Visions of Glory

Image result for uga press visions of glory" I’m delighted to have an essay in the new edited collection Visions of Glory: The Civil War in Word and Image (UGA Press, 2019). My essay is called “‘Companion to…the pending struggle’: L. Prang and Company’s War Telegram Marking Map.” Editors Kathleen Diffley and Ben Fagan have done a brilliant job of shepherding this book into the world, and it’s a thing of beauty. Read more about it here! (Amazon link)

The Book Light is live!

booklightlogoitunes copyI’ve entered the world of podcasting! The Book Light is a new podcast dedicated to illuminating classics of literature. Each episode, we take on a new text or author–analyzing their words, exploring their impact, and speaking with experts who shed new light (sorry) on famous texts. Check out our website or subscribe/download on iTunes.

Essay published in new collection on Civil War literature

9780820349602I’m thrilled to have an essay in the newly published collection Literary Cultures of the Civil War, edited by Timothy Sweet and published by the University of Georgia Press. My contribution, titled “Near Andersonville: Race and Place in Early American Regionalism,” offers a new reading of the role played by Civil War plots to parse racial boundaries in stories by Rebecca Harding Davis and Constance Fenimore Woolson. For more on the other contributions, check out the book’s site from UGA Press or read a snippet on Amazon.