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O Mundo Gay de António Botto. Lisboa: Documenta/Sistema Solar, 2018.
Named one of the year’s ten best nonfiction books published in Portugal by Público; shortlisted for the 2019 PEN Club (Portugal) award in nonfiction.

Gender, Empire, and Postcolony: Luso-Afro-Brazilian Intersections. Ed. with Hilary Owen. New York: Palgrave Macmillan, 2014.

O Corpo em Pessoa: Corporalidade, Género, Sexualidade. Ed. with Mark Sabine. Trans. Humberto Brito. Lisboa: Assírio & Alvim, 2010. (Revised Portuguese translation of Embodying Pessoa.)

O Formato Mulher: A Emergência da Autoria Feminina na Poesia Portuguesa. Coimbra: Angelus Novus, 2009.

Embodying Pessoa: Corporeality, Gender, Sexuality. Ed. with Mark Sabine. Toronto: University of Toronto Press, 2007.

Ponto de Encontro: Portuguese as a World Language. With Clémence Jouët-Pastré, Patrícia Sobral, Maria Luci Moreira, and Amélia P. Hutchinson. Lead author 1st ed., co-author 2nd ed. Upper Saddle River, NJ: Prentice Hall, 2007, 2012.

Mariana Alcoforado: Formação de um Mito Cultural. Trans. Manuela Rocha. Lisboa: Imprensa Nacional-Casa da Moeda, 2006. (Expanded Portuguese translation of The Portuguese Nun.)

The Portuguese Nun: Formation of a National Myth. Lewisburg: Bucknell University Press, 2000. Named an Outstanding Academic Book of 2001 by Choice.

After the Revolution: Twenty Years of Portuguese Literature 1974-1994. Ed. with Helena Kaufman. Lewisburg: Bucknell University Press, 1997.

Selected Articles and Chapters

“Por tierras de Portugal con Carmen e Ramón: negociações transibéricas de género e sexualidade.” Iberic@l 19 (Spring 2021), 7-20.

“Wily Homosexuals: Notes on the Circulation of Queerness and Homophobia in the Luso-Brazilian Nineteenth Century.” In Gendering the Portuguese-Speaking World: From the Middle Ages to the Present, edited by Francisco Bethencourt, 159-78. Leiden: Brill, 2021.

“Among Women: Reassessing Portuguese ‘Feminine’ Poetry of the 1920s.” Journal of Romance Studies 19:3 (2019), 389-414.

“Portugal’s First Queer Novel: Rediscovering Visconde de Vila-Moura’s Nova Safo (1912).” Journal of Lusophone Studies 4:1 (2019), 40-63.

“New Portuguese Letters in the United States.” Ana Luísa Amaral, Ana Paula Ferreira, and Marinela Freitas, eds. New Portuguese Letters to the World: International Reception. Oxford: Peter Lang, 2015. 97-120.

“Love Is All You Need: Lusophone Affective Communities after Freyre.” In Hilary Owen and Anna M. Klobucka, eds., Gender, Empire, and Postcolony: Luso-Afro-Brazilian Intersections. New York: Palgrave Macmillan, 2014. 33-47.

“Palmyra’s Secret Garden: Iberian (Dis)Connections, Portuguese Modernism, and the Lesbian Subject.” Luso-Brazilian Review 50: 2 (2013), 31-52.

“The Solitary Reaper Between Men (and Some Women).” Mariana Gray de Castro, ed., Fernando Pessoa’s Modernity without Frontiers: Influences, Dialogues and Responses. Woodbridge: Tamesis, 2013. 101-112.

“Queer Lusitania: António Nobre’s Minor Nationalism.” Luso-Brazilian Review 48:2 (2011), 5-22.

“Sobre a hipótese de uma herstory da literatura portuguesa.” Veredas 10 (Dezembro 2008), 13-25.

“Together at Last: Reading the Love Letters of Fernando Pessoa and Ophelia Queiroz.” In Klobucka and Sabine, eds., Embodying Pessoa: Corporeality, Gender, Sexuality. Toronto: U of Toronto Press, 2007. 224-241.

“Spanking Florbela: Adília Lopes and a Genealogy of Feminist Parody in Portuguese Poetry.” Portuguese Studies 19 (2003), 190-204.

“Lusotropical Romance: Camões, Gilberto Freyre, and the Isle of Love.” Portuguese Literary and Cultural Studies 9 (Fall 2002), 121-38.

“Desert and Wilderness Revisited: Sienkiewicz’s Africa in the Polish National Imagination.” Slavic and East European Journal 45.2 (Summer 2001), 243-59.

“Theorizing the European Periphery.” Symplokē 5: 1-2 (1997), 61-72.

“Sophia escreve Pessoa.” Colóquio/Letras 140/1 (Outubro 1996), 157-76.

“Hélène Cixous and the Hour of Clarice Lispector.” SubStance 73 (1994), 41-62.

“Teoricamente phalando: algumas observações sobre a sexualidade do discurso crítico em Portugal.” Colóquio/Letras 125/126 (1992), 169-76.

“On ne naît pas poétesse: a aprendizagem literária de Florbela Espanca.” Luso-Brazilian Review 29.1 (1992), 51-61.