Literature and Drama

This page lists my publications and online resources related to literature.


Technology in American Drama 1920-1950: Soul and Society in the Age of the Machine
American drama between 1920 and 1950 explores the relationship between humans and machines during an age when technology became increasingly domesticated and accepted as an index to the American dream.

Peer-reviewed Articles

"The Experimental Seduction of Mechanistic Modernism in Eugene O'Neill's Dynamo and the Federal Theatre Project's Altars of Steel."

PSim: York Corpus Christi Pageant Simulator


PICK UP AX [review of Anthony Clarvoe's play]

Tasking Ariel in Graham Nelson's "The Tempest" [Interactive Fiction]

Online Resources

R.U.R. (Rossum's Universal Robots)
Brief introduction to the 1920 Czech play that introduced the word "robot" to languages across the globe. Includes images from several different productions.

Full Text Archives
Web-friendly editions of common-domain literary texts. I have taught from these editions of Edward Bellamy's Looking Backward, T.S. Eliot's The Waste Land, Samuel Clemens's Adventures of Huckleberry Finn, F. Scott Fitzgerald's "Bernice Bobs Her Hair," and "The Dynamo and the Virgin" from Henry Adams's The Education of Henry Adams.


I hardly consider myself a poet, but I do write verse from time to time in order to make a point. If I had to classify it, I'd call it pedagogical poetry.

Interactive Fiction

Fine-tuned: An Auto-mated Romance
A text-based computer game (interactive fiction).

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