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Frederick Luis Aldama <> teaches U.S. and British multiethnic literature, film, and theory at University of Colorado, Boulder. He is the author of the forthcoming Dancing With Ghosts: A Critical Biography of Arturo Islas and has published a number of articles in such journals as Lit: Literature Interpretation Theory, Lucero, Callaloo, and Napantla.

Arturo Arias <> is Director of Latin American Studies at the University of Redlands. Author of five novels in Spanish and the screenplay for the film El Norte, he is also author of The Identity of the Word: Guatemalan 20th Century Narrative, and Ceremonial Gestures: Central American Fiction 1960-1990. He is currently editing the critical edition of Miguel Angel Asturias’s Mulata, and The Rigoberta Menchú Controversy. He is incoming President of the Latin American Studies Association.

Laura Barrett <> teaches at the Honors College of Florida Atlantic University. Her article “‘Here, But Also There’: Subjectivity and Postmodern Space in Mao II,” appeared in Modern Fiction Studies last year. Her work has also appeared in Studies in the Novel and Western American Literature.

Jessica Berman teaches English and Women’s Studies at the University of Maryland, Baltimore County. She was the director of the Tenth Annual Conference on Virginia Woolf and is the author of Modernist Fiction, Cosmopolitanism and the Politics of Community (forthcoming). She is currently at work on a project concerning feminist ethics and fiction.

Janet Dean <> teaches courses in American literature and gender studies at the University of South Dakota. Her essay “Marriage Plot and National Myth in The Pioneers” appeared in Arizona Quarterly. She is currently completing a book on gender and the frontier in the nineteenth-century American imagination.

Dana Dragunoiu is pursuing postdoctoral research on Vladimir Nabokov in the Department of English at Princeton University. Her article “Dialogues with Berkeley: Idealist Metaphysics and Epistemology in Nabokov’s Bend Sinister” will be published in volume 5 of Nabokov [End Page 1] Studies, and her article “Fundamental Ambiguities: Existential Freedom and Responsibility in J. M. Coetzee’s Foe” is forthcoming in Critique.

Elizabeth M. Fox teaches in the Program for Writing and Humanistic Studies at Massachusetts Institute of Technology. She co-edited a special issue, titled “Lawrence and the Psychoanalytic,” of the D. H. Lawrence Review and has also been published in Études Lawrenciennes. She is working on a series of essays on the life and writings of Joan Riviere, who first translated Freud’s work into English.

Jean Gallagher <> is an associate professor of English at Polytechnic University in New York City. She is the author of The World Wars Through the Female Gaze (1998). Her article, “Vision and Inversion in Nightwood” is forthcoming in Modern Fiction Studies. She is currently working on a study of women’s literary modernism and visual culture.

Ethan Goffman <> is the author of Imagining Each Other: Blacks and Jews in Contemporary American Literature (2000), as well as articles in Contemporary Literature, MELUS, Dissent, Shofar, and other magazines. He has been an editor for Dissent and Contact II magazines, and is now teaching at Purdue University. Currently he is working on a novel.

Carol E. Henderson teaches in the Department of English at the University of Delaware. Her article “Borderlands: The Critical Matrix of Caste, Class, and Color in Incidents in the Life of A Slave Girl” recently appeared in Legacy. Her forthcoming study is Layed Bare: Historical and Literary Images of the Scarred Black Body. Among her works in progress is an article on the captivity narratives of Alicia Partnoy and Harriet Jacobs.

Tobey C. Herzog is Professor of English and Chair of the Division of Humanities at Wabash College. In addition to articles on the fiction of Charles Dickens and Thomas Hardy, he has published two books on American Literature about the Vietnam War: Vietnam War Stories: Innocence Lost (1992) and Tim O’Brien (1997).

Susan Levison <> received a Master of Arts in English from Boston University in 1997. She currently lives in Los Angeles and works as a television executive. [End Page 2]

Pericles Lewis is the author of Modernism, Nationalism, and...


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