Victorian Literature and Culture

Books

The Victorian Actress in the Novel and on the Stage. Edinburgh: Edinburgh University Press, 2019.

Recent Reinterpretations of Stevenson’s Dr. Jekyll and Mr. Hyde: Why and How This Novel Continues to Affect Us. Lewiston, New York: The Edwin Mellen Press, 2005.

Articles

“Nineteenth-Century Theatrical Adaptations of Novels: The Paradox of Ephemerality.” Oxford Handbook of Adaptation Studies. Ed. Thomas Leitch. Oxford: Oxford University Press, 2017. 53-70. Commissioned contribution. Full text available here.

“Elizabeth Robins.” Blackwell Encyclopedia of Victorian Literature. Ed. Dino Franco Felluga, Pamela K. Gilbert, and Linda K. Hughes. Oxford: Blackwell Publishers, 2015. Peer-reviewed, commissioned contribution (1000 words).

“Victorian Science Fiction.” Blackwell Encyclopedia of Victorian Literature. Ed. Dino Franco Felluga, Pamela K. Gilbert, and Linda K. Hughes. Oxford: Blackwell Publishers, 2015. Peer-reviewed, commissioned contribution (5000 words).

“1893: The Independent Theatre and the Cultural Work of Drama Crithicism.” BRANCH: Britain, Representation, and Nineteenth-Century History. Ed. Dino Franco Felluga. Extension of Romanticism and Victorianism on the Net. January 2013. Web. Peer-reviewed, commissioned contribution.

T. W. Robertson’s Caste. The Encyclopedia of Modern Drama. Columbia University Press, 2007.

Harley Granville-Barker’s Waste. The Encyclopedia of Modern Drama. Columbia University Press, 2007.

“Child Killers and the Competition between the Late Victorian Theater and the Novel.” MLQ 66.2 (June 2005). 197-226. (One of three finalists for the Interdisciplinary Nineteenth-Century Studies Essay Prize for 2005.)

“The Exceptional Woman and Her Audience: Armgart, Performance, and Authorship.” The George Eliot Review (2004). 38-45.

“Imagined Audiences: The Novelist and the Stage.” The Blackwell Companion to the Victorian Novel. Ed. Patrick Brantlinger and W. B. Thesing. Oxford: Blackwell Publishers, 2002. 207-24. Commissioned contribution.

Commissioned Book Reviews

Katherine Cockin, ed. Ellen Terry, Spheres of Influence. London: Pickering and Chatto, 2011). Victorian Studies 54 (Summer 2012): 746-48.

Review essay. Reid, Julia. Stevenson, Science, and the Fin de Siècle. (New York: Palgrave, 2006). Reed, Thomas L., Jr. The Transforming Draught: Jekyll and Hyde, Robert Louis Stevenson, and the Victorian Alcohol Debate. (Jefferson, NC: McFarland and Company, 2006). Journal of Victorian Culture 13 (Autumn 2008): 334-39.

Newey, Katherine. Women’s Theatre Writing in Victorian Britain. (Houndmills, Basingstoke, Hampshire and New York: Palgrave Macmillan, 2005). Victorian Studies 49 (Winter 2007).

Allen, Emily. Theater Figures: The Production of the Nineteenth-Century British Novel (Columbus: Ohio University Press, 2003). Victorian Studies 46 (Spring 2004): 542-44.