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Michael Joseph

Michael Joseph
Rare Book Librarian, Special Collections/University Archives
Library Faculty, Special Collections and University Archives
Special Collections and University Archives
Archibald S. Alexander Library
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Publications

PUBLICATIONS

SCHOLARLY BOOKS

Teaching Guide to the Norton Anthology of Children’s Literature. New York: WW Norton, 2005.

 

Adventure and Art: The First One Hundred Years of Printing / by Paul Needham and Michael Joseph. New Brunswick, NJ: Rutgers University Libraries, 1998.

 

 

BOOK LENGTH POETRY AND LITERARY FICTION

Crocodiles (poem with paper cut by Beatrice Coron) (New York: Beatrice Coron, 2014), ed. of 3

 

La Nouvelle Chatte, or The New White Cat. With illustrations by Henry Charles (Clinton, NJ: Lucia Press, 2013)

 

La Nouvelle Chatte, or The New White Cat. With illustrations by Henry Charles (New Brunswick, NJ: Cats in the Basement Press, 2013)

 

La Nouvelle Chatte, or The New White Cat. With illustrations by Henry Charles. 2012. An electronic book http://free.yudu.com/item/details/457045/

 

Juvenile Fantasies & Innocent Dreams (28 short stories with 28 responses by Sarah K. Stengle). (New Brunswick, NJ: Cats in the Basement Press, 2013)

- - Artists’ book Dirt Dream (Minneapolis, Minn. : Sarah K. Stengle, 2013), ed. of 4

 

Paper: A Pulp Romance, in Three Wanton Acts. Edition of 100 copies (poetry broadside with one poem, image and paper made by Anne McKeown at the Brodsky Center for Innovative Editions, designed by Lisa Switalski and printed at the The Jaffe Center for Book Arts) (2012)

 

Lost Light (Jersey City, NJ: Harsimus Press, 2011) Edition of 100 copies. (Three poems, with CD of music set on them, performed by tenor and piano, composed by Herb Rothgarber).

 

Useless Tools: For Every Anxious Occasion (Clinton, NJ: Hunterdon Art Museum, 2011). A collaboration with artist/writer Sarah Stengle

 

The Real Story of Puss in Boots (New Brunswick: Cats in the Basement Press, 2009)

 

Contes de Fees (Chesterfield, MO: Wildwood Press, 2008) (collaboration with artist, Valerie Hammond)

 

For Constance (Usnago, Italy: Edizioni Pulcinoelefante, 2004)

 

Intercourse Without Mirrors (New York: Lowell Bodger, Typo., 1996)

 

 

BOOKS EDITED

Handmade Literacies. Baltimore, MD: Johns Hopkins University Press, 2004.

(Published as special issue of The Lion and the Unicorn)

 

 

JOURNALS EDITED

The Artists’ Books of Suellen Glashausser: A special Issue of the Journal of the Rutgers University Libraries  (LXIV 2008 [2010])

 

 

CHAPTERS IN BOOKS        

“Liminality” in Keywords in Children’s Literature (New York: NYU Press, 2011)

 

The Penny Fiddle and Poetic Truth: The Children’s Poems of Robert Graves” in Poetry and Childhood, edited by Morag Styles (Staffordshire, Eng.: Trentham Press, 2010)

 

“Mary Mapes Dodge and Illustrating St. Nicholas” in St. Nicholas, edited by Ruth Ann Thompson, Susan Gannon and Suzanne Rahn (New York, N.Y.: McFarland, 2004)

 

“The Myth of The Golden Age and Journey Tales in Post-Colonial African Children's Literature” in Critical Perspectives on Postcolonial African Children's Literature, edited by Meena Khorana (New York, N.Y.: Greenwood, 1998)

 

“Stanley Elkin's A Poetic For Bullies” in Masterplots II: Short Story, Supplement (Pasadena, California: Salem Press, 1997)

 

“Italo Calvino's Big Fish, Little Fish” in Masterplots II: Short  Story, Supplement (Pasadena, California: Salem Press, 1997)

 

“William Gass's Omensetter's Luck” in Masterplots: 20th Anniversary Revised 2nd Edition, 4672-4675 (Pasadena, California: Salem Press, 1997)

 

“Robert Graves' The White Goddess” in Masterplots: 20th Anniversary Revised 2nd Edition, 7136-7139 (Pasadena, California: Salem Press, 1997)

 

“Nikos Kazantzakis's The Odyssey: A Modern Sequel” in Masterplots: 20th Anniversary Revised 2nd Edition, 4599-4602 (Pasadena, California: Salem Press, 1997)

 

“W.B. Yeats, Deirdre” in Masterplots: 20th Anniversary, Revised 2nd Edition, 1619-1622 (Pasadena, California: Salem Press, 1997)

 

“Joseph Pennell” in American Book and Magazine Illustrators to 1920, edited by Steven E. Smith (Detroit, Mich.: Gale, 1998)

 

“Maxfield Parrish” in American Book and Magazine Illustrators to 1920, edited by Steven E. Smith (Detroit, Mich.: Gale, 1998)

 

“Randolph Caldecott” in British Children's Writers, 1800-1880, edited by Meena Khorana, 37-47 (Detroit, Mich.: Gale, 1996)

 

“William Roscoe” in British Children's Writers, 1800-1880, edited by Meena Khorana, 234-238 (Detroit, Mich.: Gale, 1996)

 

“William Nicholson” in British Children's Writers, 1880-1914, edited by Laura Zaidman, 217-229 (Detroit, Mich.: Gale, 1994)

 

 

 

 

MAJOR ENTRIES IN ENCYCLOPEDIAS

“Lynd Ward” in Oxford Encyclopedia of Children’s Literature, edited by Jack Zipes. 4v. London: Oxford UP, 2006.

 

“Bibliographical Societies” in Encyclopedia of Library History, edited by Wayne A. Wiegand and Donald G. Davis, Jr. 67-68. New York & London: Garland Publishing, Inc., 1994.

 

Minor entries in New York Encyclopedia and other titles by request 

 

 

REFEREED JOURNALS

“Outside the Inside of the Box”: The 2013 Lion and the Unicorn Award for Excellence in North American Poetry, (co-authored with Donelle Ruwe and Craig Svonkin) The Lion and the Unicorn, 37: 3 (2013): pp. 327-345 

“‘Reiterative divergence’: Reflections on Maurice Sendak’s Bumble-Ardy and Kenzaburô Ôe’s reimagining of Outside Over There,” Book 2.0, 2:1-2 (2013): 45-62

“Poetic Nonsense: Robert Graves, The White Goddess and Children’s Poetry,” Gravesiana: The Journal of the Robert Graves Society 3:4 (2013): 650-686

“Seeing the Visible Book: How Graphic Novels Resist Reading,” Children's Literature Association Quarterly, 37:4 (Winter 2012): 454-467

 

“‘Roses are planted where thorns grow’”: The 2012 Lion and the Unicorn Award for Excellence in North American Poetry (co authored with Michael Heyman and Joseph T. Thomas, Jr.) The Lion and the Unicorn: A Critical Journal of Children's Literature 36 (2012): 288–307

 

“Deleted/Undeleted: the Liminal Typography of Lowell Bodger,” Book 2.0, 1:2 (2011): 185-206

 

“‘The City, the Country, and the Road Between’: The 2011 Lion and the Unicorn Award for Excellence in North American Poetry,” (co authored with Michael Heyman and Joseph T. Thomas, Jr.) The Lion and the Unicorn: A Critical Journal of Children's Literature. 35.3 (2011): 296-313

 

 “The Rise and Maiden Flight of Hannah Goose’s Nursery Rhymes,” The Lion and the Unicorn: A Critical Journal of Children's Literature 29 (2005): 16-37

 

“Old Comic Elton and the Age of Fun: Robert H. Elton and the. Picture Book,” Children’s Literature Association Quarterly 28:3 (Fall 2003): 158-70

 

“A PreModernist Reading of The Drum: Chinua Achebe and the Theme of the Eternal Return” Ariel, A Review of International English Literature 28: (1997): 149-166

 

“Pictures and Frames: An Analysis of Post-Colonial African Children's Book Illustration Based Upon Linguistic Schema” Bookbird 35, 1: (1997): 18-23

 

“Dagmar Berkova: A Czech Romantic“ (co-authored with Lida Sak), Bookbird 34, 4: (1997): 48-51

 

“Peter Sis, An Interview,“ (co-authored with Lida Sak) The Lion and the Unicorn: A Critical Journal of Children's Literature 21:1 (1997) 131-141.

 

“Private Collectors of Early American Children's Books,” Bookbird 33: 3-4 (1995-1996): 79-83. 

 

“Intellectual Access to Images in Books, “ Visual Resources XI  (1995): 71-84. 

 

            

OTHER JOURNALS

“A Librarian's Stroll Through Milton's Afterlife.” Forms of Writing in Milton’s England: Seventy-Fifth Anniversary Issue of the Journal of the Rutgers University Libraries 65 (2012): 114-124

 

“Where Should We Be? Geography in Art.” In Central Booking Magazine, 2.4 (2011): 14-18 

 

“Some Sixties Influences on Suellen Glashausser’s Artists’ Books.” The Artists’ Books of Suellen Glashausser. A Special Issue of the Journal of the Rutgers University Libraries 64 (2010) 67-95

 

“Seeing Andersen as He Isn’t: Nineteenth and Twentieth Century Illustrations to Fairy Tales by H.C. Andersen.” Princeton Chronicle 68:3 (Spring 2007) 851-879

 

“Guild of Book Workers 100th Anniversary Exhibition,” American Craft 67:1 (2007): 70-3

 

“Artists’ Books at Rutgers,” Montclair Craft Guild Showcase. 29:6 (2004): 4, 12.

 

“How Books Stop Time: The Problem of Originality and Artists' Books” The Journal of the Rutgers University Libraries: Special Issue: The Book as Art, Literature and History. LX (2003): 95-113.

            

 

 

POETRY AND LITERARY FICTION IN JOURNALS

“Dialogue Between the Sacred and the Profane” in Central Booking Magazine: A Guide tot eh Art of the Book . . . and Beyond, 4, 2 (June 2013): 14.

 

Paper: A Pulp Romance, in Three Wanton Acts. Edition of 100 copies (poetry broadside with one poem, image and paper made by Anne McKeown at the Brodsky Center for Innovative Editions, designed by Lisa Switalski and printed at The Jaffe Center for Book Arts)

 

 

 

REVIEWS IN REFEREED JOURNALS

“Howard Pyle: Imagining An American School of Art by Jill P. May, Robert E. May (review),” Children's Literature Association Quarterly, 39:1 (Spring 2014): 158-163

 

“The Most Popular Story Every Told.” Sandra L. Beckett. Red Riding Hood for All Ages: A Fairy-Tale Icon in Cross-Cultural Contexts for Children’s Literature 39 (Winter, 2011): 249-258

 

Chris Roberts. Heavy Words, Lightly Thrown for Children’s Literature Association Quarterly, 31:2 (Summer 2006): 206-209

 

Jack Zipes. Oxford Companion to Fairy Tales, and Sticks and Stones: The Problem With Children’s Literature, for Children's Literature Association Quarterly, 27:4 (2002-2003): 229-232

 

“World’s Enough—and Time. Maria Nikolajeva. From Mythic to Linear. Lanham, Md.: Children’s Literature Association and Scarecrow Press, 2000, for Children’s Literature, 30 (2002): 221-228

 

John Higham. Hanging Together: Unity and Diversity in American Culture, edited by Carl J. Guarneri. Baltimore, MD.: Johns Hopkins UP, 2001, for The Lion and the Unicorn, 26:2 (April, 2002): 271-274

 

“This House is Haunted by White Night Gowns, “ Review of Girls, Boys, Books, Toys: Children's Literature and Games. Baltimore, Md.: Johns Hopkins Press, 1999, for Children's Literature Association Quarterly 25:3 (Fall, 2000): 171-173

 

[Liz Rosenberg “Silence of the Mountains” Boston Globe. April 25, 1999]

 

 

Exhibition Catalogs

Fran Manola: A Scribe’s Life. Dana Library, Spring, 2014

 

A Portable, Constant Obsession: The Book Art of Karen Guancione.

Special Collections and University Archives, Spring, 2012

 

Out of Retirement: The Later Wood Engravings of John DePol. Special Collections and University Archives, Fall, 2010

 

Karen Guancione. William Paterson College, Fall 2010

 

Material Translations. Arts Council of Princeton, Fall 2010

 

My Infant Head: A History of Children’s Poetry. Special Collections and University Archives, Fall 2008.

 

Suellen Glashausser and Her Circles. Special Collections and University Archives, Fall 2007. (Edited, with intro & bibliographical citations);

 

Vacation. New Brunswick: Special Collections and University Archives, Summer 2007. (Edited, with intro. & some labels);

 

Vertigo: A Graphic Novel of the Great Depression. New Brunswick: Special Collections and University Archives, 2003. (Extensive original text with labels and object descriptions);

 

Suellen Glashausser and The Book: Enduring Delight. Newark, N.J.: Rutgers University Libraries, 2002. (Edited with original text and bibliographical citations);

 

Books by John Ross, Books by Clare Romano. New Brunswick, NJ: Rutgers University Libraries, 2000. (Edited with object descriptions and bibliographical citations);

 

Two Double Takes: Illustrated Poetry of the Twentieth Century. NJ: Special Collections & University Archives, 1997;

 

Waking the Book: The Craft of the Bookbinder. NJ: Special Collections & University Archives, 1994;

 

Mother Goose in New York. New York: New-York Historical Society, 1992;