Professor of EnglishChair, Department of EnglishEdward Hyde Cox Professorship
"Racial Strategies in Jane Eyre," Victorian Literature and Culture (2009).
"'In the Cage': Henry James's London", Publications in American Studies, University of Naples (2008).
“Geographies of Paradise ,” CR: The New Centennial Review , 3:1 (Spring 2003) 197-223.
“Travel in James’s The Ambassadors ,” Arizona Quarterly , 59 (2003).
“Revisions of Whiteness: Racialization, Capitalism, and Aesthetics in Stoker’s Dracula ,” Novel: A Forum on Fiction , 36:1, (Fall 2002) 42-60.
Producing American Races: Henry James, William Faulkner, Toni Morrison , (1999).
Public and Private: Gender, Class, and the British Novel 1764-1878 , (1997).
Public and Private: Gender, Class, and the British Novel (1764-1878). Minneapolis: University of Minnesota Press, 1997.
"Spacing and Placing Experience in Toni Morrison's Sula." Modern Fiction Studies (1996)
"William Faulkner's As I Lay Dying: Experience in Passing." South Atlantic Quarterly 90 (1991): 579-632.
Heroic Commitment in Richardson, Eliot, and James. Princeton: Princeton University Press, 1986.
Works in Progress
Reading Constellations: Urban Modernity and Victorian Fiction, Oxford University Press, forthcoming (2014).