The Maudlin Impression: English Literary Images of Mary Magdalene 1550-1700. Notre Dame: University of Notre Dame Press, 2009.

Edited books

With Valerie Traub and Peggy McCracken eds. Ovidian Transversions: Iphis and Ianthe, 1300-1750 . Edinburgh: Edinburgh University Press, 2019.

With Paul Yachnin. Shakespeare and the Cultures of Performance. London: Ashgate, 2008


“Coastal Squeeze” in Ovidian Transversions: Iphis and Ianthe, 1300-1750 . Valerie Traub, Peggy McCrakken and Patricia Badir eds. Edinburgh: Edinburgh University Press (2019), 191-212.

“Backyard” in Premoden Ecologies in the Modern Literary Imagination. Vin Nardizzi and Tiffany Werth eds. Toronto: University of Toronto Press, (2019), 59-83.

“The Design of Theatrical Wonder in Roy Mitchell’s The Chester Mysteries,”inTheatre/Performance/Historiography: Time, Space, and Matter. Michal Kobialka and Rose Bank Eds. London: Palgrave (2015), 95-121.

“’The whole past, the whole time’: Untimely Matter and the Playing Spaces of York.” In Performing Environments: Site Specificity in Medieval & Early Modern English Drama. Susan Bennett and Mary Polito, Eds. London: Palgrave (2014), 17-35.

“Medieval Poetics and Protestant Magdalenes.” In Gordon McMullan and David Matthews Eds. Reading the Medieval in Early Modern England. Cambridge: Cambridge University Press (2007), 205-219.

Journal articles

“Fixing the Affections: Nicholas Ferrar and the Books of Little Gidding,” English Literary Renaissance 49.3 (2019):3 90-422.

““What may this meyne?”: Scripture, Script and the York Scriveners’ “Incredulity of Thomas.” Modern Philology 16.2 (2018): 121-44.

“’This little academe, still and contemplative in living art’: Shakespeare, Modernism and the Arts and Letters Club of Toronto.” Shakespeare Quarterly, 63.1 (Spring 2012), 80-111.

With Sandra Tomc. “The New and the Noteworthy and the Making of a Civil Society.”  English Studies in Canada29.1/2 (2003): 7-17. (50/50 collaborative authorship)

“‘Our Performance Careless of Praise’: Memory, Irony and the Production of Space in Walhachin, British Columbia.” BC Studies133 (2002): 31-68.

“‘So entirely unexpected’: The Modernist Dramaturgy of Marjorie Pickthall’s The Wood-Carver’s Wife.” Modern Drama43.2 (2000): 216-245.

“‘To allure vnto their loue’: Iconoclasm and Striptease in Lewis Wager’s The Life and Repentaunce of Marie Magdalene.”Theatre Journal51.1 (1999): 1-20.

“‘In this all other townes thou doest oer-shine’: History, the Archive and the Riding of Yule in York.” Leeds Studies in English. n.s. 29 (1998): 19-34.

“Playing Space: History, the Body and Records of Early English Drama.” Exemplaria9.2 (1997): 255-279.

“The Garrison of the Godly: Antitheatricalism and the Performance of Distinction in Early Modern Hull.” Journal of Medieval and Early Modern Studies27.2 (1997): 47-78.

“Representations of The Resurrection at Beverley Minster Circa1208: Chronicle, Play, Miracle.” Theatre Survey. 38.1 (1997): 9-41.

“Some Early Modern Entertainment Records from Kingston-Upon-Hull.” Records of Early English Drama Newsletter20.1 (1995): 1-10. [note: the REED Newsletter, like Notes and Queries, is a venue for publishing archival material that is too short to publish in a REED volume.]

“Playing Solitaire: Spectatorship and Representation in Canadian Women’s Monodrama.” Theatre Research in Canada13.1-2 (Spring/Fall 1992): 120-133. Reprinted in Susan Bennett ed. Feminist Theatre and Performance. Critical Perspectives on Canadian Theatre in English. Vol. 4. Toronto: Playwrights Canada Press (2006), 51-62.

Workshops, exhibitions and theatre productions

With Katrina Dunn, Paul Budra and Dean Paul Gibson (co-investigators).  The Galatea Project.  A professional workshop with Bard on the Beach.  November, 2018.

With Chelsea Shriver and Anthony B. Dawson. “Shakespeare and the Book”.  Exhibition at UBC Rare Books and Special Collections Library. October, 2018 (remounted in February 2019.

Producer. Galatea. Catherine Fergusson, director. Oecologies Conference. Vancouver, 2015

Dramaturge. The Madonna Painter.Craig Holzschuh, director. Théâtre La Seizième.Frederic Wood Theatre, UBC. November 11-20, 2010.

Director/Producer. The Wood-Carver’s Wife. Frederic Wood Theatre, April 26-29, 2000.

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