Richard Begam received his Ph.D. from the University of Virginia in 1989. He will publish an interview with J. M. Coetzee (forthcoming) in Contemporary Literature and his "Silence and Mut(e)ilation: White Writing in J. M. Coetzee's Foe" will appear in SAQ. He is an Assistant Professor of English at the University at Wisconsin at Madison.
JoAnn Cannon is currently the Director of the Italian Program at the University of California, Davis. She has written a book on Calvino (Italo Calvino: Writer and Critic, 1981), and her Postmodern Italian Fiction was published in 1989. She has also written on Sciascia, Maraini, Eco, Gadda, and Levi in Forum Italicum, Italian Quarterly, Symposium, Italica, and Modern Fiction Studies.
Mark Osteen has recently completed The Economy of ULYSSES, from which his MFS essay is an excerpt. He has also published articles on Joyce in James Joyce Quarterly, Joyce Studies Annual and Twentieth Century Literature, as well as an article on Don DeLillo in Papers on Language and Literature. He is an Assistant Professor of English at Loyola College of Maryland.
John Schad is currently a Lecturer in English at the University of Loughborough. He has recently published The Reader in the Dickensian Mirrors: Some New Language and his essays have appeared in ELH and Critical Survey. Professor Schad is working on a study provisionally titled Victorian Poetry: Rereading Modern Literary Theory.
Michael Wutz received his doctorate from Emory University in 1991 and is now an Assistant Professor of English at Weber State University. He has published on James and Hawthorne and is currently working on a book about the intersection of models of science and literary form in modern British and American literature. [End Page 814]