Publications : Reviews

Review of Hyperobjects: Philosophy and Ecology after the End of the World, by Timothy Morton. Critical Inquiry 2014.

“Encounters with the Thing Formerly Known as Nature.” Review of Rambunctious Garden: Saving Nature in a Post-Wild World, by Emma Marris; Wild Ones: A Sometimes Dismaying, Weirdly Reassuing Story About Looking at People Looking at Animals in America, by Jon Mooallem; and Flight Behavior, by Barbara Kingsolver. Public Books.

Review of Postcolonial Ecologies: Literatures of the Environment, by Elizabeth DeLoughrey and George B. Handley. American Book Review33 (2011): 5-6.

Review of The World in Which We Occur, by Neil W. Browne; Women Writing Nature, by Barbara J. Cook; and The Impossible Land, by Phillip H. Round. American Literature 82 (December 2010): 844-46.

“Poetry and the Natures of the New World.” Review of New World Poetics: Nature and the Adamic Imagination of Whitman, Neruda, and Walcott, by George Handley. Twentieth-Century Literature 56.1 (Spring 2010): 116-21.

Review of Frontiers Past and Future: Science Fiction and the American West, by Carl Abbott. Oregon Historical Quarterly 107 (2006): 625-28.

“Greening English: Recent Introductions to Ecocriticism.” Review of The Future of Environmental Criticism, by Lawrence Buell and Ecocriticism, by Greg Garrard. Contemporary Literature 47 (2006): 289-97.

Review of Modernism and Time: The Logic of Abundance in Literature, Science, and Culture 1880-1930, by Ronald Schleifer. Modern Philology 100.2 (November 2002): 320-24.

Review of Orientalism, Modernism, and the American Poem, by Robert Kern. Modern Language Quarterly 60.2 (1999): 267-70.

“The Intellectual after World War III: Arno Schmidt’s Science Fiction.”Electronic Book Review 7 (1998).

Review of Misogyny, Cultural Nihilism, & Oppositional Politics: Contemporary Chinese Experimental Fiction, by Lu Tonglin. CLEAR [Chinese Literature: Essays, Articles, Reviews] 20 (1998): 212-15.

“Text and Nothing But.” Review of Fact, Fiction and Representation: Four Novels by Gilbert Sorrentino, by Louis Mackey. American Book Review 19.3 (1998): 24-25.

“EcoLogic: A RiPoste.” Review of Critical Ecologies (Electronic Book Review 4), ed. Joseph Tabbi and Cary Wolfe. Electronic Book Review 5 (Spring 1997).

“Flying Bodies, Floating Visions.” Review of The Front Matter, Dead Souls, by Leslie Scalapino. American Book Review 18.3 (March-April, 1997): 21.

“Novelists and/or the American Novel.” Review of Traditions, Voices, and Dreams: The American Novel Since the 1960s, ed. Melvin J. Friedman and Ben Siegel. American Book Review 17.6 (August-September, 1996): 15.

“Metafictional Memories.” Review of Swanny’s Ways, by Steve Katz. American Book Review 17.3 (February-March, 1996): 29/31.

“Becoming Postmodern?” Review of Sequel to History: Postmodernism and the Crisis of Representational Time, by E. Deeds Ermarth. Postmodern Culture 2.3 (1992).