Selected shorter pieces

  • "Why I'm Not Afraid of Virginia Woolf." Christian Science Monitor. April 1, 2014. (on the so-called crisis in the humanities)
  • "Sparta, Iraq." Open Letters Monthly. August 1, 2013. (rev. of Roxana Robinson's Sparta)
  • "Mrs. Dalloway at 88." The Awl. May 14, 2013.
  • "Virginia Woolf on the River Plate." Words without Borders. September 13, 2011. 
  • Rape, Revisited.” Guernica. June 10, 2011. (on Clarissa and DSK)
  • One Common Reader.” Open Letters Monthly, February 2011. (on my grandmother)
  • “Woolf and Intertextuality,” Virginia Woolf in Context. Bryony Randall and Jane Goldman, eds. Cambridge UP. 2012.
  • "Modernism and Tradition," Approaching Modernism, Astradur Eysteinsson and Vivian Liska, eds. A Comparative History of Literatures in European Languages. vol. 21. Antwerp: John Benjamins, 2007. 157-71.
  • “Woolfian Resonances,” Blackwell Literature Compass. 4.1 (January 2007) (a short, polemical piece of my book)
  • "A Feminist Public Sphere? Virginia Woolf's Revisions of the Eighteenth Century," Feminist Studies. 31.1 (Spring 2005): 158-82. (JSTOR link--full text by library subscription only; abstract available) (This article is also a chapter of my book.)
  • "Out of It: Alienation and Coercion in D. H. Lawrence," Modern Fiction Studies 49.2 (2003) 183-203 (JSTOR link--full text by library subscription only; abstract available)
  • “Pleasure and Belief in Woolf’s ‘Phases of Fiction,’” Virginia Woolf and the Essay, Rosenberg and Dubino, Eds.  New York: St. Martin’s Press, 1997, 193-211.
  • A Room of One’s Own, Personal Criticism, and the Essay,” Twentieth Century Literature. 40. 2 (Summer 1994): 165-89. JSTOR link--full text by library subscription only; abstract available)
  • “Rivals.” H.O.W. 4 (Spring 2009) (issue SOLD OUT, link to journal only)
  • “Walk, Swim, Grumble.” Rev. of Olivia Laing. To the RiverOpen Letters Monthly. September 2011. 
  • In Possession of the Place.” Rev. of Adam Nicolson, SissinghurstOpen Letters Monthly. October 2010. 
  • “Loneliness and Consolation,” The Harvard Review, 12 (Spring 1997): 46-52. (on Coleridge and Boethius)