Lucasfilm: Filmmaking, Philosophy, and the Star Wars Universe (Bloomsbury, 2021) []

Cosmopolitanism and the Literary Imagination (Palgrave Macmillan, 2015). []

U. S. Emergent Literatures: From Multiculturalism to Cosmopolitanism in the Late Twentieth Century (NYU Press, 2014). []

The Rolling Stones’ Some Girls (Continuum, 33 1/3 Series, 2011). []

The Cambridge Companion to the Literature of New York, edited with Bryan Waterman (Cambridge University Press, 2010). []

Negative Liberties: Morrison, Pynchon, and the Problem of Liberal Ideology (Duke University Press, 2001). [Duke University Press Catalogue Description][]

Emergent Literatures (a book-length study of Asian American, Gay/Lesbian, Native American, and Chicano/a fiction, in The Cambridge History of American Literature, Volume Seven: Prose Writings, 1940-1990, general editor Sacvan Bercovitch, 1999). [Cambridge University Press Catalogue Description][]

Joyce’s Use of History in Finnegans Wake (Harvard University Press, 1984). []