Curriculum Vitae

Articles and book chapters―American literature:

“The Theme of the Fortunate Fall in the Marble Faun,” Emerson Society Quarterly 47 (1967): 56–62.

“The Raft Episode in Huckleberry Finn,” Modern Fiction Studies 14 (1968): 11–20; reprinted in Studies in Huckleberry Finn, ed. John C. Gerber (Columbus, Ohio: Charles E. Merrill Publishing Co., 1971), pp. 101–12; reprinted in the Norton Critical Edition of Huckleberry Finn, 2nd ed. (New York: Norton, 1977), pp. 241–50; reprinted in Essays on Adventures of Huckleberry Finn, ed. Laurie Champion (New York: Greenwood Press, 1991), pp. 79–86.

“Faulkner’s Techniques of Characterization: Jewel in As I Lay Dying,” Études Anglaises 21 (1968): 236–42; reprinted 2013 in Social Issues in Literature: Family Dysfunction in William Faulkner’s As I Lay Dying.

“ ‘The Pride of Thine Heart Hath Deceived Thee’: Narrative Distortion in Dickey’s Deliverance,” South Carolina Review 5 (1972): 29–40.

“From Rabbits to Men: Self-Reliance in the Cuckoo’s Nest,” Lex et Scientia 13 (January-June 1977): 56–59.

“ “The Governess and the Ghosts in The Turn of the Screw,” Publications of the Modern Language Association (PMLA) 100 (1985): 96–97.

“Ghost Story or Psychological Case Study: Henry James’s The Turn of the Screw,” in American Literature in China (Chengdu, P.R.C.: Sichuan University Press, 1989), pp. 8–42.

“ “Teaching American Literature in China: Panel Discussion,” in American Literature in China (Chengdu, P.R.C.: Sichuan University Press, 1989), pp. 129–67; reprinted in ERIC (Educational Resources Information Clearinghouse), No. ED 314762, June 15, 1990.

“Translating America: Books about the US Available in a Provincial Chinese City,” China Exchange News 18 (1990): 20–23.

“Christian Schultz’s Travels: A New Source for Huckleberry Finn?” English Language Notes 28 (1990): 51–61.

“‘Fawkes’ Identified: A New Source for Huckleberry Finn?” English Language Notes 29 (1992): 54-60.

Three entries: “William Faux,” “The Raftsmen’s Passage,” and “Christian Schultz, Jr.” in The Mark Twain Encyclopedia (New York: Garland Press, 1993): pp. 285, 615, 663–64.

“Daniel Boone and the Rescue Sequences in James Fenimore Cooper’s The Last of the Mohicans,” Fiction and Drama (National Cheng-Kung University in Taiwan) vol. 12 (2000): 63–76.

“My Bad Things: James on James,” reprinted from the final chapter of my Ghosts, Demons, and Henry James (University of Missouri Press, 1989) in Gale Research Group’s Short Story Criticism, vol. 47 (2002): 306–14.

“‘With holes of different sizes made in them, to admit of sticks’: Phallic Playthings in Henry James’s The Turn of the Screw,” ANQ: A Quarterly Journal of Short Articles, Notes, and Reviews 17. 3 (2004): 47–52.

“An Allusion in Salinger’s The Catcher in the Rye,” ANQ: A Quarterly Journal of Short Articles, Notes, and Reviews 17. 4 (2004): 44.

“The Governess as Teacher in The Turn of the Screw,” in Approaches to Teaching The Turn of the Screw and Daisy Miller, edited by Kimberly C. Reed and Peter G. Beidler (New York: Modern Language Association, 2005), pp. 63–71.

“What Holden Looks Like and Who ‘Whosis’ Is: A Newly-Identified Movie Allusion in The Catcher in the Rye,” ANQ: A Quarterly Journal of Short Articles, Notes, Reviews 20.1 (2007): 52–57. Reprinted in Gale’s Contemporary Literary Criticism Yearbook 2010, volume 318, published spring 2012, pp. 316–18.

“Framing the Ghost Tale: Stephen King’s The Breathing Method and Henry James’s The Turn of the Screw,” ANQ: A Quarterly Journal of Short Articles, Notes, Reviews 20.1 (2007): 51–56.

“Literary Insertions in Radcliffe’s The Mysteries of Udolpho and Poe’s The Fall of the House of Usher,” ANQ: A Quarterly Journal of Short Articles, Notes, and Reviews  22.4 (2009): 23–33.

“Caught by Holden” in the Lehigh Alumni Bulletin (Summer, 2010): 81.

“The Sources of the Stekel Quotation in Salinger’s The Catcher in the Rye.” ANQ: A Quarterly Journal of Short Articles, Notes, and Reviews 26.2 (2013): 71–75)2013.

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