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"Communities of Detection: Social Network Analysis and Detective Fiction."Co-authored with Syed Ahmed, Faiyaz al-Zamal, and Derek Ruths (under review).
"When Hermann Melville Spoke French: Authorial Communities and the Failures of Comparative Literature." (under review)
"Novel Devotions: Conversional Reading, Computational Modeling, and the Modern Novel." New Literary History (forthcoming Winter 2015).
"Deleafing: The History of Losing Print." Gramma. Special Issue on "The History and Future of the Nineteenth-Century Book." Ed. Andrew Stauffer (January, 2015).
"Vertiginous Life: Goethe, Bones, and Italy." Marking Time: Romanticism and Evolution. Ed. Joel Faflak (Toronto: U of Toronto Press, forthcoming).
"Of Automatics: Sophie von la Roche and the Life of the Writer’s Desk." Women's Writing. Special Issue: "Women's Writing Materials of the Eighteenth Century." 21.3 (2014): 405-415.
"The Werther Effect I: Goethe Topologically." Co-authored with Mark Algee-Hewitt. Distant Readings: Topologies of German Culture in the Long Nineteenth Century. Ed. Matt Erlin and Lynn Tatlock (Rochester: Camden House, 2014) 155-184.
"Egologies: Goethe, Entoptics, and the Instruments of Writing Life." Goethe's Ghosts: The Persistance of Literature. Ed. Simon Richter and Richard Block (Rochester: Camden House, 2013) 17-36.
"Reading's Refrain: From Bibliography to Topology." ELH. 80.2. Special Issue on "Reading." Ed. Joseph Slaughter (Summer 2013): 373-399.
"Vanishing Points: The Heterotopia of the Romantic Book." European Romantic Review. 23.3 (2012): 381-391.
"Transitional Figures: Image, Translation and the Ballad from Broadside to Photography." Book Illustration in the Long Eighteenth Century: Reconfiguring the Visual Periphery of the Text. Ed. Christina Ionescu (Cambridge: Cambridge Scholars Publishing, 2011) 157-191.
"Romantic Cultures of Print: From Miscellaneity to Dialectic." Ravon. Special Issue: Romantic Cultures of Print. Eds. Jonathan Sachs and Andrew Piper. No. 57-58 (February-May, 2010).
"Media and Metamorphosis: On Books and Notes." The New Everyday. Special Issue: "Notes, Lists, and Everyday Inscriptions." Ed. Shannon Mattern. (October 2010).
“Paraphrasis: Goethe, the Novella, and Forms of Translational Knowledge.” Goethe Yearbook. Vol. 17. Ed. Daniel Purdy (Rochester: Camden House, 2010) 179-201.
“Mapping Vision: Goethe, Cartography and the Novel.” Spatial Turns: Space, Place, and Mobility in German Literary and Visual Culture. Eds. Jaimey Fisher and Barbara Mennel (Amsterdam: Rodopi, 2010) 27-51.
“The Art of Sharing: Reading in the Romantic Miscellany.” Bookish Histories: Books, Literature, and Commercial Modernity, 1700-1900. Eds. Paul Keen and Ina Ferris (New York: Palgrave, 2009) 126-147.
“Korpus. Brentano, das Buch und die Mobilisierung eines literarischen und politischen Körpers.” Textbewegungen 1800/1900. Hg. Matthias Buschmeier u. Till Dembeck (Würzburg: Königshausen und Neumann, 2007) 266-286.
“The Making of Transnational Textual Communities: German Women Translators 1800-1850.” Women in German Yearbook. Vol. 22. Ed. Helga Kraft and Maggie McCarthy (Lincoln: Nebraska UP, 2006) 119-144.
“Rethinking the Print Object: Goethe and the Book of Everything.” PMLA. Special Issue: “The History of the Book and the Idea of Literature.” Eds. Seth Lerer and Leah Price. 121.1 (January 2006): 124-138. [Winner of the Goethe Society of North America’s Essay Prize 2006.]