Victorian literature; adolescent literature
Giant Despair Meets Hopeful: Kristevan Readings in Adolescent Fiction. Alberta: University of Alberta Press, 2000.
The Spasmodic Career of Sydney Dobell. Lanham and London: University Press of America, 1992.
The Wilson Sisters: A Biographical Study of Upper Middle-Class Victorian Life. Athens and London: Ohio University Press, 1984.
Numerous articles on Victorian literature and children’s literature.