Ross Chambers has most recently published The Writing of Melancholy (Chicago, 1993) and is now completing a longer work on “loiterature”. He is currently Professor of French at the University of Michigan.
Kimberly J. Devlin’s essays on Joyce have appeared in James Joyce Quarterly, PMLA, and Novel, and she has edited special issues and volumes. Her Wandering and Return in Finnegans Wake was published by Princeton in 1991. She is Professor of English at the University of California, Riverside.
John H. Flannigan is completing a dissertation on gender and cultural issues in Cather’s musical allusions at Loyola University, Chicago. He has recently published an essay on lesbian love and gender in Cather Studies.
Margot Norris is currently Professor of English at the University of California, Irvine. She has written extensively on British and American modernism. Her Joyce’s Web: The Social Unraveling of Modernism was published by Texas in 1992.
Arthur Saltzman is Professor of English at Missouri Southern State College and has published books on the novel, on contemporary American fiction and on Raymond Carver and William Gass. He is currently working on varieties of metaphor in the works of selected contemporary authors.