• “The Oliver! Phenomenon; or, ‘Please sir, we want more and more!’” Co-written with Joss Marsh. Essays and Studies. 65 (2012): 150-170. Dickens Bicentenary Special Issue, Dickens and Modernity. Ed Juliet John.


  • “Pickwick’s Other Papers: Continually Reading Dickens.” Victorian Literature and Culture.


Works in Progress:

  • Continual Reading: Modern Adaptations and Victorian Reading Practices.
  • “Melodrama and the Circulating Library: Reading Jane Eyre on Page and Stage”
  • “The Afterlife of the Boy Who Would Not Grow Up”

Interestssam weller

  • 19th-Century British Literature and Culture
  • History of the Book and Reading
  • Adaptation Studies
  • Children’s Literature
  • Theatre History
  • Narrative Theory
  • Neo-Victorian Studies
  • Media Studies
  • Digital Humanities
  • English Language Arts