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Literary and cultural theory
Paraliteratures: Horror, Fantasy, Science Fiction, Detective Fiction
“Canadian Psycho: Genre, Nation, and Colonial Violence in Michael Slade’s Psycho-Thrillers.” Crime Fiction Canada: Essays on Canadian Detective Fiction. Eds. Jeannette Sloniowski and Marilyn Rose. Forthcoming.
“Beyond the Lure: Teaching Horror, Teaching Theory.” Fear and Learning: Essays on the Pedagogy of Horror. Eds. Aalya Ahmad and Sean Moreland. Jefferson, NC: McFarland: 2013. 95-123.
“Libidinal Ecologies: Eroticism and Environmentalism in Alan Moore’s Swamp Thing.” Sexual Ideology in the Works of Alan Moore: Critical Essays on the Graphic Novels. Eds. Todd A. Comer and Joseph M. Sommers. Jefferson, NC: McFarland. 2011. 16-27.
“Maddin, Melodrama, and the Pre-National.” (Co-Authored with Jennifer Henderson. ) Double Takes: Intersections Between Canadian Literature and Film. Ottawa: U of Ottawa P. Forthcoming.
“Son of a Smaller (Super)Hero: Ethnicity, Comic Books, and Secret Identity in Richler’s Novels of Apprenticeship.” Canadian Literature 207 (2010): 26-40.
“How To Build a Haunted Nation: The ‘Cheerful Ghosts’ of Robertson Davies’ High Spirits.” University of Toronto Quarterly. 78.4 (2009): 1012-28.
“Simulacra and Stimulations: Cocksure, Postmodernism, and Richler’s Phallic Hero.” Canadian Literature 198 (2008): 12-27.
“Viking Graves Revisited: Pre-Colonial Primitivism in Farley Mowat’s Northern Gothic.” Unsettled Remains: Canadian Literature and the Postcolonial Gothic. Eds. Cynthia Sugars and Gerry Turcotte. Waterloo: Wilfred Laurier Press. Forthcoming. (Reprint.)
“Beyond Regionalism: Wild Geese and the Northern Nation.” West of Eden: Essays on Canadian Prairie Literature. Ed. Sue Sorensen. Winnipeg: CMU Press, 2008. 125-42.