“George Gilfillan,” entry for The Dictionary of Nineteenth-Century Journalism, eds. Laurel Brake and Marysa Demoor et alia, Academia Press and the British Library, 2009. [requires institutional login]
"Class and the 'Spasmodics': W. E. Aytoun, George Gilfillan and Alexander Smith," special issue on the Spasmodics, eds. Jason Rudy and Charles La Porte, Victorian Poetry 42.4 (2005): 553-83.
pdf, "Class and the 'Spasmodics"
“Rossetti’s Poetic Daughters: Turn-of-the-Century Women Poets and the Use of the Sonnet,” The Rossettis: Cosmopolitans in Victorian London, eds. David Clifford and Lauren Roussillon, Anthem Press, 2004, 249-77.
“A History of Their Own: Late Nineteenth-Century Feminist Family History.” Contesting the Master Narrative: The Rhetoric of Social History, edited by Jeffrey Cox and Shelton Stromquist. Iowa City: University of Iowa Press, 1998, 69-92.
“Emily Davies,” “Catharine Macaulay.” Entries in Philosophy of Education: An Encyclopedia, edited J. J. Chambliss. New York and London: Garland Publishing, Inc., 1996, 137-39, 375-378. Catherine Macaulay essay reprinted 2002.
History and Community: Essays in Victorian Medievalism, edited and introduction.
With an article, “Victorian Alternative Futures: ‘Historicism,’ Past and Present, and A Dream of John Ball,” in History and Community: Essays in Victorian Medievalism, ed. Florence Boos. New York: Garland Publishing Inc., 1992, 3-37, and “Bibliography of Victorian Historicism and Medievalism.” New York: Garland Publishing, 1992.
“Dante Gabriel Rossetti,” in Victorian Poets After 1850, edited by William Fredeman and Ira Nadel, Columbia, S. C.: Brucolli, Clark, Layman, 1985, 217-236.
Reprinted with revisions in The Concise Dictionary of Literary Biography, Brucolli, Clark, Layman, 1992, 341-59.
“Bibliography of Victorian Historicism and Medievalism.” History and Community: Essays in Victorian Medievalism, ed. Florence Boos. New York: Garland Press, 1992: 231-87. Annotated bibliography of Victorian histories and historicist literary texts. (Listed above)
“A New Woman and the Pre-Raphaelites.” Review of Linda Hughes, Graham R.: Rosamund Marriott Watson, Woman of Letters, Ohio University Press, 2005. William Morris Society in the United States Newsletter, Summer 2006.
Review of Elaine Showalter, Sexual Anarchy: Gender and Culture at the Fin de Siecle (Viking, 1990); Ornella Moscucci, The Science of Woman: Gynaecology and Gender in England, 1800-1929 (Cambridge, 1990); and Patricia Vertinsky, The Eternally Wounded Woman: Women, Doctors and Exercise in the Late Nineteenth Century (Manchester, 1990). Women’s Review of Books 9.2 (November, 1991): 26-27.
Review of Audrey Williams, Artists and Writers in Revolt: The Pre-Raphaelites, and A.I. Grieve, The Art of Dante Gabriel Rossetti: 1. Found 2. The Pre-Raphaelite Modern Life Subject, Victorian Studies 21.1 (Summer, 1978): 509-10.
EDITORIALS, PERSONAL ACCOUNTS, INFORMAL WRITING:
“Pacifism and the Arguments Against War,” www.ipiraq, March 5th, 2003; http://www.johnsoncountygreenparty.org/boospeace.htm
“Retrospective,” Concerns, Newsletter of the Midwest Women’s Caucus for the Modern Languages, Summer 2000, 4.
“MVSA After Twenty-Five Years,” Bulletin of the Midwest Victorian Studies Association, Spring 2001, p. 14.
“Some Impressions of Iceland,” U. S. William Morris Society Newsletter, April, 1986, 3-5. Reprinted in University of Iowa Spectator, June, 1986, 8.
“Marks and the Emperor’s Clothes,” The Sheaf, University of Saskatchewan, Fall, 1971.
“Women at Wisconsin,” pamphlet, one of six authors, Madison, Wisconsin, 1970.
"The Rhetoric and Character of Guido" [Browning's The Ring and the Book]
Commencement Address 2005