This section presents a representative sample of scholarly activities by members of our department.
- “Aye on Springfield: Reasons to Vote ‘Yes’ on Popular Culture.” Homer Simpson Goes To Washington: American Politics Through Popular Culture. Ed. Joe Foy. Lexington: University of Kentucky Press, 2008. 9-18.
- "Perfect" (short story). Aethlon: The Journal of Sport Literature. 25.1 (2008): 133-141.
- "I Just Hit .300—Time to Renegotiate My Contract" in Baseball/Literature/Culture, edited by Peter Carino
- “WhiteS(ox) vs. Indians: Sports and Unresolved Cultural Conflict in Native American Fiction" in Upon Further Review: Sports in American Literature
- "Will They Still Respect Us in the Morning? A study of how students write after they leave the composition classroom" in Teaching English in the Two-Year College. September 2006.
- Other articles about sports and literature published in Aethlon: The Journal of Sport Literature.
- Articles about online tutoring published in the Writing Lab Newsletter and Teaching With Technology Today.
M. D. Allen
- The Medievalism of Lawrence of Arabia. University Park and London: The Pennsylvania State University Press, 199
- “The Literary Life: New Grub Street and Illusions perdues.” In Proceedings, as yet untitled, of the Third International George Gissing Conference. Ed. Christine Huguet. Iutgevers, Netherlands; Equilibris. (forthcoming)
- “Margaret Bedford Gissing, Pendennis, and the Manchester Débâcle.” The Gissing Journal 44.4 (October 2008): 1-9.
- “The Third International George Gissing Conference (27-28 March 2008, Lille, France): A Personal Response.” The Gissing Journal 44.3 (July 2008): 1-6.
- “Chesney Wold and ‘A Daughter of the Lodge’: The Death of the Feudal Spirit,” in “Spellbound”: George Gissing. 2 vols. Ed. Christine Huguet. Uitgevers, Netherlands: Equilibris, 2008: 2, 133-45.
- “Bleak House and The Emancipated.” The Gissing Journal 43.4 (October 2007): 17-27.
- “’Feeble Idyllicism’: Gissing’s Critique of Oliver Twist and Ryecroft.” The Gissing Journal 43.3 (July 2007): 26-32.
- “Edmund Widdowson and the Rev. John Todd’s Student’s Manual.” The Gissing Journal 43.2 (April 2007): 30-36.
- “Eduard Bertz’s Rugby, Tennessee.” The Gissing Journal 41.1 (January 2005): 1-12.
- “The Curious Affair of the Lady Venus,” in Shaw and Other Matters: A Festschrift for Stanley Weintraub on the Occasion of His Forty-Second Anniversary at the Pennsylvania State University. Ed. Susan Rusinko. Selinsgrove: Susquehanna UP; London: Associated University Presses, 1998: 110-20.
- “The New Path: English Women Travelers in the Middle East.” West Virginia University Philological Papers 40 (1994): 1-5.
- “Lawrence of Arabia and Ryecroft.” The Gissing Newsletter26.4 (October 1990): 11-16.
- “Charles Lamb and Born in Exile.” The Gissing Newsletter 24.4 (October 1988): 1-7.
- “Lawrence’s Medievalism,” in the T. E. Lawrence Puzzle. Ed. Stephen E. Tabachnick. Athens: University of Georgia Press, 1984: 53-70. Abridged version in Twentieth-Century Literary Criticism, vol. 18. Eds. Dennis Poupard and James E. Person. Detroit: Gale, 1985: 180-83.
- “A New Source for Born in Exile?” The Gissing Newsletter 16.3 (July 1980): 25-32.
Articles in literary encyclopedias and referenced works:
- “Buchi Emecheta,” in Critical Survey of Long Fiction, Third Revised Edition. Pasadena, CA: Salem. (forthcoming)
- “Maryse CondÃ©,” in Critical Survey of Long Fiction, Third Revised Edition. Pasadena, CA: Salem. (forthcoming)
- “HonorÃ© de Balzac: EugÃ©nie Grandet and Old Goriot [articles by D. Gosselin Nakeeb revised and updated]; The Wild Ass’s Skin and Cousin Bette,” [original articles] in Magill’s Survey of World Literature, Revised Edition. Pasadena, CA: Salem, 2009. (forthcoming)
- “Ben-Hur: A Tale of the Christ,” in MasterplotsII: Christian Literature. 4 vols. Ed. John K. Roth. Pasadena, CA: Salem, 2007: 1, 136-39.
- “Dawning of Deliverance,” in MasterplotsII: Christian Literature. 4 vols. Ed. John K. Roth. Pasadena, CA: Salem, 2007: 1, 416-19.
- “Barbara Toy,” in British Travel Writers, 1940-1990, vol. 204 of the Dictionary of Literary Biography. Eds. Barbara Brothers and Julia M. Gergits. Detroit: Gale, 1999: 288-96.
- “Wilfred Thesiger,” in British Travel Writers, 1940-1990, vol. 204 of the Dictionary of Literary Biography. Eds. Barbara Brothers and Julia M. Gergits. Detroit: Gale, 1999: 265-75.
- “H. St.John Philby,” in British Travel Writers, 1910-1945, vol. 195 of the Dictionary of Literary Biography. Eds. Barbara Brothers and Julia M. Gergits, 1998: 272-80.
- “Henry M. Stanley,” in American Travel Writers, 1850-1915, vol. 189 of the Dictionary of Literary Biography. Eds. Donald Ross and James J. Schramer. Detroit: Gale, 1998: 283-304.
- “Joe Orton,” in Modern British Dramatists Since World War II, vol. 13.2 of the Dictionary of Literary Biograph.. Ed. Stanley Weintraub. Detroit: Gale, 1982: 364-70. Updated version in Concise Dictionary of British Literary Biography, vol. 8. Detroit: Gale, 1992: 308-14.
- “St.John Greer Ervine,” in Modern British Dramatists, 1900-1945, vol. 10.1 of the Dictionary of Literary Biography. Ed. Stanley Weintraub. Detroit: Gale, 1982: 186-90.
- More than twenty reviews and review-essays in Arab Studies Quarterly, Belles Lettres: A Review of Books by Women, Choice, Contemporary Literary Criticism, English Literature in Transition, 1880-1920, The Gissing Journal, Magill’s Literary Annual 2008 and 2009, Review, Seventeenth-Century News, Studies in Travel Writing, and World Literature Today.
- Chippewa Treaty Rights: The Reserved Rights of Wisconsin's Chippewa Indians in Historical Perspective, primary author Ronald N. Satz
- Consultant for Rhoda Maxwell on her forthcoming edition of Teaching English in the Middle and Secondary Schools (Prentice), a textbook for English Secondary Ed. students (several students at UW-Manitowoc had essays included in the book as examples of the writing process and of revision based on instructor and peer comments). This edition isn't out yet, but the old edition is available, also with Laura's lessons and student's work.
- "Cassandra" in Wisconsin People & Ideas (Summer 2006) -- Poetry contest runner-up
- Book: The MC5 and Social Change: A Study in Rock and Revolution, MacFarland 2009
- “Looking for Delights,” “Her Lost Draft,” and “To Lisa: We Descend From Worried Mothers,” translated into German by Harry Oberlaender and Julia Wolf, L. Der Literaturbote, Germany. January 2008.
- “Latin Roots Sui and Cidium.” Wisconsin People & Ideas. (Fall 2007: Volume 53, Number 4): 4.
- Echolalia, poetry collection from Four Way Books, winner of their 2004 Intro Prize for Poetry (Read the first reviews: Stride Magazine and Diagram. Read Jason Olsen's review in Third Coast.)
- “Apology Is Red Up Like This,” “Scanning, With the Eye,” and “There Is No Towards. ” Fence. (Spring 2006): 130-139.
- “The Kiss” and “Lethal.” Cue: A Journal of Prose Poetry. (Volume II, Issue II, Summer 2005): 12-13.
- “Latin Roots Sui and Cidium.” columbia poetry review. (Issue 18, Spring 2005): 56.
- “Sometimes a Septum Almost Deviates.” Court Green. (Issue 2, Spring 2005): 11.
- “Landscaping.” Barrow Street. (Summer 2004): 12-15.
- “Death and Saucepan,” “Happy Living! A Guidebook for Brides,” “To Lisa: We Descend From Worried Mothers,” “Replacing a Threshold,” “Something Happened I Couldn’t Have Told You Then” and “What Lisa Thinks.” Quarterly West. (Issue 58, Summer 2004): 80-88.
- “Temple Grandin’s Squeeze Machine.” Indiana Review. (Winter 2004: Volume 26, Number 2): 32.
- “The Hereafter Has Been Modified as Follows.” EOAGH: a Journal of the Arts (chax.org/eoagh). Fall 2003.
- “Accomplishing His Death.” River City. (Winter 2002): 115.
- “Girl Who Was Afraid of the Ceiling.” Spork 1.3 (Winter 2002): 278-279.
- “Made Out of Sixes.” Pog 2: The Second Anthology of Writers and Artists Appearing In Events Sponsored by Pog, ed. by Jesse Seldess. (Tucson: Pog, 2001): 46-47.
- “Text” and “Fractal.” Shankpainter 41. (2001): 50-55.
- Audio review: Hard to Say with William Stobb on miPOradio: Episode #5, "Thankful for Echolalia"
- A Woman Soldier's Own Story, The Autobiography of Xie Bingying, by Xie Bingying, translated and with an introduction and notes by Lily Chia Brissman and Barry Brissman, Berkley Books, 2003 (paperback); Columbia University Press, 2001 (hardback).
Marnie Bullock Dresser
- Recent publications include poetry in The Bellingham Review, Front Range Review and The Absinthe Literary Review.
- The article “Greater Than the Sum: How Poems Make a Book” appeared in The Writer’s Chronicle, Spring 2003.
- "The View from the Tightrope” is part of a cd called Some Kind of Sign, available from Nightjar Records.
- Wasabi Proverbs, a full-length play, was the focus of a reading and workshop in April 2004.
- Since 1991, poems of mine have appeared in The Antioch Review, Prairie Schooner, The Talking River Review, Sou'wester, The American Literary Review, The Laurel Review, Tar River Poetry, CutBank, Shepherd's Express, Slipstream and others.
- "The Province of Naming" was named "High Merit" poem for the 1999 Wisconsin Academy of Sciences, Arts and Letters Conference.
- My book-length manuscript of poetry, Mothering God [previously named Violent Mercy], has been a finalist and semi-finalist in several national book contests, most recently the The Akron Series in Poetry in 2006. Other contests in which I have been a finalist and semi-finalist include the University of Wisconsin Brittingham/Felix Pollak Award and the Academy of American Poets Walt Whitman Award (two times). A chapbook, The Province of Naming, was a top-ten finalist in Slipstream’s chapbook contest in 1997.
- "The Matriarchal Mentor: Edna Ferber's Emma McChesney as both 'New' and 'Woman.'" MidAmerica: The Yearbook of the Society for the Study of Midwestern Literature 33 (2006): 66-77.
- "Naturalism and the Short Story Form: Kate Chopin's 'The Story of an Hour.'" Scribbling Women and The Short Story Form: Approaches by American and British Women Writers. Ed. Ellen Burton Harrington. New York: Peter Lang, 2008. 74-85.
- Loaded Fictions: Social Critique in the Twentieth-Century Western, Caxton Press
- Upon Further Review: Sports in American Literature
- “Reversals in the Fortunes of War: Ambrose Bierce, Literary Naturalism, and ‘One of the Missing’.” The ABP Journal 1.1 (Fall 2005).
- “The Familiar Uncommon Spectator: Jack London’s Female Watchers in The Game and The Abysmal Brute.” Aethlon: The Journal of Sport Literature 22.1 (Fall 2004): 137-46.
- “Khat”; “Newspaper Days” and “Phantom Gold.” Entries in A Theodore Dreiser Encyclopedia. Westport, CT: Greenwood Press, 2003: 226-27, 279-82, and 300.
- “Drawing-Room Naturalism in Edith Wharton’s Early Short Stories.” Journal of the Short Story in English 39 (Autumn 2002): 57-71.
- “A Jaundiced View of America: Robert W. Chambers and The King in Yellow.” Journal of American Culture 22.2 (Summer 1999): 39-44.
- “Dreiser’s Metaphor: The Stoic and Cowperwood’s Tomb.” Dreiser Studies 30.1 (Spring 1999): 21-34.
- “‘I know that to be untrue’: Belief and Reality in Cholmondeley’s Short Fiction,” due out in Mary Cholmondeley Reconsidered, a collection from Pickering & Chatto in January 2010.
- Recent columns on Education and Academics in Phi Kappa Phi Forum, including ones focused on 2005: The Year of Languages, interdisciplinary studies, and math and writing anxieties
- “What’s in a Name? Echoes of Biblical Women in Elizabeth Gaskell’s Ruth.” The Gaskell Society Journal 18 (2004): 50-64
- “Preaching to the Clergy: Anne BrontÃ«'s Agnes Grey as a Treatise on Sermon Style and Delivery.” Victorian Literature and Culture 31.1 (2003): 225-240
- “Teacher Retention.” Column on Education and Academics. Phi Kappa Phi Forum 86.3 (2006): 3, 5.
- “The Scholarship of Teaching and Learning.” Column on Education and Academics. Phi Kappa Phi Forum 85.3 (2005): 3, 5.
- “Perspectives on the Game.” Rev. of Line Drives: 100 Contemporary Baseball Poems. Elysian Fields Quarterly Spring 2005: 106-7.
- “2005: The Year of Languages.” Column on Education and Academics. Phi Kappa Phi Forum 85.1 (2005): 3, 5.
- “Math and Writing Anxieties.” Column on Education and Academics. Phi Kappa Phi Forum 84.3 (2004): 3, 5.
- “Interdisciplinary Studies.” Column on Education and Academics. Phi Kappa Phi Forum 84.1 (2004): 3, 5.
- “What’s in a Name? Echoes of Biblical Women in Elizabeth Gaskell’s Ruth.” The Gaskell Society Journal 18 (2004): 50-64.
- “Unexpected Confessions.” Column on Education and Academics. Phi Kappa Phi Forum 83.3 (2003): 3, 5.
- “Preaching to the Clergy: Anne BrontÃ«'s Agnes Grey as a Treatise on Sermon Style and Delivery.” Victorian Literature and Culture 31.1 (2003): 225-240.
- “‘“I am not Esther’”: Biblical Heroines and Sarah Grand's Challenge to Institutional Christianity in The Heavenly Twins.” Silent Voices: Forgotten Novels by Victorian Women Writers. Ed. Brenda Ayres. Westport, CT: Praeger, 2003. 155-171.
- “Henry Purcell and Gerard Manley Hopkins: Two Explorations of Identity.” Literature and Musical Adaptation. Ed. Michael J. Meyer. New York: Rodopi Press, 2002. 47-59.
- “Dinah and the Debate Over Vocation in Adam Bede.” George Eliot-George Henry Lewes Studies 42-43 (2002): 30-49.
- With Dr. Francis L. Fennell. “Musical Responses to Hopkins.” Hopkins Quarterly 28.1-2 (2001): 3-54.
- “Settling for a Great Job.” Profession 2001. New York: MLA, 2000. 85-91.
- “Henry Purcell and Gerard Manley Hopkins: Two Explorations of Identity.” PIPA: Publication of the Illinois Philological Association 2 (1999): n. pag.
- Without Us, chapbook published by Finishing Line Press, 2006
- "Boy Lost at a Festival," poem in Natural Bridge, forthcoming
- "Dismantling the Fallen" and "Without Us," poems in Prairie Schooner, Summer 2006
- "In the North" and "The American Boy Dreamt of Journeys," poems in 2RiverView, Winter 2006
- "Seeking the Deepest Part" and "Current," poems in Sou'wester, Fall 2005
- "Refinishing the Boy" and "Diet of Worms," poems in Witness, Spring 2005
- "First Day," poem in Poet Lore, Spring 2005
- "A Fairy Tale," poem in River Styx, Spring 2005
- Radio interviews on WOJB public radio, "Spectrum West" (Oct '06), and the Superior Broadcast Network
- “Wisconsin’s Literary History.” Volume 2. Dictionary of Midwestern Literature. Indiana University Press (Forthcoming)
- “Friendship, Finance, and Art: Charles Scribner’s Sons’ Relationship with Ernest Hemingway and August Derleth.” Midwestern Miscellany XXXIII Spring 2005: 29-41.
- “Romance and Revenge: Zona Gale and Margery Latimer’s Conflicts Over Love.” Midwestern Miscellany XXXI Spring 2003: 35-41.
- “The Hawk, the Raven, and the Baby Lark: August Derleth’s Relationship with the Edgar Lee Masters Family.” MidAmerica XXIX: The Yearbook of the Society for the Study of Midwestern Literature. 2002. 67-77.
- “August Derleth and Poetry Out of Wisconsin. MidAmerica XXVIII: The Yearbook of the Society for the Study of Midwestern Literature. 2001. 98-103.
- “Novelists and Biographers: The Sinclair Lewis, August Derleth, and Mark Schorer Triangle.” MidAmerica XXVII: The Yearbook of the Society for the Study of Midwestern Literature. 2000. 11-21. (Midwest Heritage Prize Essay)
- "August Derleth" entry in Dictionary of Midwestern Literature: Volume 1 The Authors. Bloomington: Indiana University Press, 2001. 142-3.
- August Derleth. Wisconsin Writers and Writing. Eds. Peter Ruber and Kenneth B. Grant. Shelbourne, Ontario: Hawk and Whippoorwill, 1998.
- "August Derleth's Mr. George and Other Odd Persons." in Magill's Guide to Science Fiction and Fantasy Literature. Pasadena: Salem Press, 1996. 631-2
- "Conrad's Heart of Darkness." with David Cole Explicator 54:1 (1995) 24-6.
- "August Derleth: The Stamp Collector and His Stamp." The American Philatelist 109 (1995): 522-28.
- Review of August Derleth's An August Derleth Reader and Walden West. Wisconsin Academy Review 40:1 (1993-94) 41-2.
- "Samuel R. Delany's "Stars in My Pocket Like Grains of Sand." in Masterpieces of African American Literature. Harper Collins, 1992 531-534.
- "Tom Robbins's Skinny Legs and All." and "John Crowley's Novelty: Four Stories." in Popular Fiction Update. Ed. Walton Beacham. Washington, D. C.: Beacham Publishing, 1991. 336-338; 1075-1078.
- "Pipaluk Freuchen's Eskimo Boy." and "Farley Mowat's Never Cry Wolf." in Beacham's Guide to Literature for Young Adults. Eds. Walton Beacham and Suzanne Niemeyer. 5 vols. Washington, D.C.: Beacham Publishing, 1990-1. 397-401; 955-60.
- "Shakespearean Allusion in John Fowles's The Magus: The Revised Version." with Doug Wight University of Dayton Review 18.3 (1987): 85-93.
- "John Crowley." in Popular World Fiction. Ed. Walton Beacham. 4 vols. Washington, D.C.: Beacham Publishing, 1987. 408-14.
- "Tom Robbins." in Research Guide to Popular Fiction. Ed. Walton Beacham. 4 vols. Washington, D.C.: Research Publishing, 1986. 1177-82.
- "Wakefield Master." in Research Guide to Biography and Criticism: WorldDrama. Ed. Walton Beacham. Washington, D.C.: Research Publishing, 1986. 674-78.
- Layamon." in Research Guide to Biography and Criticism. Ed Walton Beacham. 2 vols. Washington, D.C.: Research Publishing, 1985. 704-06.
- Review of Russell Peck's Kingship and Common Profit in Gower's ConfessioAmantis. Clio 9:2 (1980). 340-41.
- "The Dea(r)th of Student Responsibility" in College Teaching
- “’I can’t get no girlie action’: The Illusion of Inclusion in 1990s American Action Films, or ‘The Babe Scientist” Phenomenon.’” Chick Flicks. Eds. Suzanne Ferris and Mallory Young. Routledge Press, 2007.
- Book: Narrative Conventions and Race in the Novels of Toni Morrison. Studies in Major Literary Authors Series. New York: Routledge, 2008.
- Fuller, Mark and Janet LaBrie. "But It's whether You Can Keep Me Warm: Lorine Niedecker's Marriage Poetics." The Solitary Plover 4 (Summer 2006): 3-8.
- “The New Feminist Socialism: The Writings of Charlotte Perkins Gilman.” Eureka Studies in Teaching Short Fiction. Fall 2008: 127-36.
- “Finnegan for Freshmen: Why Joyce’s Most Difficult Work May Be Easiest for Students to Grasp.” Eureka Studies in Teaching Short Fiction. Spring 2007: 114-118.
- Book: Miller and Middle America: Essays on Arthur Miller and the American Experience by University Press of America, 2007
- Book: Ray Hicks and the Jack Tales: A Study of Appalachian History, Culture, and Philosophy published by iUniverse, Inc., 2005
- “Riders of the New Wave: The Feminist Science Fiction of Le Guin, Russ, and Tiptree,” chapter in Womanhood in Anglophone Literary Culture: Nineteenth and Twentieth Century Perspectives, published by Cambridge Scholars Publications, edited by Robin Hammerman (pub. November 1, 2007)
- "History, Hollywood, and the Hood: Challenging Racial Assumptions in Rural Central Wisconsin" in Teaching English in the Two-Year College 35.1, September 2007, pages 46-53
- Collection of essays titled The Politics of British Literary Collections from the Dead to the Living, ed. with Sarah Pogell, UW-Stevens Point, forthcoming from Cambridge Scholars Publications in 2008.
- Entries on Paul Rudnick, Mart Crowley, Gore Vidal, Doric Wilson, Moises Kaufman, and Martin Sherman in LGBTQ America Today, ed. John Hawley, forthcoming from Greenwood Press in 2008.
- 200 Nights and One Day, a book-length collection of poems by Benu Press. February 2009.
- “Voting Rights but First Mrs. Abernathy’s Chicken,” Passager. April 2008. This essay previously appeared in Focus, the literary magazine of Spelman College, Atlanta, GA.
- “Ars Poetica” (poem). Amistad. Spring 2008.
- “Family Matters” (poem). Apple Valley Review. Fall 2008.
- “Shirley’s Mother” (poem). Main Street Rag. Winter 2008-09.
- “Wealth of the World” (poem).Out of Line 2007
- “Picture the Writer at Work” (essay). Bylines 2008 Calendar.
- "An onion, a clove of garlic, the heart" (poem). The Binnacle.
- “March On Milwaukee,” (essay) in the Summer 2007 issue of Wisconsin Magazine of History.
- “Promises,” (poem) in the 2008 Wisconsin Fellowship of Poets Calendar.
- “Grown Deep: The Mississippi River as a Site of Conflict in Southern Literature,” in Themes of Conflict in the Nineteenth- and Twentieth-Century Literature of the American South: The Proceedings of the 2004 Conflict in Southern Writing Conference, Mellen Press, 2007. A previous edition of this volume was entitled more simply Conflict in Southern Literature and published by Troy (Alabama),State University.
- “Gull,” (poem). Sea Stories , January 2007.
- Play Produced: March On Milwaukee: A Memoir of the Open Housing Protests, UW-Waukesha, April 2007. There have been four subsequent productions and two concert readings.
- “Alabama Bound” Out of Line. 2005: 169.
- “Wind Fall,” Wisconsin Trails. October 2004: 34.
- “To California Where Rhymes Fail.” Red, White, and Blues: Poets on the Promise of America, edited by Virgil Suarez and Ryan Van Cleave. Iowa City: University of Iowa Press, 2004. 163.
- “Estuarian Politics,” “Figuring Out the World,” and “Cities of Brotherly Love.” Political Anthology. Pedestal Magazine. (Click on poetry and scroll down).
- “The Marriage of River and Banks”. Rhapsoidia 5 (Winter 2004): 28-32.
- “At the Chippewa Flowage” and “Wetland Weaving”. Porcupine Literary Arts Magazine 7.2 (Fall 2003): 66; 85.
- Memoir: “Voting Rights, But First Mrs. Abernathy’s Chicken.” Focus (Spelman College). Spring 2006.
- Essay: “Navigating the Mainstream: Metaphors and Multi-Cultural Literature.” MELUS. Fall 2005.
- Essay: “Grown Deep: The Mississippi as a Site of Conflict in Southern Literature.” Conflict in Southern Literature. Ed. Ben Robertson. Selected papers from the Conflict in Southern Literature Conference hosted by Troy University (Alabama) and published by Troy University, Spring 2006.
- “Imbalance” and “The son returns home. Alive.” Nimrod. Spring 2006. The editors of Nimrod nominated "The son returns home. Alive" for the 2006 volume of the anthology Best New Poets.
- "Every Fish Has Her Form." Buffalo Carp. 3 (2006).
- “Elk.” The Binnacle. Fall 2005.
- “When Civil Rights Were on the Rise,” (memoir essay) in the November-December 2006 issue of The Humanist.
- "East of Lookout Pass,” (memoir essay) in September / October 2006 issue of the Rambler.
- "Breaking Camp," (poem) in the fall 2006 issue of the Apple Valley Review.
- “Robert Frost at the University of Detroit, 1962” in The Robert Frost Review. Fall 2005.
- “War and Peace: Robert Frost and the United Nations Meditation Room” in The New England Quarterly. March 2004.
- “An Unpublished Talk: Robert Frost at the Fountain Street Church, Grand Rapids, Michigan, 19 November 1959” in The Robert Frost Review. Fall 2003.
- “Chickadees, Frost, and Kay Morrison” in The Robert Frost Review. Fall 2002.
- “Original Originality: Robert Frost’s Talks” in Roads Not Taken: Rereading Robert Frost. Ed. Earl J. Wilcox and Jonathan N. Barron. Columbia, MO: University of Missouri Press, 2000.
- “Addresses (Public Speeches)” and “Steeple Bush.” Entries in The Robert Frost Encyclopedia. Ed. Nancy Tuten and John Zubizaretta. Greenwood Press, 2000.
- “Robert Frost's Talks at the New School for Social Research, New York (January 29, 1931-March 12, 1931).” Introduction in Robert Frost: Poems, Life, Legacy CD-ROM, (Henry Holt, 1998).
- “Girl Powdering Her Neck.” Entry in Masterplots II: Poetry. Supplement (Salem Press, 1998).
- “The Poetry of Robert Frost.” Entry in Issues and Identities in Literature, Salem Press. November 1997.
- “’Triumphant Association’: The First Group of Poems in Robert Frost's Steeple Bush” in The Robert Frost Review. Fall 1997.
- “A Lifetime of Thinking Aloud: Reassessing Robert Frost's Public Talks and Readings” in The Robert Frost Review. Fall 1995. As Lisa Abshear-Seale.
- “’What Catullus means by mens animi’: Robert Frost's ‘Kitty Hawk’” in The Robert Frost Review. Fall 1993. As Lisa Abshear-Seale.
- “Philip Marlowe (Raymond Chandler, series),” Student's Companion to American Literary Characters. Ed. Matthew J. Bruccoli and Richard Layman. New York: Bruccoli Clark Layman (2008).
- “Notes on Raymond Chandler’s ‘Red Wind,’” Eureka Studies in Teaching Short Fiction 9.1 (2008):166-72.
- “Terry Lennox (Raymond Chandler, The Long Goodbye, 1954),” Student's Companion to American Literary Characters. Ed. Matthew J. Bruccoli and Richard Layman. New York: Bruccoli Clark Layman (2008).
- “Richard Cantwell (Ernest Hemingway, Across the River and Into the Trees, 1950),” Student's Companion to American Literary Characters. Ed. Matthew J. Bruccoli and Richard Layman. New York: Bruccoli Clark Layman (2008).
- “Renata (Ernest Hemingway, Across the River and Into the Trees, 1950),” Student's Companion to American Literary Characters. Ed. Matthew J. Bruccoli and Richard Layman. New York: Bruccoli Clark Layman (2008).
- “Reclaimed Experience: Trauma Theory and Ernest Hemingway’s Lost Manuscripts,” The Hemingway Review 24.2 (2005): 62-73.
- “Thin Man, Fat Man, Union Man, Thief: Constructions of Depression-Era Masculinities in Red Harvest and The Maltese Falcon,” Storytelling: A Critical Journal of Popular Narrative 2.1 (2002): 67-79.
- “Passing the Buck: Playing the Downward Blame Game,” National Forum: The Phi Kappa Phi Journal 81.4 (2001): 42.
- Creating Safe Space: Violence and Women’s Writing, co-edited with Tomoko Kuribayashi
- This Giving Birth: Pregnancy and Childbirth in American Women’s Writing, co-edited with Susan MacCallum-Whitcomb
- “Neighbors” and “Hunting Season” in Seeking Community: Stories from the Marshfield History Project. Ed. Robert Wolf. Marshfield Community Stories Project, 2006.
- “When the Body is Your Own: Feminist Film Criticism and the Horror Genre.” Autobiographical Writings Across the Disciplines Eds. Olivia Frey and Diane Freedman. Durham, NC: Duke University Press, 2004.
- “Windigo Ways: Eating and Excess in Louise Erdrich’s The Antelope Wife.” American Indian Culture and Research Journal 27.4 (Fall 2003): 117-131.
- “Women’s Writing. CHOICE Library Guide (March 2001): 1225-1233.
- “'Fine Ponies’: Cars in American Indian Film and Literature.” American Indian Culture and Research Journal 24. 3 (Summer 2000): 77-91.
- “The Maternal Aesthetic of Mama Day.” Gloria Naylor: Strategy and Technique, Magic and Myth. Ed. Holly Stave. Cranberry, NJ: University of Delaware Press, 2000.
J. D. Whitney
- Book of poetry Grandmother Says, Arctos Press in Sausalito, CA (2005).
- New poems from the All My Relations sequence appearing in Poetry, Orion, Free Lunch, and Runes