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“American Poetry: What, Me Worry?” in American Literary History 28:2 (Summer, 2016), 288-294.
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“Echocriticism: Repetition and the Order of Texts,” American Literature 88:1 (March 2016), 1-29.
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“The Perils of Authorship: Literary Property and Nineteenth-Century American Fiction,” with Lara Langer Cohen, The Oxford History of the Novel in English Vol. 5, J. Gerald Kennedy and Leland Person, eds. (New York: Oxford, 2014), 195-212.
“Copyright and Intellectual Property: The State of the Discipline,” Book History 16 (2013), 387-427.
“Someone Said,” in Taking Liberties with the Author, Selected Essays from the English Institute, ACLS Humanities E-BookCollection, 2013.
“Frances Ellen Watkins Harper and the Circuits of Abolitionist Poetry,” in Early African American Print Culture in Theory and Practice, Lara Langer Cohen and Jordan Stein, eds. (Philadelphia: University of Pennsylvania Press, 2012), 53-74.
“Reprints,” The Blackwell Encyclopedia of the Novel Vol. 2, Peter Logan, ed. (Malden MA: Blackwell Publishing, 2011), 676-684.
“The Future of the Literary Past,” with Andrew Parker, PMLA 125.4 (October, 2010), 959-967.
“Copyright,” A History of the Book in America Vol. 2, Robert A. Gross and Mary Kelley, eds. (Chapel Hill: University of North Carolina Press, 2010, 198-211.
“Walt Whitman and the Poetics of Reprinting,” in David Blake and Michael Robertson eds., Where the Future Becomes Present: Whitman and Leaves of Grass. (Iowa City: University of Iowa Press, 2008), 37-58.
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“Remediating Whitman,” PMLA 122:5 (October 2007), 1592-6.
“Market,” Keywords: A Vocabulary of American Cultural Studies, Bruce Burgett and Glenn Hendler, eds. (New York: New York University Press, 2007), 149-52.
“Copyright,” The Industrial Book, 1840-1880, Vol. 3 of A History of the Book in America, Scott Casper, Jeffrey Groves, Stephen Nissenbaum, and Michael Winship, eds. (Chapel Hill: University of North Carolina Press, 2007), 158-178.
“Common Places: Poetry, Illocality, and Temporal Dislocation in Thoreau’s A Week on the Concord and Merrimack Rivers,” in American Literary History (Spring 2007) 357-74.
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“New Directions in Poe Studies,” Poe Studies 33:1 (Spring 2001) 1-3.
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