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Publications for Sarah Parker

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Journal Articles

Parker, S (2019) “It’s just a matter of form”: Edna St. Vincent Millay’s experiments with masculinity, Humanities, 8(4), 177, ISSN: 2076-0787. DOI: 10.3390/h8040177.

Parker, S (2019) Olive Custance, nostalgia, and decadent conservatism, Volupté: Interdisciplinary Journal of Decadence Studies, 2(1), pp.57-81, ISSN: 2515-0073.

Parker, S and Stainthorp, C (2018) Tracing the sculptural legacy of Constance Naden: Memorialisation, gender, and the portrait bust, Journal of Victorian Culture, 23(4), ISSN: 1355-5502. DOI: 10.1093/jvcult/vcy046.

Parker, S (2016) Publicity, celebrity, fashion: photographing Edna St. Vincent Millay, Women's Studies: an interdisciplinary journal, 45(4), pp.380-402, ISSN: 1547-7045. DOI: 10.1080/00497878.2016.1160750.

Parker, S (2016) Framing the woman poet: William Archer’s poets of the younger generation (1902), Cahiers Victoriens et Edouardiens, ISSN: 0220-5610. DOI: 10.4000/cve.3011.

Parker, S (2014) Fashion and dress culture, Literature Compass, 11(8), pp.583-591, ISSN: 1741-4113. DOI: 10.1111/lic3.12160.

Parker, S (2013) Fashioning Michael Field: Michael Field and late-Victorian dress culture, Journal of Victorian Culture, 18(3), pp.313-334, ISSN: 1355-5502. DOI: 10.1080/13555502.2013.783413.

Parker, S (2011) A Marriage of Ideals, Women: A Cultural Review, 22(4), pp.435-437, ISSN: 0957-4042. DOI: 10.1080/09574042.2011.618707.

Parker, S (2011) ‘A girl's love’: Lord Alfred Douglas as homoerotic muse in the poetry of Olive Custance, Women: A Cultural Review, 22(2-3), pp.220-240, ISSN: 0957-4042. DOI: 10.1080/09574042.2011.585045.


Parker, S and Vadillo, AP (ed) (2019) Michael Field:Decadent Moderns, Ohio University Press, ISBN: 978-0-8214-2401-8.

Parker, S (2015) The Lesbian Muse and Poetic Identity, 1889–1930, Routledge, ISBN: 9781317319993.


Parker, S (Accepted for publication) The Muse Writes Back. In Genre Trajectories, Palgrave Macmillan,ISBN: 9781137505484. DOI: 10.1057/9781137505484.0013.

Parker, S (2019) Cherchez la femme: Looking for lesbian femininities in literature, 1850-1928. In B, L (ed) Intersections of Gender, Class, and Race in the Long Nineteenth Century and Beyond, Palgrave Macmillan, pp.247-274, ISBN: 9783319967707. DOI: 10.1007/978-3-319-96770-7.

Parker, S (2019) Burning the candle at both ends: Edna St. Vincent Millay’s decadence. In Unknown Parent Title, Johns Hopkins University Press, pp.135-160, ISBN: 9781421429427.

Parker, S (2019) Sister arts: Michael Field and Mary Costelloe. In Michael Field: Decadent Moderns, Ohio University Press, pp.146-179, ISBN: 9780821424018.

Parker, S and Vadillo, AP (2019) Introduction [Michael Field: Decadent Moderns]. In Michael Field: Decadent Moderns, Ohio University Press, pp.1-34, ISBN: 9780821424018.

Parker, S (2018) The male wound in fin de siècle poetry. In Lea, AMD (ed) The Male Body in Medicine and Literature, Liverpool University Press, pp.87-102, ISBN: 9781786940520.

Parker, S (2017) Bittersweet: Michael Field’s sapphic palate. In Decadence and the Senses, Modern Humanities Research Association,ISBN: 9781781884812.

Parker, S (2016) Urban economies and the dead woman muse in the poetry of Amy Levy and Djuna Barnes. In Economies of Desire at the Victorian Fin de Siècle Libidinal Lives, © Taylor & Francis, pp.83-105, ISBN: 9781138826342.

Parker, S (2015) The muse writes back: lyric poetry and female poetic identity. In Genre Trajectories Identifying, Mapping, Projecting, Palgrave Macmillan. Selection, introduction and editorial matter © Garin Dowd and Natalia Rulyova; Individual chapters © Respective authors, pp.89-108, ISBN: 9781137505477.

Parker, S (2015) Amy Lowell's appetites: food, consumption and homoerotic desire in Amy Lowell's poetry. In Fat Sex: New Directions in Theory and Activism, Ashgate Publishing, Ltd. (Routledge) © Helen Hester and Caroline Walters, pp.159-180, ISBN: 9781472432544.

Parker, S (2013) Whose muse? Sappho, Swinburne and Amy Lowell. In Algernon Charles Swinburne, pp.193-212, ISBN: 9780719099960.


Parker, S (2019) Sapphic Poetry, The Palgrave Encyclopedia of Victorian Women's Writing.

Parker, S (2019) Sappho, Nineteenth-Century Rediscovery of, Global Encyclopedia of Lesbian, Gay, Bisexual, Transgender, and Queer (LGBTQ) History.

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