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Tamas Dobozy <> teaches at the University of British Columbia. He has published articles on Mavis Gallant and the short story in Canadian Literature and Descant, and on Richard Ford in American Novelists Since World War II. His previous work has appeared in Chicago Review and Short Story.

Peter Hitchcock teaches Literary and Cultural Studies at Baruch College and the Graduate Center of the City University of New York. His books include Oscillate Wildly (1999), Dialogics of the Oppressed (1993), and Working Class Fiction in Theory and Practice (1989).

Peter Kalliney <> is a doctoral candidate at the University of Michigan, where he is completing his dissertation, “Cities of Anger and Affluence: Urbanism and Social Class in Twentieth-Century British Literature.” His current project on The Satanic Verses explores the relationship between postcolonial literature and metropolitan material geography.

Tim Libretti is Associate Professor of English and Women’s Studies at Northeastern Illinois University. He has published articles on proletarian literature, U.S. Third World and multi-ethnic literatures, Marxism, and cultural studies in such journals as MELUS, Women’s Studies Quarterly, and Mediations.

Nicole Moore teaches in the English program at the University of Tasmania and has published on women’s writing in such Australian journals as Overland and Hecate. Her most recent publication is a co-edited special issue of the Australian Studies Journal on vision and colonial identity: The Vision of Splendid (2000). Her forthcoming article in Australian Feminist Studies discusses birth control in fiction.

Bill V. Mullen <> teaches African-American Literature at the University of Texas-San Antonio. He is the author of Popular Fronts: Chicago and African-American Cultural Politics, 1935–1946 and is currently at work on Afro-Orientalism, a history of African-American writing on Asia. [End Page 1]

Ian Peddie is a graduate student in the Department of English at the University of Rochester. He is currently completing a dissertation entitled “The Persisting Left: Class Expression and American Literature After 1939.” He has published on labor relations and rock music, and his forthcoming work includes essays on Amy Clampitt and Thomas McGrath.

Paula Rabinowitz is author of They Must Be Represented: The Politics of Documentary (1994) and Labor and Desire: Women’s Revolutionary Fiction in Depression America (1991) and co-editor of Writing Red: An Anthology of American Women Writers, 1930–1940 (1987). Her forthcoming book is entitled Black and White and Noir: Pulping 20th-Century America. She teaches film, American Cultural Studies, and Women’s Studies at the University of Minnesota.

Stephen A. Ross <> teaches at Queen’s University, Canada, and is the author of articles on Milan Kundera, Joseph Conrad, and Ernest Buckler, as well as a dissertation on subjectivity and modernity in Conrad.

Lise Shapiro Sanders is Visiting Assistant Professor of Literature and Cultural Studies at Hampshire College. The co-editor of Embodied Utopias: Genders, Social Change, and the Modern Metropolis, a forthcoming essays collection, she is currently at work on a book project entitled Consuming Fantasies: Labor, Leisure, and the London Shopgirl, 1880–1914.

Asha Varadharajan <> is the author of Exotic Parodies: Subjectivity in Adorno, Said, and Spivak (1995). Among her work in progress is a volume entitled The Art of the Possible: New Essays on Postcoloniality. She teaches at Queen’s University, Canada.



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