Selected Articles

cover37.3-4-thumbnail“Recountings: On Dickens’ Financial Memory.”  English Studies in Canada 38.2 (June 2012): 137-56.

A discussion of banking, culture, and memory in Dickens, focusing on the figure of Jarvis Lorry in A Tale of Two Cities (1859) and the way in which the novel envisions the bank’s institutionalization — as part of a healthy, vigorous economy —  as a corrective to a history of financial and political turbulence. Click here to view full article.

“‘He told me what he would not tell’: Confessional Poetics and the Nineteenth-Century Dramatic Monologue.”  Journal of Browning Studies 1 (Feb 2010): 22-36

“Forgery, Fiscal Trauma, and the Fauntleroy Case.”  European Romantic Review 18.3 (July 2007): 401-416.

“Illicit Inscriptions: Reframing Forgery in Elizabeth Gaskell’s Ruth.” Victorian Literature and Culture 33.1 (Spring 2005): 187-202.

“‘Wretched Pleasure’: Revisiting Loss and Fulfillment in George Eliot’s The Mill on the Floss.”  Q/W/E/R/T/Y: Arts, Litteratures & Civilisations des Pays Anglophones 12 (October 2002): 67-73.

“‘The Woman Shall Bear the Iniquity’: Death as Social Discipline in Thomas Hardy’s The Return of the Native.” Studies in the Novel 32 (June 2000): 146–63.

“‘The Modern Vice of Unrest’: Railways, Mobility, and Fragmented Modernity in Thomas Hardy’s Jude the Obscure.”  The Hardy Review 2 (Summer 1999): 168–80.

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