Areas of Interest:
U.S. literatures, literary aesthetics, and the history of rhetoric
Spring 2013 Classes:
"A Miniaturization of Epic Proportions: Harriet Prescott Spofford’s 'Circumstance.'" Scribbling Women and the Form of the Short Story: Approaches by American and British Women Writers. Editor: Ellen Burton Harrington. New York: Peter Lang, 2008. 15-27.
"Reframing Historical Fantasies in James Branch Cabell’s The Cream of the Jest." Studies in American Culture. Volume 30, Number 1, October 2007. 44-63.
Everyday Theory: A Contemporary Reader. Edited by Becky McLaughlin and
Bob Coleman. New York: Pearson Longman, 2005.
"A Connecticut Yankee, Narratives of Legitimacy, and the Rhetoric
of No Rhetoric in English Studies." Connecticut Review. Fall 2003.
"'a new color just invented': Anomaly and Novelty in To the White Sea." The James Dickey Newsletter. Volume 19, Number 2, Spring 2003. 2-11.
Making Sense: Constructing Knowledge in the Arts
and Sciences. Edited
by Coleman, Brittenham, Campbell, and Girard. Boston: Houghton Mifflin,