Department of English, College of LAS, University of Illinois


Gillen D'Arcy Wood

Professor of English

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Selected Publications

Books

  • The Shock of the Real: Romanticism and Visual Culture, 1760-1860. New York: Palgrave Macmillan, 2001.
  • Romanticism and Music Culture in Britain, 1770-1840: Virtue and Virtuosity. Cambridge University Press, 2010.
  • Hosack's Folly: A Novel of Old New York. New York: Other Press, 2005.
  • Tambora: The Eruption that Changed the World. Princeton University Press, 2014.

Journal Articles

  • "The Volcano Lover: Climate, Colonialism, and the Slave Trade in Raffles's 'History of Java'." Journal of Early Modern Cultural Studies 8.2 (2008): 33-55.
  • "Constable, Clouds, Climate Change." The Wordsworth Circle 38.1-2 (2007): 25-34.
  • "Crying Game: Operatic Strains in Wordsworth's Lyrical Ballads." ELH 71 (2004): 969-1000.
  • "The Female Penseroso: Anna Seward, Sociable Poetry, and the Handelian Consensus." Modern Language Quarterly 67.4 (2006): 451-77.
  • "Cockney Mozart: The Hunt Circle, the King's Theatre, and Don Giovanni." Studies in Romanticism 44.3 (2005): 367-97.
  • "Ecohistoricism." Journal of Early Modern Cultural Studies 8.2 (2008): 1-7.
  • "Leigh Hunt's New Suburbia: An Eco-historical Study in Climate Poetics and Public Health." ISLE 18.3 (2011): 527-52.
  • "What is Sustainability Studies?." ALH 24.1 (2012): 1-15.
  • "Have You Met Miss Ford? or, Accomplishment Revisited." European Romantic Review 23.3 (2012): 283-91.

Special Issues of a Journal

  • "Climate and Crisis". Spec. iss. of Journal for Early Modern Cultural Studies 8.2 (2008):
  • "Sustainability in America". Spec. iss. of ALH 24.1 (2012):

Essays

  • "Sustainability: Ethics, Culture, History." Sustainability: A Comprehensive Foundation. Chicago: University of Illinois, 2011. <http://www.cnx.org>.
  • "Visual Pleasures: Art, Entertainment, and the Nation." Blackwell Concise Companion to Romanticism. 2009. 232-56.
  • "Austen's Accomplishment: Music and the Modern Heroine." Blackwell Companion to Jane Austen. 2009. 366-76.

Newspaper Articles

  • "The Man Who Knew Too Much." The New York Times. [New York] 24 Jul. 2005, sec. 14: 3.

Website Articles

  • "Climate Change Makes Any Disaster Global." Bloomberg View. 19 Nov. 2013.
  • "Is Climate Change the New Slavery?." Grist. 17 Apr. 2014.
  • "The Volcano that Changed the Course of History." Slate. 9 Apr. 2014.

Encyclopedia Entries

  • "The Tambora Eruption and the Global Climate Emergency, 1815-18." Climate Change: An Encyclopedia of Science and History. ABC-CLIO, 2012.
  • "Italian Opera and the King's Theatre." Blackwell Encyclopedia of Romantic Literature. 2012.