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"The Ghost in the Collaborative Machine: Expression, Authority and the White Male Teacher in the Multicultural Classroom." In Race In the Classroom: Pedagogy and Politics. Bonnie TuSmith ed. (Rutgers UP, 2002).
Recalling Religions: Resistance, Memory and Cultural Revision in Ethnic Women's Literature (University of Tennessee Press, 2001).
"'The Singing Man Who Must Be Reckoned With': Private Desire and Public Responsibility in the Poetry of Countee Cullen." African American Review. 34.4 (Winter 2000): 661-678.
"'Pa is Not Our Pa'; Sacred History and Political Imagination in The Color Purple." South Atlantic Review. 60.2 (1995): 69-92.
"Scribbling for a Life: Masculinity, Doctrine, and Style in John Updike." Christianity and Literature. 43.3-4 (1994): 329-346.
Peter is Associate Professor of English at Messiah College.