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Gillian K. Osborne

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Selected Publications and Papers Delivered

Selected Publications

“Dickinson’s Lyric Materialism,” The Emily Dickinson Journal, Spring 2012.

“A More Ordinary Poet: Seeking Emily Dickinson,” Boston Review, May/June 2013.

“‘My pets, the grasses,’ meet ‘Monster Owl,’” “Ecomergency: Emergent Forms,” and“Love, love, my season,” for “Field Notes from the Conference on Ecopoetics, a Jacket2 commentary series, March-June 2013.


Papers Delivered

“An Imagination of Things: Thoreau’s Herbaria & Charts of General Phenomena,” C-19:Society for Nineteenth-Century Americanists, March 2014.

“Mechanical Form & Embodied Metrics in Dickinson & Poe,” MLA 2014.

“Transcendental Vegetation,” seminar presentation for Dartmouth Future of American Studies Institute, June 2013.

“California Poppy Cultivation in Nineteenth-Century New England,” co-authored with Juliana Chow; delivered at the Association for Study of Environment & Literature, May 2013; presented in absentia at Emily Dickinson International Society Conference, August 2013.

“The barest books: Dickinson’s herbarium,” Conference on Ecopoetics, February 2013

“Bewilderingness in Melville’s Pierre,” C-19: Society for Nineteenth-Century Americanists, March 2012.

“Words, Music, Mystery! (Sign, Sense, Silence in Melville’s Pierre),” Berkeley English Graduate Colloquium, February 2012.

“Becoming Tree: Frost’s ‘Wild Grapes’and A Thousand Plateaus,” Fance-Berkeley Conference on American Poetry and French Theory, March 2011; respondent for  paper on Barthes’s “neutral” and Louise Glück, October 2010.

“Cataloguing Eden: Popular Science & the Poetic Imagination,” MLA 2009.

“Dickinson’s Writing as Enactment,” seminar paper for Association of Literary Scholar & Critics, October 2008.

“Imaginary Prairies with Real Birds in Them: Audubon & Metaphor,” Berkeley Stanford Conference, May 2008.


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