British Women Poets and the Romantic Writing Community. Baltimore/London:  The Johns Hopkins University Press, 2009.

History. Minneapolis: Mid-List Press, 2005. (poetry)

Romanticism and Women Poets: Opening the Doors of Reception. Ed. Harriet Kramer Linkin and Stephen C. Behrendt. Lexington: University Press of Kentucky, 1999.

Royal Mourning and Regency Culture: Elegies and Memorials of Princess Charlotte. London/New York: Macmillan/St. Martin's, 1997.

Romanticism, Radicalism, and the Press. Ed. Stephen C. Behrendt. Detroit: Wayne State University Press, 1997.

Approaches to Teaching British Womem Poets of the Romantic Period. Co-Edited with Harriet Kramer Linkin. New York: MLA, 1997.

A Step in the Dark. Minneapolis: Mid-List Press, 1996. (poetry)

Reading William Blake. London/New York: Macmillan/St. Martin's, 1992.

Instruments of the Bones. Minneapolis: Mid-List Press, 1992. (poetry)

Approaches to Teaching Shelley's Frankenstein. Ed. Stephen C. Behrendt. New York: MLA, 1990.

History and Myth: Essays on English Romantic Literature. Ed. Stephen C. Behrendt. Detroit: Wayne State University Press, 1990.

Shelley and His Audiences. Lincoln: University of Nebraska Press, 1989.

The Moment of Explosion: Blake and the Illustration of Milton. Lincoln: University of Nebraska Press, 1983.


Percy Bysshe Shelley’s Poetry and Prose. Ed. Stephen C. Behrendt. Longman Cultural Edition. New York: Longman, 2009.

Percy Bysshe Shelley, Zastrozzi and St. Irvyne. Ed. Stephen C. Behrendt. Calgary: Broadview Press, 2002.

Electronic Editions

Irish Women Poets of the Romantic Period. Ed. Stephen C. Behrendt. Alexandria , VA: Alexander Street P, 2008.

Scottish Women Poets of the Romantic Period. Ed. Stephen C. Behrendt and Nancy J. Kushigian. Alexandria, VA: Alexander Street P, 2002.

Richard Brinsley Peake, Presumption; or, The Fate of Frankenstein (1823). An electronic edition with scholarly critical apparatus. Romantic Circles, 2001.

Anna Maria Smallpiece. Original Sonnets and Other Small Poems (1805). An electronic edition, 2002.

Selected Recent Articles and Chapters

“William Wordsworth and Women Poets.” European Romantic Review 23 (December 2012): 635-50.

“Reader.” A Handbook to Romanticism Studies, ed Julia Wright and Joel Faflak.. Oxford: Blackwell, 2012: 125-41.

“Visual and Verbal in Poetry.” The Encyclopedia of Romantic Literature. General Editor, Frederick Burwick. 3 vols. Oxford: Blackwell, 2012; III: 1469-77.

“Novel in an Era of Recovery.” The Encyclopedia of Romantic Literature. General Editor, Frederick Burwick. 3 vols. Oxford: Blackwell, 2012; II: 910-18.

“The Romantics and Media,” Romantic Explorations: Selected Papers from the Koblenz Conference of the German Society for English Romanticism. Ed. Michael Meyer. Trier: Wissenchaftlicher Verlag Trier, 2011; 7-21.

“Placing ‘Irish’ and ‘Romanticism’ in the Same Frame: Prospects.” Ireland and Romanticism: Publics, Nations and Scenes of Cultural Production Ed. Jim Kelly. Houndsmills: Palgrave Macmillan, 2011; 207-20.

“‘A Defect in their Education’: Blake, Haydon, and the Misguided British Audience.” The Keats-Shelley Review 24 (2010): 53-65.

“Publishing and the Provinces in Romantic-Era Britain,” The Cambridge Companion to British Romanticism. 2nd ed. Ed. Stuart Curran. Cambridge: Cambridge UP, 2010; 153-68.

“Influence, Anxiety, and Erasure in Women's Writing: Romantic becomes Victorian.” The History of British Women's Writing, 1750-1830. Volume Five. Ed. Jacquenline Labbé. London: Palgrave Macmillan, 2010; 321-40.

“Teaching Romanticism with ICT [Information and Communications Technology],” Teaching Romanticism. Ed. David Higgins and Sharon Ruston. London: Palgrave Macmillan, 2010: 120-33.

“'I am not what I am': Staged Presence in Romantic Autobiography.” Romantic Autobiography in England. Ed. Eugene Stelzig. Farnham: Ashgate, 2009; 145-60.

“‘Peter Bell the Third’: Contempt and Poetic Transfiguration.” The Unfamiliar Shelley. Ed. Alan M. Weinberg and Timothy Webb. Farnham: Ashgate, 2009. 101-18.

“Cultural Transitions, Literary Judgments, and the Romantic-Era British Novel.” Enlightening Romanticism, Romancing the Enlightenment: British Novels from 1750 to 1832. Ed. Miriam L. Wallace. Farnhamn: Ashgate, 2009. 189-205.

“The History of Shelley Editions in English.” The Reception of P. B. Shelley in Europe. Ed. Susanne Schmid and Michael Rossington. London: Continuum, 2008. 9-25.

“Regionalism and the Realities of Naming,” Regionalism and the Humanities. Ed. Timothy R. Mahoney and Wendy J. Katz. U of Nebraska P, 2008. 150-65.

“Charlotte Smith, Women Poets, and the Culture of Celebrity.” Charlotte Smith in British Romanticism. Ed. Jacqueline Labbé. London: Pickering and Chatto, 2008. 189-202, 251-53.

“Crossing the Borders of Genre in Romantics Scholarship and the Classroom.” Romantic Border Crossings, ed. Jeffrey Cass and Larry Peer. Aldershot: Ashgate, 2008. 147-57.

“Incorporating (and Enjoying) Little-Known Romantic Fiction:  A Practical Application.” Novel Prospects: Teaching Romantic-Era Fiction. Ed. Miriam Wallace and Patricia Matthew. Romantic Circles (August 2008):

“General Introduction: Irish Women Poets of the Romantic Period.” Irish Women Poets of the Romantic Period, ed. Stephen C. Behrendt. Alexandria, VA: Alexander Street Press, 2008.

“Partaking of the Sacraments with Blake and O'Connor: A Reading.” Inside the Church of Flannery O'Connor: Sacrament, Sacramental, amd the Sacred in Her Fiction. Ed. Joann Halleran McMullen and Jon Parrish Peede. Mercer UP, 2007. 117-137.

“Regency Women Writers, the Archives, and the Task(s),” Keats-Shelley Journal 55 (2006):48-53; forum essay in special issue on Regency Women Writers.

“An Urn, A Teapot, and the Archeology of Romantic Reading,” The CEA Critic 67.2 (Winter 2005):1-14.

“Irish Women Poets of the Romantic Period: A Different Sort of Other,” Women's Writing 12.2 (2005): 153-75; special issue on 19th-century women poets.

“Women without Men: Barbara Hofland and the Economics of Widowhood.” Eighteenth-Century Fiction 17.3 (April 2005):480-508; special issue: "Fiction and the Family."

“The Visual Arts and Music,” in Romanticism:  An Oxford Guide. Ed. Nicholas Roe. Oxford:  Oxford UP, 2005. 62-76.

“Mourning, Myth, and Merchandising: The Public Death of Princess Charlotte,” Response to Death: The Literary Work of Mourning. Ed. Christian Riegel. Edmonton: U of Alberta P, 2005. 75-96.

“'The Soul of Sweet Delight':  Blake and the Sensual Soul.” European Romantic Review 15.3 (September 2004):409-23.

“The Evolution of Blake's Pestilence.” Prophetic Character:  Essays on William Blake in Honor of John E. Grant. Ed. Alexander S. Gourlay. West Cornwall, CT:  Locust Hill P, 2002. 3-26.

“Telling Secrets: The Sonnets of Anna Maria Smallpiece and Mary F. Johnson.” European Romantic Review 13 (December 2002):393-410; Special issue on the Romantic sonnet, ed. Daniel Robinson .

“Introduction: Scottish Women Poets of the Romantic Period: Romantic Poetry, Women Writers, and Literary History's Blind Spots.” Scottish Women Poets of the Romantic Period. Ed. Stephen C. Behrendt and Nancy J. Kushigian. Alexandria, VA: Alexander Street P, 2002.

“'Certainly not a Female Pen': Felicia Hemans's Early Public Reception.” Felicia Hemans: Reimagining Poetry in the Nineteenth Century. Ed. Nanora Sweet and Julie Melnyk. London: Palgrave, 2001. 95-114.

“'A few harmless Numbers': British women poets and the climate of war, 1793-1815.” Romantic Wars: Studies in Culture and Conflict, 1793-1822. Ed. Philip Shaw. Aldershot: Ashgate, 2000. 13-36.

“New Romanticisms for Old: Displacing Our Expectations and Our Models.” The Midwest Quarterly 41 (Winter 2000): 145-58.

“Something in My Eye: Irritants in Blake's Illuminated Texts.” Blake in the Nineties. Ed. Steve Clark and David Worrall. London: Macmillan, 1999. 78-95.

“Blake's Bible of Hell: Prophecy as Political Program.” Blake, Politics, and History. Ed. Jackie DiSalvo, G. A. Rosso, and Christopher Z. Hobson. Wellesley Studies in Critical Theory, Literary History, and Culture. New York: Garland, 1998. 37-52.

“Remapping the Landscape: The Romantic Literary Community.” Comparative Romanticisms: Power, Gender, Subjectivity. Ed. Larry H. Peer and Diane Long Hoeveler. Columbia, SC: Camden House, 1998. 11-32.

“The Romantic Reader: Reading and Buying Patterns of the Period.” The Blackwell Companion to Romanticism. Ed. Duncan Wu. Oxford: Blackwell, 1998. 91-100.

“Sibling Rivalries: Author and Artist in the Earlier Illustrated Book.” Word & Image 13.1 (January - March 1997): 23-42.

“British Women Poets and the Reverberations of Radicalism in the 1790s.” Romanticism, Radicalism, and the Press. Ed. Stephen C. Behrendt. Detroit: Wayne State UP, 1997. 83-102.

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