Beyond Radical Enchantment: Mesmerizing Laborers in the Americas
Critical Inquiry 42.4 (Summer 2016): 815-41.
Is enchantment radical? Mesmerism's US founding, from Paris hospital to Guadeloupe plantation to New England factory
Pointing the Finger
J19 1.1 (Spring 2013): 166-72.
W. J. Winsor's rheumatic drops and the hermeneutics of suspicion
Edgar Huntly and the Regulation of the Senses
American Literature 85.3 (2013): 419-45.
Somnambulism, psychoanalysis, and the romance thesis of American literature
Mesmer's Demon: Fiction, Falsehood, and the Mechanical Imagination
Early American Literature 47.1 (2012): 143-70.
Eighteenth-century America learns what Benjamin Franklin thinks of mesmerism (hint: it does not exist)