Other Publications


Jewett’s Natural History of Sexuality.” History of the Present 5.2 (2015): 169 – 186.

Campus Novels and the Nation of Peers.” ALH 26.3 (2014): 462-483.

Grotesque Sympathy: Lydia Maria Child, White Reform, and the Embodiment of Urban Space.” ESQ: A Journal of the American Renaissance 56.1 (2010): 1-32.

Ascendant Obtuseness and Aesthetic Perception in The House of Mirth.” The Edith Wharton Review 23.1 (2007): 1-8. (2007 Edith Wharton Essay Prize Winner.)

Matthiessen’s Public Privates: Homosexual Expression and the Aesthetics of Sexual Inversion.” American Literature 78.3 (2006): 235-62.


Book Chapters

Nineteenth-Century Queer Literature,” in The Cambridge Companion to American Gay and Lesbian Literature, ed. Scott Herring (New York: Cambridge University Press, 2015).

“How to Read: Regionalism and the Ladies’ Home Journal,” in The Oxford Handbook of Nineteenth-Century American Literature, ed. Russ Castronovo (New York: Oxford University Press, 2012).

Blog Posts

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