“Age of Warhol,” in Christopher Hager and Cody Marrs, eds. Timelines of American Literature (Baltimore: Johns Hopkins University Press, 2019).

“Afterword,” in Horatio Alger, Ragged Dick, or, Street Life in New York with the Boot Blacks (Signet, 2014).

“American Adventurers, Parisian Opportunities,” Early American Literature 49:2 (2014): 571-582.

  • Reviews Richard Buel, Jr., Joel Barlow: American Citizen in a Revolutionary World; Wil Verhoeven, Gilbert Imlay: Citizen of the World; Philipp Ziesche, Cosmopolitan Patriots: Americans in Paris in the Age of Revolution

(w/ Cyrus R. K. Patell), “Overshadowed New York,” American Literary History 24:4 (winter 2012): 853-863.

  • Reviews Donna Dennis, Licentious Gotham: Erotic Publishing and Its Prosecution in Nineteenth-Century New York; Robert M. Dowling, Slumming in New York: From the Waterfront to Mythic Harlem; William Chapman Sharpe, New York Nocturne: The City After Dark in Literature, Painting, and Photography; Shane Vogel, The Scene of Harlem Cabaret: Race, Sexuality, Performance

“‘Heaven protect us from such fathers’: Perez Morton and the Politics of Seduction,” in Tita Chico and Toni Bowers, eds. Seduction and Sentiment in the Atlantic World, 1650-1800 (Palgrave/Macmillan, 2012).

“Coquetry and Correspondence in Revolutionary-Era Connecticut: Reading Elizabeth Whitman’s Letters,” Early American Literature 46:3 (winter 2011): 541-63.

Ed., “The Letters of Elizabeth Whitman to Joel and Ruth Barlow, 1779-1783,” Early American Literature 46:3 (winter 2011): 565-600.

“Charles Brockden Brown and the Novels of the Early Republic,” in Leonard Cassuto, ed. The Cambridge History of the American Novel (2011): 51-66.

“The City on Stage,” in Patell and Waterman, eds. The Cambridge Companion to the Literature of New York (2010): 42-57.

“Elizabeth Whitman’s Disappearance and Her ‘Disappointment,’” William and Mary Quarterly (April 2009): 325-64.

“Introduction: Reading Early America with Charles Brockden Brown,” Early American Literature 44:2 (2009): 235-42.

“From Text/Context to ‘Situatedness’ in Atlantic History and Literature,” William and Mary Quarterly (January 2008): 171-74. [Also published in Early American Literature 43:1 (2008): 191-95.]

“The Bavarian Illuminati, the Early American Novel, and Histories of the Public Sphere,” William and Mary Quarterly (January 2005): 9-30. “Charles Brockden Brown, Revised and Expanded,” Early American Literature 40:1 (2005): 173-91.

  • reviews Peter Kafer, Charles Brockden Brown’s Revolution and the Birth of American Gothic; Philip Barnard, Mark Kamrath, and Stephen Shapiro, eds., Revising Charles Brockden Brown; and Michael Cody, Charles Brockden Brown and the Literary Magazine

Arthur Mervyn’s Medical Repository and the Early Republic’s Knowledge Industries,” American Literary History 15:2 (2003): 213-47.

“Men’s Worlds,” Early American Literature 37:3 (2002): 537-49.

  • reviews Caleb Crain, American Sympathy; Joseph Ellis, Founding Brothers; and Joanne Freeman, Affairs of Honor

Additional reviews

Review of Nick Yablon, Untimely Ruins: An Archaeology of American Urban Modernity, 1819–1919, in Journal of American History 99:2 (2012): 609.

Review of Sean Goudie, Creole America, in Nineteenth-Century Contexts 31:1 (2009).

Review of Mary Kelley, Learning to Stand and Speak: Women, Education, and Public Life in America’s Republic, in William and Mary Quarterly 66:3 (Jul. 2009): 636-39.

Review of Leonard Tennenhouse, The Importance of Feeling English, in Journal of American History 95:4 (March 2009): 1140-41.

Review of Kate Davies, Catharine Macaulay and Mercy Otis Warren, in The American Historical Review 113:2 (April 2008): 460-61.

Review of Mark Kamrath and Sharon Harris, eds., Periodical Literature in Eighteenth-Century America, in American Periodicals 16:2 (2006): 235-38.

Review of Richard Gravil, Romantic Dialogues, in The Wordsworth Circle 33:4 (Sept. 2002): 150-51.

Other Projects

common-place special issue on early American literature: Who Reads an Early American Book?, edited with Joanna Brooks and Eric Slauter (April 2009).