Women's Studies; Twentieth-Century Literature; Business, Technical, and Professional Writing
CONTRIBUTIONS TO BOOKS:
"Dialogue and Narration in James Joyce's Ulysses" (with Donald Ross, Jr.), Computing in the Humanities: Proceedings of the Third International Conference on Computing in the Humanities, eds. Serge Lusignan and John S. North, Waterloo: Waterloo P (August 1977), 73-84.
"Leonie Adams," American Women Writers: From Colonial Times to the Present,1, New York: Ungar, 1979, 16-18.
"Charlotte Perkins Stetson Gilman," American Women Writers: From Colonial Times to the Present,1, New York: Ungar, 1979, 260-262.
"Hungry to Talk: A Roundtable Discussion of Teaching To the Lighthouse," (with Beth Rigel Daughterty), Virginia Woolf Miscellanies: Proceedings of the First Annual Conference on Virginia Woolf, eds. Mark Hussey and Vara Neverow-Turk, New York: Pace, 1992, 203-07.
"Killing the House of the Angels: Spatial Poetics in Woolf's To the Lighthouse," Virginia Woolf Emerging Perspectives: Selected Papers from the Third Annual Conference on Virginia Woolf, eds. Mark Hussey and Vara Neverow. New York: Pace, 1993, 306-12.
"Paracanons and Sacred Texts: Reading Memoir/Reading Woolf," Virginia Woolf Texts and Contexts: Selected Papers from the Fifth Annual Conference on Virginia Woolf, eds. Beth Rigel Daughterty and Eileen Barrett, New York: Pace, 1996, 223-228.
"The Partner," Critical Companions to Popular Contemporary Writers, CD-ROM. Westport, CT: 1999."The Brethren," Critical Companions to Popular Contemporary Writers, CD-ROM, Westport, CT: 2000.
"Beckett's Molloy: A Detective Novel," Essays in Literature, 2:2, 1974, 11-33.
"Myth and Ms.: Entrapment and Liberation in Monique Wittig's Les Guerilleres," The International Fiction Review, 3:1, 1976, 47-51. Portions reprinted in Contemporary Literary Criticism, 22, 476-477.
"The Androgyny Quandary," Women Speaking (London), April-June 1977, 4-7.
"Some Uses of a Feminist Approach to Literature," National Forum: The Phi Kappa Phi Journal, lxiii, Winter 1978, 30-32.
"From Richmond to a Home Where the Whooping Cranes Roam: Sissy Hankshaw's Quest in Even Cowgirls Get the Blues," Journal of Altered States of Consciousness, 4:3 1978-79, 237-252.
"La Poetique de l'espace in Charlotte Perkins Gilman's 'The Yellow Wall-paper,'" The French-American Review, 3:1-2, 1980, 15-22. Reprinted in Twentieth-Century Literary Criticism, 9, 1983, 110-112.
"Modesty Blaise: Fantasy Heroine," Cartonnaggio: A Journal of Bildegraphics, 3:10, 1980, 1-9.
"Funfersum: Dialogue as Metafictional Technique in the 'Cyclops' Episode of Joyce's Ulysses," James Joyce Quarterly, 18:4, Summer 1981, 397-416.
"(Auto)Biography: Bernard Malamud's Dubin's Lives," The International Fiction Review, 9:2, Summer 1982, 138-41.
"A Lesson in Tradition: Katherine Anne Porter's 'Holiday,'" Sargasso, 1:1, 1984, 36-45.
"Butor's Room Without a View: The Train Compartment in La Modification," Review of Contemporary Fiction, 5:3, Fall 1985, 112-118.
"Demystifying Feminist Criticism: A Response," (with Judi Roller and Jennifer Smith), Antioch Review, 44:2, 1986, 231-241.
"Fictions in Fiction: Henriette and Cecile in Michel Butor's A Change of Heart," The International Fiction Review, 16:1, Winter 1989, 26-31.
"Mythical Machines and the Teaching of Technical Writing," The Technical Writing Teacher, xvii:1, Winter 1990, 69-75.
"The Female Spirit of Northern Exposure's Cecily, Alaska," The Mid-Atlantic Almanack: The Journal of the Mid-Atlantic Popular/American Culture Association, 24, 1996, 37-50.
In addition, nearly 200 papers, reviews, abstracts, notes on topics in modern/contemporary literature, women's studies, and writing. Also manuals, handbooks, technical and professional articles, annual reports, policies and procedures, brochures, instructions, direct mail sales materials, advertising copy, letters, resumes, proposals, press releases.
Topics in Modern/Contemporary Literature
Numerous committees at every level
Sixteen Theses directed
Numerous (More than 700 seminars and workshops nationally and internationally)
Who's Who in America
Modern Language Association, Midwest Modern Language Association, Women's Caucus for the Modern Languages, National Women's Studies Association, James Joyce Foundation, Virginia Woolf Society, Popular Culture Association, Society for Technical Communication, Phi Kappa Phi, American Association of University Professors, Society for the Study of Midwestern Literature
KEY SERVICE TO PROFESSIONAL ORGANIZATIONS:
Modern Language Association