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Sexuality and the Culture of Sensibility in the British Romantic Era 

(Palgrave Macmillan, 2007)  



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Coitus Interruptus: Sadean Intimacy and the End(s) of Narrative” (with Courtney Wennerstrom), in Kate Parker and Norbert Sclippa (eds.), Sade's Sensibilities (Bucknell University Press, 2014).  [10,000 wds]   


 Mounsey book

“‘Unusual Fires’: Ann Batten Cristall’s Queer Temporality,” in Chris Mounsey (ed.), Developments in the Histories of Sexualities: In Search of the Normal, 1600-1800 (Bucknell University Press, 2013).  [8,800 wds]    LINK FOR MORE INFORMATION            AMAZON INSIDE SEARCH

“Letitia Elizabeth Landon,” in Frederick Burwick, Nancy M. Goslee, and Diane L. Hoeveler (eds.), Blackwell Encyclopedia 
of Romantic Literature (Wiley-Blackwell, 2012).  [6,000 wds]  MORE INFO HERE

"Teaching the Polyamorous (Long) Eighteenth Century." Digital Defoe: Studies in Defoe and his Contemporaries 3.1 (Fall 2011): 68-74.  [3,200 wds] 

“Virtual Museums: British Literature in Historical and Cultural Context” (with Cynthia Klekar and Ilse Schweitzer), in Allen Webb (ed.), Teaching Literature in Virtual Worlds: Immersive Learning in English Studies (Routledge, 2011).  [6,500 wds]


"the best and most expansive review of 

British Romantic literature up to date" 

— BARS Bulletin

“From Owenson to Morgan: History, Sensibility, and the Vagaries of Reception in The Wild Irish Girl,” in David A. Valone and Jill M. Bradbury (eds.), Anglo-Irish Identities, 1571-1845 (Bucknell University Press, 2008).  [10,300 wds]    

“Ireland and Italy, Owenson and Staël: Cosmopolitanism, Pleasure, Sensibility,” in Larry H. Peer (ed.), On Theorizing Romanticism (Edwin Mellen Press, 2008).  [6000 wds]

“Traveling Pleasures and Perils of Sensibility.” The Wordsworth Circle 39.1-2 (Winter/Spring 2008): 49-52.  [2800 wds]

 “The Epistolary Passions of Sympathy: Feeling Letters in Persuasion and Frances Burney’s The Wanderer.” Persuasions: The Jane Austen Journal 27 (2005): 88-98. [4800 wds]

 “Sterne, Shelley, and Sensibility’s Pleasures of Proximity.” English Literary History 70.3 (Fall 2003): 813-845.  [14,500 wds] Available online: http://muse.jhu.edu/journals/elh/toc/elh70.3.html 





(Review Essay) Elinor’s Song: Sense and Sensibility: ANew Musical, directed by Barbara Gaines, Aphra Behn Online Public: An Interactive Forum for Women in the Arts, 1640-1830 (May 2015) [2,750 wds] 

(Book Review) Avril Horner and Sue Zlosnik, Gothic and the Comic Turn. The Wordsworth Circle 38.4 (Autumn 2007 [2008]): 190-192. [1500 wds]

(Book Review) George E. Haggerty, Queer Gothic. The Journal of Popular Culture 41.1 (Feb 2008): 171-173. [700 wds]

(Book Review) Judith Halberstam, In A Queer Time and Place. The Journal of Popular Culture 39.3 (June 2006): 508-509. [700 wds] 

(Review Essay) Penny Gay, Jane Austen and the Theatre. Comparative Drama 38.2 (Spring 2004): 128-133. [2700 wds]

(Review Essay) Derek Hughes, The Theatre of Aphra Behn. Comparative Drama 36.3-4 (Fall/Winter 2002): 449-454. [2500 wds]




Inismore, a grant-sponsored electronic media resource project for teaching Sydney Owenson’s The Wild Irish Girl (1806).  First release April 2007. 

Anne Batten Cristall, Poetical Sketches (1795). English Poetry 1780-1910: A Hypermedia Archive of Scholarly Editions (Jerome J. McGann and David Seaman, eds.) University of Virginia Electronic Text Center. 1995  http://etext.lib.virginia.edu/toc/modeng/public/CriSket.html   

Mary Robinson, Sappho and Phaon (1796). English Poetry 1780-1910: A Hypermedia Archive of Scholarly Editions (Jerome J. McGann and David Seaman, eds.) University of Virginia Electronic Text Center. 1994   http://etext.lib.virginia.edu/toc/modeng/public/RobSapp.html 

            WORK IN PROGRESS

Essays on Jane Austen, Jeremy Bentham, James Hogg and R.L. Stevenson, and Mary Tighe; several book reviews; a collection of essays on polyamorous literature and culture in the long 18th century;  a monograph on Jane Austen's adaptation, appropriation, and affect studies.

Christopher Nagle,
Apr 7, 2011, 2:15 PM