Chris Bongie is currently working on Islands and Exiles: The Politics of Cultural Identity in (Post)colonial Literatures, from which his MFS essay is an excerpt. He has also published several articles and is the author of Exotic Memories: Literature, Colonialism and the Fin de Siecle. Professor Bongie is currently a Mellon Faculty Fellow in the Comparative Literature Department at Harvard.
Ronald W. Cooley is an Assistant Professor of English at the University of Saskatchewan, Canada. He has recently published an essay on questioning and correction in Paradise Lost in UTO, and his work has also appeared in English Studies in Canada and Religion and Literature. Professor Cooley is currently working on a book of George Herbert's A Priest to the Temple, or, The Country Parson.
Gerald Doherty has published articles in PMLA, Style, Criticism, Mosaic, the South Central Review, the D. H. Lawrence Review, the Arizona Quarterly, Essays in Literature, Paragraph, and other journals, and is currently working on a book about D. H. Lawrence. He is a Professor of English at Turku University, Finland.
Moira Ferguson holds the James E. Ryan Chair in English and Women's Literature at the University of Nebraska at Lincoln. Her recent publications include Subject to Others: British Women Writers and Colonial Slavery, 1678-1834; Colonial and Gender Relations from Mary Wollstonecraft to Jamaica Kincaid; and The Hart Sisters: Early African-Caribbean Writers, Evangelicals, Radicals.
Mark Morrisson is a doctoral student in the Department of English at the University of Chicago, where he is completing a dissertation on oppositionality and early British modernism. Along with his wife, Laura Reed-Morrisson, he is the nonfiction editor of the Chicago Review.
Albert Sbragia is currently working on a study of the twentieth-century Italian author Carlo Emilio Gadda. He has published essays on Gadda, Italo Svevo, and has a forthcoming article on the representations of women in the nineteenth-century Italian novel. He is a Professor of Romance Languages and Literature at the University of Washington. [End Page 236]