Originally trained in Romanticism, Modernism and critical theory, I have also published books, edited collections and articles on women’s literature, including chick lit, and feminist theory.

Articles/Book Chapters

“Working Girls: The Precariat of Chick Lit,” Cupcakes, Pinterest, Ladyporn: Feminized Popular Culture in the Early 21st Century, ed. Elana Levine (University of Illinois Press, 2015): 177-95.

“Chick Non-Fic: The Comedic Memoir,” Feminist Media Studies 14.2 (March 2014): 206-221.

“Hybrid Subjectivities: Sexuality, Race, and Ethnicity,” American Multiculturalism and Ethnic Survival, ed. Renate von Bardeleben, Sabina Matter-Seibel, and Klaus H. Schmidt (Frankfurt am Main: Peter Lang, 2012): 235-45.

“Brontë Sisters”  (co-authored with Kathleen Waites), Women in World History, ed. Anne Commire and Deborah Klezmer. Vol. 3 (Yorkin Publications, 1999): 60-69.

“Mary Shelley”  (co-authored with Kathleen Waites),  Women in World History, ed. Anne Commire and Deborah Klezmer (Yorkin Publications, 1999).

 “L. Grace Dibble,”  British Travel Writers, 1940-1990, ed. Barbara Brothers and Julia Gergits. Dictionary of Literary Biography. Vol. 204  (Bruccoli Clark Layman, 1999): 30-38.

“Percy Bysshe Shelley’s The Cenci and the ‘Rhetoric of Tyranny,’” British Romantic Drama: Historical and Critical Essays, ed. Terence Hoagwood and Daniel P. Watkins (Fairleigh Dickinson University Press, 1998): 208-228.

“Romantic Carnivalesque: Byron’s The Tale of CalilBeppo, and Don Juan.”  Byron: A Critical Reappraisal, 1788‑1988.  Ed. Alice Levine and Robert Keane.  New York: Garland Press, 1993.  133-49.

“Reflection in a `Many‑sided Mirror’: Shelley’s The Cenci through the Post‑Revolutionary Prism,”  Wordsworth Circle 23 (Spring 1992): 134-44.

“The Avoidance of What’s Difficult: Critical Response to Hopkins’ ‘Henry Purcell’,” Hopkins Quarterly 17 (April-July 1990): 49-62.