Literature and Science

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Faculty Bookshelf

Editor,Routledge Companion to Women, Sex, and Gender in the Early British Colonial World
Routledge,2018
author,The Experimental Imagination: Literary Knowledge and Science in the British Enlightenment
Stanford University Press,2018
Author,Nature Speaks: Medieval Literature and Aristotelian Philosophy
University of Pennsylvania Press,2017
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 ,Cool Characters: Irony and American Fiction
Harvard University Press,2016
Co-Editor, with Samuel Cohen,The Legacy of David Foster Wallace
University of Iowa Press,2012
,Atlantic Worlds in the Long Eighteenth Century: Seduction and Sentiment
Palgrave Macmillan,2012
,The Lucretian Renaissance: Philology and the Afterlife of Tradition
University Of Chicago Press,2011
Journal Editor,The Eighteenth Century: Theory and Interpretation
Penn Press,2011
,Digital Forensics and Born-Digital Content in Cultural Heritage Collections
Council on Library and Information Resources,2010
Author,Pop Apocalypse: A Possible Satire
Harper Perennial ,2009
,Religion, Reform, and Women's Writing in Early Modern England
Cambridge University Press,2008
,Mechanisms: New Media and the Forensic Imagination
MIT Press,2007
,The Laborer's Two Bodies
Palgrave Macmillan,2006
,Designing Women: The Dressing Room in Eighteenth-Century English Literature and Culture
,2005
Co-Editor,The Middle Ages at Work
Palgrave Macmillan,2004
Gaycken, DEVICES OF CURIOSITY (2015)
Author,Devices of Curiosity: Early Cinema & Popular Science
Oxford University Press,2015
Christina Walter, OPTICAL IMPERSONALITY (2105)
Author,Optical Impersonality: Science, Images, and Literary Modernism
Johns Hopkins University Press,2014

News

May 23, 2019
In May 2019, GerShun Avilez published two scholarly essays.
May 23, 2019
Professor Emeritus Jackson R. Bryer is the editor of the recently published Why I Like This Story (Camden House), in which 48 American fiction writers select a favorite American short story and in a brief essay explain why they like it.
May 23, 2019
Jonathan Rick recently delivered two workshops: One on sales and persuasion to Broad Reach Retail Partners, and one on résumés to the Young America’s Foundation.
May 23, 2019
On June 25th, Mark Fitzgerald will launch his new book, Downburst, at the West Greenwich Library in London. 
May 23, 2019
Merle Collins is scheduled to do a keynote presentation in Grenada at a May conference. She is also scheduled for an Emancipation Day presentation in Grenada at the end of July.
May 23, 2019
Nabila Hijazi recently gave two presentations and won several awards.
May 23, 2019
William Cohen, with Laura Green, has edited and introduced a special issue of the journal Narrative, "Revisiting Dialogue" (May 2019), now available from the Ohio State University Press.
May 21, 2019
Fatima Taha has published two new reviews with the Washington Independent Review of Books, which recently learned that the Library of Congress is archiving each issue as the online paper is considered culturally significant. 
May 21, 2019
Congratulations to our graduate students for their recent achievements and plans as they move on to the next stages in their careers.
May 21, 2019
Laura Rosenthal recently gave an invited talk on Restoration tragedy, the slave trade, and Catherine of Braganza at Durham University and one on Bernard Mandeville and the passions at the International Mandeville Symposium at Depauw University.