Robert Crooks received his Ph.D. from Tufts University in 1989 and is an Assistant Professor of English at Bentley College. His current projects are an edited collection of essays on voyeurism and literature, film, painting, and photography, as well as a book-length study of ideology in American crime fiction and film.
Karen R. Lawrence, Professor of English at the University of Utah, is the author of The Odyssey of Style in "Ulysses" (1981) and Penelope Voyages: Women and Travel in the British Literary Tradition (forthcoming from Cornell University Press). She has co-authored The McGraw-Hill Guide to English Literature (1985, 2 volumes) and edited Decolonizing Tradition: New Views of Twentieth-Century "British" Literary Canons (1991). She has written essays on Woolf, on Brontë, and on narrative. And she has published numerous essays on Joyce, including "Joyce and Feminism" in The Cambridge Companion to James Joyce (1990). She is President of the International James Joyce Foundation.
Michael Leddy, Associate Professor of English at Eastern Illinois University, has published essays on E. D. Hirsch, Geoffrey Hill, and William Burroughs, as well as Willa Cather. He reviews for World Literature Today.
Jock Macleod, lecturer in the Division of Humanities, Griffith University, Australia, received his Ph.D. from the University of East Anglia in 1988. He has published essays on Byron and Rousseau, and he is working on a monograph, Culture and Democracy: English Liberalism and Letters, 1886-1926.
John B. Vickery, Professor of English and Vice-Chancellor of Faculty Relations at the University of California at Riverside, has recently published on Kingsley Amis and on Frazer and the elegiac. He is at work on a study of the modern elegiac impulse and temper.
Derek Wright, Senior Lecturer in English at Northern Territory University, Australia, received his Ph.D. in African literature from the University of Queensland in 1986. He has authored Ayi Kwei Armah's Africa: The Sources of His Fiction (1989) and edited Critical Perspectives on Ayi Kwei Armah (1992). His most recent book, Wole Soyinka Revisited, will be published in early 1993. Wright has published over fifty articles and reviews on African, postcolonial, and American literatures. He is at present working on a study of Nuruddin Farah. [End Page 354]