Academic Publications

Peer-Reviewed (selected)

2016—“Melville’s Pierre and The ‘Church of the Bohemians.’” Connotations: A Journal for Critical Debate. Vol. 25. http://www.connotations.uni-tuebingen.de/mcadams0251.htm

2016—“The Failed Revolts of Stephen Dedalus: A Portrait of the Artist as a Young Man and Nietzschean Self-Overcoming.” Readings: A Journal for Scholars and Readershttp://www.readingsjournal.net/2016/01/the-failed-revolts-of-stephen-dedalus-a-portrait-of-the-artist-as-a-young-man-and-nietzschean-self-overcoming/

2015—“The Violence of Rhetoric and David Foster Wallace’s Brief Interviews with Hideous Men.Kritikos: An International and Interdisciplinary Journal of Postmodern Culture, Sound, and Image, Vol. 12 (December). http://intertheory.org/mcadams.htm

2015—“Now is My Time to Win”: Social Dysfunction and The New Sincerity in the Works of George Saunders.” Readings: A Journal for Scholars and Readers.http://www.readingsjournal.net/2015/04/now-is-the-time-for-me-to-win-social-dysfunction-and-the-new-sincerity-in-the-works-of-george-saunders/

2014—“‘Monstrous Ideas in Glass Cases’: Charles Simic, Heidegger, and the Revision of Tragedy.” The Apollonian, Vol.1 Issue2.https://theapollonianjournal.files.wordpress.com/2015/01/ta-1-2_mca.pdf

2014—“He and His Woman’: J.M. Coetzee, Elizabeth Costello, and Bakhtinian Polyphony in the Lives of Animals.Wreck Park Journal (SUNY Binghamton). http://wreckparkjournal.com/archive/issuezero/jamesmcadams.html

2012—“‘Dese funny folks. Glad I Ain’t None of Them’”: Towards an Onomastic Theory of Faulkner’s The Sound and the Fury.” Journal of Onomastic Theory. Vol 2, Issue 1.http://digitalcommons.brockport.edu/jlo/vol2/iss1/3/

Book Chapters

2016—“Lydia Millet’s My Happy Life: Female Trauma and the Destruction of Language.” American Women Writers, Poetics, and The Nature of Gender Study. Ed., DiEdwardo, Marianne. Cambridge Scholars Publishing.

In Press

2016—“David Markson’s Postmodern Turn: Wittgenstein’s Mistress and ‘Minor Literature.’” Rhizomes, Vol. 29.

2017—“‘We Speak Another Language Here’: Samuel Delany’s Bellona and the City of Folly.” Fantastic Cities Collection.

2017—“Narrative Identity and Narrative Therapy in Richard Powers’ The Echo Maker.” Explorations of Consciousness in Contemporary Fiction: A Collected Anthology.

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