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Publications of Sharon P Holland    :chronological  alphabetical  combined  bibtex listing:


  1.  The Erotic Life of Racism.  2008. (Reader's Reports at Duke UP)  [abs]
  2.  Crossing Waters, Crossing Worlds: The African Diaspora in Indian Country. Edited by Co-edited with Tiya Miles. Duke University Press, Fall, 2006.
  3.  Raising the Dead: Readings of Death and (Black) Subjectivity. Duke University Press, 2000. (Awarded the Lora Romero First Book Publication Prize from the American Studies Association (2002).)

Essays/Articles/Chapters in Books

  1. "The Apostate." Minnesota Review Forthcoming (March, 2008)  [author's comments]
  2. with Jennifer D. Brody. "An/Other Case of New England Underwriting." Crossing Waters, Crossing Worlds. Ed. Tiya Miles and Sharon Holland.  2005.
  3. "Is there an audience for my play?." Shakesqueer. Ed. Madhavi Menon.  2008.   [author's comments]
  4. "When Characters Lack Character: A Biomythography." PMLA 123.5 (2008): 1494-1502.  [author's comments]
  5. "No Atheists in the Fox Hole: Toward a Radical Queer Politics." A Companion to Lesbian, Gay, Bisexual, and Transgender Studies. Blackwell, 2007.
  6. "Death in Black and White: A Reading of Marc Forster's Monster's Ball." Signs, special issue on visual culture 31.3 (Spring, 2006)
  7. "The Last Word on Racism: Toward a New Critical Race Theory." South Atlantic Quarterly 104.3 (Summer, 2005)
  8. "The Question of Normal." The Scholar and Feminist Online, "Public Sentiments" 2.1 (Summer, 2003)  www.barnard.edu/sfonline/ps/index.htm
  9. "If you know I have a history, you will respect me: A Perspective on Afro-Native American Literature." When Brer Rabbit Meets Coyote. Ed. Jonathan Brennan. Urbana: University of Illinois Press, 2003.
  10. "Everyday Mo(u)rning." Theatre Journal: Special Issue on Tragedy 54.1 (March, 2002)
  11. "Bill T. Jones, Tupac Shakur and the (Queer) Art of Death." Callaloo 23.1 (Winter, 2000)
  12. "(Pro)Creating Imaginative Spaces and Other Queer Acts: Randall Kenan's A Visitation of Spirits and its Revival of James Baldwin's Absent Black Gay Man in Giovanni's Room." James Baldwin Now. Ed. Dwight McBride. New York University Press, 1999.
  13. "Querying Feminishm and Killing the Self in Consolidated's Business of Punishment." Beyond and Binary. Ed. Timothy Powell. Rutgers University Press, 1999.
  14. with Michael Awkard. "The Communities and World(s) of Beloved." Toni Morrison. Ed. Nellie Y. McKay. MLA Publications, 1997.
  15. "[White] Lesbian Studies." The New Lesbian Studies. Ed. Bonnie Zimmerman. The Feminist Press, 1996.
  16. "Bakulu Discourse: Toni Morrison's Language of the Margin." Lit: Literature,_Interpretation and Theory 6.1-2 (1995)
  17. "If you know I have a history, you will respect me: A Perspective on Afro-Native American Literature." Callaloo 17.1 (Winter, 1994)
  18. "Humanity is Not a Luxury: Some Thoughts on a Recent Passing." Tilting the Tower. Ed. Linda Garber. Routledge, 1994.
  19. "To Touch the Mother's Country: Sitting Audre Lorde's Erotics." Lesbian Erotics: Practices and Critiques. Ed. Karla Jay. New York University Press, 1994. 
  20. "I love Happy Hour." www.42opus.com  (200?)

Book Reviews

  1.  The Revolution, In Theory.  American Literary History (Spring). (A Review of Jody David Armour, Negrophobia and Reasonable Racism: the Hidden Costs of Being Black in America; Lindon Barrett, Blackness and Value: Seeing Double; and Hazel V. Carby, Race Men.)
  2.  On Waiting to Exhale: Or what to Do When You're Feeling Black and Blue, a Review of Recent Black Feminist Criticism.  Feminist Studies (Spring).
  3.  Review of Nat Turner before the Bar of Judgment: Fictional Treatments of the Southampton Slave Insurrection. ed. Mary Kemp Davis. American Literature (Fall).
  4.  Review of Race, Rape, and Lynching: The Red Record of American Literature, 1890-1912, Sandra Gunning and Every Tub Must Sit on It's Own Bottom: The Philosophy and Politics of Zora Neale Hurston. ed. Deborah G. Plant. Signs (Spring).
  5.  Audre Lorde: Poet and Philosopher.  Uncommon Heroes. Phillip Sherman and Samuel Bernstein1994.


  1. "How Bubba The Socrates Got to Be Neither." (2008). Completed and under review  [abs]
  2. "Killing Martha." (2008).  [abs]

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