Reclaiming Nostalgia: Longing for Nature in American Literature
. Charlottesville: University of Virginia Press, 2012. Cross-listed in the "Under the Sign of Nature" series and the American Literatures Initiative.
Selected Articles and Essays
“‘Sovereignty of the Self’: Interspecies Ethics in Sherman Alexie’s Face.” Forthcoming in Studies in American Indian Literatures, special issue on animal studies.
“Working with Animals: Regarding Companion Species in Documentary Film.” Ecocinema Theory and Practice. Ed. Sean Cubitt, Salma Monani, Stephen Rust. Routledge: 2012.
“‘Local Yearnings’: Re-Placing Nostalgia in Don DeLillo’s Underworld.” The Journal of Ecocriticism 2.1 (January 2010): 1-18.
“‘A Home for Civilization’: Nostalgia, Innocence and the Frontier in Wallace Stegner’s Angle of Repose.” Western American Literature 44.3 (Fall 2009): 225-249.
“‘A Limited Range of Motion?’: Multiculturalism, ‘Human Questions,’ and Urban Indian Identity in Sherman Alexie’s Ten Little Indians.” Studies in American Indian Literatures 21.3 (Fall 2009): 36-57.
“For the Love of Nature: Documenting Life, Death and Animality in Grizzly Man
and March of the Penguins
.” Interdisciplinary Studies in Literature and Environment
16.2 (Spring 2009): 53-90.
“New Frontiers for Ecofeminism: Women, Nature, and Globalization in Ruth L. Ozeki’s My Year of Meats
.” New Directions in Ecofeminist Literary Criticism
. Ed. Andrea Campbell. Newcastle upon Tyne: Cambridge Scholars Publishing, Ltd., 2008. 124-147.
“Unlikely Alliances: Notes on a Green Culture of Life.” Journal of Religion & Society Supplement Series
3. Ronald A. Simkins, Ed. Omaha: Kripke Center, 2008. http://moses.creighton.edu/jrs/toc/SS03.html
“Rewriting Nature Tourism in ‘an age of violence’: Tactical Collage in Marianne Moore’s ‘An Octopus.’” Twentieth-Century Literature
51.3 (Fall 2005): 285-315.
“Longing for Wonderland: Nostalgia for Nature in Post-Frontier America.” Iowa Journal of Cultural Studies
5 (Fall 2004): 88-109.
The Rhizomatic West: Representing the American West in a Transnational, Global, Media Age
. By Neil Campbell. Interdisciplinary Studies in Literature and Environment
16.4 (Fall 2009).
. By Sherman Alexie. Western American Literature
44.3 (Fall 2009).