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Author,Race, Transnationalism, and Nineteenth-Century American Literary Studies
Cambridge University Press,2017
author ,Cool Characters: Irony and American Fiction
Harvard University Press,2016
Editor,Zones of Control: Perspectives on Wargaming
The MIT Press,2016
Author,Track Changes: A Literary History of Word Processing
Harvard University Press,2016
Author,The Lives of Frederick Douglass
Harvard University Press,2016
Author,Emily Dickinson: A User's Guide
Wiley Blackwell ,2013
Editor,The New Cambridge Companion to Herman Melville (Cambridge Companions to Literature)
Cambridge University Press,2013
Co-Editor,The Cambridge Companion to Textual Scholarship
Cambridge University Press,2013
Co-Advisor ,Emily Dickinson Archive
Harvard University Press ,2012
Co-Editor,The Complete Poetry of Percy Bysshe Shelley, vol. 3
Johns Hopkins University Press,2012
Co-Editor, with Samuel Cohen,The Legacy of David Foster Wallace
University of Iowa Press,2012
Editor,The Norton Anthology of American Literature, 1820-1865
W. W. Norton Publishing,2011
,The Lucretian Renaissance: Philology and the Afterlife of Tradition
University Of Chicago Press,2011
Co-Editor with Caroline F. Levander,A Companion to American Literary Studies
Wiley-Blackwell,2011
Co-Editor,The Works of James M. Whitfield: "America" and Other Writings by a Nineteenth-Century African American Poet"
University of North Carolina Press,2011
,Twentieth-Century Poetry and the Visual Arts
Cambridge University Press,2011
Editor,Clotel, or The President's Daughter, by William Wells Brown
Bedford,2010
,Digital Forensics and Born-Digital Content in Cultural Heritage Collections
Council on Library and Information Resources,2010
Editor,The Blithedale Romance by Nathaniel Hawthorne
Harvard University Press,2010
Author,Pop Apocalypse: A Possible Satire
Harper Perennial ,2009
Author,Conspiracy and Romance: Studies in Brockden Brown, Cooper, Hawthorne, and Melville
Cambridge University Press,2008
,Dislocating Race and Nation: Episodes in Nineteenth-Century American Literary Nationalism
North Carolina Press,2008
Co-Editor,Emily Dickinson's Correspondences: A Born-Digital Textual Inquiry
The University of Virginia Rotunda Press,2008
Editor,Israel Potter: His Fifty Years of Exile, by Herman Melville
Penguin,2008
Editor, with Samuel Otter,Frederick Douglass & Hermann Melville: Essays in Relation
University of North Carolina Press,2008
Co-Editor, with Mary Loeffelholz,A Companion to Emily Dickinson
Wiley-Blackwell,2008
Editor, with Caroline Levander,Hemispheric American Studies
Rutgers University Press,2008
,Mechanisms: New Media and the Forensic Imagination
MIT Press,2007
Editor,The Norton Anthology of American Literature, Seventh Edition: Volume B: 1820-1865
W. W. Norton,2007
Editor,The House of Seven Gables, by Nathaniel Hawthorne
Norton Critical Edition,2005
,Yeats and the Visual Arts
Syracuse University Press,2003
editor,Martin R. Delany: A Documentary Reader
University of North Carolina Press,2003
Co-editor, with Neil Fraistat,Reimagining Textuality: Textual Studies in the Late Age of Print
University of Wisconsin Press,2001
Editor,Dred: A Tale of the Great Dismal Swamp, by Harriet Beecher Stowe
Penguin; rpt University of North Carolina Press,2000
Co-editor, with Ellen Louise Hart,Open Me Carefully: Emily Dickinson's Intimate Letters to Susan Huntington Dickinson
Paris Press,1998
Editor,The Cambridge Companion to Herman Melville
Cambridge University Press,1998
,Martin Delany, Frederick Douglasss, and the Politics of Representative Identity
University of North Carolina Press,1997

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News

January 15, 2020
Shara Lessley, who earned her MFA in Poetry at the University of Maryland, recently published a short piece on Stanley Plumly's "Dutch Elm."You can read the article, which appeared in Poetry Daily, here. 
January 13, 2020
The Library of Congress, the Children’s Book Council and Every Child a Reader today announced the appointment of Jason Reynolds as the seventh National Ambassador for Young People’s Literature for 2020-2021.
January 9, 2020
Faculty, graduate students, and alumni present current research findings at the annual Modern Language Association convention in Seattle, WA, from 9-12 January.
December 9, 2019
Matthew Kirschenbaum, invited to write the feature for Washington Independent Review of Books, notes that the makerspace helps the department "support the university’s emphasis on innovation, creativity, and hands-on learning" and "externalize [its] identity . . . in some unusually visible and tangible ways."
December 9, 2019
Looking for quiet study spaces this finals week? Click here to find the best spots on campus. 
December 5, 2019
Howard Norman's novel The Ghost Clause is soon to be published in French, Hebrew, Spanish, Portuguese, and Japanese editions.
December 5, 2019
Jack Stutz is this year's Jack Godfrey scholarship for his short story “Dear Georgia”. It's the first time the award has gone to an English major.
December 5, 2019
John Macintosh has two recent or forthcoming publications. His article, "From Immaterial to Precarious Labor: Considering Restaurant Work in Stewart O’Nan’s Last Night at the Lobster," will appear in Studies in the Novel (vol. 51, no. 4). A review essay, "Literary Economy: On The Routledge Companion to Literature and Economics" appeared in the Los Angeles Review of Books in August. He also presented on autofiction and automation at ASAP11.
December 5, 2019
PR News published an article by Jonathan Rick on why you should always write two headlines.
December 5, 2019
Professor Emeritus Kent Cartwright has been invited to be a Visiting Fellow at the University of Pisa, Italy, March 10-April 10, 2020.  During his residency, he will give two talks about Shakespearean comedy, conduct research, and meet with faculty.