Woman Reading by a Paper-bell Shade, by Henry Robert Morland, c. 1766.


Book Manuscript in Progress:

“Quixotic Legacy: The Female Quixote and the Woman Writer, 1752-1818.”

Refereed Journal Articles:

“Embodying Character, Adapting Communication: Making Sense of Epistolarity and New Media in the Classroom,” Aphra Behn Online: Interactive Journal for Women in the Arts, 1640-1830 7.1, Article 8 (Spring 2017): 9pp.

“Female Quixotism Refashioned: Northanger Abbey and the Engaged Reader,” The Eighteenth Century: Theory and Interpretation 56.2 (Summer 2015): 261-276.

“Quixotic Legacy: The Female Quixote and the Professional Woman Writer,” Authorship 4.1 (2015): 18pp.

“Frances Brooke on (the) Stage: Theory and Practice,” Restoration and Eighteenth-Century Theatre Research 28.2 (Winter 2013; published Fall 2014): 25-43.

“Jane Austen Then and the Now: Teaching Georgian Jane in the Jane-Mania Media Age,” Persuasions: The Jane Austen Journal On-Line 34.2 (Spring 2014): n. pag.

“Of Innocence and Experience: Fame, Fortune, and Women’s Intellectual Labor in Frances Brooke’s The Excursion,” The Eighteenth-Century Novel 3 (2003): 129-156.

“‘No place where women are of such importance’?: Female Friendship, Empire and Utopia in Frances Brooke’s The History of Emily Montague (1769),” Eighteenth-Century Fiction 16.1 (October 2003): 33-57.

“The Lap of Luxury: Lapdogs, Literature, and Social Meaning in Eighteenth-Century England,” LIT: Literature, Interpretation, Theory 10.4 (Winter 2000): 275-301.

Book Chapters

“Sex, Sisterhood, and the Cinema: Sense and Sensibility(s) in Conversation,” in The Cinematic Eighteenth Century, ed.s Srividhya Swaminathan and Steven Thomas, Routledge, 2017. 154-169.

Review Essays:

(Review Essay) “Too Much is Never Enough: Austen’s Texts and Contexts,” Eighteenth-Century Fiction 26. 3 (Spring 2014): 455-63.

(Review Essay) “A Horse is a Horse … and More: Some Recent Additions to Early Modern Animal Studies,” Journal for Early Modern Cultural Studies 10.2 (Fall/Winter 2010): 149-163.

Book Reviews:

(Review) Laura Brown, Fables of Modernity: Literature and Culture in the English Eighteenth Century, Criticism 44.3 (Summer 2002): 308-11.

(Review) Norma Clarke, Dr. Johnson’s Women, Sixteenth Century Journal 33.3 (Fall 2002): 860-61.

(Review) Lynn Vallone, Disciplines of Virtue: Girl’s Culture in the Eighteenth and Nineteenth Centuries, Criticism 39.1 (Winter 1997): 132-35.



“‘Are we not all the creatures of one Creator?’: An Intersectional Analysis of Frances Burney,
Fiction, and Catholic Tolerance in Romantic-era England,” project supported by the Hester Davenport/ Burney Society Fellowship at the Chawton House Library in Hampshire, UK, July 2017.