Publications

Cavitch, Max

“The Poetry of Phillis Wheatley in Slavery’s Recollective Economies, 1773 to the Present,” in Race, Ethnicity, and Publishing in America, ed. Cécile Cottenet (Palgrave Macmillan, 2014), 210-230

“Clericus and the Lunatick,” Papers of the Bibliographical Society of America 107.3 (2013), 367-76

“Slavery and Its Metrics,” in The Cambridge Companion to Nineteenth-Century American Poetry, ed. Kerry Larson (Cambridge University Press, 2011), 94-112

“Stephen Crane’s Refrain,” ESQ: A Journal of the American Renaissance 54 (2008), 33-53; rpt. in American Literature’s Aesthetic Dimensions, eds. Christopher Looby and Cindy Weinstein (Columbia University Press, 2012), 73-90

Jackson, Virginia

Dickinson’s Misery: A Theory of Lyric Reading 

On Periodization

The Lyric Theory Reader

Selected Essays in Historical Poetics:

“Specters of the Ballad,” forthcoming in Nineteenth-Century Literature, 70:2 (September 2016).

“American Romanticism, Again,” forthcoming in Studies in Romanticism 57.1 (September 2016)

“The Cadence of Consent: Francis Barton Gummere, Lyric Rhythm, and White Poetics,” forthcoming in Critical Rhythm, ed. Jonathan Culler and Ben Glaser (Fordham UP)

“The Function of Criticism at the Present Time,” Los Angeles Review of Books, April, 2015

“American Victorian Poetry,” The Encyclopedia of Victorian Literature, ed. Felluga et al (London: Wiley Blackwell, 2015)

“Longfellow in His Time,” Chapter 11 of the Cambridge History of American Poetry, ed. Alfred Bendixon and Stephen Burt (Cambridge: Cambridge University Press, 2015)

“Please Don’t Call it History,” Nonsite.org (2011)

“The Poet as Poetess,” for The Cambridge Companion to Nineteenth-Century American Poetry, ed. Kerry Larson (Cambridge: Cambridge University Press, 2011)

“Lyric,” entry for the new edition of The Princeton Encyclopedia of Poetry and Poetics. Roland Greene and Stephen Cushman, general editors (Princeton University Press, 2012).

“Who Reads Poetry?” in PMLA, vol. 123, no. 2, January, 2008, 181-187.

“The Story of Boon; or, Parables of the Poetess,” in ESQ: A Journal of the American Renaissance (special issue on nineteenth-century American poetry, December, 2008).

“Thinking Dickinson Thinking Poetry,” in The Blackwell Companion to Emily Dickinson, ed. Mary Loeffelholz and Martha Nell Smith (Blackwell Publishing, 2008).

“Bryant’s Romanticism,” in The Traffic in Poems: Nineteenth-Century Trans-Atlantic Poetry, ed. Meredith McGill (Rutgers University Press, 2008),.

“Transatlantic Bryant,” Introduction, special issue of Victorian Poetry on American Victorian Poetry 43:2 (Summer 2005).

“The Poetess and Nineteenth-Century American Women Poets,” Poetess Archive Journal (April 2007), Vol. 1 No. 1

“Dickinson Undone,” Raritan (Spring, 2005), Vol. XXIV, Number 4, 128-148.

“Poetry and Experience,” Raritan (Fall 2000), Vol. XX, Number 2., 126-135.

“Poe, Longfellow, and the Institution of Poetry,” Poe Studies. Vol. 33, numbers 1 and 2, 2000. 23-28.

“Longfellow’s Tradition; or, Picture-Writing a Nation,” Modern Language Quarterly 59:4 (December 1998). 471-496.

“Lyrical Studies” (with Yopie Prins), Victorian Literature and Culture 27:2 (Fall 1999). 521-530.

Martin, Meredith

The Rise and Fall of Meter: Poetry and English National Culture, 1880-1920

“’Imperfectly Civilized’: Ballads, Nations, and Histories of Form” ELH, 82.2, 345-363.

Entries on “Robert Bridges” (3,500 words)  “Prosody” (3,500 words) in The Encyclopedia of Victorian Literature  (Wiley-Blackwell), edited by Dino F. Felluga, Pamela K. Gilbert, and Linda K. Hughes.

“Georgian Poetry and the “Genteel’ Tradition,” with Erin Kappeler, in A Companion to Modernist Poetry  (London: Wiley-Blackwell), edited by David Chinitz and Gail Macdonald(University of Southampton) with Erin Kappeler. 197-208.

“Gerard Manley Hopkins and Sacred Language” Special Issue of Religion and Literature edited by Martin DuBois 45.2, 166-180.

“Alice Meynell” in The Oxford Handbook of Victorian Poetry, (Oxford: Oxford UP, 2013) edited by Matthew Bevis, 579-590.

“Was there a Decadent Metre at the Fin de Siècle?” in Decadent Poetics  (New York: Palgrave Macmillan, 2013), edited by Jason David Hall and Alex Murray, 46-64.

“Rupert Brook’s Ambivalent Mourning, Ezra Pound’s Anticipatory Nostalgia” in Modernism and Nostalgia (New York: Palgrave Macmillan, 2013) edited by Tammy Clewall 183-197.

McGill, Meredith

“What is a Ballad? Reading for Genre, Format, and Medium,” forthcoming in Nineteenth-Century Literature, 70:2 (September 2016).

“The Poetry of Slavery,” in Ezra Tawil, ed. Cambridge Companion to Slavery in American Literature (New York: Cambridge University Press, 2016), 115-136.

“Genre and Nationality in Nineteenth-Century British and American Poetry,” with Scott Challener, Isaac Cowell, Bakary Diaby, Lauren Kimball, Michael Monescalchi, and Melissa Parrish, in Teaching Transatlanticism, Linda Hughes and Sarah Robbins, eds. (Edinburgh: Edinburgh University Press, 2015), 164-180.

“Frances Ellen Watkins Harper and the Circuits of Abolitionist Poetry,” in Lara Langer Cohen and Jordan Stein, eds., Early African American Print Culture. (Philadelphia: University of Pennsylvania Press, 2012), 53-74.

“Walt Whitman and the Poetics of Reprinting,” in David Blake and Michael Robertson eds., Where the Future Becomes Present: Whitman and Leaves of Grass. (Iowa City: University of Iowa Press, 2008), 37-58.

Introduction, The Traffic in Poems: Nineteenth-Century Poetry and Transatlantic Exchange (New Brunswick: Rutgers University Press, 2008), 1-12.  

“Common Places: Poetry, Illocality, and Temporal Dislocation in Thoreau’s A Week on the Concord and Merrimack Rivers,” in American Literary History (Spring 2007) 357-74.

Prins, Yopie

Victorian Sappho

Ladies’ Greek

The Lyric Theory Reader

Personal website: http://sites.lsa.umich.edu/yopieprins

“ ‘What is Historical Poetics?’ ” Modern Language Quarterly 77.1 (Winter 2016): 13-40.

“Metrical Discipline: Algernon Swinburne on ‘The Flogging Block’.” In Algernon Charles Swinburne: Unofficial Laureate, ed. Catherine Maxwell and Stefano Evangelista (Manchester: Manchester University Press, 2013): 95-124.

“Poetess.” In The New Princeton Encyclopedia of Poetry and Poetics, ed. Roland Greene et al (Princeton: Princeton University Press, 2012): 1051-54.

“‘Break, Break, Break’ into Song.” In Meter Matters: Verse Cultures of the Long Nineteenth Century, ed. Jason Hall (Columbus: Ohio University Press, 2011): 105-134.

“Historical Poetics, Dysprosody, and the Science of English Verse.” PMLA 123.1 (January 2008): 229-34.

“Robert Browning, Transported by Meter.” In The Traffic in Poems: Nineteenth-Century Poetry and Transatlantic Exchange, ed. Meredith McGill (New Brunswick: Rutgers University Press, 2007): 205-30.

“Metrical Translation: Nineteenth-Century Homers and the Hexameter Mania.” In Nation, Language and the Ethics of Translation, ed. Sandra Bermann and Michael Wood. (Princeton: Princeton University Press, 2005): 229-56.

“Patmore’s Law, Meynell’s Rhythm.” In The Fin-de-Siecle Poem, ed. Joseph Bristow (Athens: Ohio State University Press, 2005): 261-84.

“Sappho Recomposed: A Song Cycle by Granville and Helen Bantock.” In The Figure of Music in Nineteenth-Century British Poetry, ed. Phyllis Weliver (Ashgate Press, 2005): 230-58.

“Voice in Verse.” Victorian Poetry 42.1 (spring 2004): 43-59.

“Victorian Meters.” In The Cambridge Companion to Victorian Poetry, ed. Joseph Bristow (Cambridge: Cambridge University Press, 2000): 89-113.

“Lyrical Studies” (with Virginia Jackson), Victorian Literature and Culture 27:2 (Fall 1999): 521-30.

Rudy, Jason

Imagined Homelands: British Poetry in the Colonies (Johns Hopkins University Press, forthcoming 2017).

“Scottish Sounds in Colonial South Africa: Thomas Pringle, Dialect, and the Overhearing of Lyric,” Nineteenth-Century Literature 71 (September 2016).

“Floating Worlds: Émigré Poetry and British Culture,” ELH 81 (Spring 2014), 325-50.

“Manifest Prosody,” Victorian Poetry 49 (Summer 2011; special issue on Victorian Prosody, ed. Meredith Martin and Yisrael Levin), 253-66.

Electric Meters: Victorian Physiological Poetics (Ohio University Press, 2009).

“Hemans’ Passion,” Studies in Romanticism 45 (Winter 2006), 543-62.

“Rhythmic Intimacy, Spasmodic Epistemology,” Victorian Poetry 42 (Winter 2004; special issue on Spasmodic Poetry and Poetics), 451-72.

Socarides, Alexandra

The Gorgeous Nothings by Marta Werner and Jen BervinEmily Dickinson Journal. Vol. 23, no. 2 (Fall 2014): 107-110.

“For Emily, Wherever I May Find Her: On Paul Legault’s Emily Dickinson.” The Emily Dickinson Reader by Paul Legault. Los Angeles Review of Books. September 2012.

“Rethinking the Fascicles: Dickinson’s Writing, Copying, and Binding Practices,” Emily Dickinson Journal vol. 15, no. 2 (Fall 2006): 61-8.7

Williams, Carolyn

“Parodies of the Pre-Raphaelite Ballad Refrain”

“Walter Pater, Film Theorist,” in Victorian Aesthetic Conditions: Pater Across the Artsed. Elicia Clements and Lesley J. Higgins (Palgrave Macmillan, 2010)

“Parody and Poetic Tradition: Gilbert and Sullivan’s Patience, Victorian Poetry 46.4, Winter 2008

“Pater’s Impressionism and the Form of Historical Revival,” in Knowing the Past: Victorian Literature and Culture (Cornell, 2001)