"Samuel Johnson and the Morality of Mansfield Park" in Approaches to Teaching "Mansfield Park" ed. Marcia McClintock Folsom and John Wiltshire. (New York: Modern Language Association of America, 2014).
"Raptures and Rationality: Fifty Years of Reading Pride and Prejudice," in Persuasions: the Journal of the Jane Austen Society of North America, Vol. 35, No. 1: Winter, 2013.
"'You Must be a Great Comfort to Your Sister, Sir': Why Good Brothers Make Good Husbands," Persuasions, Vol. 30, No. 1: Winter, 2009.
"Fun and Speculation: Sense and Sensibility and Pride and Prejudice As Revisions," Persuasions, Vol. 27, No. 1: Winter, 2005.
"'Genial' Jacob Tonson," Introduction to the Catalogue of Jacob Tonson: England's First Modern Publisher, an exhibition at Case Library, 2000.
"'Lady Susan': A Bibliographical Study" in A Companion to Jane Austen Studies, ed. Laura C. Lambdin and Robert T. Lambdin (Greenwood Press, 2000).
"Teaching Pope and Swift: Scriblerians in Context" in Studies on Voltaire and the Eighteenth Century: Abstracts of Papers Given at the International Congress on the Enlightenment, Dublin (Voltaire Foundation, 1999).
"Friendship in Jane Austen's Juvenilia and Lady Susan" in Jane Austen's Beginnings, ed. J. David Grey (U.M.I. Research Press, 1989).
"The Dunciad and Smart Students: Learning the Importance of Dunces" in Approaches to Teaching Alexander Pope, ed. Wallace Jackson and Paul Yoder (New York: Modern Language Association of America, 1993).
Further articles in Modern Language Studies, Persuasions, The Barbara Pym Newsletter, American Notes and Queries, and elsewhere.
Selected Contributions to Reference Books
Entries in The Dictionary of British Literary Characters (Bruccoli-Clark-Layman, 1993).
Revisions to C. High Holman and William Harmon, A Handbook to Literature (6th ed.: Macmillan, 1991).
That Old Cape Magic (2009), by Richard Russo, reviewed in America, The Jesuit Weekly, December 7. 2009. pp. 25-26.
Additional reviews in America, The Reader (Canada), and elsewhere.