Department of English

West Chester University

Contact Info
Dr. Vicki Tischio
532 Main Hall
West Chester, PA 19383
610-436-2822
VTISCHIO@WCUPA.EDU


Faculty Bookshelf

This page showcases the diverse array of books and journals published by WCU English Department faculty in recent years. As teachers, scholars, and writers, we author and edit works of fiction, poetry, and creative nonfiction; critical and theoretical studies of literature, culture, and rhetoric; textbooks, anthologies, reference works, and edited collections; special issues of scholarly journals; and books on the theory and practice of teaching English. For additional information on English faculty publications and research interests, please view our individual faculty profiles.

Hannah Ashley (co-author) Eight Bullets
Eight Bullets: One Woman's Story of Surviving Anti-Gay Violence
Firebrand Books, 1995
Kim Bridgford Epiphanies
Epiphanies: Poems
David Robert Books/WordTech Communications, 2013
Kim Bridgford Bully Pulpit
Bully Pulpit: Poems
White Violet Press, 2012
Kim Bridgford Hitchcocks Coffin
Hitchcock's Coffin: Sonnets About Classic Films
David Robert Books/WordTech Communications, 2011
Kim Bridgford In the Extreme: Sonnets about World Records
In the Extreme: Sonnets about World Records
Contemporary Poetry Review Press, 2007
Kim Bridgford Instead of Maps: Poems
Instead of Maps: Poems
WordTech Communications, 2005
Kim Bridgford Undone: Poems
Undone: Poems
WordTech Communications, 2003
Mary Buckelew, Andrea Fishman (co-authors) Diverse Populations
Reaching and Teaching Diverse Populations: Strategies for Moving Beyond Stereotypes
SAGE Publications, 2011
Charlene Bunnell All the World's a Stage
'All the World's a Stage': Dramatic Sensibility in Mary Shelley's Novels
Routledge, 2002
Pete Duval Rear View
Rear View: Stories
Mariner Books, 2004
Karen Fitts and Al France (co-editors and co-authors) Left Margins: Cultural Studies and Composition Pedagogy
Left Margins: Cultural Studies and Composition Pedagogy
SUNY Press, 1995
Jane Jeffrey (co-editor) Women Writing Latin
Women Writing Latin: Women Writing Latin in Roman Antiquity, Late Antiquity, and the Early Christian Era (Women Writers of the World)
Routledge, 2002
Deidre Johnson (co-editor) Scorned Literature: Essays on the History and Criticism of Popular Mass-Produced Fiction in America
Scorned Literature: Essays on the History and Criticism of Popular Mass-Produced Fiction in America
ABC-CLIO/Praeger, 2002.
Deidre Johnson Edward Stratemeyer and the Stratemeyer Syndicate
Edward Stratemeyer and the Stratemeyer Syndicate
Twayne Publishers, 1993.
Seth Kahn (co-editor) Activism and Rhetoric: Theories and Contexts for Political Engagement
Activism and Rhetoric: Theories and Contexts for Political Engagement
Routledge, 2011
Graham MacPhee (guest editor and contributor) 'Arendt, Politics, and Culture': Special Issue of College Literature: A Journal of Critical Literary
"Arendt, Politics, and Culture"
Special Issue of College Literature: A Journal of Critical Literary Studies (38.1, Winter 2011)
Graham MacPhee (editor) College Literature: A Journal of Critical Literary Studies
College Literature: A Journal of Critical Literary Studies
West Chester University (journal founded 1974)
Graham MacPhee Postwar British Literature and Postcolonial Studies
Postwar British Literature and Postcolonial Studies
Edinburgh University Press, 2011
Graham MacPhee (co-editor) Empire and After: Englishness in Postcolonial Perspective
Empire and After: Englishness in Postcolonial Perspective
Berghahn Books, 2010
Graham MacPhee The Architecture of the Visible: Technology and Urban Visual Culture
The Architecture of the Visible: Technology and Urban Visual Culture
The Athlone Press, 2002
Paul Maltby Christian Fundamentalism and the Culture of Disenchantment
Christian Fundamentalism and the Culture of Disenchantment
University of Virginia Press, 2013
Paul Maltby An Exalted House
An Exalted House
Superscript, 2007
Paul Maltby The Visionary Moment: A Postmodern Critique
The Visionary Moment: A Postmodern Critique
State University of New York Press, 2002
Paul Maltby Dissident Postmodernists: Barthelme, Coover, Pynchon
Dissident Postmodernists: Barthelme, Coover, Pynchon
University of Pennsylvania Press, 1991
Chris Merkner The Rise & Fall of the Scandamerican Domestic: Stories
The Rise & Fall of the Scandamerican Domestic: Stories
Coffee House Press, 2014
Kostas Myrsiades (editor) Reading Homer: Film and Text
Reading Homer: Film and Text
Fairleigh Dickinson, 2009
Linda Myrsiades Law and Medicine in Revolutionary America: Dissecting the Rush v. Corbett Trial, 1799
Law and Medicine in Revolutionary America: Dissecting the Rush v. Corbett Trial, 1799
Lehigh University Press, 2012
Elizabeth Nollen (co-author and co-editor) Mirror on America: Essays and Images from Popular Culture (Fifth Edition)
Mirror on America: Essays and Images from Popular Culture (Fifth Edition)
Bedford/St. Martin's, 2012
Elizabeth Nollen (co-editor and co-author) Family Matters in the British and American Novel
Family Matters in the British and American Novel
Popular Press/University of Wisconsin Press, 1997
Merry Perry (co-editor) War and Words: Horror and Heroism in the Literature of Warfare
War and Words: Horror and Heroism in the Literature of Warfare
Lexington Books/Rowman & Littlefield, 2004
Merry Perry (co-editor) The Gender Reader (2nd Edition)
The Gender Reader (2nd Edition)
Longman, 1999
Pat Pflieger (editor) Letters from Nineteenth-Century American Children to Robert Merry's Museum Magazine
Letters from Nineteenth-Century American Children to Robert Merry's Museum Magazine
Edwin Mellen, 2001
Pat Pflieger The Fog's Net
The Fog's Net
Houghton Mifflin, 1994
Pat Pflieger Beverly Cleary (Twayne Authors Series)
Beverly Cleary (Twayne Authors Series)
Twayne Publishers, 1991
Pat Pflieger A Reference Guide to Modern Fantasy for Children
A Reference Guide to Modern Fantasy for Children
Greenwood, 1984
Geetha Ramanathan Locating Gender in Modernism: The Outsider Female
Locating Gender in Modernism: The Outsider Female
Routledge, 2012
Geetha Ramanathan and Chris Awuyah (co-editors) Approaches to Select Texts in World Literature
Approaches to Select Texts in World Literature
Kendall Hunt Publishing, 2011
Geetha Ramanathan Feminist Auteurs: Reading Women's Films
Feminist Auteurs: Reading Women's Films
Wallflower Press/Columbia University Press, 2007
Geetha Ramanathan Sexual Politics and the Male Playwright: The Portrayal of Women in Ten Contemporary Plays
Sexual Politics and the Male Playwright: The Portrayal of Women in Ten Contemporary Plays
McFarland, 1996
Judy Scheffler (editor) Wall Tappings: Women's Prison Writings, 200 A.D. to the Present (2nd Edition)
Wall Tappings: Women's Prison Writings, 200 A.D. to the Present (2nd Edition)
The Feminist Press, 2002
Jordan Schugar (co-editor) Mobile Pedagogy and Perspectives on Teaching and Learning
Mobile Pedagogy and Perspectives on Teaching and Learning
IGI Global Publishing, 2013
Eleanor Shevlin (co-editor) Agent of Change: Print Culture Studies After Elizabeth L. Eisenstein
Agent of Change: Print Culture Studies After Elizabeth L. Eisenstein
University of Massachusetts Press, 2007
Eleanor Shevlin The History of the Book in the West: 1700-1800
The History of the Book in the West: 1700-1800
Ashgate, 2010
Jeff Sommers (editor) TETYC: Teaching English in the Two-Year College
TETYC: Teaching English in the Two-Year College
National Council of Teachers in English (journal founded 1974)
Jeff Sommers (co-editor and co-author) The Writer's Options: Lessons in Style and Arrangement (8th Edition)
The Writer's Options: Lessons in Style and Arrangement (8th Edition)
Longman, 2008
Jeff Sommers (co-editor and co-author) From Community to College: Reading and Writing Across Diverse Contexts
From Community to College: Reading and Writing Across Diverse Contexts
Bedford/St. Martin's, 1996
Jeff Sommers (co-editor) New Directions in Portfolio Assessment: Reflective Practice, Critical Theory, and Large-Scale Scoring
New Directions in Portfolio Assessment: Reflective Practice, Critical Theory, and Large-Scale Scoring
Heinemann-Boynton/Cook, 1994
Jeff Sommers (editor and author) Model Voices: Finding a Writing Voice
Model Voices: Finding a Writing Voice
McGraw-Hill, 1989
Carolyn Sorisio (guest editor) Cross-Racial and Cross-Ethnic Collaboration and Scholarship
"Cross-Racial and Cross-Ethnic Collaboration and Scholarship"
Special Issue of MELUS: Multi-Ethnic Literature of the United State (38.1, Spring 2013)
Carolyn Sorisio (guest editor) Native Americans: Writing and Written
"Native Americans: Writing and Written"
Special Double Issue of ESQ: A Journal of the American Renaissance (52.1-2, 2006)
Carolyn Sorisio Fleshing Out America: Race, Gender, and the Politics of the Body in American Literature, 1833-1879
Fleshing Out America: Race, Gender, and the Politics of the Body in American Literature, 1833-1879
University of Georgia Press, 2002
C. James Trotman Frederick Douglass: A Biography (Greenwood Biographies)
Frederick Douglass: A Biography (Greenwood Biographies)
Greenwood, 2011
Spring Ulmer Benjamin's Spectacles: Poems
Benjamin's Spectacles: Poems
Kore Press, 2007
Spring Ulmer The Age of Virtual Reproduction
The Age of Virtual Reproduction
Essay Press, 2009
Cheryl Wanko Roles of Authority: Thespian Biography and Celebrity in Eighteenth-Century Britain
Roles of Authority: Thespian Biography and Celebrity in Eighteenth-Century Britain
Texas Tech University Press, 2003
K. Hyoejin Yoon (guest co-editor) Native/Asian Encounters
"Native/Asian Encounters"
Special Issue of College Literature: A Journal of Critical Literary Studies (41.1, Winter 2014)