Specialties: 19th-Century British literature (Victorian novel & Elizabeth Gaskell), rhetoric and composition, the novel, non-fiction prose (the essay). Other areas of interest: publishing and book history.
Current Research: Ed., Elizabeth Gaskell. Mary Barton. A Norton Critical Edition. New York: W.W. Norton, 2008. Elizabeth Gaskell’s Cranford: A Publishing History. Ashgate Publishing, 2009.
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