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“Transvictorian: Poetics, Translation, English” Blackwell’s Literature Compass edited by  Reginia  Gagnier (Exeter), 9.5 (380-386)

The Rise and Fall of Meter: Poetry and English National Culture, 1880-1920

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“Between Treasuries and the Web: Compendious Victorian Poetry Anthologies in Transition.” Victorian Studies 47 (Summer 2005).

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“Bengal, Britain, France: The Locations and Translations of Toru Dutt.” Victorian Literature and Culture 34 (2006).

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The Political Poetess: Victorian Femininity, Race, and the Legacy of Separate Spheres. Princeton University Press, 2017.

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“American Victorian Poetry,” The Encyclopedia of Victorian Literature, ed. Felluga et al (London: Wiley Blackwell, 2015)

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Anglophone Poetry in Colonial India, 1780-1913: A Critical Anthology. Athens: Ohio University Press, 2011. 397 pp.

Indian Angles: English Verse in Colonial India from Jones to Tagore. Athens: Ohio University Press, 2011. 334 pp.

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The Social Lives of Poems in Nineteenth-Century America. Philadelphia: University of Pennsylvania Press, 2015.

American Elegy: The Poetry of Mourning from the Puritans to Whitman (University of Minnesota Press, 2007)

“Emma Lazarus and the Golem of Liberty,” American Literary History 18.1 (2006), 1-28; expanded version in The Traffic in Poems: Nineteenth-Century Poetry and Transatlantic Exchange, ed. Meredith McGill (Rutgers University Press, 2008), 97-122

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