‘Manuscript in the House of Print: Samuel Richardson and Media Shift’, in N. H. Keeble and Tessa Whitehouse (eds), Textual Transformations: Purposing and Repurposing Texts from Richard Baxter to Samuel Taylor Coleridge (Oxford: Oxford University Press), forthcoming

‘The Subjective Turn’, in David Duff (ed.), The Oxford Handbook of British Romanticism (Oxford: Oxford University Press, 2018), 311-26

‘Fictions, Libels, and Unions in the Long Eighteenth Century’, in Gerrard Carruthers and Colin Kidd (eds), Literature and Union: Scottish Texts, British Contexts (Oxford: Oxford University Press, 2018), 97-122

Short article as part of ‘How to be a great journal editor: advice from eight top academic editors’, Times Higher, 14 December 2017, 500 words academic-editors

‘Portraying the Life’, in Peter Sabor and Betty Schellenberg (eds), Samuel Richardson in Context (Cambridge: Cambridge University Press, 2017), 1-17

‘Jane Austen’s Teenage Writings: Amusement, Effusion, Nonsense’, in Kathryn Sutherland (ed.), Jane Austen: Writer in the World (Oxford: Bodleian Publications, 2017), 16-35

‘Afterword’, ‘Mediating Richardson’ Special Issue, Eighteenth-Century Fiction 29.2 (Winter 2016-17), 317-25

(with Christopher Geary), ‘Seditious Libel in Eighteenth-Century Dublin: Polyphemus’s Farewel (1714)’, Eighteenth-Century Ireland / Iris an dá chultúr 31 (2016), 168-76

‘Poems in the Novel’, in Jack Lynch (ed.), The Oxford Handbook of British Poetry, 1660-1800 (Oxford: Oxford University Press, 2016), 72-87

‘Restoration Fiction’, in J. A. Downie (ed.), The Oxford Handbook of the Eighteenth-Century Novel (Oxford: Oxford University Press, 2016), 155-71

‘Small Particles of Fame: Subjectivity, Celebrity, Sterne’, in Peter de Voogd, Judith Hawley, and Melvyn New (eds), Sterne, Tristram, Yorick: Tercentenary Essays on Laurence Sterne (Newark: University of Delaware Press, 2015), 3-24

‘Fictions of the Union’, in Peter Garside and Karen O’Brien (eds), English and British Fiction 1750-1820, Vol. 2 of The Oxford History of the Novel in English (Oxford: Oxford University Press, 2015), 424-41

‘Johnson's Poetry of Repetition’, in Howard D. Weinbrot (ed.), Samuel Johnson: New Contexts for a New Century (San Marino: Huntington Library / University of California Press, 2014), 71-87

‘Paper Wars: Literature and/as Conflict During the Seven Years War’, in Frans de Bruyn and Shaun Regan (eds), The Culture of the Seven Years’ War: Empire, Identity, and the Arts (Toronto: University of Toronto Press, 2014), 119-46

'Novel Designs: Manipulating the Page in English Fiction, 1660-1780', in Patrick Parrinder, Andrew Nash and Nicola Wilson (eds), New Directions in the History of the Novel (Basingstoke: Palgrave Macmillan, 2014), 17-49

‘Epistolary Writing in the Long Eighteenth Century’, in Robert DeMaria, Heesok Chang and Samantha Zacher (eds), A Companion to British Literature, 4 vols (Oxford: Blackwell, 2014), 3: 159-73

‘Afterword’, in Min Wild and Noel Chevalier (eds), Reading Christopher Smart in the Twenty-First Century: By Succession of Delight (Lewisburg: Bucknell University Press, 2013), 227-32

‘Narrative’, in Janet Todd (ed.), The Cambridge Companion to Jane Austen’s Pride and Prejudice (Cambridge: Cambridge University Press, 2013), 1-14 (with John Baird)

‘Cowper’s Light Propitious’, Notes and Queries 60.1 (2013), 110-11

‘Samuel Richardson (1689-1761): The Epistolary Novel’, in Michael Bell (ed.), The Cambridge Companion to European Novelists (Cambridge: Cambridge University Press, 2012), 54-71

‘Shakespeare and the Novel’, in Peter Sabor and Fiona Ritchie (eds), Shakespeare in the Eighteenth Century (Cambridge: Cambridge University Press, 2012), 118-40

‘Obscenity and the Erotics of Fiction’, in Robert L. Caserio and Clement C. Hawes (eds), The Cambridge History of the English Novel (Cambridge: Cambridge University Press, 2012), 131-46

‘Henry Fielding’, Oxford Bibliographies Online (Oxford University Press, 2012; revised and updated, 2017), 10k words

‘Samuel Richardson’, Oxford Bibliographies Online (Oxford University Press, 2012; revised and updated, 2017), 10k words

Northanger Abbey and Sense and Sensibility’, in Edward Copeland and Juliet McMaster (eds), The Cambridge Companion to Jane Austen, 2nd edn (Cambridge University Press, 2011), 21-38

‘Daniel Defoe’, in Adrian Poole (ed.), The Cambridge Companion to English Novelists (Cambridge: Cambridge University Press, 2010), 14-30

‘Wollstonecraft and Milton on Divorce’, Notes and Queries 57.4 (2010), 563-65

‘The Practice and Poetics of Curlism: Print, Obscenity, and the Merryland Pamphlets in the Career of Edmund Curll’, in Ina Ferris and Paul Keen (eds), Bookish Histories: Books, Literature, and Commercial Modernity, 1700-1900 (New York: Palgrave Macmillan, 2009), pp. 232-56

‘Defoe’s Ears: The Dunciad, the Pillory, and Seditious Libel’, in The Eighteenth-Century Novel 6-7 (2009), Special Double Number: Essays in Honor of John Richetti, 159-96

A Sentimental Journey and the Failure of Feeling’, in Thomas Keymer (ed.), The Cambridge Companion to Laurence Sterne (Cambridge: Cambridge University Press, 2009), pp. 79-94

‘Fielding’s Machiavellian Moment’, in Claude Rawson (ed.), Henry Fielding (1707-1754), Novelist, Playwright, Journalist: A Double Anniversary Tribute (Newark: University of Delaware Press, 2008), pp. 58-91

‘Fielding’s Satire and the Jestbook Tradition: The Case of Lord Justice Page’, in Nicholas Hudson and Aaron Santesso (eds), Swift’s Travels: Eighteenth-Century British Satire and Its Legacy (Cambridge: Cambridge University Press, 2008), pp. 198-216

‘Materialism, Mechanism, and the Novel’, in David Womersley and Richard McCabe (eds), Text and Context: Essays in Literary History Presented to Howard-Erskine Hill (Newark: University of Delaware Press, 2008), pp. 307-33

‘Fielding’s Theatrical Career’, in Claude Rawson (ed.), The Cambridge Companion to Henry Fielding (Cambridge: Cambridge University Press, 2007), pp. 17-37

‘Assorted Versions of Assaulted Virgins; or, Teaching and Textual Instability’, in Jocelyn Harris and Lisa Zunshine (eds), Approaches to Teaching the Works of Samuel Richardson (New York: MLA, 2006), pp. 24-31

‘Lady Echlin: Richardson’s Window on Eighteenth-Century Ireland’, in Colin Gibson and Lisa Marr (eds), New Windows on a Woman’s World: A Festschrift for Jocelyn Harris (Dunedin: University of Otago, 2005), pp. 62-76

‘Parliamentary Printing, Paper Credit, and Corporate Fraud: A New Episode in Richardson’s Early Career’Eighteenth-Century Fiction 17.2 (2005), 183-206

‘Rank’, in Janet Todd (ed.), Jane Austen in Context, The Cambridge Edition of the Works of Jane Austen, Vol. 9 (Cambridge: Cambridge University Press, 2005), pp. 385-94

‘Sentimental Fiction: Ethics, Social Critique, and Philanthropy’, in John Richetti (ed.), The Cambridge History of Restoration and Eighteenth-Century English Literature (Cambridge: Cambridge University Press, 2005), pp. 572-601

‘Sterne and Romantic Autobiography’, in Thomas Keymer and Jon Mee (eds), The Cambridge Companion to English Literature 1740-1830 (Cambridge: Cambridge University Press, 2004), pp. 173-93

‘Dorothy Bellingham, Lady Bradshaigh’, ‘Sarah Kirkham Chapone’, ‘Elizabeth Bellingham, Lady Echlin’, ‘John Kelly’, ‘James Leake’, ‘Eusebius Silvester’, in Colin Matthew and Brian Harrison (eds), Oxford Dictionary of National Biography (Oxford: Oxford University Press, 2004)

‘“Scholia” to the Florida Tristram Shandy Annotations, 661.17-18’, Scriblerian 37.1 (Fall 2004), 103-4; reprinted in Shandean 15 (2004), 158-9

‘Tom Jones, Nell Gwyn, and the Cambridge Jest Book’, Notes and Queries 51.4 (2004), 408-9

‘“Scholia” to the Florida Tristram Shandy Annotations, 655.14-15’, Scriblerian 35.1-2 (2002-3), 102-3; reprinted in Shandean 15 (2004), 157-8

‘Samuel Richardson’s Correspondence: Additions to Eaves and Kimpel’, Notes and Queries 50.2 (2003), 215-8 (co-authored with Peter Sabor)

‘John Kelly, “Bookseller’s Hackney” of Jamaica’, Georgian Jamaica 10.2 (2002), 3-4

‘“Scholia” to the Florida Tristram Shandy Annotations, 136.26-137.7’, Scriblerian 34.1-2 (2001-2), 111- 12; reprinted in Shandean 15 (2004), 142-3

‘Mackenzie, Sterne, and the Failure of Feeling’, in Jakob Lothe, Tore Rem, and Juan Christian Pellicer (eds), Literary Sinews: Essays in Honour of Professor Bjørn Tysdahl (Oslo: Novus Forlag, 2003), pp. 31-43

‘William Toldervy and the Origins of Smart’s A Translation of the Psalms of DavidReview of English Studies 54 No. 213 (2003), 52-66

Clarissa’, in David Womersley (ed.), A Companion to Literature from Milton to Blake (Oxford: Blackwell, 2000), pp. 322-30

‘Reading Time in Serial Fiction before Dickens’Yearbook of English Studies 30 (2000), 34-45

‘Jane Collier’, in Margaret Drabble (ed.), The Oxford Companion to English Literature, 6th edn (Oxford: Oxford University Press, 2000), 218

Horticulture Wars: Tristram Shandy and Upon Appleton House’, Shandean 11 (1999), 38-48

‘Johnson, Madness, and Smart’, in Clement Hawes (ed.), Christopher Smart and the Enlightenment(New York: St Martin’s Press, 1999), pp. 177-94

‘Narratives of Loss: The Poems of Ossian and Tristram Shandy, in Fiona Stafford and Howard Gaskill (eds), From Gaelic to Romantic: Ossianic Translations (Amsterdam: Rodopi, 1998), pp. 79-96. Reprinted with abridgment in Melvyn New (ed.), Critical Essays on Laurence Sterne (New York: G. K. Hall, 1998), pp. 68-83

‘Reception, and The Rape of the Lock, and Richardson’, in Howard Erskine-Hill (ed.), Alexander Pope: World and Word, Proceedings of the British Academy No. 91 (Oxford: Oxford University Press, 1998), pp. 147-75

Joseph Andrews, Benjamin Martyn’s Timoleon, and the Statue of Surprize’, Notes and Queries 45.4 (1998), 460-1

‘Dying by Numbers: Tristram Shandy and Serial Fiction (2)’, Shandean 9 (1997), 34-69

‘“Letters about Nothing”: Johnson and Epistolary Writing’, in Greg Clingham (ed.), The Cambridge Companion to Samuel Johnson (Cambridge: Cambridge University Press, 1997), pp. 224-39

‘Fielding’s Amanuensis’, Notes and Queries 43.3 (1996), 303-4

James Boswell’, ‘Epistolary Novel’, ‘James Macpherson’, ‘Samuel Richardson’, ‘Christopher Smart’, ‘Tobias Smollett’, in Mark Hawkins-Dady (ed.), Reader's Guide to Literature in English (Chicago: Fitzroy Dearborn, 1996), pp. 81-82, 251-52, 458-59, 657-58, 737, 738-39

‘Dying by Numbers: Tristram Shandy and Serial Fiction (1)’, Shandean 8 (1996), 41-67

‘Jane Collier, Reader of Richardson, and the Fire Scene in Clarissa’, in Albert J. Rivero (ed.), New Essays on Samuel Richardson (New York: St Martin’s Press, 1996), 141-61

Pamela’s Fables: Aesopian Writing and Political Implication in Samuel Richardson and Sir Roger L’Estrange’XVII‑XVIII: Bulletin de la société d’études anglo‑américaines des XVIIe et XVIIIe siècles 41 (1995), 81-101. Reprinted 1999 in Pierre Arnaud (ed.), Le Portrait (Paris: Presses de l’Université de Paris-Sorbonne), 43-60

‘Presenting Jeopardy: Language, Authority, and the Voice of Smart in Jubilate Agno’, in Howard Erskine-Hill and Richard McCabe (eds), Presenting Poetry: Composition, Publication, Reception(Cambridge: Cambridge University Press, 1995), pp. 97‑116

‘Smollett’s Scotlands: Culture, Politics and Nationhood in Humphry Clinker and Defoe’s TourHistory Workshop Journal 40 (1995), 118‑32

‘Weeping Dryads, Wealden Iron, and Smart’s “Against Despair”: Preromantic Ecology?’Durham University Journal 57.2 (1995), 269-77

‘Clarissa’s Death, Clarissa’s Sale, and the Text of the Second Edition’, Review of Engish Studies 45 No. 179 (1994), 389-96

‘Readers and Stage-Coaches in Fielding and Sterne’, Notes and Queries 41.2 (1994), 209-11

‘Getting Level: Pamela, Pope, and J‑‑‑‑ W‑‑‑‑’, Q/W/E/R/T/Y: Arts, Littératures et Civilisations du Monde Anglophone 4 (1994), 111‑19

‘Marvell, Thomas Hollis, and Sterne’s Maria: Parody in A Sentimental Journey’, Shandean 5 (1993), 9‑31

‘Laurence Sterne’, in Annick Benoit-Dusausoy and Guy Fontaine (eds), Lettres européennes: Histoire de la littérature européenne (Paris: Hachette, 1992), pp. 549-52. Reprinted as History of European Literature, translated by Michael Wooff (London: Routledge), pp. 389-93

‘Richardson, Incognita, and the Whitehall Evening-Post: New Light on Richardson’s Correspondence with Lady Bradshaigh and the Text of His First Letter’, Notes and Queries 39.4 (1992), 477-80

‘Richardson’s Meditations: Clarissa’s Clarissa’, in Margaret Anne Doody and Peter Sabor (eds), Samuel Richardson: Tercentenary Essays (Cambridge: Cambridge University Press, 1989), pp. 89‑109 and 275‑77