Miriam Marty Clark's work has appeared in various places, including Twentieth-Century Literature and Studies in the Novel. She is Assistant Professor at Auburn University.
Robert Paul Lamb is a lecturer in the Department of History and Literature at Harvard. Among his published essays are ones on Melville (The Southern Review) and Whitman (The South Atlantic Quarterly). He is currently revising a book manuscript on Heminway's short story art, from which the essay published here is adapted.
D. Mesher, an assistant professor at San Jose State University, has published articles on Sherwood Anderson, Saul Bellow, Thomas Pynchon, and others.
Debra Shostak is an assistant professor in English at the College of Wooster. Her field is contemporary American fiction. This is her first publication.
Lynne S. Vieth, a graduate student in English and Comparative Literature at the University of California, Berkeley, has published reviews in Philosophy and Literature and is completing her dissertation, "From Death's Head to Angel's Countenance: Melancholy Aesthetics in the Allegorical Novel." [End Page 160]