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Works

Lineage: Reading the Past to Reach the Present

Happenstance

Iowa City, IA: University of Iowa Press, 2013.

E. B. White: The Emergence of an Essayist

Iowa City, IA: University of Iowa Press, 1999.

ALSO BY ROBERT ROOT

Books:

  • Critical Essays on E. B. White (editor). New York, NY: G. K. Hall, 1994.
  • Diaries of an Isle Royale Fisherman by Elling Seglem (editor w/ Jill Burkland). Houghton, MI: Isle Royale Natural History Association, 2002.
  • How to Develop Your Personality by Betsy Root (editor). Glimmerglass Editions, 2012.
  • The Island Within Us: Isle Royale Artists-in-Residence 1991-1998 (editor w/ Jill Burkland). Houghton, MI: Isle Royale Natural History Association, 2000.
  • The Rhetorics of Popular Culture: Advertising, Advocacy, Entertainment. New York, NY: Greenwood Press, 1987.
  • Thomas Southerne. Boston, MA: Twayne Publishers, 1981.
  • Those Who Do, Can: Teachers Writing, Writers Teaching (editor w/ Michael Steinberg). Urbana, IL: National Council of Teachers of English, 1996.
  • “’Time By Moments Steals Away’”: The 1848 Journal of Ruth Douglass (editor). Detroit, MI: Wayne State University Press, 1998.
  • Wordsmithery: A Guide to Working at Writing. 1st Ed, New York: Macmillan, 1993; 2nd Ed, Boston, MA: Allyn & Bacon, 1998.
  • Working at Writing: Columnists and Critics Composing. Carbondale, IL: Southern Illinois University Press, 1991.