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Historical Studies of Writing Program Administration: Individuals, Communities, and the Formation of a Discipline, edited by Barbara L’Eplattenier and Lisa Mastrangelo (Parlor Press, 2004) has been selected for the Council of Writing Program Administrator’s Best Book Award for 2004-2005! Read the press release (PDF format)..

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Travel - June 2006
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Eating Europe
A Meta-Nonfiction Love Story


Jon Volkmer

© 2006 by Parlor Press

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WAC - May 2006
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Teaching and Learning Creatively
Inspirations and Reflections

Edited by Patricia A. Connor-Greene, Catherine Mobley, Catherine E. Paul, Jerry A. Waldvogel, Liz Wright, and Art Young

© 2006 by Parlor Press
144 pages, with illustrations

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Travel - May 2006
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Vienna Voices: A Traveler Listens to the City of Dreams

Jill Knight Weinberger
© 2006 by Parlor Press
264 pages

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Rhetoric - April 2006
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Meaning, Language, and Time: Toward a Consequentialist Philosophy of Discourse

Kevin J. Porter
© 2006 by Parlor Press
424 pages

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WAC - April 2006
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Composing a Community:
A History of Writing Across the Curriculum

Edited by Susan H. McLeod and Margot Iris Soven
© 2006 by Parlor Press
216 pages

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Essays - March 2006

Nearer
Essays

Arthur Saltzman
© 2006 by Parlor Press
363 pages

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Fiction - November 2005

Small Maps of the World
Short Stories

Brooke Biaz
© 2006 by Parlor Press
348 pages

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Poetry - October 2005

Signs Following
Ger Killeen
© 2005 by Parlor Press
82 pages; Free Verse Editions

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Poetry - July 2005

A Map of Faring
Peter Riley

© 2005 by Parlor Press
108 pages; Free Verse Editions

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Parlor Press Series  

Aesthetic Critical Inquiry
Edited by Andrea Feeser

Free Verse Editions
Edited by Jon Thompson

Lauer Series in Rhetoric and Composition
Edited by Patricia Sullivan and Catherine Hobbs

Lenses on Composition Studies
Edited by Sheryl I. Fontaine and Susan M. Hunter

New Media Theory
Edited by Byron Hawk

Reference Guides to Rhetoric and Composition
WAC Clearinghouse and Parlor Press, edited by Charles Bazerman

The Renaissance
Edited by Charles Ross

Second Language Writing
Paul Matsuda 

Visual Rhetoric and Prospects in Visual Rhetoric
Edited by Marguerite Helmers

Writing Travel
Edited by Jeanne Moskal

October 2005
Rhetoric and Incommensurability

Rhetoric and Incommensurability
Edited and Introduced by
Randy Allen Harris
© 2005 by Parlor Press
596 pages

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August 2005
Medieval Outlaws

Medieval Outlaws
Twelve Tales in Modern English Translation

Revised and Expanded Edition
Edited by Thomas H. Ohlgren
© 2005 by Parlor Press
524 pages

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Poetry - November 2005

Winter Journey [Viaggio d’inverno]

Attilio Bertolucci
Trans. Nicholas Benson
© 2005 by Parlor Press
240 pages, in English & Italian

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July 2005 . . .
Reference Guide to Writing Across the Curriculum

Reference Guide to Writing Across the Curriculum

Charles Bazerman, Joseph Little, Lisa Bethel, Teri Chavkin, Danielle Fouquette, and Janet Garufis

© 2005 by Parlor Press and the WAC Clearinghouse
188 pages, with bibliography and index

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January 2005 . . .

When Your Way Gets Dark: A Rhetoric of the Blues

Jeffrey Carroll
© 2005 by Parlor Press
204 pages, with bibliography and index

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November 2004 . . .

Poetic Healing: A Vietnam Veteran's Journey from a Communication Perspective

Mark E. Huglen
Basil B. Clark
© 2005 by Parlor Press
320 pages. Revised and Expanded Edition

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Orlando Innamorato

Matteo Maria Boiardo
Orlando Innamorato (Orlando in Love).
Newly Translated with an Introduction and Notes by Charles Stanley Ross. Unabridged edition. 720 pp. © 2004

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Invention in Rhetoric and Composition

Janice M. Lauer
Invention in Rhetoric and Composition. Reference Guides to Rhetoric and Composition. Edited by Charles Bazerman. (A Parlor Press/ WAC Clearinghouse Joint Publication) 276 pp.
© 2004

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September 2004 . . .
Searching for Faith

Searching for Faith: A Skeptic's Journey

W. Ross Winterowd
© 2004 by Parlor Press. 189 pages, with notes and bibliography

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August 2004 . . .
The Book of the Floating World

The Book of the Floating World (Poems)

Jon Thompson
© 2004 by Parlor Press.
76 pages, with photographs and notes

 

March 2004 . . .Faulkner from Within

The Country of Lost Sons (Poems)

Jeffrey Thomson
© 2004 by Parlor Press. 84 pages. In cloth, paper, and Adobe eBook editions

January 2004 . . .Faulkner from Within

Faulkner from Within
Destructive and Generative Being in the Novels of William Faulkner

William H. Rueckert
© 2004, Parlor Press. 384 pages with notes and index.

March 2004 . .
Historical Studies of WPA

Historical Studies of Writing Program Administration: Individuals, Communities, and the Formation of a Discipline

Winner of the 2004-2005 WPA Best Book Award (the press release in PDF format)

Edited by Barbara L’Eplattenier and Lisa Mastrangelo
© 2004 by Parlor Press. 316 pages, in cloth, paper and Adobe eBook editions

March 2004 . .
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The Two Paths
Being Lectures on Art and Its Application to Decoration and Manufacture Delivered in 1858-9

John Ruskin
Edited by Christine Roth
A Prospects in Visual Rhetoric Critical Edition
© 2004 by Parlor Press

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Forthcoming in Spring 2006

  • Kenneth Burke, Essays Toward a Symbolic of Motives
  • Gil Harootunian, ed. The Personal Narrative: Writing Ourselves as Teachers and Scholars
  • Thorstein Veblen, The Instinct of Workmanship and the State of the Industrial Arts
  • Michael Kleine, Search for Latini
  • Alice Horning and Anne Becker (eds.), Revision

Free Verse Editions Competition (2005)

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Letters from Kenneth Burke to William H. Rueckert, 1959-1987

Edited by William H. Rueckert
Transcribed from the originals by Barbara L. Rueckert
Foreword by Angelo Bonadonna

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© 2003 by the Kenneth Burke Literary Trust, William H. Rueckert, and Parlor Press.
344 pages, including index.

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Parlor Press is pleased to be the new distributor for these essential resources for teachers, assessors, strategic planners, and writing program administrators:Edward M. White on WPA Work

Teaching and Assessing Writing, Edward M. White, Calendar Islands Publishers, 1998. 331 pages.

Developing Successful College Writing Programs, Edward M. White, Calendar Islands Publishers, 1998. 232 pages.

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Rhetorics, Poetics, and Cultures
Refiguring College English Studies (Expanded Edition)

By James A. Berlin

Lauer Series in Rhetoric and Composition

Edited by Patricia Sullivan and Catherine Hobbs

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Wondering about the Crisis in Academic Publishing?

Effective Writing: A Handbook with Stories for Lawyers

By John Phelps Warnock, with Harold C. Warnock

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