This collection represents a sample of faculty work from the Department of English. The department’s diverse faculty interests cover all aspects of literary studies, from English literature’s traditional roots to its contemporary experiments.

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Submissions from 2014

Adolescence and Interiority in Aelred’s Lives of Christ, Denise Despres

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Ecstasy, Intimacy, and Middle English Contemplative Culture, Denise Despres

Iconography and Iconoclasm: Christian Doctrine and Religious Heterodoxy, Denise Despres

Review of: Scribit Mater, Mary and the Language Arts in the Literature of Medieval England by Georgiana Donovan, Denise Despres

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Literacy, economy, and power : writing and research after Literacy in American Lives, John Duffy, Julie Nelson Christoph, and Eli Goldblatt

Submissions from 2013

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Review of: Miracles Of The Virgin In Medieval England: Law And Jewishness In Marian Legends by Adrienne Williams Boyarin, Denise L. Despres

They Are Building A Tennis Court Next To The Hospital, Allen C. Jones

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1857; or, Can the Indian ‘Mutiny’ Be Fixed?, Priti Joshi

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An Old Dog Enters the Fray; or, Reading Hard Times as an Industrial Novel, Priti Joshi

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Review of: The Indian Periodical Press And The Production Of Nationalist Rhetoric by Sukeshi Kamra, Priti Joshi

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Cuba, Ann Putnam

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Into the Terrain of the Bull: Hemingway's "The Undefeated", Ann Putnam

Judging the Pulitzer: Binocular Vision by Edith Pearlman, Suzanne Warren

Submissions from 2012

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The Other Great Exhibition: Mayhew’s Catalog of the Industrious, Priti Joshi

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Cont(r)acting Whiteness: The Language of Contagion in the Autobiographical Essays of Zitkala-Ša, Tiffany Aldrich MacBain

Submissions from 2011

Romantic Transports: Tabitha Tenney's "female Quixotism" In Transatlantic Context, Rachel Carnell and Alison Tracy Hale

Where there is no library: Doing research at a new university in East Africa, Julie Nelson Christoph

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Review of: Chaucer And Religion by Helen Phillips, Denise L. Despres

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Review of: Imagining An English Reading Public, 1150-1400 by Katherine Breen, Denise L. Despres

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Race, Priti Joshi

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The Middle Classes, Priti Joshi

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The Victorians and Race, Priti Joshi

Virtuous Community: Online Storytelling In Leroy Sievers's My Cancer, Mita Mahato

Submissions from 2010

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'Let Yourself Shine Through': Looking At and Through Students’ Invention of Ethos, Julie Nelson Christoph

‘Please refer to the line above’: Writing and the Personal on Both Sides of the Technological Divide, Julie Nelson Christoph

Tanzania’s Great Experiment Revisited: Sponsorship of Literacy in Contemporary Zanzibar, Julie Nelson Christoph

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Three Models of Mentorship: Feminist Leadership and the Graduate Student WPA, Julie Nelson Christoph, Rebecca Schoenike Nowacek, Mary Lou Odom, and Bonnie Smith

Surgeon Green, Beverly H. Conner

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Sacramentals and Ghostly Sights, Denise Despres

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Adolescence And Sanctity: The Life And Passion Of Saint William Of Norwich, Denise L. Despres

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Review of: Three Women Of Liège: A Critical Edition Of And Commentary On The Middle English Lives Of Elizabeth Of Spalbeek, Christina Mirabilis, And Marie D'oignies by Jennifer N. Brown, Denise L. Despres

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Technology in the Victorian Studies Classroom, Priti Joshi

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Hidden Purposes of Creative Writing: Self, Power, and Knowledge, Hans Ostrom

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Honoring Juanita: A Novel, Hans Ostrom

Submissions from 2009

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Each One Teach One: The Legacy of Evangelism in Adult Literacy Education, Julie Nelson Christoph

Reading and Writing the Personal in ‘Impersonal’ Genres, Julie Nelson Christoph

Beach Bones, Beverly H. Conner

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Physiologus, A Medieval Book of Nature Lore, Michael J. Curley

A Most Mobile Noble: The Travels and Entertainments of William Cecil, Second Earl of Salisbury, Peter H. Greenfield

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Research Opportunities in Medieval and Renaissance Drama, vol. 48, Peter H. Greenfield

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Touring, Peter H. Greenfield

Bollywood and Gender, Priti Joshi

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Introduction to: The Life and Adventures of Michael Armstrong, the Factory Boy by Frances Milton Trollope and Brenda Ayres, Priti Joshi

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Masculinity and Gossip in Anne Brontë’s Tenant, Priti Joshi

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Review of: 1857: War Of Independence Or Clash Of Civilizations? British Public Reactions by Salahudddin Malik, Priti Joshi

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Review of: War of No Pity: The Indian Mutiny and Victorian Trauma by Christopher Herbert, Priti Joshi

Submissions from 2008

Anglo-norman Verse Prophecies Of Merlin, Michael Curley

Dragons, Maypoles and Careless Actors: On the Dearth of Dramatic Records of Hertfordshire, Peter H. Greenfield

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Monks, Minstrels and Players: Drama in Hampshire before 1642, Peter H. Greenfield and Jane Cowling

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“Brontë’s Jane Eyre, Priti Joshi

John Lang, the Picturesque, and the Indian ‘Mutiny', Priti Joshi

Synching Dickens with the Industrial Novel, Priti Joshi

The Location of the Ladies in Every Airport: Women, Travel, Cosmopolitanism, Priti Joshi

On Giving First-year Students A Quiz On Ginsberg's "howl.", William J. Kupinse

Teaching George Orwell in Karl Rove’s World: ‘Politics and the English Language’ in the 21st Century Classroom, Hans Ostrom

Submissions from 2007

The Miracles Of Saint David: A New Text And Its Context, Michael Curley

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Review of: The Jew In The Medieval Book: English Antisemitisms, 1350-1500 by Anthony Bale, Denise L. Despres

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Mutiny Echoes: India, Britons, And Charles Dickens's A 'tale Of Two Cities', Priti Joshi

Utopian Generations: The Political Horizon Of Twentieth-century Literature, William J. Kupinse

'utopian Generations': The Political Horizon Of Twentieth-century Literature, William J. Kupinse

Utopian Generations: The Political Horizon Of Twentieth-century Literature (review), William J. Kupinse

Langston Hughes and the Poetry of a Dream Legally Deferred, Hans Ostrom

Submissions from 2006

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Old and Middle English Religious Literature, Denise Despres

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Review of: Pagans, Tartars, Moslems, and Jews in Chaucer's Canterbury Tales by Brenda Deen Schildgen, Denise L. Despres

Domestic Ethnographies, Priti Joshi

Outlandish English Subjects In The Victorian Domestic Novel, Priti Joshi

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The Coast Starlight: Collected Poems 1976-2006, Hans Ostrom

The Last Good Country, Ann Putnam

Submissions from 2005

Beasts Of Love: Richard Defournival's "bestiaire D'amour" And A Woman's Response, Michael Curley

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The Greenwood Encyclopedia of African American Literature, Hans Ostrom and J. David Macey

Submissions from 2004

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Review of: Joan Of Arc And Sacrificial Authorship by Ann W. Astell, Denise L. Despres

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Edwin Chadwick's Self-Fashioning: Professionalism, Masculinity, and the Victorian Poor, Priti Joshi

Joyce And The Victorians/joyce And The Early Freudians: A Synchronic Dialogue Of Texts/joyce And The Sense Of Modernity (book), William J. Kupinse

Teaching Hemingway's "the Sun Also Rises.", Ann Putnam

The Open Space Of Democracy, Ronald R. Thomas and Terry Tempest Williams

Submissions from 2003

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Le Triomphe de l’Humilite: Therese of Lisieux and "Une Nouvelle Jeanne", Denise Despres

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Review of: Prestige, Authority And Power In Late Medieval Manuscripts And Texts by Felicity Riddy, Denise L. Despres

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The Subject Is Story: Essays for Writers and Readers, Hans Ostrom and Wendy Bishop

Submissions from 2002

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Arthurian Narrative In The Latin Tradition, Michael Curley

Five Lecciones For The Feast Of Saint Nonita: A Test And Its Context, Michael Curley

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The Protean Jew in the Vernon Manuscript, Denise Despres

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Michael Armstrong: Re-reading the Industrial Plot, Priti Joshi

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A Langston Hughes Encyclopedia, Hans Ostrom

Submissions from 2001

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Review of: Julian Of Norwich: A Book Of Essays by Sandra J. McEntire, Denise L. Despres

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Metro: Journeys in Writing Creatively, Hans Ostrom, Wendy Bishop, and Katharine Haake

Submissions from 2000

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Subjects Apprehended: Poems, Hans Ostrom

Submissions from 1999

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Iconography and the Professional Reader: The Politics of Book Production in the Douce Piers Plowman, Denise Despres and Kathryn Kerby-Fulton

Submissions from 1998

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Immaculate Flesh and the Social Body: Mary and the Jews in Cambridge Fitzwilliam Ms. 48, the Carew-Poyntz Hours, Denise Despres

Submissions from 1997

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Review of: Feminist Readings In Middle English Literature: The Wife Of Bath And All Her Sect by Ruth Evans and Lesley Johnson, Denise L. Despres

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Review of: Julian Of Norwich's 'showings': From Vision To Book by Denise Nowakowski Baker, Denise L. Despres

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Genre and Writing: Issues, Arguments, and Alternative, Hans Ostrom and Wendy Bishop

Submissions from 1996

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Ecstatic Reading and Missionary Mysticism, The Orcherd of Syon, Denise Despres

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Mary of the Eucharist: Cultic AntiJudaism in Fourteenth-Century English Devotional Manuscripts, Denise Despres

Review of: Male Authors, Female Readers: Representation and Subjectivity in Middle English Devotional Literature by Anne Clark Bartlett, Denise Despres

Review of: The Art of Praying, Sophia Institute Press by Romano Guardini, Denise Despres

Submissions from 1994

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Cultic Anti-judaism And Chaucer Litel Clergeon, Denise L. Despres

African-American Literature from Douglass to Morrison: Some Key Challenges and Achievements, Hans Ostrom

American Literature Of The Region, For The Region, and By The Region, Hans Ostrom

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Colors of a different horse : rethinking creative writing theory and pedagogy, Hans Ostrom and Wendy Bishop

Submissions from 1993

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Langston Hughes: A Study of the Short Fiction, Hans Ostrom