Gordon Fraser

PhD Candidate, ABD

Dissertation: “American Cosmologies: Race and Revolution in the Nineteenth Century”

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Peer-Reviewed Articles (Literature)

“Emancipatory Cosmology: Freedom’s Journal, The Rights of All, and the Revolutionary Movements of Black Print Culture.” American Quarterly [Forthcoming June 2016]

“Troubling the Cold War Logic of Annihilation: Apocalyptic Temporalities in The Lone Ranger and Tonto Fistfight in Heaven.” PMLA 130.3 (2015) [Forthcoming May 2015]

“Transnational Healing in Pauline Hopkins’ Of One Blood; Or, the Hidden Self.” NOVEL: A Forum on Fiction 46.3 (2013): 364-85.

“Circulation and Resistance: The Marrow of Tradition and the 1900 New Orleans Race Riot.” J19: The Journal of Nineteenth-Century Americanists 1.2 (2013): 363-85.

“The Anxiety of Audience: Economies of Readership in James’ Hawthorne.” The Henry James Review 34.1 (2013): 1-15.

“‘To be indifferent and to be young’: Disraeli, Sybil, and the Preservation of an American ‘Race,’ 1879-1912.” Victorian Literature and Culture 39.2 (2011): 463-82.

Peer-Reviewed Article (Teaching)

“Finding a Voice: Reconciling Competing Discourses in Student Work.” The WAC Journal 20 (2009): 63-74.

Public Humanities Writing

“Yellow Bird and the Thunder: On Finding the Earliest Known Poem by John Rollin Ridge, the First Native American Novelist.” Common-place 14.4 (2014).


Gordon Fraser