John Duvall’s articles on Faulkner, Morrison, Updike, and DeLillo have appeared in journals such as Novel, Arizona Quarterly, College Literature, and Modern Fiction Studies. He is author of Faulkner’s Marginal Couple: Invisible, Outlaw, and Unspeakable Communities and Professor of English at the University of Memphis.
Mark Gaipa has co-authored with Robert Scholes an essay about metaphor for Literary Theory After Davidson and is currently working on essays about Virginia Woolf, Kiki of Montparnasse, and Samuel Roth. He is a research associate at the Malcolm S. Forbes Center for Modern Culture and Media at Brown University.
Robert Holton is a professor at Okanagan University College in British Columbia. He is the author of Jarring Witnesses: Modern Fiction and the Representation of History and is completing a study of post World War II American fiction dealing with white heterosexual male subjectivities.
Erico Menczer began his cinematographic career under the direction of Gianni di Venanzo in 1951. He has since made more than 100 movies working with such directors as Lizzani, Monicelli, Antonioni, Lattuada, Risi, Salce, Rosi, Bellocchio, Argento, Manfredi, Avati, Fellini, and the Taviani brothers. He has taught cinematography and photography, and his work was exhibited in Rome in 1985 and 1993. He also has a successful electronic gallery on the World Wide Web, where the cover photo for this issue was found.
Indrani Mitra has recently written on the discourse of liberal feminism and third-world women’s texts for College Literature. She is also completing a book on Indo-English women writers and an article on Gandhi and the gendering of nationalism. Her essay on Bharati Mukherjee’s The Tiger’s Daughter will appear in an upcoming volume on postcolonial identity and culture.
Vivian Wagner is completing a dissertation entitled “Fantasies of Cleanliness: American Utopian Novels, 1880–1920,” which examines the intersections between “hygiene” movements and turn-of-the-century utopian and dystopian novels. She has recently published an essay on Faulkner in Arizona Quarterly.
Julia Mcelhattan Williams has recently published an essay on tradition in recent anthologies of Irish literature, and “Representing a ‘Great Distress’: Melodrama, Gender and the Irish Famine,” co-authored with Stephen Watt, is forthcoming in a collection on nineteenth-century melodrama. She is an assistant professor at the Rose-Hulman Institute of Technology.