Recent Faculty Books

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Ohio State’s English faculty are all teacher-scholars, and have published prolifically. We've compiled a list of recent faculty books, by publication year, below.

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Books Published in 2021

Cover of Wonderworks

Professor Angus Fletcher, Wonderworks, 2021

Cover of Violent Rhetorics

Professor Wendy HesfordViolent Exceptions: Children's Human Rights and Humanitarian Rhetorics, 2021 

Cover of Gone the Hard Road

College of Arts and Sciences Distinguished Professor of English Lee MartinGone the Hard Road, 2021

Cover of 100 Years of New Media Pedagogy

Jason Palmeri (alumnus, PhD 2007) and Associate Professor Ben McCorkle100 Years of New Media Pedagogy, 2021 

Cover of Medievalist Traditions

Professor Clare SimmonsMedievalist Traditions in Nineteenth-Century British Culture: Celebrating the Calendar Year, 2021 

Cover of White Magic

Assistant Professor Elissa WashutaWhite Magic, 2021 

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Books Published in 2020

Cover of Decolonizing Latinx Masculinities

Distinguished University Professor Frederick Luis Aldama, Co-editor with Arturo J. Aldama, Decolonizing Latinx Masculinities, 2020.

Cover of Graphic Indigeneity

Distinguished University Professor Frederick Luis Aldama, Editor, Graphic Indigeneity: Comics in The Americas and Australasia, 2020. 

Cover of Adventures of Chupacabra Charlie

Distinguished University Professor Frederick Luis Aldama, Illustrated by Chris Escobar, The Adventures of Chupacabra Charlie, 2020. 

Cover of The Enthymeme

Associate Professor James A. FredalThe Enthymeme: Syllogism, Reasoning, and Narrative in Ancient Greek Rhetoric, 2020

Cover of Speculative Fictions

Associate Professor Elizabeth HewittSpeculative Fictions: Explaining the Economy in the Early United States, 2020

Cover of Platforms, Protests and the Challenge of Networked Democracy

Associate Professor John Jones, Editor, Platforms, Protests, and the Challenge of Networked Democracy, 2020 

Cover of Yours, Jean

College of Arts and Sciences Distinguished Professor of English Lee Martin, Yours, Jean, 2020 

Cover of From Slave Cabins to the White House

Associate Professor Koritha MitchellFrom Slave Cabins to the White House: Homemade Citizenship in African American Culture, 2020

Cover of Debating Rhetorical Narratology

Matthew Clark and Distinguished University Professor James PhelanDebating Rhetorical Narratology: On the Synthetic, Mimetic, and Thematic Aspects of Narrative, 2020 

Cover of Aubade After a French Movie

Assistant Professor Zoë Brigley ThompsonAubade After a French Movie, 2020 

Cover of Fifteenth Century Lives

Professor Karen WinsteadFifteenth-Century Lives: Writing Sainthood in England, 2020 

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Books Published in 2019

Cover of Reel Latinxs

Distinguished University Professor Frederick Luis Aldama and Christopher González, Reel Latinxs: Representation in U.S. Film and TV, 2019 

Cover of Trans Exploits

Associate Professor Jian ChenTrans Exploits: Trans of Color Cultures and Technology in Movement, 2019

Cover of The Movies as a World Force

Professor Ryan FriedmanThe Movies as a World Force: American Silent Cinema and the Utopian Imagination, 2019 

Cover of Cambridge Companion to Shakespeare and Religion

Professor Hannibal Hamlin, Editor, The Cambridge Companion to Shakespeare and Religion, 2019

Cover of Rhetorical Machines

Associate Professor John Jones, co-editor, Rhetorical Machines: Writing, Code, and Computational Ethics, 2019 

Cover of Hand and Skull

Assistant Professor Zoë Brigley Thompson, Hand & Skull, 2019 

Cover of Notes from a Swing State

Assistant Professor Zoë Brigley ThompsonNotes from a Swing State: Writing from Wales & America, 2019

Cover of Shapes of Native Nonfiction

Assistant Professor Elissa Washuta, co-editor, Shapes of Native Nonfiction: Collected Essays by Contemporary Writers, 2019

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Books Published in 2018

Cover of Latino/A Children's and Young Adult Writers on the Art of Storytelling

Distinguished University Professor Frederick Luis AldamaLatino/a Children's and Young Adult Writers on the Art of Storytelling, 2018  

Cover of Latinx Studies The Key Concepts

Distinguished University Professor Frederick Luis Aldama and Christopher González, Latinx Studies: The Key Concepts, 2018 

Cover of Women in Medicine in Nineteenth-Century American Literature

Associate Professor Sara L. CrosbyWomen in Medicine in Nineteenth-Century American Literature: From Poisoners to Doctors, Harriet Beecher Stowe to Theda Bara, 2018 

Cover of Replotting Marriage in Nineteenth-Century British Literature

Associate Professor Jill Galvan and Elsie Michie, co-editors, Replotting Marriage in Nineteenth-Century British Literature, 2018 

Cover of Skippy: Daily Comics 1934-1936

Joseph V. Denney Designated Professor of English Jared Gardner and Dean Mullaney, co-editors, Skippy, Vol. 4: Complete Dailies, 1934-1936, 2018

Cover of Precarious Rhetorics

Professor Wendy S. Hesford, Andrea Lunsford Designated Associate Professor of English Christa Teston and Adela Licona, co-editors, Precarious Rhetorics (New Directions in Rhetoric and Materiality), 2018

Cover of Queering Childhood in Early Modern English Drama and Culture

Associate Professor Jennifer Higginbotham and Mark Albert Johnston, co-editors, Queering Childhood in Early Modern English Drama and Culture, 2018

Cover of Pardon My Heart

Assistant Professor Marcus JacksonPardon My Heart, 2018 

Cover of Provincializing the Bible

Professor Norman W. JonesProvinicializing the Bible: Faulkner and Postsecular American Literature, 2018 

Cover of The Mutual UFO Network

College of Arts and Sciences Distinguished Professor of English Lee MartinThe Mutual UFO Network, 2018 

Cover of Iola Leroy

Associate Professor Koritha Mitchell, editor, Iola Leroy: Or, Shadows Uplifted, 2018

Cover of Realist Poetics in American Culture

Professor Elizabeth RenkerRealist Poetics in American Culture, 1866-1900, 2018 

Cover of Hieroglyphic Modernisms

Associate Professor Jesse SchotterHieroglyphic Modernisms: Writing and New Media in the Twentieth Century, 2018 

Cover of Political Asylum Deceptions

Professor Amy Shuman and Carol Bohmer, co-authors, Political Asylum Deceptions: The Culture of Suspicion, 2018 

Cover of Edinburgh Companion to Contemporary Narrative Theories

College of Arts and Sciences Distinguished Professor of English Robyn Warhol and Zara Dinnen, co-editors, The Edinburgh Companion to Contemporary Narrative Theories, 2018 

Cover of Sweet and Low

Assistant Professor Nick WhiteSweet & Low, 2018

Cover of Oxford History of Life-Writing

Professor Karen A. WinsteadThe Oxford History of Life-Writing, Volume 1, 2018 

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Books Published in 2017

Cover of Arts of Being Yoruba

Humanities Distinguished Professor Adélékè Adéẹ̀kọ́, Arts of Being Yorùbá: Divination, Allegory, Tragedy, Proverb, Panegyric, 2017 

Cover of Latinx Superheroes

Distinguished University Professor Frederick Luis Aldama, Latinx Superheroes in Mainstream Comics 2017 

Cover of Long Stories Cut Short

Distinguished University Professor Frederick Luis AldamaLong Stories Cut Short: Fictions from the Borderlands, 2017 

Cover of Sycamore

Professor Kathy Fagan GrandinettiSycamore, 2017 

Cover of The Comics of Charles Chulz

Joseph V. Denney Designated Professor of English Jared Gardner and Ian Gordon, co-editors, The Comics of Charles Schulz: The Good Grief of Modern Life, 2017

Cover of Drawing the Line

Joseph V. Denney Designated Professor of English Jared Gardner and Lucy Shelton Caswell, co-editors, Drawing the Line: Comics Studies and INKS, 1994-1997, 2017

Cover of Sustaining Interdisciplinary Collaboration

Regina F. Bendix, Killian Bizer and Professor Dorothy Noyes, co-authors, Sustaining Interdisciplinary Collaboration: A Guide for the Academy, 2017 

Cover of Somebody Telling Somebody Else

Distinguished University Professor James PhelanSomebody Telling Somebody Else: Towards a Rhetorical Poetics of Narrative, 2017 

Cover of Samuel Steward and the Pursuit of the Erotic

Associate Professor Martin Joseph Ponce and Debra Moddelmog, co-editors, Samuel Steward and the Pursuit of the Erotic: Sexuality, Literature, Archives, 2017

Cover of Bodies in Flux

Andrea Lunsford Designated Associate Professor of English Christa TestonBodies in Flux: Scientific Methods for Negotiating Medical Uncertainty, 2017 

Cover of Museum Rhetoric

Professor Elizabeth WeiserMuseum Rhetoric: Building Civic Identity in National Spaces, 2017 

Cover of How to Survive a Summer

Assistant Professor Nick WhiteHow to Survive a Summer, 2017 

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Books Published in 2016

Cover of Aesthetics of Discomfort

Distinguished University Professor Frederick Luis Aldama and Herbert Lindenberger, co-authors, Aesthetics of Discomfort: Conversations on Disquieting Art, 2016 

Cover of Laughing Matters

Distinguished University Professor Frederick Luis Aldama and Ilan Stavans, co-authors, Laughing Matters: Conversations on Humor, 2016 

Cover of Latinx Comic Book Storytelling

Distinguished University Professor Frederick Luis Aldama, Latinx Comic Book Storytelling: An Odyssey by Interview, 2016 

Cover of Poisonous Muse

Associate Professor Sara CrosbyPoisonous Muse: The Female Poisoner and the Framing of Popular Authorship in Jacksonian America, 2016 

Cover of The Extinct Scene

Associate Professor Thomas DavisThe Extinct Scene: Late Modernism and Everyday Life, 2016 

Cover of Counting Bodies

Associate Professor Molly FarrellCounting Bodies: Population in Colonial American Writing, 2016

Cover of Comic Democracies

Professor Angus FletcherComic Democracies: From Ancient Athens to the American Republic, 2016

Cover of Devotion

Professor Michelle HermanDevotion, 2016

Cover of Routes of Power

Professor Christopher JonesRoutes of Power: Energy and Modern America, 2016 

Cover of The Bible and Literature

Professor Norman JonesThe Bible and Literature: The Basics, 2016 

Cover of Late One Night

College of Arts and Sciences Distinguished Professor of English Lee MartinLate One Night, 2016 

Cover of The Cambridge History of Postmodern Literature

Arts and Humanities Distinguished Professor Brian McHale and Len Platt, co-editors, The Cambridge History of Postmodern Literature, 2016 

Cover of Humble Theory

Professor Dorothy NoyesHumble Theory: Folklore's Grasp on Social Life, 2016

Cover of Poems: A Concise Anthology

Professor Elizabeth Renker, editor, Poems: A Concise Anthology, 2016 

Cover of The Idea of Infancy in Nineteenth Century British Poetry

Associate Professor David RudermanThe Idea of Infancy in Nineteenth-Century British Poetry: Romanticism, Subjectivity, Form, 2016 

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Books Published in 2015

Cover of Critical Approaches to the Films of Robert Rodriguez

Distinguished University Professor Frederick Luis Aldama, editor, Critical Approaches to the Films of Robert Rodriguez, 2015    

Cover of Latino/A Literature

Distinguished University Professor Frederick Luis Aldama, Latino/a Literature in the Classroom: 21st Century Approaches to Teaching, 2015    

Cover of Edgar Allan Poe: Selected Poetry, Tales and Essays

Joseph V. Denney Designated Professor of English Jared Gardner and Associate Professor Elizabeth Hewitt, co-editors, Edgar Allan Poe: Selected Poetry Tales, and Essays, Authoritative Texts with Essays on Three Critical Controversies, 2015 

Cover of The Art of Vision

Associate Professor Ethan Knapp, Andrew James Johnston and Margitta Rouse, co-editors, The Art of Vision: Ekphrasis in Medieval Literature and Culture, 2015 

Cover of The Cambridge Introduction to Postmodernism

Arts and Humanities Distinguished Professor Brian McHale, The Cambridge Introduction to Postmodernism, 2015 

Cover of Love Among the Archives

College of Arts and Sciences Distinguished Professor of English Robyn Warhol and Helena Michie, co-authors, Love Among the Archives: Writing the Lives of Sir George Scharf, Victorian Bachelor, 2015 

Cover of Narrative Theory Unbound

College of Arts and Sciences Distinguished Professor of English Robyn Warhol and Susan S. Lanser, co-editors, Narrative Theory Unbound: Queer and Feminist Interventions, 2015