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Priscilla Wald

R. Florence Brinkley Distinguished Professor of English
English
Box 90015, Durham, NC 27708-0015
327B Allen Bldg, Durham, NC 27708

Selected Publications


Afterword

Journal Article English Language Notes · January 1, 2023 Full text Cite

Microbes of Empire

Journal Article American Quarterly · September 1, 2022 Full text Cite

Covid-19 and the language of racism

Journal Article Signs · September 1, 2021 Cite

Language Matters

Journal Article Women's Studies · January 1, 2021 Full text Cite

COVID-19: Pandemic reading

Journal Article American Literature · December 1, 2020 Full text Cite

Xenopolitics

Journal Article American Quarterly · January 1, 2019 Full text Cite

Replicant being: Law and strange life in the age of biotechnology

Chapter · January 1, 2017 In 1980, the Supreme Court determined that a genetically modified organism was patentable. Ten years later, the California Supreme Court ruled that a person did not have ownership rights in his cells. Both cases were crucial for the development of biotechn ... Full text Cite

Christopher Hamlin,More Than Hot: A Short History of Fever

Journal Article Social History of Medicine · August 2016 Full text Cite

The provincialism of time

Journal Article Early American Literature · January 1, 2015 Full text Cite

Preface: Thoreau symposium

Journal Article American Literature · March 1, 2013 Full text Cite

Botanophobia: Fear of Plants in the Atomic Age

Journal Article Japanese Journal of American Studies · 2013 Featured Publication Cite

Afterword

Journal Article English Language Notes · January 1, 2023 Full text Cite

Microbes of Empire

Journal Article American Quarterly · September 1, 2022 Full text Cite

Covid-19 and the language of racism

Journal Article Signs · September 1, 2021 Cite

Language Matters

Journal Article Women's Studies · January 1, 2021 Full text Cite

COVID-19: Pandemic reading

Journal Article American Literature · December 1, 2020 Full text Cite

Xenopolitics

Journal Article American Quarterly · January 1, 2019 Full text Cite

Replicant being: Law and strange life in the age of biotechnology

Chapter · January 1, 2017 In 1980, the Supreme Court determined that a genetically modified organism was patentable. Ten years later, the California Supreme Court ruled that a person did not have ownership rights in his cells. Both cases were crucial for the development of biotechn ... Full text Cite

Christopher Hamlin,More Than Hot: A Short History of Fever

Journal Article Social History of Medicine · August 2016 Full text Cite

The provincialism of time

Journal Article Early American Literature · January 1, 2015 Full text Cite

Preface: Thoreau symposium

Journal Article American Literature · March 1, 2013 Full text Cite

Botanophobia: Fear of Plants in the Atomic Age

Journal Article Japanese Journal of American Studies · 2013 Featured Publication Cite

Afterword

Chapter · 2013 Cite

Serials from the other side: An editorial perspective on current trends in scholarly communication

Journal Article Serials Review · January 1, 2013 The panel session for the 22nd North Carolina Serials Conference brought together perspectives from current and former journal editors about their careers and changes in the publishing industry. Moderated by Patricia Hudson, David Goldfield discussed his e ... Full text Cite

BIO TERROR Hybridity in the Biohorror Narrative, or What We Can Learn from Monsters

Conference CONTAGION: HEALTH, FEAR, SOVEREIGNTY · January 1, 2012 Link to item Cite

Science Fiction

Journal Article American Literature · June 2011 Cite

American Literature: Preface

Journal Article American Literature · June 1, 2011 Full text Cite

Introduction to Science Fiction

Journal Article American Literature · 2011 Cite

"Science Fiction and Medical Ethics"

Journal Article The Lancet · June 2009 Cite

American Literature: Introduction

Journal Article American Literature · April 27, 2009 Full text Cite

Introduction, Technologies of Enslavement and Liberty

Journal Article American Literature · March 2009 Cite

"The Intimacies of Strangers"

Journal Article emisférica · 2009 Cite

Cognitive estrangement, science fiction, and medical ethics.

Journal Article Lancet (London, England) · June 2008 Full text Cite

Contagious: Cultures, Carriers, and the Outbreak Narrative

Book · 2008 Featured Publication Second printing 2009 ... Cite

Atomic Faulkner

Chapter · 2007 Cite

Naturalization

Chapter · 2007 Cite

Foreword

Chapter · 2007 Cite

Editors' preface: Genomics in literature, visual arts, and culture

Journal Article Literature and Medicine · January 1, 2007 Full text Cite

Blood and stories: How genomics is rewriting race, medicine and human history

Journal Article Patterns of Prejudice · September 1, 2006 Featured Publication In 2003 Howard University announced its intention to create a databank of the DNA of African Americans, most of whom were patients in their medical centre. Proponents of the decision invoked the routine exclusion of African Americans from research that wou ... Full text Cite

Foreword

Chapter · 2006 Cite

What's in a cell?: John Moore's spleen and the language of bioslavery

Journal Article New Literary History · January 1, 2005 Full text Cite

Anniversaries and "whispering ambitions": American Literature at 75

Journal Article American Literature · December 1, 2004 Full text Cite

Hannah crafts.

Chapter · 2004 Cite

Dreiser & The Fallen

Journal Article Woman Narrative · 2003 Cite

Hannah crafts.

Chapter · 2003 Cite

Of crucibles and grandfathers: The East European immigrants

Chapter · January 1, 2003 “America is God's Crucible,” explains Russian Jewish immigrant David Quixano, protagonist of Israel Zangwill's 1908 play, The Melting-Pot, “…where all the races of Europe are melting and re-forming” (37). As he tells his Uncle Mendel, “the real American ha ... Full text Cite

Literature and science: Cultural forms, conceptual exchanges

Journal Article American Literature · December 1, 2002 Full text Cite

Introduction: Culture and Contagion

Journal Article American Literary History · December 1, 2002 Full text Cite

The Idea of America

Journal Article Encyclopedia of American Studies · 2001 Cite

Americanization

Chapter · 2001 Cite

Future Perfect: Genes, Grammar and Geography

Journal Article New Literary History · 2000 Cite

Review of John Carlos Rowe’s The Other Henry James

Other New England Quarterly · 2000 Cite

Emma Goldman

Chapter · January 2000 Cite

Imagined Immunities

Chapter · 2000 Cite

Geographics: Writing the Shtetl into the Ghetto

Journal Article Revista Canaria de Estudios Ingleses · November 1999 Cite

Institutions, Regulations and Social Control

Other special issue of Signs · 1999 Cite

Edititorial

Journal Article Institutions, Regulation, and Social Control, Signs · 1999 Cite

Fabulous Shadows: Rethinking the Emersonian Tradition

Journal Article American Quarterly · December 1998 Review essay, John Carlos Rowe, At Emerson's Tomb ... Cite

Minefields and meeting grounds: Transnational analyses and American studies

Journal Article American Literary History · March 1, 1998 Full text Cite

Minefields and Meeting Grounds: Transnational Analyses and American Studies

Journal Article American Literary History · 1997 review essay ... Cite

Constituting Americans: Cultural Anxiety and Narrative Form

Book · 1995 Featured Publication Second printing 1998 ... Cite

Zora Neale Hurston

Chapter · 1995 Cite

Hearing Narrative Voices in Melville’s Pierre

Journal Article boundary 2 · 1990 Cite

Review of Paula Gunn Allen’s A Cannon Between My Knees

Other Studies in American Indian Literature · 1985 Cite

Review of Leslie Marmon Silko’s Storyteller

Other Studies in American Indian Literature · 1982 Cite

Science Fiction

Other Poetry · June 1981 Full text Cite

Genomics in Literature, the Visual Arts, and Culture

Other Literature and Medicine Featured Publication Cite

Culture and Contagion

Other special issue of American Literary History Cite

Wound

Chapter Cite