Book Reviews

I write reviews for a number of academic journals. Some of the reviews, which I have published in the flagship journal of my primary academic community, the Association for the Study of Literature and the Environment (ASLE), is available on my author page at the Oxford University Press web site.

The Search for a Democratic Aesthetics: Robert Rauschenberg, Walker Evans, William Carlos Williams, by Alexander Leicht,” William Carlos Williams Review (Summer 2018)

Felicity: Poems and Upstream: Selected Essays. By Mary Oliver. ISLE: Interdisciplinary Studies in Literature and Environment, Volume 24, Issue 1, 1 June 2017, Pages 168–170

Nobody Home: Writing, Buddhism, and Living in Places: Gary Snyder in Conversation with Julia Martin (Trinity UP 2014) in ISLE: Interdisciplinary Studies in Literature and Environment, Volume 22, Issue 4, 1 December 2015, 918–919

Mary Oliver, Swan and Evidence, for the journal ISLE: Interdisciplinary Studies in Literature and Environment 18.4 (Autumn 2011): 886-88

Rinda West, Out of the Shadow: Ecopsychology, Story and Encounters with the Land, for the journal Western American Literature (Summer 2010): 205–06

Mary Oliver, Thirst, for the journal ISLE: Interdisciplinary Studies in Literature and Environment 15.2 (Summer 2008): 277-278

“The Complications of Place,” Laird Christensen and Hal Crimmel, eds., Teaching About Place: Learning from the Land and Jeffrey Mathes McCarthy, ed., Contact: Mountain Climbing and Environmental Thinking, for the journal Interdisciplinary Studies: A Journal of Criticism and Theory 10.2 (Spring 2009): 115–20.

Essays in Ecocriticism, for the journal ISLE: Interdisciplinary Studies in Literature and Environment 16.1 (Winter 2009): 190–91.

Mary Oliver, Winter Hours: Prose, Prose Poems, and Poems; Owls and Other Fantasies: Poems and Essays; New and Selected Poems: Volume One; Long Life: Essays and Other Writings; Why I Wake Early, for the journal ISLE: Interdisciplinary Studies in Literature and Environment 12.1 (Winter 2005): 257–59

Paul S. Piper and Stan Tag, eds., Father Nature: Fathers as Guides to the Natural World, for the journal ISLE: Interdisciplinary Studies in Literature and Environment 11.1 (Winter 2004): 265–66

Mary Oliver, What Do We Know: Poems and Prose Poems, for the journal ISLE: Interdisciplinary Studies in Literature and Environment 10.1 (Summer 2003): 289–90

John Elder, The Frog Run: Words and Wildness in the Vermont Woods, for the journal ISLE: Interdisciplinary Studies in Literature and Environment 9.2 (Summer 2002): 280–81

Anne Curzan and Lisa Damour, “On Becoming a Teacher: First Day to Final Grade: A Graduate Student’s Guide to Teaching,” for the journal Pedagogy: Critical Approaches to Teaching Literature, Language, Composition, and Culture 2.1 (Winter 2002): 135–41

Mary Oliver, The Leaf and the Cloud, for the journal ISLE: Interdisciplinary Studies in Literature and Environment 8.2 (Summer 2001): 277–78

Kenneth Laine Ketner, His Glassy Essence: An Autobiography of Charles Sanders Peirce and Richard A. Smyth, Reading Peirce Reading, for the journal Nineteenth-Century Prose 28.1 (Spring 2001): 155–161

David H. Richter, Falling into Theory: Conflicting Views on Teaching Literature, second ed., for Style, a quarterly journal of aesthetics, poetics, stylistics, and interpretation of film and literature, 34.3 (Fall 2000): 530–35

W.S. Merwin, The River Sound, for the journal ISLE: Interdisciplinary Studies in Literature and Environment 7.2 (Fall 2000): 288–89

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