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Poetics Today 21.2 (2000) 477-478

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Carmen García Cela teaches French culture and literature at the University of Salamanca, Spain. Her Ph.D thesis is titled, “Nervures Verbables. Alain Robbe-Grillet: Problèmes d’Intertextualité.”

Michael Eskin, research fellow at Sidney Sussex College, Cambridge University, is the author of Nabokovs Version von Puskins “Evgenij Onegin”: Zwischen Version und Fiktion (1994) and Ethics and Dialogue in the Works of Levinas, Bakhtin, Mandel’shtam, and Celan (forthcoming).

Elana Gomel is a lecturer in the Department of English, Tel Aviv University, and teaches courses in nineteenth-century literature, narrative, theory of genre, and the fantastic. She has published articles on Dickens, Wilkie Collins, science fiction, and the fascist body in Textual Practice, Science-Fiction Studies, Victorian Journal Institute, Post-Identity, Journal of Narrative Technique, and elsewhere. She is currently working on a book about violence and representation.

Bruce Graver is professor of English at Providence College and editor of William Wordsworth’s Translations of Chaucer and Virgil (1998), a volume in the Cornell Wordsworth series.

Tony Jackson is assistant professor of English at the University of North Carolina at Charlotte. He is the author of The Subject of Modernism: Narrative Alterations in the Fiction of Eliot, Conrad, Woolf, and Joyce (1994) and has published essays in Modern Fiction Studies, Contemporary Literature, SubStance, Twentieth-Century Literature, Clio, Genre, and Literature and Psychology. His current research focuses on literacy, cognition, and the history of the novel as a genre.

Jean Kaempfer is professor of French modern literature at the University of Lausanne. He is the author of Emile Zola, d’un Naturalisme Pervers (1989), Poétique du Récit de Guerre (1998), and numerous articles on French literature in the nineteenth and twentieth centuries.

Martin Kreiswirth is professor of English, founding director of the Centre for the Study and Theory of Criticism, and currently associate dean of graduate studies at the University of Western Ontario. He is the author of William Faulkner: The Making of a Novelist (1983) and has coedited The Johns Hopkins Guide to Literary Theory and Criticism (1994, 1997); Theory between the Disciplines: Authority/Vision/Politics (1990); and Constructive Criticism: The Human Sciences in the Age of Theory (1995). He is currently working on the second edition of the Hopkins guide and on two other projects: Narrative and Disciplinarity and Faulkner’s Yoknapatawpha: Textuality and Transgression.

Joep Leerssen, professor of modern European literature at the University of Amsterdam, is the head of the program in European studies. He is also the current director of the Huizinga Institute (Dutch National Research Institute for Cultural History). He has published in the field of border history, national identity, and national stereotype, and on (English- and Gaelic-language) Irish literature. His most recent books are Remembrance and Imagination: Patterns in the Historical and Literary Representation of Ireland in the Nineteenth Century (1996) and Nationaal denken in Europa: Een cultuurhistorische schets (1999).

E. L. McCallum teaches feminist studies, twentieth-century literature, and film at Michigan State University and is the author of Object Lessons: How to Do Things with Fetishism (1998), as well as articles in differences, Camera Obscura, and Arizona Quarterly.

D. S. Neff is professor of English at the University of Alabama in Huntsville. He has published articles on literary theory and nineteenth- and twentieth-century literature in the Yale Journal of Criticism, Eire-Ireland, Research Studies, Modern Fiction Studies, Literature and Medicine, Victorian Newsletter, Victorian Poetry, ANQ, ELN, Journal of American Drama and Theatre, and European Romantic Review. He is currently working on a book on Chingiz Aitmatov, an internationally recognized Kyrgyz writer.

Sandy Petrey is professor of French and comparative literature at the State University of New York at Stony Brook. Among his publications are History in the Text (1980), Realism and Revolution (1988), and Speech Acts and Literary Theory (1991). His current project is a book on the cultural impact of France’s 1830 revolution.

Eyal Segal is a teaching assistant in the Department of Poetics and Comparative Literature at Tel Aviv University.



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