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Author,Imagined Homelands: British Poetry in the Colonies
Johns Hopkins University Press,2017
Author,Skeleton Coast
Flood Editions,2017
Author,Berlin Notebook: Where are the Refugees?
Los Angeles Review of Books ,2016
Author,The Great William: Writers Reading Shakespeare
The University of Chicago Press,2016
Author,Life
Flood Editions,2014
Author,Emily Dickinson: A User's Guide
Wiley Blackwell ,2013
,The Figure of a Man Being Swallowed by a Fish
The University of Chicago Press,2012
Co-Advisor ,Emily Dickinson Archive
Harvard University Press ,2012
,Effacement
Flood Editions,2010
Editor,A Companion to Tudor Literature
Wiley-Blackwell,2010
Editor,At the Barriers: On the Poetry of Thom Gunn
University of Chicago Press,2009
Author,Electric Meters: Victorian Physiological Poetics
Ohio University/Swallow Press,2009
Co-Editor,Emily Dickinson's Correspondences: A Born-Digital Textual Inquiry
The University of Virginia Rotunda Press,2008
Co-Editor, with Mary Loeffelholz,A Companion to Emily Dickinson
Wiley-Blackwell,2008
,Thomas Middleton: The Collected Works
Oxford University Press,2007
,Civilization
Flood Editions,2006
,From the Book of Giants
,2006
,The World's Room
University of Chicago Press,2001
,Theatre and Humanism: English Drama in the Sixteenth Century
Cambridge University Press,1999
,The Reef
University of Chicago Press,1999
,Theatre, Finance and Society in Early Modern England
Cambridge University Press,1999
Co-editor, with Ellen Louise Hart,Open Me Carefully: Emily Dickinson's Intimate Letters to Susan Huntington Dickinson
Paris Press,1998
,Shakespearean Tragedy and Its Double: The Rhythms of Audience Response
Pennsylvania State University Press,1991
,The City Staged: Jacobean Comedy, 1603-1613
The University of Wisconsin Press,1986
Christina Walter, OPTICAL IMPERSONALITY (2105)
Author,Optical Impersonality: Science, Images, and Literary Modernism
Johns Hopkins University Press,2014

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January 16, 2018
James Mattson's recent novel The Lost Prayers of Ricky Graves, was named as one of Amazon's Best Books picks for December, 2017. Mattson's novel was also placed on the New York Post's required reading list that same month.
January 16, 2018
Stewart Foehl’s next novel, Look Closer, has been sold to Sourcebooks Fire for publication in Feb, 2019. The novel, which will be published under the pen name Stewart Lewis, is a young adult coming-of-age mystery about a girl who sees the names of people who will die that day. 
January 11, 2018
Students studying abroad with Jason Rudy in Australia for the Winter semster were featured on the news of the Australian NBC network. 
January 9, 2018
Congratuations to alumna Joelle Biele on her latest publication Tramp: Poems, forthcoming from Louisiana State University Press. 
January 9, 2018
UMD Libraries are now accepting submissions for the Library Award for Undergraduate Research.  As you are working on your research papers now, please consider submitting your final outstanding paper for one of the three $1,000 awards UMD Libraries offer to you this year.
December 20, 2017
The Modern Language Association's Annual Convention is being held in Philadelphia, Pennsylvania from January 4th through the 7th. Those presenting from the Department include faculty members and graduate students. 
December 7, 2017
Professor Howard Norman's latest novel My Darling Detective was included on NPR's 2017 "Best Books" list. The book wasrecommended by Robert Siegal, host of All Things Considered. 
December 4, 2017
Daniel Powell (B.A. in English Language and Literature, 2001) has been elected a 2018 Hawthornden Fellow for his short story, "Runaways," from his collection-in-progress, Fo(u)nd Memories.  He will spend a month at Scotland's Hawthornden Castle, where he'll finish the collection and work on a novel
November 30, 2017
The MFA Program in Creative Writing is pleased to announce its nominees for AWP's IntroJournals Project, an annual literary competition for the discovery and publication of new work by students currently enrolled in creative writing programs around the country. 
November 28, 2017
Please join us in congratulating Doug Kern and Jess Enoch, the first recipients of the John Long Innovative Teaching Award!  Each award is $1500.