JIM O'ROURKE, Professor, Ph.D. University of Washington (1985) is currently writing on narrative technique in Jane Austen.
- Retheorizing Shakespeare through Presentist Readings (Routledge, 2012). Nominated by Routledge Press for the Renaissance Society of America's 2013 Phyllis Goodhart Gordan Book Prize.
- Sex, Lies and Autobiography: The Ethics of Confession, University of Virginia Press, 2006. Co-recipient of the Jean-Pierre Barricelli prize of the International
Conference on Romanticism for Outstanding Book in Romanticism Studies for
the year 2006.
- Keats's Odes and Contemporary Criticism, University Press of Florida, 1998.
--"an eloquently written tour de force"; Linda Dowling (SEL).
--"an impressively learned book"; Duncan Wu (ECS).
--"exquisitely intelligent readings"; Jack Stillinger (SiR).
- "The Revision of Obi; or, Three Finger'd Jack and the Jacobin Repudiation of Sentimentality." Nineteenth-Century Contexts (2006).
- "Racism and Homophobia in The Merchant of Venice." ELH 73, 2003.
- "The 1831 Introduction and Revisions to Frankenstein: Mary Shelley Dictates Her Legacy." Studies in Romanticism 38, 1999.
- "'Rule in Unity' and Otherwise: Love and Sex in Troilus and Cressida." Shakespeare Quarterly43, 1992. Reprinted in Shakespearean Criticism Yearbook 1992. Gale Research Press, 1994
- "'Nothing More Unnatural': Mary Shelley's Revision of Rousseau." ELH (1989): 543-69. Reprinted in The Columbia Critical Guide to Frankenstein, Columbia UP, 2000.
- Teaching Incentive Program Award, 1995.