Books and Edited Volumes:

The Insistence of the Indian: Race and Nationalism in Nineteenth-Century American Culture. Princeton: Princeton University Press, 1998.
(Recipient of 1999 South Central Modern Language Association Book Award).

Boundaries of Affect: Ethnicity and Emotion. E. Ann Kaplan and Susan Scheckel, eds. New York: Humanities Institute of Stony Brook Occasional Papers Series, 2007.

Articles and Chapters:

“‘To make something of the Indian’: Hampton Institute and the Uses of Popular Print Culture,” U.S. Popular Print Culture 1860-1920. Ed. Christine Bold. Oxford and New York: Oxford University Press, 2012, pp. 417-36.

“Home on the Train:  Race and Mobility in The Life and Adventures of Nat Love,” American Literature 74:2 (June 2002), pp. 219-250.
(2002 Don D. Walker Prize for best essay in Western American studies).

"Domesticating the Drama of Conquest: Barker’s Pocahontas on the Popular Stage," ATQ 10:3 (September 1996), pp. 231-243.

"'In the Land of His Fathers': Cooper, Land Rights and the Legitimation of American National Identity." James Fenimore Cooper: New Historical and Literary Contexts, Wil Verhoeven, ed. Amsterdam and Atlanta: Rodopi, 1993, pp. 125-150.

"Mary Jemison and the Domestication of the American Frontier." Desert, Garden, Margin, Range: Literature on the American Frontier, Eric Heyne, ed. New York: Twayne, 1992, pp. 93-109.


Department of English, Stony Brook University, Stony Brook, NY 11794-5350 - Undergraduate: 631 632-7400 | Graduate: 631 632-7373

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