Recent Scholarship

“‘Mutual Interchange’: Life, Liberty, Community,” co-authored with Jon Mee, in Mark Crosby et al., eds., Re-Envisioning Blake (London: Palgrave Macmillan, 2012).

“Empire and Human Energy,” in PMLA, vol. 126, no. 2 (March 2011).

“Introduction,” special issue on Worldly Romanticism, Nineteenth-Century Literature, vol. 65, no. 4 (March 2011).

“Riding the Whirlwind of Settler Colonialism,” in Victorian Studies, vol. 53, no. 1 (Autumn 2010).

“The Architecture of Erasure,” in Critical Inquiry, vol. 36, no. 3 (Spring 2010).

“A Racialized Space: Social Engineering in Jerusalem,” in Journal of Contemporary Arab Affairs, vol. 2, no. 4 (October-December, 2009), pp. 566-75.

“Jane Austen, Empire and Moral Virtue,” in Jillian Heydt-Stevenson and Charlotte Sussman, eds., Recognizing the Romantic Novel: New Approaches to British Fiction (Liverpool: Liverpool University Press, 2009).

“British Literary Imperialism,” in James Chandler, ed., The New Cambridge History of English Literature: The Romantic Period (Cambridge: Cambridge University Press, 2009).

“Romanticism and Empire,” in Jon Klancher, ed., Blackwell Companion to Romanticism (Oxford: Blackwell, 2009).

“Blake and the Ontology of Empire,” in Jon Mee and Sarah Haggarty, eds., Blake and Conflict (London: Palgrave, 2008).

“Edward Said and the Style of the Public Intellectual,” in Ned Curthoys and Debjani Ganguli, eds., Edward Said: Debating the Legacy of a Public Intellectual (Melbourne: Melbourne University Press, 2007); republished in Basak Ertur and Muge Sokmen, eds., Waiting for the Barbarians: A Tribute to Edward Said (London: Verso, 2008.

“Immortal Joy: William Blake and the Cultural Politics of Empire,” in David Worrall and Steve Clark, eds., Blake, Nation and Empire (London: Palgrave, 2006).

“Beirut, a City Without History?” in Ussama Makdisi and Paul Silverstein, eds., Memory and Violence in the Middle East and North Africa (Bloomington: Indiana University Press, 2006).

“Blake’s Metropolitan Radicalism,” in James Chandler and Kevin Gilmartin, eds., Romantic Metropolis: The Urban Scene in British Romanticism, 1780-1840 (Cambridge: Cambridge University Press, 2006).

“Blake and the Communist Tradition,” in Nicholas Williams, ed., Palgrave Advances in Blake Studies (London: Palgrave, 2005).

“William Blake,” in Nancy Armstrong, ed., the Encyclopedia of British Literature (Oxford: Oxford University Press, 2005).

“Ordering Cultures: Britischer Orientalismus um 1800,” in Hansjörg Bay, Kai Merten, eds., Die Ordnung der Kulturen: Zur Konstruktion ethnischer, nationaler, und zivilisatorischer Differenzen, 1750-1850 (Würzburg: Königshausen & Neumann, 2005).

“Said, Palestine and the Humanism of Liberation,” in Critical Inquiry, vol. 31, no. 1 (Winter 2005); republished as WJT Mitchell and Homi Bhabha, eds., Edward Said: Continuing the Conversation (University of Chicago Press, 2005); translated into Spanish and published by Paidos in Barcelona, 2006.

“Literature, National Identity and Empire,” in Jon Mee and Tom Keymer, eds., The Cambridge Companion to English Literature, 1740-1830 (Cambridge: Cambridge University Press, 2004).

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