Settler Colonialism in Victorian Literature: Economics and Political Identity in the Networks of Empire. [Forthcoming from Cambridge University Press, 2020]
Ecological Form: System and Aesthetics in the Age of Empire
. Co-edited with Nathan K. Hensley. Fordham University Press, 2019.
“The Historians, the Literary Critics, and the Victorian Settler Empire.” Literature Compass
, vol. 15, no. 5, 2018, https://doi.org/10.1111/lic3.12466
“Gold and Greater Britain: Jevons, Trollope, and Settler Colonialism.” Victorian Studies
, vol. 58, no. 3, 2016, pp. 436-463.
“The Romance of Uneven Development: Geography, Capitalism, and Robert Louis Stevenson’s Globalized Pacific.” Victorian Literature and Culture
, vol. 43, no. 2, 2015, pp. 343-356.
“Figures from the Past: Sargeson’s Lonely Men and the Limits of Nationalism.” Journal of New Zealand Studies
, vol. 13, 2012, pp. 34-45.
“History (Never) Repeats: Pakeha Identity, Novels and the New Zealand Wars.” Journal of New Zealand Literature
, vol. 25, 2007, pp. 114-137.
Select Essays & Chapters in Edited Collections
“Introduction: Ecological Formalism, or, Love in the Ruins.” With Nathan K. Hensley. Ecological Form: System and Aesthetics in the Age of Empire
. Co-edited with Nathan K. Hensley. Fordham University Press, 2019, pp. 1-17.
“Signatures of the Carboniferous: The Literary Forms of Coal.” With Nathan K. Hensley. Ecological Form: System and Aesthetics in the Age of Empire
. Co-edited with Nathan K. Hensley. Fordham University Press, 2019, pp. 63-82.
“Modernism and Māoritanga: Re-Reading the Cultural Politics of Modernist Appropriation in the bone people
.” Modernism, Postcolonialism, and Globalism: Anglophone Literature, 1950 to the Present
. Ed. Richard Begam and Michael Valdez Moses. Oxford University Press, 2019, pp. 277-294.
“On Systematic Colonization and the Culture of Settler Colonialism: Edward Gibbon Wakefield’s A Letter from Sydney
(1829).” BRANCH: Britain, Representation and Nineteenth-Century History
“Colonial Ecologies: Guthrie-Smith’s Tutira
and Writing the Settled Environment.” A History of New Zealand Literature
, edited by Mark Williams, Cambridge University Press, 2016, pp. 83-97.
“Colonial Gothic Fiction.” The World Novel Until 1950
, edited by Ralph Crane, Jane Stafford, and Mark Williams, The Oxford History of the Novel in English. Vol. 9, Oxford University Press, 2016, pp. 253-267.
“Antipodal Home Economics: International Debt and Settler Domesticity in Clara Cheeseman’s A Rolling Stone
(1886).” Domestic Fiction in Colonial Australia and New Zealand
, edited by Tamara Silvia Wagner, Pickering & Chatto, 2014, pp. 145-160.