Matthew Bevis is a Lecturer in English Literature at the University of York. He is the author of The Art of Eloquence: Byron, Dickens, Tennyson, Joyce and editor of Some Versions of Empson. He is currently co-editing The Novels of Thomas Love Peacock in three volumes to be published by Cambridge University Press in 2012 and working on a new monograph entitled Fits of Laughter: Senses of Humour in Nineteenth-Century Poetry.
Patrick Collier is Associate Professor of English at Ball State University, where he teaches film and nineteenth- and twentieth-century British literature. He is the author of Modernism on Fleet Street and numerous articles on the relationships between newspaper journalism and literature.
Tim Conley is Assistant Professor in the Department of English Language and Literature at Brock University, where he also teaches in the graduate program in Comparative Literature and Arts. He is the author of Joyces Mistakes; Problems of Intention, Irony, and Interpretation and a collection of short fiction, Whatever Happens, and is co-author (with Stephen Cain) of The Encyclopedia of Fictional and Fantastic Languages.
Walter Corbella, originally from Argentina, was a teaching fellow at Kent State University. He received a Fulbright scholarship to study literature in the year 2000. He is currently working on his doctoral dissertation on the oedipal character of contemporary Irish fiction.
Lily Corwin currently lives and works in Washington, D.C., where she is completing a doctorate at the Catholic University of America on religious dialectics and narrative technique in post-Holocaust Jewish-American fiction. She teaches courses in writing and literature at Catholic University, Johns Hopkins University, and the University of Maryland University College.
Kevin J. H. Dettmar is Professor of English and cultural studies at Southern Illinois University Carbondale. He has published widely on Joyce, modernism, and rock and roll, and he is co-editor, with Mark Wollaeger, of the new Oxford University Press series Modernist Literature & Culture.
Daniel Ferrer is Director of Research at the Institut des Textes et Manuscrits Modernes (ITEM, CNRS-ENS) in Paris. He has published books on Joyce, Virginia Woolf, literary theory, and genetic criticism and is the editor of the journal Genesis. With Vincent Deane and Geert Lernout, he is currently editing the Finnegans Wake notebooks.
Oona Frawley is a Research Fellow in the School of English, Trinity College Dublin. The author of Irish Pastoral, she edited A New & Complex Sensation: Essays on Joyce’s “Dubliners,” New Dubliners, and [End Page 405] Selected Essays of Nuala Ní Dhomhnaill. She is currently completing Spenser’s Trace, a book on Edmund Spenser and Irish cultural memory and editing and compiling a three-volume work, Memory Ireland: Explorations of Irish Cultural Memory, the first volume of which considers Joyce and cultural memory.
Michael Groden has been named a Distinguished University Professor at the University of Western Ontario and elected a Fellow of the Royal Society of Canada. Recent publications include Genetic Criticism: Texts and Avant-textes (co-edited with Jed Deppman and Daniel Ferrer) and the second edition of The Johns Hopkins Guide to Literary Theory and Criticism (co-edited with Martin Kreiswirth and Imre Szeman).
Allan Hepburn is Associate Professor of English at McGill University. He is the author of Intrigue: Espionage and Culture and has edited a collection of essays entitled Troubled Legacies: Narrative and Inheritance, which will be published by the University of Toronto Press in 2007. His essay on poverty in A Portrait of the Artist as a Young Man recently appeared in the James Joyce Quarterly.
R. Brandon Kershner is Alumni Professor of English at the University of Florida. He is the author of three books: Dylan Thomas: The Poet and His Critics, Joyce, Bakhtin, and Popular Literature, and The Twentieth-Century Novel: An Introduction. He is also the editor of the Bedford Books edition of Joyce’s A Portrait of the Artist as a Young Man and of Joyce and Popular Culture. Joyce, Bakhtin, and Popular Literature won the 1990 award from the American Conference for Irish Studies as the best work of literary criticism in the field. Kershner is a member of the Board of Advisory Editors of the James Joyce Quarterly and was recently re-elected...