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Research Interests: Nineteenth-century British literature and culture; modernism; cultural criticism
and theory; literature and ethnography; travel literature
Disorienting Fiction: The Autoethnographic Work of 19th-Century British Novels
The Beaten Track: European Tourism, Literature, and the Ways to "Culture," 1800-1918
Victorian Prism: Refractions of the Crystal Palace
“Portable Boundaries: Trollope, Race, and Travel,” for special issue of Nineteenth-Century Contexts 32/1 (March 2010), pp. 5-18.
“Expansion, Interruption, Autoethnography: Toward Disorienting Fiction, Part 2,” Novel: A Forum on Fiction 42/2 (Summer 2009), pp. 261-67.
“Wulgarity and Witality: On Making a Spectacle of Oneself in Pickwick,” in Susan David Bernstein and Elsie B. Michie, eds., Victorian Vulgarity (Ashgate, 2009), pp. 35-54.
“Enumeration and Exhaustion: Taking Inventory in The Old Curiosity Shop” (illustrated version), Dickens Studies Annual 39 (New York: AMS Press, 2008), 17-41. Also published without illustrations in Eileen Gillooly and Dierdre David, eds., Contemporary Dickens (Ohio State University Press, 2009), 189-206.
“Charles Darwin,” Oxford Encyclopedia of British Literature (Oxford University Press, 2006), pp. 110-17.
"What Isn't Travel?"
"On Auto-Ethnographic Authority"
"Notes on the Defenestration of Culture"
"The Grand Tour and After (1660-1840)"
"Perpetual Revolution" (on revolving doors)
"Culture for Export: Tourism and Autoethnography in Postwar Britain"
"'Culture' and the Critics of Dubliners"
"'Anywhere's Nowhere': Bleak House as Autoethnography"
"'Then on the Shore of the Wide World': The Victorian Nation and its Others"
"Ethnography as Interruption: News from Nowhere, Narrative and the Modern Romance of Authority"
"Home Ec. with Mrs. Beeton"
"Mass-Observation, Modernism, and Auto-Ethnography"
"Eliot, Pound, and Expatriate Authority"
"A Continent of Pictures: Reflections on the 'Europe' of Nineteenth-Century Tourists"
"Victorian Women and the Implications of Empire"
"Faces, Photos, Mirrors: Image and Ideology in the Novels of John le Carré"
21L.001 Foundations of Western Culture: Homer to Dante
21L.003 Introduction to Fiction
21L.012 Forms of Western Narrative
21L.471 Major English Novels
21L.476 Romantic Poetry
21L.481 Victorian Literature and Culture
21L.702 Studies in Fiction
21L.705 Major Authors