Alan Richardson: Publications

Alan Richardson: Publications


Books

  • The Neural Sublime: Cognitive Theories and Romantic Texts (Johns Hopkins UP, 2010), xv + 179 pp.

  • British Romanticism and the Science of the Mind (Cambridge UP, 2001), xx + 243 pp.

  • Literature, Education, and Romanticism: Reading as Social Practice, 1780-1832 (Cambridge UP, 1994), xviii + 327 pp. Paperback edition 2004.

  • A Mental Theater: Poetic Drama and Consciousness in the Romantic Age (Pennsylvania State UP, 1988), x + 224 pp.

  • Editor, with Ellen Spolsky, The Work of Fiction: Cognition, Culture, and Complexity (Ashgate, 2004), xv + 191 pp.

  • Editor, with Debbie Lee, Early Black British Writing, A New Riverside Edition (Houghton Mifflin, 2004), ix + 443 pp.

  • Editor, Three Oriental Tales: The History of Nourjahad, Vathek, and The Giaour, A New Riverside Edition (Houghton Mifflin, 2002), viii + 328 pp.

  • Editor, Slavery, Abolition and Emancipation: Writings in the British Romantic Period, vol. 4: Verse (Pickering & Chatto, 1999), xxi + 395 pp.

  • Editor, with Sonia Hofkosh, Romanticism, Race, and Imperial Culture: 1780-1834 (Indiana UP, 1996), vii + 352 pp.


    Special Journal Issues

  • Literature and the Cognitive Revolution, co-edited with Francis F. Steen, Poetics Today special issue 23.1 (Spring 2002).

  • British Romanticism: Global Crosssings, co-edited with Elizabeth Fay, European Romantic Review special issue 8.2 (Spring 1997).


    Journal Articles and Essays in Books

  • "Imagination: Literary and Cognitive Intersections," Oxford Handbook of Cognitive Literary Studies, ed. Lisa Zunshine (Oxford UP, forthcoming).

  • "Reimagining the Romantic Imagination," European Romantic Review 24.4 (2013): 385-402.

  • "The Politics of Dreaming: From Diderot to Keats and Shelley," Romantik 1 (2012): 9-26.

  • "Defaulting to Fiction: Neuroscience Rediscovers the Romantic Imagination," Poetics Today 32.4 (2011): 663-92.

  • "Memory and Imagination in Romantic Fiction," The Memory Process: Neuroscientific and Humanistic Perspectives, ed. Suzanne Nalbantian, Paul Matthews, and James L. McLelland (MIT P, 2011), 277-96.

  • "Facial Expression Theory from Romanticism to the Present," Introduction to Cognitive Cultural Studies, ed. Lisa Zunshine (Johns Hopkins UP, 2010), 65-83.

  • "Spiritual Converse: Hemans' 'A Spirits Return' in Dialogue with Byron and Shelley," Fellow Romantics: Male and Female British Writers, 1790-1835, ed. ed. Beth Lau (Ashgate, 2009), 123-38.

  • "Byron's The Giaour: Teaching Orientalism in the Wake of September 11," Interrogating Orientalism: Contextual Approaches and Pedagogical Practices, ed. Diane Long Hoeveler and Jeffrey Cass (Ohio State UP, 2006), 213-23.

  • "Cognitive Literary Criticism," The Theory and Practice of Literary Criticism: An Oxford Guide, ed. Patricia Waugh (Oxford UP, 2006), 544-56.

  • "Reading Practices," Contexts and Commentaries volume of The Cambridge Edition of the Works of Jane Austen, ed. Janet Todd (Cambridge UP, 2005), 397-405.

  • "Studies in Literature and Cognition: A Field Map," The Work of Fiction: Cognition, Culture, and Complexity, ed. Alan Richardson and Ellen Spolsky (Ashgate, 2004): 1-29.

  • "Byron and the Theatre," The Cambridge Companion to Byron, ed. J. Drummond Bone (Cambridge UP, 2004): 133-50.

  • "A Neural Theater: Joanna Baillie's Plays on the Passions," Joanna Baillie, Romantic Dramatist: Critical Essays, ed. Thomas Crochunis (Routledge, 2004): 130-45.

  • "Romanticism, the Unconscious, and the Brain," Nonfictional Romantic Prose: Expanding Borders, ed. Steven P. Sondrup and Virgil Nemoainu (John Benjamins, 2004): 349-64.

  • "Romanticism and the Body," Blackwell Literature Compass--Romanticism (Summer 2004). Online. Internet.

  • "Reframing the Adjustment: A Response to Adler and Gross" (with Francis F. Steen), Poetics Today 24 (2003): 151-59.

  • "'The Sorrows of Yamba,' by Eaglesfield Smith and Hannah More: Authorship, Ideology, and the Fractures of Antislavery Discourse," Romanticism on the Net 28 (2002). Online. Internet.

  • "Apostrophe in Life and in Romantic Art: Everyday Discourse, Overhearing, and Poetic Address," Style 36 (2002): 363-85.

  • "Erasmus Darwin and the Fungus School," The Wordsworth Circle 33 (2002): 113-16.

  • "Of Heartache and Head Injury: Reading Minds in Persuasion," Poetics Today 23 (2002): 141-60.

  • "Literature and the Cognitive Revolution: An Introduction" (with Francis F. Steen), Poetics Today 23 (2002): 1-8.

  • "Mary Wollstonecraft on Education," The Cambridge Companion to Mary Wollstonecraft, ed. Claudia Johnson (Cambridge UP, 2002): 24-41.

  • "Keats and Romantic Science: Writing the Body," The Cambridge Companion to Keats, ed. Susan Wolfson (Cambridge UP, 2001): 230-45.

  • "Teaching Women's Poetry in British Romanticism Classes," Pedagogy 1 (2001): 95-97.

  • "Rethinking Romantic Incest: Human Universals, Literary Representation, and the Biology of Mind," New Literary History 31 (2000): 553-72. Online via Project Muse.

  • "Coleridge and the Dream of an Embodied Mind," Romanticism 5 (1999): 1-25.

  • "Cognitive Science and the Future of Literary Studies," Philosophy and Literature 23 (1999): 157-73. Online via Project Muse.

  • "Romanticism and the End of Childhood," Nineteenth-Century Contexts 21 (1999): 169-89. Reprinted in Literature and the Child: Romantic Continuations, Postmodern Contestations, ed. James Holt McGavran (U of Iowa P, 1999): 23-43.

  • "Literary Studies and Cognitive Science: Toward a New Interdisciplinarity" (with Mary Crane), Mosaic 32 (1999): 123-40.

  • "Slavery and Romantic Writing," A Companion to Romanticism, ed. Duncan Wu (Blackwell, 1998): 460-69.

  • 'Women Poets and Colonial Discourse: Teaching More and Yearsley on the Slave Trade," Approaches to Teaching Women Poets of the Romantic Period, ed. Steven C. Behrendt and Harriet Kramer Linkin (MLA, 1997): 75-79.

  • "British Romanticism as a Cognitive Category," Romanticism on the Net 8 (1997). Online. Internet.

  • "British Romanticism: Global Crossings" (with Elizabeth Fay), European Romantic Review 8 (1997): i-x.

  • "Darkness Visible? Race and Representation in Bristol Abolitionist Poetry, 1770-1810," The Wordsworth Circle 28 (1996): 67-72; revised and enlarged in Romanticism and Colonialism, ed. T.J. Fulford and Peter J. Kitson (Cambridge UP, 1998): 129-47.

  • "Epic Ambivalence: Imperial Politics and Romantic Deflection in Williams' Peru and Landor's Gebir," Romanticism, Race, and Imperial Culture, ed. Richardson and Sonia Hofkosh (Indiana UP, 1996): 265-82.

  • "Archaism and Modernity: Poetic Diction, Period Style, and the Romantic Canon," Southern Humanities Review 28 (1994): 209-28.

  • "Romantic Voodoo: Obeah and British Culture, 1797-1807," Studies in Romanticism 32 (1993): 3-28. Reprinted in Sacred Possessions: Vodoun, Santeria, Obeah, and the Caribbean, ed. Lizabeth Paravisini-Gebert and Margarite Fernandez-Olmos (Rutgers UP, 1997): 171-94.

  • "Reluctant Lords and Lame Princes: Engendering the Male Child in Nineteenth-Century Juvenile Fiction," Children's Literature 21 (1993): 3-19.

  • "Proserpine and Midas: Gender, Genre, and Mythic Revisionism in Mary Shelley's Poetic Dramas," The Other Mary Shelley, ed. Audrey Fisch, Anne Mellor, and Esther Schor (Oxford UP, 1993): 124-39.

  • "Escape from the Seraglio: Cultural Transvestism in Don Juan," Rereading Byron, ed. Robert N. Keane and Alice Levine (Garland, 1993): 175-85.

  • "Childhood and Romanticism," Teaching Children's Literature: Issues, Pedagogy, Resources, ed. Glenn Edward Sadler (MLA, 1992): 121-30.

  • "From Emile to Frankenstein: The Education of Monsters," European Romantic Review 1 (1991): 147-62.

  • "Astarte: Byron's Manfred and Montesquieu's Lettres Persanes," Keats-Shelley Journal 40 (1991): 19-22.

  • "Wordsworth, Fairy Tales, and the Politics of Children's Reading," Romanticism and Children's Literature in Nineteenth-Century England, ed. James Holt McGavran (U of Georgia P, 1991): 34-53.

  • "Teaching Manfred as Mental Theater," Approaches to Teaching Byron's Poetry, ed. F.W. Shilstone (MLA, 1991): 126-29.

  • "Colonialism, Race, and Lyric Irony in Blake's 'The Little Black Boy'," Papers on Language & Literature 26 (1990): 233-48.

  • "Nineteenth-Century Children's Satire and the Ambivalent Reader," Children's Literature Association Quarterly 15 (1990): 122-26.

  • "The Politics of Childhood: Wordsworth, Blake, and Catechistic Method," ELH 56 (1989): 853-68.

  • "Romanticism and the Colonization of the Feminine," Romanticism and Feminism, ed. Anne K. Mellor (Indiana UP, 1988): 13-25.

  • "Wordsworth at the Crossroads: 'Spots of Time' in the 'Two-Part Prelude'," The Wordsworth Circle 19 (1988): 15-20.

  • "The Dangers of Sympathy: Sibling Incest in English Romantic Poetry," Studies in English Literature 25 (1985): 737-54.


    Entries in Reference Works

  • "Smith, Eaglesfield (1770-1838)," Oxford Dictionary of National Biography (Oxford UP, 2004).

  • "Romanticism," Encyclopedia of Feminist Literary Theory, ed. Elizabeth Kowaleski-Wallace (Garland, 1997): 353-55.

  • "William Blake," Dictionary of Literary Biography 163: British Children's Writers, 1800-1880 (Gale, 1996): 21-29.

  • "Closet Drama," "Cockney School of Poetry," "Conversation Poem," "Exoticism," "Primitivism," The New Princeton Encyclopedia of Poetry and Poetics, ed. Alex Preminger and T.V.F. Brogan (Princeton UP, 1993): 220-22, 240, 394-5, 975-6.

  • "Education," "Joseph Lancaster," "Literacy," Encyclopedia of Romanticism: Culture in Britain from the 1780s to the 1830s, ed. Laura Dabundo (Garland, 1992): 179-83, 321-22, 336-38.

  • "Sir Walter Scott," Dictionary of Literary Biography 93: Romantic Poets 1789-1832, 1st Series, ed. John Greenfield (Gale, 1990): 236-59.


    Essay-Reviews

  • "Brains, Minds, and Texts," rev. of Mark Turner, The Literary Mind, in Review 20 (1998): 39-48.

  • "My Father, My Self? New-Style Patriarchy and the Daughter's Dilemma," rev. of Beth Kowaleski-Wallace, Their Father's Daughters: Hannah More, Maria Edgeworth, and Patriarchal Complicity, in Review 15 (1993): 193-201.

  • "True Fairy Tales," rev. of Jeanie Watson, Risking Enchantment: Coleridge's Symbolic world of Faery, in Review 14 (1992): 231-38.

  • "Colonialism and the Rise of English Studies," rev. of Gauri Viswanathan, Masks of Conquest: Literary Study and British Rule in India, in Papers on Language & Literature 26 (1990): 546-52.

  • "Hermeneutics of Subversion," rev. of John Brenkman, Culture and Domination, in Critical Texts 6 (1989): 65-70.


    Selected Shorter Reviews

  • The Persistence of Poetry: Bicentennial Essays on Keats, ed. Robert M. Ryan and Ronald A. Sharp, in Modern Philology 99 (2002): 458-61.

  • Saree Makdisi, Romantic Imperialism: Universal Empire and the Culture of Modernity, in Romantic Circles Reviews 3.1 (1999), online.

  • Gillian Russell, The Theatres of War: Performance, Politics, and Society 1793-1815, in Modern Philology 95 (1998): 418-21.

  • David Rubin, Memory in Oral Traditions: The Cognitive Psychology of Epic, Ballads, and Counting-out Rhymes, in Southern Humanities Review 31 (1997): 372-74.

  • Peter Murphy, Poetry as an Occupation and an Art in Britain 1760-1830, in Studies in Romanticism 34 (1995): 305-9.

  • Julie A. Carlson, In the Theatre of Romanticism: Coleridge, Nationalism, Women, in Criticism 37 (1995): 627-29.

  • David Simpson, Romanticism, Nationalism, and the Revolt Against Theory, in Southern Humanities Review 29 (1995): 365-67.

  • Joan Baum, Mind-Forg'd Manacles: Slavery and the English Romantic Poets, in Keats-Shelley Journal 44 (1995): 265-66.

  • Nigel Leask, British Romantic Writers and the East: Anxieties of Empire, in Southern Humanities Review 29 (1995): 82-5.

  • Steven Goldsmith, Unbuilding Jerusalem: Apocalypse and Romantic Representation, in JEGP 93 (1994): 590-92.

  • John Barrell, The Birth of Pandora and the Division of Knowledge, in Journal of Interdisciplinary History 25 (1994): 116-17.

  • Richard Lansdown, Byron's Historical Dramas, in Keats-Shelley Journal 42 (1993): 227-29.