Wilson College Author's Project Page

Selected Books by Department Faculty:

American Voices of the Chicago Renaissance   Lisa Woolley
Creating Man  Michael G. Cornelius
The Ascension: A Novel    Michael G. Cornelius
Nancy Drew and Her Sister Sleuths: Essays in the Fiction of Girl Detectives  Ed. by Michael G. Cornelius and Melanie E. Gregg
Bloom’s Classic Critical Views: John Donne and the Metaphysic Poets Ed. by Michael G. Cornelius
Bloom’s Classic Critical Views: Geoffrey Chaucer Ed. by Michael G. Cornelius
The Whole Horse Wellness Guide: Natural and Conventional Care for Healthy Horse  Diane Morgan
Ayurvedic Medicine for Dogs  Diane Morgan
Snakes in Myth, Magic and History: The Story of a Human Obsession  Diane Morgan
Fire and Blood: Rubies in Myth, Magic, and History  Diane Morgan
The Buddhist Experience in America  Diane Morgan

For selected books by alumnae, please click here.


Selected Articles by Department Faculty:

Professor Larry Shillock
•"Hoarding Motherhood in Silas Marner." Philological Papers Special Issue: Constructing and Deconstructing Motherhood in Literature and Film 52 (2006): 33-44. 
•“The Proximity of Distance: Fascination, the Abomination, and Heart of Darkness.” Philological Papers: Festschrift for Armand Singer.
•“Neither Noir.” Philological Papers Special Issue Language Into Light: The Written Word Becomes Cinema 47 (Fall 2000): 44-55.
•“Primitivism and its Heart of Darkness.” Philological Papers 38 (Fall 1992): 69-82.
•“Foucault’s Paradox.” Social Epistemology 4 (July-September 1990): 309-16.

Professor Lisa Woolley
•“Richard Wright’s Dogged Pursuit of his Place in the Natural World,” ISLE (Interdisciplinary Studies in Literature and the Environment), Winter 2008.
•“Two Chicago Renaissances with Harlem Between Them,” in Other Renaissances, ed. by Sander Gilman, Zhou Gang, and Brenda Deen Schildgen, Palgrave/Macmillan, 2007.
•"Racial and Ethnic Semiosis in Mitsuye Yamada's `Mrs. Higashi Is Dead,'" MELUS 
•"From Chicago Renaissance to Chicago Renaissance: The Poetry of Fenton Johnson," Langston Hughes Review, 14.1-2 (Spring/Fall 1996).
•"Vachel Lindsay's Crusade for Cultural Literacy," Midamerica XXII (1995).

Professor Michael G. Cornelius
•“Configuring Identity and Flights of Fancy in the Vicki Barr, Flight Stewardess Series.” CLUES: A Journal of Detection.
•“Sex and Punishment in Geoffrey Chaucer’s ‘The Miller’s Tale.’” Bloom’s Literary Themes: Sexuality. Chelsea House: New York, 2009.
•“Gawain’s Unfulfilled/Unfulfilling Quest.” Bloom’s Literary Themes: Quests. Chelsea House: New York, 2009.
•“Edward II’s Second Act.” White Crane Journal. 2008 Reprinted in an anthology from Lethe Press.
•“‘Ulysses,’ Tennyson, and the Folly of Time.” The Piker Press. 9 Jul 2007.
•“Elizabeth Cary’s Conversion and The History of Edward II.” The Delta Epsilon SigmaJournal. LII.I (Winter 2007): 27-32.
•“Teaching Shakespeare from Film for Introductory Literature Courses.” Studies in Medieval and Renaissance Teaching 13.1 (Spring 2006): 23-40.
•“Chaucer’s Ploughman and the Nobility of Toil.” In Black Earth, Ivory Tower . Ed. Z. M. Jack. Columbia, SC: University of South Carolina Press, 2005.
•“Robert Henryson’s Pastoral Burlesque.” Fifteenth-Century Studies, vol. 28 Ed. Edelgard E. DuBruck and Barbara Gusick. Camden House, 2003.
•“Genre, Representation, and Perspective in William Dunbar’s ‘Mariit Wemen.’” SCOTIA: Interdisciplinary Journal of Scottish Studies 23.1 (1999) 17-32.
•“‘Only the penitent man shall pass’: Humility as Hallmark of the Medieval Warrior-King in ‘The Battle of Maldon’ and Henry V.” The Delta Epsilon Sigma Journal 45.3 (2000) 96-103.
•“When I Grow Up, I Want to Move to River Heights, USA, Too: Nancy Drew and the Male Psyche.” The Dime Novel Round-Up 69.4 (2000) 111-125.