Stephanie Bower is a lecturer in English at UCLA. She recently completed her dissertation on representations of prostitution in turn-of-the-century American literature and is revising it for publication.
Vincent B. Leitch teaches English and literary theory at Purdue University. He is the author of Deconstructive Criticism, American Literary Criticism from the 1930s to the 1980s, and Cultural Criticism, Literary Theory, Poststructuralism. His most recent book, Postmodernism—Local Effects, Global Flows, will be published this year.
Patricia McKee is a professor of English at Dartmouth College. She has published essays on William Faulkner and Henry James and recently completed a project on public and private experience in the English novel. She is working on a book on space, race, and gender in American fiction.
Jeffrey T. Nealon, a professor of English at Pennsylvania State University, is the author of Double Reading: Postmodernism After Deconstruction. His work has appeared in Postmodern Culture, boundary 2, and Cultural Critique. Currently, he is at work on Alterity Politics: Ethics in Recent Literary and Cultural Studies.
Mathew Roberts is a professor of English at Iowa State University. His essays have appeared in Slavic and East European Journal and Rethinking Bakhtin. He is at work on a book entitled American Avant-Garde: Pop Art, Beat Writing, and the Sixties Counterculture.