This is a selection of my most recent publications. For a full list, please see my CV.
“Sleepy Hollow in Concord: Melville’s Gothic Parody of Transcendentalist Spirit in ‘The Apple-Tree Table,'” The New England Quarterly March 2019, Vol. 92, No. 1, pp. 109-142. (PDF)
“Finding Walden in Emerson’s Plato,” The Concord Saunterer: A Journal of Thoreau Studies, N.S. Vol. 29, 2021, pp. 25-50. (PDF)
“Live Deliberately, Stay Woke: Thoreau’s Influence on William Melvin Kelley,” Thoreau in an Age of Crisis:
Uses and Abuses of an American Icon, Edited by Kristen Case, Rochelle L. Johnson, and Henrik Otterberg (Paderborn, Germany: Brill Wilhelm Fink, 2021). (PDF)
“Elizabeth Palmer Peabody, Brook Farm, and the Heaven of Association,” Nineteenth-Century American Women Writers and Theologies of the Afterlife: A Step Closer to Heaven. Edited by Jennifer McFarlane-Harris and Emily Hamilton-Honey (Abingdon, UK: Routledge, 2021).
Henry David Thoreau: A Life. By Laura Dassow Walls. The New England Quarterly December 2018, Vol. 91, No. 4, pp. 705–707. (PDF)