Literary Scholarship

"'My Little Illegality': Abortion, Resistance,
andWomen Writers on the Left." The Novel and the American Left. Ed. Janet Galligani Casey. Iowa City: U of Iowa, 2004. 16-34.



"Nomad, Switchboard, Poet: Naomi Shihab Nye's Multicultural
Literature for Young Readers: An Interview." MELUS 27.2 (2002): 225-36.

"Margery Latimer." Review of Contemporary Fiction 21 (2001): 151-95.

"Jean Rhys." Review of Contemporary Fiction 20 (2000): 8-45.

Scholarship of Teaching and Learning

"Visual Art and Learning in the Modernist

Literature Course." Teaching Ideas for University English: What Really Works. Eds. Patricia M. Gantt and Lynn Langer Meeks. Norwood, MA: Christopher-Gordon, 2004. 257-62.

"Moments of Becoming: Women's Literature and Feminist Theory in the
Resistant Classroom." Teaching Women's Literature Courses. Eds. Linda Byrd Cook and Brenda Guillory. Forthcoming.

"The Look of a Book: Using Technology to Visualize Narrative Structure."
Learning Literature in an Era of Change: Innovations in Teaching. Eds. Dona Hickey and Donna Reiss. Herndon, VA: Stylus, 2000. 87-89.

Contributions to Reference Works

"Jean Rhys." Twentieth-Century British Women Writers: A Bio-
Bibliographical Critical Sourcebook. Eds. Victoria Janik and Del Janik. Westport: Greenwood, 2002. 318-25.

"Sandra Cisneros." Contemporary American Women Fiction
Writers: A Bio-Bibliographical Critical Sourcebook. Eds. Rhonda Austin and Laurie Champion. Westport: Greenwood, 2002. 66-71.

"Margery Latimer." American Women Writers 1900-1945: A Bio-

Bibliographical Critical Sourcebook. Ed. Laurie Champion. Westport: Greenwood, 2000. 192-97.

"Margery Latimer." American National Biography. Eds. John A. Garraty

and Mark C. Carnes. New York: Oxford UP, 1999. 237-38.

Comments, Job Search in Academe: Strategic Rhetorics for

Faculty Job Candidates. Eds. Cheryl Reed and Dawn M. Formo. Herndon, VA: Stylus, 1998.

Book Reviews

Rev. of Alexis Lykiard, Jean Rhys Revisited. Review of Contemporary

Fiction 21 (2001): 210-11.

Rev. of Lawrence Rainey, Institutions of Modernism: Literary Elites and

Public Culture. South Central Review 17 (2000): 149-51.

Rev. of June Spence, Missing Women and Others (fiction collection).

North Carolina Literary Review 8 (1999): 168-71.

Rev. of Ronald Dorris, Race: Jean Toomer's Swan Song. South Central

Review 16 (1998): 65-66.


"Why a Small Liberal Arts College Could Be Your Kid's Best Choice."

Hip Mama 29 (2003): 22-23, part 1, and, part 2.

"Building Intellectual Community through Core Courses for Staff."

Tomorrow's Professor (Stanford University e-newsletter) #416 (May 2002).

"F2F in Y2K," with Charles Blaich. LiberalArtsOnline (Center of Inquiry

in the Liberal Arts e-newsletter) 1 (2001).