Monographs, Collections of Essays, Special Issues, & Editorship


cover image Pleasure of the Feminist Text

The Pleasure of the Feminist Text: Reading Michèle Roberts and Angela Carter. Amsterdam and New York: Rodopi, 2009 [GENUS: Gender in Modern Culture 11].

reviews in Journal for the Study of British Cultures 19.1 (2012), Journal of Gender Studies 20.1 (2011), PG CWWN Newsletter 1.1 (2010)

Brill website

The Laws of Excess: Law, Literature, and the Laws of Genre in Early Modern Drama.

[draft manuscript]

Collections of Essays:

ed. (with Marcus Hartner). Practices and Narratives of Piracy: Connecting the Early Modern Seas.

[work in progress, under contract with Amsterdam University Press]

cover Neovictorian Literature and Cultureed. (with Nadine Boehm-Schnitker). Neo-Victorian Literature and Culture: Immersions and Revisitations. London and New York, NY: Routledge, 2014 [Routledge Studies in Nineteenth Century Literature 12].

reviews in Victorian Studies 59.1 (2016), Neo-Victorian Studies 8.2 (2016), 19: Assessing New Books on English and American Literature of the Nineteenth Century (2015)

Routledge website

cover Phaenomene der Fremdheited. (with Simone Broders and Stephanie Waldow). Phänomene der Fremdheit – Fremdheit als Phänomen. Würzburg: Königshausen & Neumann, 2012 [Focus: Gegenwart 1].

Königshausen & Neumann website

ed. (with Rudolf Freiburg). “But Vindicate the Ways of God to Man”: Literature and Theodicy. Tübingen: Stauffenburg, 2004 [ZAA Studies 20].

review in ZAA: Zeitschrift für Anglistik und Amerikanistik 56.4 (2008)

Journals (Special Issues):

ed. (with Manushag N. Powell). Pirates in English Literature and Culture, Vol. 2. Humanities 11.3-5 (2022).

cover Early Modern Spectaclesed. (with Lena Steveker). Early Modern Spectacles. Journal for the Study of British Cultures 25.2 (2018).

Königshausen & Neumann website

ed. (with Nadine Boehm-Schnitker). Spectacles and Things: Visual and Material Culture and/in Neo-Victorianism. Neo-Victorian Studies 4.2 (2011).


  • general editor: gender forum (with Johanna Pitetti-Heil and Judith Rauscher) (2022–)
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