Editor, Aphra Behn’s Love Letters between a Nobleman and his Sister.  Vol. 6 of Cambridge edition of The Writings of Aphra Behn eds. Claire Bowditch, Elaine Hobby, Gillian Wright, Mel Evans (Cambridge, 2021)

Special Issue of The Eighteenth-Century Theory and Interpretation.  “Emotion in the Eighteenth Century.”  58:3 (2017)

New Perspectives on Delarivier Manley and Eighteenth-Century Literature: Power, Sex, and Text. Edited with Elizabeth J. Mathews. New York: Routledge, 2016.

Peer-reviewed articles

Guest Editor. Special Issue of The Eighteenth-Century Theory and Interpretation.  “Emotion in the Eighteenth Century.”  58:3 (2017):273-280.

“New Directions in History of Emotion and Affect Theory in Eighteenth Century Studies” Literature Compass. 2016.

“The Passions” Emotions in Early Modern Europe: An Introduction  Ed. Susan Broomhall. Routledge, 2016.

“Absent Children and the Emergence of Female Subjectivity in Haywood’s The British Recluse and The City Jilt,” in Spectacle, Sex and Property in Eighteenth-Century Literature and Culture.  Edited by Kamille Stone and Julie A. Chappell. New York: AMS, 2016.

“Adapting Desires in Behn’s The History of the Nun.”  Eighteenth-Century Theory and Interpretation. 56:4 (2015): 485-506.

“Haywood’s Progress through the Passions,” in Passions, Sympathy and Print Culture: Public Opinion and Emotional Authenticity in Eighteenth-Century Britain.  Edited by Heather Kerr, David Lemmings and Robert Phiddian. Palgrave Macmillan, 2015. 116-141.

"Bringing Order to the Passions: Eliza Haywood’s Fiction, 1720-1750.” In Spaces for Feeling: Gender, Affect and Sociability in Britain, 1650-1850.  Ed. Susan Broomall.  London: Routledge, 2015.  79-94.

"Creole Space: Jamaica, Rehabilitation and British Literature,” in Gender and Space in Britain, 1660-1820.  Edited by Karen Gevirtz and Mona Narain.  Burlington: Ashgate, 2014. 33-48.

“Marriage in Haywood; or, Desire Rewarded,” in Masters of the Marketplace: British Women Novelists of the 1750s, edited by Susan Carlile.  Lanham, MD: Lehigh University Press, 2011. 31-46.

 “Haywood’s Re-Appropriation of the Amatory Heroine in Betsy Thoughtless,” in Philological Quarterly 85 (2006), 141-165. (published 2008).

Book Reviews

“Susan McClary ed. Structures of Feeling in Seventeenth-Century Public Expression.”  Essay-review. Elektronische Publikationsplattform der Max Weber Stiftung ( The Electronic Publication Platform of the Max Weber Foundation).  (2015)

“Novels, Philosophies, and Sex.” Essay-review.  ABO: Interactive Journal for Women in the Arts, 1640-1830: 4:1 (2014).

Stuart Women Playwrights and Teaching British Women Playwrights.”  Essay-Review.  Restoration and Eighteenth-Century Theatre Research.  25: 2 (2010), 60-2. (published 2013)

“Matriarchs, Murderesses, and Coquettes: Investigations in Long-Eighteenth Century Femininities.” Essay-review.  The Eighteenth Century: Theory and Interpretation 53 (2012), 119-24.

“Aphra Behn Online: Interactive Journal for Women in the Arts 1640-1830,” co-authored with Laura Runge.  In The Female Spectator 15 (2011), 3.

“Nearly Novel Beginnings.” Essay-Review of Novel Beginnings: Experiments in Eighteenth-Century Fiction, by Patricia Meyers Spacks. Essay-review.  The Eighteenth Century: Theory and Interpretation. 47 (2006): 8 pars. <>.


“‘Fire Enough to Inspire’: Metaphors of Flame and Character Development in Aphra Behn’s Fiction.” In Fire Stories. Ed. Grace Moore. (Brooklyn, NY: Punctum.) book chapter


The Amatory Mode: Amatory Fiction and its Passionate Legacy, 1660-1790 (book manuscript)

Editor, Aphra Behn’s Love Letters between a Nobleman and his Sister.  Vol. 6 of Cambridge edition of The Writings of Aphra Behn eds. Claire Bowditch, Elaine Hobby, Gillian Wright, Mel Evans Cambridge, 2021. Contracted.

Contributor, Cambridge Companion to the Eighteenth Century Novel.  Four entries on Eliza Haywood’s Works. Cambridge.  Contracted.

“Adaptive Structures: Teaching Eighteenth-Century Literature through Eighteenth-Century Adaptations” (book chapter)

“Problematizing Arcs of Reformation: Teaching Betsy Thoughtless and Eliza Haywood” (book chapter)


Eighteenth-Century Current Bibliography. Eds. Kevin L. Cope and Robert C. Leitz, III.

·         “Elizabeth Kraft’s Women Novelists and the Ethics of Desire.”  Vol. 37. 2011.

·         “Kirsten Saxton’s Women and Murder.”  Vol. 37. 2011.

·         “Theresa Braunschneider’s Our Coquettes.”  Vol. 37. 2011.

·         “Linda V. Troost’s (ed.) Eighteenth-Century Women.” Vol. 36. 2010.

·         “Nora Nachumi’s Acting Like a Lady.” Vol. 36. 2010.

·         “Candace Ward’s Desire and Disorder.” Vol. 35. 2009.

·         “Judith Broome’sFictive Domains.” Vol. 35. 2009.


Routledge Annotated Bibliography of English Studies Ed. Robert Markley

·         “Carole Fungaroli Sargent’s ‘How a Pie Fight Satirizes Whig-Tory Conflict in Delarivier Manley’s The New Atalantis.’” 2012.

·         “Christina Lupton’s ‘Giving Power to the Medium: Recovering the 1750s.’” 2012.

·         “Laura Linker’s Dangerous Women, Libertine Epicures, and the Rise of Sensibility.”  2012.

·         “Michael Gavin’s ‘Critics and Criticism in the Poetry of Anne Finch.’” 2012.

·         “Natalie Roxburgh’s ‘Rethinking Gender and Virtue through Richardson’s Domestic Accounting.’” 2012.

·         “Charles Hinnant’s ‘Ironic Inversion in Eliza Haywood’s Fiction’” 2011.

·         “Claudine van Hesbergen’s ‘Aphra Behn and Love-Letters to a Gentleman’” 2011.

·         “Anne Kelly’s ‘What a Pox.’” 2011.

·         “Elizabeth Savage’s ‘Replacing the Material Body in The Twin Rivals.’” 2011.

·         “Kirsten Girten ‘Unsexed Souls.’” 2011.

·         “Laura Tomason’s ‘The Covert Homoeroticism of A Spy on Mother Midnight.’” 2011.

·         “Moyra Haslett’s ‘Bluestocking Feminism Revisited.’” 2011.

·         “Rebecca Tierney-Hynes’ ‘Fictional Mechanics.’” 2011.

·         “Ros Ballaster’s ‘The Economics of Ethical Conversations.’” 2011.

·         “Vivasvan Soni’s ‘The Trial Narrative in Richardson’s Pamela.’” 2011.

·         “Aaron Kunin’s ‘Facial Composure and Management in Behn’s Novels.’” 2010.

·         “Katherine Binhammer’s The Seduction Narrative in Britain.’” 2010.

·         KristiaaneKalata Vaccaro’s “Transatlantic Self-Narration.’”  2010.

·         “Laura Rosenthal’s ‘Eliza Haywood: Discrepant Cosmopolitanism.’” 2010.

·         “Nicholas Seager’s ‘The 1740 Roxana.’” 2010.

·         “Sean Gaston’s ‘The Fiction of Imprudence.’” 2010.

·         “Sharon Harrow’s ‘Having Text.’” 2010.

·         “Elizabeth Gargano’s ‘Utopian Voyeurism.’” 2009.

·         “Joseph Drury’s ‘Haywood’s Thinking Machines.’” 2009.

·         “Julie Crane’s ‘Defoes’ Roxana: The Making and Unmaking of a Heroine.’” 2009.

·         “Kathryn R. King’s ‘Eliza Haywood, Savage Love, and Biographical Uncertainty.’” 2009.

·         “Jan Fergus’s Provincial Readers.”  2008.

·         “Mihoko Suzuki’s Collected works of Elizabeth Cellier.” 2008.