1994 Linguistics for Writers, SUNY Press.
2007 "Feudal Values, Vassalage, and Fealty in The Lord of the Rings." Mythlore Vol 25
2005 "Menopausal Life as Imitation of Art: Margery Kempe and Lack of Sorority," Women’s Writing Vol. 12: 419-432.
2003 "Blame, Silence, and Power: Perceiving Women in Sir Gawain and the Green Knight,” Mediaevalia Vol. 24: 279-298.
2003 "The Nonhomogeneous I: Desire, Pleasure and Fragmentation" in Barthes' A Lover's Discourse Sage Masters of Modern Social Thought: Roland Barthes, (Sage: London).
1997 "Aristocratic Veneer and the Substance of Verbal Bonds in The Weddynge of Sir Gawen and Dame Ragnell and Gamelyn," Studies in Philology 94:321-343.
1995 “Withoute Wordes: A Medieval Lady Dreams in The Assembly of Ladies," Journal of the Rocky Mountain Medieval and Renaissance Society 16:35-55.
1991 "Compelled to Believe in Absalom, Absalom." Style 25:104-122.
1991 "Silence and Shame: How Women’s Speech Contributes to Generic Conventionality and Generic Complexity in The Canterbury Tales," Language and Style, 24:433-443.