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Parker, S and Oliver, S (2023) Material Matters: Dressmaking and Exhibition-making for “Poets in Vogue”, Modernism/Modernity, 8(1), ISSN: 1071-6068.

Parker, S (2023) Rapture and Melancholy: The Diaries of Edna St. Vincent Millay, ed. Daniel Mark Epstein, foreword by Holly Peppe, American Literary History, 35(2), pp.968-970, ISSN: 0896-7148. DOI: 10.1093/alh/ajad033.

Parker, S (2022) Gaudy havoc: Iris Tree’s performative decadent modernism, Feminist Modernist Studies, pp.1-29, ISSN: 2469-2921. DOI: 10.1080/24692921.2022.2090193.

Parker, S (2022) Reframing Amy Levy: photography, celebrity, and posthumous representation, Victoriographies, 12(1), pp.52-77, ISSN: 2044-2416. DOI: 10.3366/vic.2022.0447.

Parker, S (2022) Katharine Tynan as the source of Lionel Johnson ‘barstool’ myth in Ezra Pound’s Hugh Selwyn Mauberley (1920), Notes and Queries, 69(2), pp.160-162, ISSN: 0029-3970. DOI: 10.1093/notesj/gjac026.

Parker, S (2022) Behind the Times: Virginia Woolf in Late-Victorian Contexts by Mary Jean Corbett [Book review], Modernism/modernity, 29(1), pp.205-207, ISSN: 1071-6068. DOI: 10.1353/mod.2021.0081.

Parker, S (2021) This Rare Spirit: A Life of Charlotte Mew [Book review], Women's Writing, 30(1), pp.78-80, ISSN: 0969-9082. DOI: 10.1080/09699082.2021.1985236.

Parker, S and French, J (2021) “But with this I’m embodied”: H.D.’s public photographic portraits, 1913-1958, Feminist Modernist Studies, 4(1), pp.93-124, ISSN: 2469-2921. DOI: 10.1080/24692921.2021.1873021.

Parker, S (2020) Review of: Literary and Cultural Alternatives to Modernism: Unsettling Presences ed. by Kostas Boyiopoulos, Anthony Patterson, Mark Sandy, Modernism/modernity, 27(1), pp.196-199, DOI: 10.1353/mod.2020.0014.

Parker, S (2019) Review of: Beyond the Victorian/Modernist Divide: Remapping the Turn-of-the-Century Break in Literature, Culture and the Visual Arts, Eds. Anne-Florence Gillard-Estrada and Anne Besnault-Levita, Victorian Studies, 61(2), pp.331-333, ISSN: 0042-5222. DOI: 10.2979/victorianstudies.61.2.31.

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 (2019) Madeleine C. Seys, Fashion and Narrative in Victorian Popular Literature: Double Threads (New York: Routledge, 2018). 196 pp, Nineteenth-Century Gender Studies, 15(2), ISSN: 1556-7524.

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

Parker, S (2017) Review of: Oscar Wilde's Chatterton: Literary History, Romanticism, and the Art of Forgery by Joseph Bristow and Rebecca N. Mitchell, Victorian Studies, 59(2), pp.318-320, ISSN: 0042-5222. DOI: 10.2979/victorianstudies.59.2.07.

Parker, S (2016) Framing the woman poet: William Archer’s poets of the younger generation (1902), Cahiers Victoriens et Edouardiens, 84 Automne, ISSN: 0220-5610. DOI: 10.4000/cve.3011.

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 (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 (2008) ‘The Darkness is the Closet in Which Your Lover Roosts Her Heart’: Lesbians, Desire and the Gothic Genre, Journal of International Women's Studies, 9(2), pp.4-19, ISSN: 1539-8706.


Parker, S (2024) Form and Modernity in Women’s Poetry, 1895-1922 A Line of Her Own, Routledge, ISBN: 9781032348667.

Parker, S, Funke, J, English, E (ed) (2023) Interrogating Lesbian Modernism Histories, Forms, Genres, Edinburgh University Press, ISBN: 9781474486057.

Parker, S and Murray, A (ed) (2022) Michael Field, For That Moment Only and Other Prose Works, MHRA, ISBN: 978-1-781889-73-2.

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 (2024) “Trysts with Time”. In Form and Modernity in Women’s Poetry, 1895–1922, Routledge, pp.41-82, DOI: 10.4324/9781003324218-2.

Parker, S (2024) Introduction. In Form and Modernity in Women’s Poetry, 1895–1922, Routledge, pp.1-40, DOI: 10.4324/9781003324218-1.

Parker, S (2024) “I am the pillars of the house”. In Form and Modernity in Women’s Poetry, 1895–1922, Routledge, pp.160-197, DOI: 10.4324/9781003324218-5.

Parker, S (2024) “The snatch of a song that is sung”. In Form and Modernity in Women’s Poetry, 1895–1922, Routledge, pp.120-159, DOI: 10.4324/9781003324218-4.

Parker, S (2024) “Women are ever captive”. In Form and Modernity in Women’s Poetry, 1895–1922, Routledge, pp.83-119, DOI: 10.4324/9781003324218-3.

Parker, S (2024) Conclusion. In Form and Modernity in Women’s Poetry, 1895–1922, Routledge, pp.198-209, DOI: 10.4324/9781003324218-6.

Parker, S (2023) Elizabethan lovemaking: college romance and queer anachronism in Edna St. Vincent Millay’s The Lamp and the Bell. In English, E, Funke, J, Parker, S (ed) Interrogating Lesbian Modernism: Histories, Forms, Genres, Edinburgh University Press, pp.225-247, ISBN: 9781474486057. DOI: 10.1515/9781474486071.

Parker, S (2020) The new woman and decadent gender politics. In Murray, A (ed) Decadence: A Literary History, Cambridge University Press, pp.118-135, ISBN: 9781108426299. DOI: 10.1017/9781108640527.

Parker, S (2019) Burning the Candle at Both Ends: Edna St. Vincent Millay’s Decadence. In Hext, K and Murray, A (ed) Decadence in the Age of Modernism, John Hopkins University Press, pp.135-160, ISBN: 9781421429427.

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) 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 (2018) Cherchez La Femme: Looking for Lesbian Femininities in Literature, 1850–1928. In Palgrave Studies in Nineteenth-Century Writing and Culture, pp.247-274, DOI: 10.1007/978-3-319-96770-7_11.

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

Parker, S (2015) 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, pp.89-108, ISBN: 9781137505484.

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

Parker, S (Accepted for publication) Charlotte Mew’s self-effacing celebrity. In Riddell, F, Bratton, F, Girdwood, M (ed) Charlotte Mew: Poetics, Ecologies, Bodies, Palgrave Macmillan.


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

Parker, S (2019) Custance [married name Douglas], Olive Eleanor (1874–1944), poet, ODNB (Oxford Dictionary of National Biography) entry for Custance [married name Douglas], Olive Eleanor (1874–1944). DOI: 10.1093/odnb/9780198614128.013.60514.

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

Parker, S Poetry of the New Woman: Public Concerns, Private Matters Poetry of the New Woman: Public Concerns, Private Matters by Patricia Murphy, Cham, Switzerland: Palgrave Macmillan, 2023, 284 pp, £99.99(hardcover), ISBN 9783031197642. DOI: 10.1080/09699082.2023.2280418.

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