The Collected Poems of Wallace Stevens. Corrected edition. Edited with John Serio. Forthcoming. NY: Random House, 2015.
A History of Free Verse. Fayetteville: U of Arkansas P, 2001.
“Stevens’ Library.” Wallace Stevens in Context. Ed. Glen MacLeod. Cambridge: Cambridge UP. Forthcoming, 2016.
“Modern Poetry.” The History of Virginia Literature. Cambridge: Cambridge UP, 2015. 362-75.
“Byron.” Edgar Allan Poe in Context. Ed. Kevin J. Hayes. Cambridge: Cambridge UP, 2012. 251-59.
“Naturalism and Poetry.” The Oxford Handbook of American Literary Naturalism. Ed. Keith Newlin. Oxford UP, 2011. 445-62.
“Augustan American Verse.” The Oxford Handbook of Early American Literature. Ed. Kevin J. Hayes. Oxford UP, 2008. 189-214.
“Carl Sandburg’s Unnatural Relations.” Poetry Criticism vol. 41. Ed. David Galens. Detroit: Gale, 2002. 358-67. (Rpt. of essay below.)
“The Ornithological Autobiography of John James Audubon.” Reading the Earth: New Directions in the Study of Literature and the Environment. Eds. Michael Branch, et al. Moscow: U of Idaho Press, 1998. 119-28.
“Rita Dove and Traditional Form.” Forthcoming, Texas Studies in Language and Literature.
“What Happpens to Almeyda? Love and Patriarchy in Song for Anninho.” Forthcoming, Callaloo.
“Doch--Alles, was dazu mich trieb / Gott! war so gut! ach war so lieb”: Pleasure and Obligation in Faust.” Who Are We? Old, New, and Timeless Answers from Core Texts. Eds. Robert D. Anderson, Molly B. Flynn and J. Scott Lee. Lanham, MD: University Press of America, 2011. 132-36.
“Adventures in the Book Trade: The Secret True History of Harmonium and Ideas of Order.” The Wallace Stevens Journal 35.1 (2011): 79-97.
“Wallace Stevens’s Editors at Knopf and the Shape of Opus Posthumous.” ANQ 22.4 (2009): 50-53.
“Uncorrected Errors in The Letters of Wallace Stevens.” The Wallace Stevens Journal 33.2 (2009): 211-16
“Spring and All, William Carlos Williams.” An Assumption Library. Worcester, MA: Assumption College, 2008. 70-72.
“The Hermeneutics of Student Evaluations.” College Teaching 56.2 (2008): 102-06.
“Criticism in a Post-Critical Age: Three New Books Sort of about Wallace Stevens.” (Rev. Essay). College Literature 32.4 (2005): 200-10.
“The Meaning of Bad Weather: Poetry in the Bay State.” D’Alzon Wine and , Assumption College, 2015.
“William Morrison Patterson, Amy Lowell, and the Unlearned Lessons of Cognitive Theory.” West Chester Poetry Conference. West Chester, PA, 2014.
“Rita Dove and Traditional Form.” West Chester Poetry Conference. West Chester, PA. 2013
“Between Common-Places: Epic Excellence and the Modern Hero in Wallace Stevens’ ‘Examination of the Hero in a Time of War.’” Epic Excellence in a Democratic Age. Assumption College, 2013.
“The Meanings and Measures of Free Verse.” 18th Annual West Chester University Poetry Conference. West Chester, PA. 2012.
“Wallace Stevens and Mrs. Baldwin.” New Frontiers: 67th Annual Conference of the SCMLA. Fort Worth, TX. 2010.
“Authority, Intentionality, and the Text of The Collected Poems of Wallace Stevens.” Graduate Student Colloquium. Clark University. 2008. (Guest speaker).
“Doch--Alles, was dazu mich trieb / Gott! war so gut! ach war so lieb”: Pleasure and Obligation in Faust.” Association for Core Texts and Courses. Plymouth, MA. 2008.
“Ben Franklin Discovers Ouguella: Or, What Happened When Roman Libya Was Reconstructed in Early Eighteenth-Century British America.” Transatlantic Destinies: Connections and Disconnections across the Atlantic Seaboard in the Eighteenth Century. Hanover, NH. 2007
“Boots, Buskins, and Socks of Lace: Wallace Stevens’ Revision Process in the Harmonium Period.” 20th-Century Literature Conference. Louisville, KY. 2006.
“Unity in Catastrophe, Separation in Politics: Wallace Stevens’ Tales of and for Liadoff.” 20th-Century Literature Conference. Louisville, KY. 2005.
“History, Affect, Ideology: Louis Zukofsky and Collage Form.” Louis Zukofsky Centennial Conference. New York, NY. 2004.
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