Selected Publications

“Emerson and His Legacies: Critics 1836-1945.” Emerson in Context, ed. Wesley Mott. Cambridge University Press, 2014. Pp. 265-73.
Letters and Social Aims and Uncollected Prose Writings. Collected Works of Ralph Waldo Emerson, vols. 8 and 10. Edited with R. A. Bosco and Joel Myerson. Harvard University Press, 2010 and 2013.
“Mark Twain and the New Americanists.” Mark Twain Among the Scholars, ed. Richard Hill and Jim McWilliams. Whitson Publishing, 2003. Pp. 119-130.
“Performing Access: Tim Miller, Larry Sanders, and Jay Leno.” Text and Performance Quarterly, 18 (1998): 137-44.
Topical Notebooks of Ralph Waldo Emerson, vol. 3. Editor. University of Missouri Press, 1994.
"Ralph Waldo Emerson on Isaac Hecker: A Manuscript with Commentary." Catholic Historical Review, 79 (1993): 54-64.
Emerson's Essay 'Immortality': The Problem of Authorship." American Literature, 56 (1984): 313-30. Reprinted in On Emerson: The Best from American Literature (Duke University Press, 1988).
"Emerson's Craft of Revision: The Composition of Essays (1841)." Studies in the American Renaissance 1980, ed. Joel Myerson. Twayne, 1980. Reprinted in Ralph Waldo Emerson: A Collection of Critical Essays, ed. Lawrence Buell (Prentice-Hall, 1993).
Journals and Miscellaneous Notebooks of Ralph Waldo Emerson, vol. 16. Edited with R. A. Bosco. Harvard University Press, 1982. 

Selected Presentations

“Audio Performance of Moby-Dick.” Moby-Dick 2001 Conference, Hofstra University.
"One Hundred Fifty Years of 'Experience.'" Modern Language Association, 1994.
"American Literature Anthologies." Modern Language Association, 1990.