour Press, 2011.

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Book Cover: Benjamin Franklin, Pennsylvannia and the First Nations

Susan Kalter, Ed.
Twenty Thousand Mornings An Autobiography by John Jospeh Mathews
University of Oklahoma Press (April 6, 2012)

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Book Cover: Benjamin Franklin, Pennsylvannia and the First Nations

Susan Kalter
Benjamin Franklin, Pennsylvania, and the First Nations
Urbana, IL: University of Illinois Press, 2006.

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everett

Susan Kalter
Two Texts by Edward Everett Hale
Lexington Books, 2009.

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kerr coneflower

Kathryn Kerr
Coneflower
Urbana, IL: Tenement Press, 1977.

 

Kathryn Kerr
Equinox
The Red Herring Chapbook, 1979.

 

Kathryn Kerr
First Frost
Urbana, IL: Stormline Press, 1984.

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Kathryn Kerr
Turtles All the Way Down
Finishing Line Press, 2010.

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Book Cover: We'll Always have the Movies

Robert L. McLaughlin & Sally E. Parry
We'll Always Have the Movies: American Cinema during World War II
Lexington, KY: University Press of Kentucky, 2006.

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Book Cover: Innovations: An Anthology of Modern and Contemporary Fiction

Robert L. McLaughlin, ed.
Innovations: An Anthology of Modern & Contemporary Fiction
Urbana-Champaign, IL: Dalkey Archive Press, 1998.

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Book Cover: Who Owns This Text?: Plagiarism, Authorship, and Disciplinary Cultures

Joan A. Mullin & Carol Peterson Haviland, eds.
Who Owns This Text?: Plagiarism, Authorship,
and Disciplinary Cultures

Logan, UT: Utah State University Press, 2009.

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articulating

Joan A. Mullin, Pamela B. Childers, and Eric H. Hobson
ARTiculating Teaching Writing in a Visual World

Boynton/Cook, 1998.

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articulating

Joan A. Mullin (Author, Editor), Ray Wallace (Editor)
Intersections: Theory-Practice in the Writing Center

Boynton/Cook, 1998.

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neuleib your grammar told you

Janice Neuleib & Maurice Scharton
Things Your Grammar Never Told You
(2nd Ed.)
Boston, MA: Longman, 2001.

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neuleib mercury reader

Janice Neuleib, Kathy Cain, & Stephen Ruffus
The Mercury Reader

Needham, MA: Pearson, 2011.

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Janice Neuleib & Maurice Scharton
Inside Out: A Guide to Writing

Conway, AR: Allyn & Bacon, 1992.

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Janice Neuleib, ed.
Illinois English Bulletin

Conway, AR: Allyn & Bacon, 1993.

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Janice Neuleib
The Pearson Introduction to Literature

New Jersey, NJ: Pearson, 2005.

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Janice Neuleib, Elaine Dion, & Ruth Fennick
Writing with the Masters: From Interests and Abilities

Terrence, CA: Frank Schaffer Publications, 1995.

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Book Cover: Arrowsmith

Sally E. Parry, ed.
Arrowsmith by Sinclair Lewis
New York, NY: Signet Classics, 2008.

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Book Cover: Babbitt

Sally E. Parry, ed.
Babbitt by Sinclair Lewis
New York, NY: Signet Classics, 2007.

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Book Cover: The Minnesota Stories of Sinclair Lewis

Sally E. Parry, ed.
The Minnesota Stories of Sinclair Lewis
Minnesota, MN: Borealis Books, 2005.

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Book Cover: Go East, Young Man: Sinclair Lewis on Class in America

Sally E. Parry
Go East, Young Man: Sinclair Lewis on Class in America
New York, NY: Signet Classics, 2005.

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Book Cover: Dramatic Changes

Paula Ressler
Dramatic Changes: Talking about Sexual Orientation and Gender Identity with High School Students through Drama
Portsmouth, NH: Heinemann Drama, 2002.

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Book Cover: Pluralizing Plagiarism: Identities, Contexts, Pedagogies

Amy Robillard & Rebecca Moore Howard, eds.
Pluralizing Plagiarism: Identities, Contexts, Pedagogies
Portsmouth, NH: Boynton/Cook, 2008.

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Rebecca Saunders
Lamentations and Modernity in Literature, Philosophy, and Culture

New York, NY: Palgrave Macmillan, 2007.

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seloni ethnolinguistic diversity

Lisya Seloni, Marcia Farr, & Juyoung Song, eds. Ethnolinguistic Diversity and Education: Language, Literacy, and Culture
Routledge, 2009.

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title page The Place of Lewis Carroll

Jan Susina

The Place of Lewis Carroll in Children's Literature
Rotledge, 2009.

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Torri L. Thompson, ed.
Early Modern Marriage and its Dissolution
London: Pickering and Chatto Publications, 2005.

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Torri L. Thompson, ed.
The Purification of Women in Early Modern England
London: Pickering and Chatto Publications, 2005.

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trites_twain_alcott

Roberta Seelinger Trites
Twain, Alcott, and the Birth of the Adolescent Reform Novel
Iowa City, IA: University of Iowa Press, 2007.

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Roberta Seelinger Trites & Betsy Hearne, eds.
A Narrative Compass: Women’s Scholarly Journeys
Champaign, IL: University of Illinois Press, 2009.

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Book Cover: Disturbing the Universe

Roberta Seelinger Trites
Disturbing the Universe: Power and Repression
in Adolescent Literature

Iowa City, IA: University of Iowa Press, 2004.

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Book Cover: Waking Sleeping Beauty

Roberta Seelinger Trites
Waking Sleeping Beauty
Iowa City, IA: University of Iowa Press, 1997.

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walker

Ollie O. Oviedo, Joyce R. Walker, Byron Hawk, eds.
Digital Tools in Composition Studies
Hampton Press, 2010.

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zona_marianne_moore

Kristin H. Zona
Marrianne Moore, Elizabeth Bishop, and May Swenson:
The Feminist Poetics of Self Restraint

Ann Arbor, MI: University of Michigan Press, 2002.

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drift

 

Kristin H. Zona
Drift
Finishing Line Press, 2011.

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