19th-Century British, Children's Literature, Spatial Theory
I use biblical book history and Reformation hermeneutics to study the relationship between Early Modern religion and the theater. I am particularly interested in the mechanics of biblical referencing in Early Modern literature, and using paratextual systems of marginalia and commentary to help reconstruct Reformation practices of biblical reading and translation.
Comparative early modern and modern drama
Women Writers, Gender & Sexuality
Seventeenth-century literature, including the Restoration; Milton; court culture; seventeenth-century drama; early modern women writers
Nineteenth Century American, Gender & Sexuality, Queer Studies and Trans Studies, Book History, Theories the Public Sphere.
Comparative Literature and Translation Studies; Critical and Literary Theory; Drama and Performance; Gender and Sexuality; Twentieth Century and Contemporary Literature
Nineteenth Century Poetry; Nineteenth Century American Literature; Twentieth Century and Contemporary Poetry
Cold War-era culture and politics; libraries and archives; radical print cultures
Feminist theory, film and cinema studies; World War II and Holocaust; television and contemporary culture; theories of national identity; French cinema & culture
Psychoanalysis, Corpus Linguistics, Syntactic & Semantic Analysis, Cultural Transmission, the Novel
Twentieth-century British, American, and Anglophone fiction and poetry; genre fiction and popular literature; the sociology of literature; computational methods for literary study; Indian writing in English; modernism; world literature.
Labor studies, Marxism, anarchism, queer studies, gender and sexuality
Diasporic African literature, postcolonial book history, World Anglophone literature.
Feminist approaches to literature, family and the domestic, constructions of gender, sensation fiction, New Woman fiction
Colonial and Early American Literature; Early Modern Drama; Literature and Intellectual History; Literature and Religion; Nineteenth Century American Literature
19th and 20th C. Transatlantic Drama, 19th C. British Novels, Performance Theory, Genre, Melodrama, Early Film, Adaptations and Revivals.
Anglo-Saxon Literature and Culture, Later Medieval Literature, Gender and Sexuality, Poetry and Poetics
Early Modern Literature; Literature and Intellectual History; Shakespeare and Film; Twins and Doubles in Literature and Myth
Queer studies; affect theory; 19th-century American literature; environmental humanities; photography, film, and media studies.
World Literatures, particularly those of South Asia and South Africa, Postcolonial Studies, Feminist, Gender and Sexuality Studies, Modernity.
Nineteenth Century Transatlantic Literature, Childhood Studies, Affect and Sentimentality, History of the Book and Reading, Creative Writing and Writing Studies, Critical Pedagogy
Eighteenth-Century British Literature, Aesthetics, Visual Culture
African American Literature; Sound Studies; Hemispheric Studies; Literature and Spirituality; Twentieth Century Literature; African Diaspora Studies
Law & Literature
Nineteenth Century American, Natural History, Transcendentalism, Abolition, History of Science, Novel Theory
Natural Philosophy, Early Modern Science and Mathematics, Materialisms
Shakespeare, Early Modern Justice, Reception Studies
twentieth and twenty-first-century African American and Caribbean fiction and poetics, Harlem Renaissance, translation studies
Humor, race and psychoanalysis, performance studies, transatlantic studies.
Twentieth and Twenty-first Century American Literature, Film Studies, Adaptation Studies, Music.
Nineteenth-Century British; Empire and Imperialism; Modernism; Genre/Novel Theory; Literary History
Nineteenth-Century British; Literary History; Empire; Genre Theory/Novel Theory; Melodrama; Romanticism; Poetry & Poetics
C19, Victorian Studies, Gender, Genre, and Spatial Theory
19th c. British Literature, the gothic, feminism, genre, the novel, fin de siè·cle British Literature, imperialism, colonialism
African-American & Diaspora Literature, Asian-American Literature, Postcolonial Literature
Anglo-Saxon and Medieval Literature; Cultural Studies; Gender and Sexuality
Novel theory, narratology, Marxism, digital humanities
African American and African Diaspora Literature, especially Poetry: Twentieth Century/Contemporary Poetry and Poetics; Black Feminist Thought, Gender and Sexuality; Black Study; Visual Culture
Literature and the Other Arts; Modernist Literature; Victorian Literature
Literature and Science; Complex Systems; Cognitive Studies; Material Culture; Museum Studies; Craft
Caribbean, American, Black Diaspora, Women and Gender Studies, Psychoanalytic Theory, Critical Race Theory
Book history; media and textual studies; the sociology of literature; literature and medicine
The long nineteenth century, theory and history of the novel, realism, form, aesthetics, visual art and culture, race and ethnicity.
Early Modern Literature; Literature and Science; Literature and Intellectual History; Literature and Law; Literature and Philosophy
Twentieth- and twenty-first-century literatures in English, especially modernist fiction and prose, the contemporary Anglophone novel, and the novel in translation. Additional fields include world literature, multilingualism and literacy, the theory of the novel, translation studies, cosmopolitanism, and the history of reading.
Victorian Literature and Culture; Victorian Poetry; Victorian Theater
Literature and Philosophy, Romantic Poetry and Poetics, Affect, Ethics, Psychoanalysis, Theory and Aesthetics of the Everyday
18th-century British literature; aesthetics and visual culture
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