Publications

 

BOOKS

The Self and It: Novel Objects in Eighteenth-Century England, Stanford University Press, 2010

Organic Supplements: Bodies, Objects and the Natural World 1580-1750, co-edited with Miriam Jacobson, under contract with and submitted to University of Virginia Press.

SPECIAL ISSUES

Guest editor, The Drift of Fiction: Reconsidering the Eighteenth-Century Novel, double special issue, The Eighteenth Century: Theory and Interpretation, Fall/Winter 2011.

Editor, Interiors, special issue, Eighteenth-Century Fiction, Spring 2008.

Editor, War, double special issue, Eighteenth-Century Fiction, Fall 2006.  Awarded Runner-up Prize for Best Special Issue of 2007 by the Council of Editors of Learned Journals.

ARTICLES AND ESSAYS

“Feather, Flourish and Flow: the Organic Technology of Eighteenth-Century Writing” in Organic Supplements, ed. Miriam Jacobson and Julie Park, under contract with and submitted to University of Virginia Press.

“Writing with Pen and Dildo: Libertine Techniques of Eighteenth-Century Narrative,” Journal of Narrative Technique, forthcoming Winter 2020.

"Detachable Pockets and Letter Folds: Spatial Formalism and the Portable Interiors of the Eighteenth-Century Novel," The Prosaic Imaginary, special issue, ed. John Frow and Vanessa Smith, NOVEL, Spring 2017, 8-34.

"Marching Thoughts on White Paper: Margaret Cavendish's Tools and Spaces of Proto-Novelistic Interiority" in Interiors and Interiority, ed. Ewa Lajer-Burcharth and Beate Söntgen (De Gruyter, 2015), 199-138.

"What the Eye Cannot See: Watching Interior Landscapes in Mansfield Park" in Sensational Subjects, special issue, ed.Manushag Powell and Rivka Swenson, The Eighteenth Century: Theory and Interpretation, Summer 2013, 169-181.

"The Poetics of Enclosure in Sense and Sensibility," Studies in Eighteenth-Century Culture, Volume 42, 2013, 237-269.

Introduction, The Drift of Fiction: Reconsidering the Eighteenth-Century Novel, special issue, The Eighteenth Century: Theory and Interpretation, Winter 2011, 243-248.

"Frances Burney's Clockwork Characters and Lives" in The New Science and Women's Literary Discourse: Pre-Figuring Frankenstein, ed. Judy A. Hayden (Palgrave, Macmillan, 2011), 147-164.

"Moving Parts," introductory essay for Interiors, special issue, Eighteenth-Century Fiction, Spring 2008, v-ix.

"War and Fiction in the Eighteenth Century," introductory essay for War, special issue, Eighteenth-Century Fiction, Fall 2006, vii-xii.

"Pains and Pleasures of the Automaton: Frances Burney's Mechanics of Abjection," Eighteenth-Century Studies, Fall 2006, 23-49.

"'I Shall Enter Her Heart': Fetishizing Feeling in Clarissa," Studies in the Novel, Winter 2005, 371-393.

"Unheimlich Maneuvers: Eighteenth-Century Dolls and Repetitions in Freud," The Eighteenth Century: Theory and Interpretation, Spring 2003, 45-68. 

PROFILES AND INTERVIEWS

"Windows Into the Soul: the Eighteenth Century and Genesis of Inner Life," profile of research on "My Dark Room" during Folger Long-Term Fellowship, Folger Magazine, Spring 2014.

GUEST BLOGGER

“The Life Writing of Elizabeth Marsh, an Eighteenth-Century Global Woman,” UCLA Library Special Collections Blog, May 9, 2018 and Eighteenth-Century Common: A Public Humanities Website for Enthusiasts of Eighteenth-Century Studies, June 4, 2018

"The Novel and Moral Philosophy 2: Telling and Feeling, Aunts and Letters," Wine Dark Sea: Literary and Cultural History at the Level of the Sentence, blog of Michael Witmore, October 25, 2014.

"Interiority and Jane Porter's Pocket Diary," The Collation: Research and Exploration at the Folger, July 24, 2014.