image of the cover of Literary Bioethics, which on the top 2/3 shows an artwork by Susan Janow, an image of a netlike fabric with grey, white, and gold squares on a black background

Literary Bioethics

NYU Press, 2020

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Bodies of Modernism

University of Michigan Press, 2017

 image of the book cover of Modernism, Feminism, and Jewishness, whose title is overlaid on the bottom half of a reproduction of a painting by Simon Segal, a French Jewish modernist painter who was friends with Jean Rhys. The painting is in a cubist style, depicting a young light-skinned woman facing forward with her nose a black shadow and her eyes at different heights on her face.

Modernism, Feminism, and Jewishness

Cambridge University Press, 2007

Edited Collections

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Cambridge Companion to Modernist Women Writers

Cambridge, 2010

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Virginia Woolf: An MFS Reader

Johns Hopkins University Press, 2009



“All Winged Their Supermen: Mina Loy, Olive Moore, and the Transhumanist Imagination,” ELH, vol. 90, no. 4, 2023, pp. 1159-1186. DOI:

“Mind the Gap: Eugenics and Animality,” Journal of Literary and Cultural Disability Studies, vol. 17, no. 4 2023, pp. 435-451. DOI: 

“Making Us New: From Eugenics to Transhumanism in Modernist Culture,” Modernism/modernity, vol. 30, no. 1,  January 2023, pp. 177-200. DOI: 10.1353/mod.2023.a902608

“‘No country for old men’: Huxley’s Brave New World and the Value of Old Age,” Journal of Medical Humanities, online first, August, 2017; in print, vol. 40, no. 3, Summer 2019, pp. 395-415. DOI: 10.1007/s10912-017-9469-x

“‘Seeing, seeing, seeing’: Deafness, Knowledge, and Subjectivity in Elizabeth Bowen,” Twentieth-Century Literature vol. 59, no. 3, Fall 2013, pp. 465-493. DOI: 10.1215/0041462X-2013-4005

“Blindness and Intimacy in Early Twentieth-Century Literature,” Mosaic vol. 46, no. 3, September 2013, pp. 27-42. DOI: 10.1353/mos.2013.0030

“Modes of Dislocation: Jewishness and Deafness in Elizabeth Bowen,” Studies in the Novel vol. 45, no. 2, Summer 2013, pp. 259-278. DOI: 10.1353/sdn.2013.0038

“Involuntary Cure: Rebecca West’s The Return of the Soldier,” Disability Studies Quarterly vol. 33, no. 1, January 2013. DOI: 10.18061/dsq.v33i1.3468

Winner of the Tyler Riggs Prize for best literary article published in DSQ in 2013

“The Jew’s Text: ‘Shem the Penman’ and ‘Shaun the Post,’” The James Joyce Quarterly vol. 45, no. 2, Winter 2008, pp. 263-280. DOI: 10.1353/jjq.0.0056 

“‘New words, new everything’: Fragmentation and Trauma in Jean Rhys,” Twentieth Century Literature vol. 51, no. 4, Winter, 2005, pp. 437-466. DOI: 10.1215/0041462X-2005-1006

“The Jew in the Bath: Imperiled Imagination in Woolf’s The Years,” Modern Fiction Studies vol. 48, no. 2, Summer 2002, pp. 341-361. DOI: 10.1353/mfs.2002.0031

“‘The Wrong Material’: Gender and Jewishness in Dorothy Richardson’s Pilgrimage,” The Journal of Modern Literature vol. 23, no. 2, Winter 1999-2000, pp. 191-208. DOI: 10.1353/jml.1999.0008

Guest-Edited Special Issues

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Cripping Modernism

Modern Fiction Studies

vol. 65, no. 1

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Modernism's Jews/ Jewish Modernisms

Modern Fiction Studies

vol. 68, no. 4