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Recent Faculty Books

Dana Brand, The Last Days of SheaDana Brand, The Last Days of Shea (Lanham: Talylor Trade, 2009).


Dana Brand, Mets FanDana Brand, Mets Fan (Jefferson, NC: McFarland, 2007).


John Bryant, The Fluid Text: A Theory of Revision and Editing for Book and ScreenJohn Bryant, The Fluid Text: A Theory of Revision and Editing for Book and Screen (Ann Arbor: University of Michigan Press, 2002).


John Bryant, Melville and Repose: The Rhetoric of Humor in the American RenaissanceJohn Bryant, Melville and Repose: The Rhetoric of Humor in the American Renaissance (New York: Oxford University Press, 1993).


John Bryant, Melville Unfolding: Sexuality, Politics, and the Versions of TypeeJohn Bryant, Melville Unfolding: Sexuality, Politics, and the Versions of Typee (Ann Arbor: University of Michigan Press, 2008).


John Bryant, Moby-DickJohn Bryant, Moby-Dick, by Herman Mellville, ed. John Bryant and Haskell Springer (New York: Pearson Longman, 2007).


John Bryant, ed., Typee: A Peep at Polynesian LifeJohn Bryant, ed., Typee: A Peep at Polynesian Life (New York: Penguin, 1996).


John Bryant, ed., Tales, Poems, and Other Writings by Herman MelvilleJohn Bryant, ed., Tales, Poems, and Other Writings by Herman Melville (New York: Modern Library, 2001).


Alexander Burke, The Raising of Lazarus and the Passion of Jesus in John 11 and 12Alexander Burke, The Raising of Lazarus and the Passion of Jesus in John 11 and 12 (Lewiston, NY: Mellen, 2003).


Alexander Burke, John the Baptist: Prophet and DiscipleAlexander Burke, John the Baptist: Prophet and Disciple (Cincinnati: St. Anthony Messenger, 2006).


G. Thomas Couser, Vulnerable Subjects: Ethics and Life WritingG. Thomas Couser, Vulnerable Subjects: Ethics and Life Writing (Ithaca: Cornell University Press, 2004).


G. Thomas Couser, Recovering Bodies: Illness, Disability, and Life- WritingG. Thomas Couser, Recovering Bodies: Illness, Disability, and Life- Writing (Madison: University of Wisconsin Press, 1997).


G. Thomas Couser: Altered Egos: Authority in American AutobiographyG. Thomas Couser: Altered Egos: Authority in American Autobiography (New York: Oxford University Press, 1989).


John DiGaetani, Carlo Gozzi: A Life in the l8th Century Venetian Theater, An Afterlife in OperaJohn DiGaetani, Carlo Gozzi: A Life in the l8th Century Venetian Theater, An Afterlife in Opera (paperback edition) (McFarland Paperbacks 2014)


John DiGaetani, Richard Wagner: New Light on a Musical LifeJohn DiGaetani, Richard Wagner: New Light on a Musical Life (McFarland & Company, Incorporated Publishers, 2014))


John DiGaetani, Stages of Struggle: Modern Playwrights and their Psychological InspirationsJohn DiGaetani, Stages of Struggle: Modern Playwrights and their Psychological Inspirations (Jefferson, NC: McFarland, 2008)


John DiGaetani, Inside the Ring: Essays on Wagner’s Opera CycleJohn DiGaetani, Inside the Ring: Essays on Wagner’s Opera Cycle (Jefferson, NC: McFarland, 2006).


John DiGaetani, ’s John DiGaetani, Wagner Outside the Ring: Essays on the Operas, Their Performance, and Their Connections with other Arts (McFarland, Jefferson, NC, 2009).


Joseph Fichtelberg, Critical Fictions: Sentiment and the American Market, 1780-1871Joseph Fichtelberg, Critical Fictions: Sentiment and the American Market, 1780-1871 (Athens, Georgia: University of Georgia Press, 2003).


Joseph Fichtelberg, Risk Culture: Performance and Danger in Early AmericaJoseph Fichtelberg, Risk Culture: Performance and Danger in Early America (Ann Arbor: University of Michigan Press, 2010).


Janet Kaplan, Dreamlife of a PhilanthropistJanet Kaplan, Dreamlife of a Philanthropist (University of Notre Dame Press, 2011)


Janet Kaplan, The Glazier’s CountryJanet Kaplan, The Glazier’s Country (New York: Fordham University Press, 2003).


Janet Kaplan, The GroundnoteJanet Kaplan, The Groundnote (Farmington, Maine: Alice James Books, 1998).


Phillis Levin, Mr. Memory & Other PoemsPhillis Levin, Mr. Memory & Other Poems (Penguin, 2016)


Phillis Levin, May DayPhillis Levin, May Day (New York: Penguin, 2008).


Phillis Levin, The Penguin Book of the Sonnet: Five Hundred Years of a Classic Tradition in EnglishPhillis Levin, The Penguin Book of the Sonnet: Five Hundred Years of a Classic Tradition in English (New York: Penguin, 2001).


Phillis Levin, MercuryPhillis Levin, Mercury (New York: Penguin, 2001).

Alice Levine, Alice Levine, Byron's Poetry and Prose (New York: Norton, 2010).


Julia Markus, Lady Byron and Her DaughtersJulia Markus, Lady Byron and Her Daughters (W.W. Norton & Company, 2015)


Julia Markus, J. Anthony Froude: The Last Undiscovered Great VictorianJulia Markus, J. Anthony Froude: The Last Undiscovered Great  Victorian (New York: Scribners, 2006).


Julia Markus, Dared and Done: The Marriage of Elizabeth Barrett and Robert BrowningJulia Markus, Dared and Done: The Marriage of Elizabeth Barrett and Robert Browning (New York: Knopf, 1995).


Julia Markus, Across an Untried Sea: Discovering Lives Hidden in the Shadow of Convention and TimeJulia Markus, Across an Untried Sea: Discovering Lives Hidden in the Shadow of Convention and Time (New York: Knopf, 2000).


Joseph McLaren, Langston Hughes: Folk Dramatist in the Protest TraditionJoseph McLaren, Langston Hughes: Folk Dramatist in the Protest Tradition (Westport, Connecticut: Greenwood Press, 1997).


Joseph McLaren, ed., Migrating Words and Worlds: Pan-Africanism UpdatedJoseph McLaren, ed., Migrating Words and Worlds: Pan-Africanism Updated (Trenton: Africa World Press, 1999).


Joseph McLaren, ed., African Visions: Literary Images, Political Change, and Social Struggle in Contemporary AfricaJoseph McLaren, ed., African Visions: Literary Images, Political Change, and Social Struggle in Contemporary Africa (Westport, Connecticut: Greenwood Press, 2000).


Joseph McLaren, ed., The Big Sea, by Langston HughesJoseph McLaren, ed., The Big Sea, by Langston Hughes (Columbia, Missouri: University of Missouri Press, 2002).


Jimmy Heath and Joseph McLaren, I Walked with Giants: the Autobiography of Jimmy HeathJimmy Heath and Joseph McLaren, I Walked with Giants: The Autobiography of Jimmy Heath (Philadelphia: Temple University Press, 2010).


Kelly McMasters, Welcome to Shirley: A Memoir from an Atomic TownKelly McMasters, Welcome to Shirley: A Memoir from an Atomic Town (PublicAffairs, 2008)


Martha McPhee, L’AmericaMartha McPhee, Dear Money (New York: Houghton Mifflin Harcourt, 2010).


Martha McPhee, L’AmericaMartha McPhee, L’America (New York: Harcourt, 2006).


Martha McPhee, Gorgeous LiesMartha McPhee, Gorgeous Lies (New York: Harcourt, 2002).


Martha McPhee, Bright Angel TimeMartha McPhee, Bright Angel Time (New York: Random House, 1997).


Ruth Prigozy, The Life of Dick Haymes: No More Little White LiesRuth Prigozy, The Life of Dick Haymes: No More Little White Lies (Jackson: University Press of Mississippi, 2006).


Ruth Prigozy, The Cambridge Companion to F. Scott FitzgeraldRuth Prigozy, The Cambridge Companion to F. Scott Fitzgerald (New York: Cambridge University Press, 2002).


Ruth Prigozy, F. Scott FitzgeraldRuth Prigozy, F. Scott Fitzgerald (Woodstock: Overlook Press, 2001).


J. Stephen Russell, Chaucer and the Trivium: The Mindsong of the Canterbury TalesJ. Stephen Russell, Chaucer and the Trivium: The Mindsong of the Canterbury Tales (Gainesville, Florida: University Press of Florida, 1998).


Craig Rustici, The Afterlife of Pope Joan: Deploying the Popess Legend in Early Modern EnglandCraig Rustici, The Afterlife of Pope Joan: Deploying the Popess Legend in Early Modern England (Ann Arbor: University of Michigan Press, 2006).


Paula Uruburu, American Eve: Evelyn Nesbit, Stanford White, the Birth of the 'It' Girl, and the Crime of the CenturyPaula Uruburu, American Eve: Evelyn Nesbit, Stanford White, the Birth of the "It" Girl, and the Crime of the Century (New York: Riverhead, 2008).