Donna Landry: Selected publications


  • The Evliya Çelebi Way, co-authored with Caroline Finkel and Kate Clow (Istanbul: Up Country [Turkey] Ltd., 2011)
  • Noble Brutes: How Eastern Horses Transformed English Culture in 'Animals, History, Culture' series at The Johns Hopkins University Press (2008).
  • The Invention of the Countryside: Hunting, Walking, and Ecology in English Literature, 1671-1831 (Palgrave, 2001). Choice Outstanding Academic Book Award, 2002.
  • The Country and the City Revisited: England and the Politics of Culture, 1550-1850, co-edited with Gerald MacLean and Joseph P. Ward (Cambridge University Press, 1999).
  • The Spivak Reader, co-edited with Gerald MacLean, with an introduction, headnotes, and a checklist of publications (Routledge, 1996).
  • Materialist Feminisms, co-authored with Gerald MacLean (Blackwell Publishers, 1993).
  • The Muses of Resistance: Laboring-Class Women's Poetry in Britain, 1739-1796 (Cambridge University Press, 1990: paperback, 2005).
  • Expedition and Reenactment: Journeying with Evliya Çelebi, co-authored volume in progress with Gerald MacLean, Andrew Byfield, Caroline Finkel, and Leyla Neyzi, for Palgrave Macmillan’s Reenactment History series.
  • Imperial Alternatives: Travels in the Ottoman World that Britain Forgot, monograph in progress based on ‘Hoofprinting’, Leverhulme-funded Study Abroad Fellowship for 2009-2010

Special issues of journals

  • Studies in Travel Writing, with Gerald MacLean, forthcoming special issue on travel in Turkey and the Ottoman empire.
  • Learning to Read in the Long Revolution: New Perspectives on Laboring-Class Poets, Aesthetics, and Politics, co-edited with William Christmas, special issue with co-authored Introduction, Criticism 47: 4 (Fall 2005) [appeared 2007], 200+ pp.

Chapters and articles (2010 onwards)

  • ‘Writing Beirut c. 1982’, with Gerald MacLean, for The Siege of Beirut, Caroline Rooney and Rita Sakr, eds. (Routledge, forthcoming).
  • ‘Poems on Place’, Jack Lynch, ed., The Oxford Handbook to Eighteenth-Century English Poetry (Oxford University Press, forthcoming).
  • ‘Said Before Said’, Orientalism, 30 Years Later, Ziad Elmarsafy and Anna Bernard, eds. (Palgrave, forthcoming).
  • ‘The Geopolitical Picturesque’, in Christine Berberich, Neil Campbell, and Robert Hudson, eds., Land and Identity: Theory, Memory, Practice (Amsterdam and New York: Rhodopi, 2012), 91-114.
  • ‘Anglo-Ottoman Enlightenment? Thoroughbreds and the Coffeehouse’, in Gerald MacLean, ed., Britain and the Muslim World (Cambridge Scholars, 2011), 69-84.
  • ‘English Brutes, Eastern Enlightenment’, in ‘Animal, All Too Animal’, Lucinda Cole, ed., a special issue of The Eighteenth Century: Theory and Interpretation 52:1 (Spring 2011): 11-30.
  • ‘Speciesism, Identity Politics, and Ecocriticism: A Conversation with Humanists and Posthumanists’, The Eighteenth Century: Theory and Interpretation 52:1 (Spring 2011), 87-106. [With Cole, Boehrer, Nash, Fudge, Markley, Wolfe]
  • ‘Queer Islam and New Historicism’, ‘Queer Adventures in Cultural Studies’, Angela McRobbie, ed., a special issue of Cultural Studies 25: 2 (March 2010): 149-65.
  • ‘Empire’s Children’, with Caroline Rooney, in Kipling and Beyond: Patriotism, Globalisation, and Postcolonialism, Caroline Rooney and Kaori Nagai, eds. (Palgrave Macmillan, 2010), 58-78.
  • ‘Picturing Benevolence Against the Commercial Cry, 1750-1798, or, Sarah Fielding and the Secret Causes of Romanticism’, The History of British Women’s Writing, 1750-1830 (Volume 5 of The History of British Women’s Writing), Jacqueline Labbé, ed. (Palgrave Macmillan, 2010), 150-71.
  • Brute Strength: Labouring-Class Studies and Animal Studies’, Keywords 8 (2010), 15-17.
  • ‘Rewriting the Sea from the Desert Shore: Equine and Equestrian Perspectives on a New Maritime History’, in Maria Fusaro, Colin Heywood, and Mohamed-Salah Omri, eds., Trade and Cultural Exchange in the Early Modern Mediterranean: Braudel’s Maritime Legacy, International Library of Historical Studies 67 (London and New York: I. B. Tauris, 2010), 253-77

Chapters and articles (pre-2010)

  • ‘Settlers on the Edge, or Sedentary Nomads: Andrei Platonov and Steppe History’, in Vanessa Agnew and Jonathan Lamb, eds., with Daniel Spoth, Reenactment History, Volume 2: Settler and Creole Reenactment (Palgrave Macmillan, 2009), 41-54.
  • ‘William Beckford’s Vathek and the Uses of Oriental Re-enactment’, in Felicity Nussbaum and Saree Makdisi, eds., The Arabian Nights in Historical Context: Between East and West (Oxford University Press, 2008), 167-94.
  • 'Learning to Ride in Early Modern Britain, or, the Making of the English Hunting Seat', in The Culture of the Horse: Status, Discipline, and Identity in the Early Modern World, ed. Karen Raber and Treva J. Tucker (Houndmills and New York: Palgrave Macmillan, 2005), 329-49.
  • The Bloody Shouldered Arabian and Early Modern English Culture', Criticism 46:1 (Winter 2004): 41-69.
  • 'Slavery and Sensibility: Phillis Wheatley within the Fracture', in Early Black British Writing: Olaudah Equiano, Mary Prince, and Others, ed. Alan Richardson and Debbie Lee (Boston and New York: Houghton Mifflin, 2004), 377-95.
  • 'Lady Anne Blunt's Algerian Journals, 1873-74,' in Prof. Emerite Abdeljelil Temimi and Dr. Mohamed-Salah Omri, eds, The Movement of People and Ideas between Britain and the Maghreb (Tunis: Fondation Temimi, 2003), 91-102.
  • 'Green Languages? Women Poets as Naturalists in 1653 and 1807,' in 'Forging Connections,' Anne K. Mellor, Felicity Nussbaum, and Jonathan F. S. Post, eds, a special issue of Huntington Library Quarterly 63:4 (2002): 39-61.
  • 'Radical Walking', (December 2001).
  • 'Horsy and Persistently Queer: Imperialism, Feminism, and Bestiality,' Textual Practice 15:3 (November 2001): 467-85.