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Shameem Black <> is an assistant professor of English at Yale University. She is the author of Fiction Across Borders: Imagining the Lives of Others in Late Twentieth-Century Novels, forthcoming in 2010. Her recent article on transnational empathy, "Microloans and Micronarratives," appeared in Public Culture. She has also published on Indian, South African, and Asian American contemporary writing. Her current research concerns fiction in the age of transitional justice.

Ruben Borg <> is an Allon Research Fellow and a lecturer in English literature at the Hebrew University of Jerusalem. His articles on modernism have appeared in various journals, including Poetics Today and the Journal of Modern Literature. He is the author of The Measureless Time of Joyce, Deleuze and Derrida (2007) and of a forthcoming book titled Fantasies of Self-Mourning: The Posthuman and the Problem of Genre.

Daniel Darvay <> is a doctoral student in the Department of English at The University of Oklahoma. He is currently completing his dissertation, which examines the Gothic aspects of British modernism.

Erin E. Edwards <> teaches in the English Department at the University of California, Berkeley. She is currently working on a book manuscript that examines the figure of the corpse in modern American literature and film.

Debra Shostak <> is the author of Philip Roth—Countertexts, Counterlives (2004) and numerous articles on contemporary American novelists, including Paul Auster, Jeffrey Eugenides, John Irving, and Maxine Hong Kingston. She is currently editing a volume of essays, Philip Roth: American Pastoral, The Human Stain, and The Plot Against America, for the series Continuum Studies in Contemporary North American Fiction. She teaches in the Department of English at The College of Wooster in Wooster, Ohio.

William V. Spanos is Distinguished Professor of English and Comparative Literature at Binghamton University, the founding editor of boundary 2, and the author of numerous essays on theory, modern and postmodern literature, and several books, the most recent of which are American Exceptionalism in the Age of Globalization: the Specter of Vietnam (2007), The Legacy of Edward W. Said (2009), and Herman Melville and the American Calling: the Fiction after Moby-Dick, [End Page 886] 1851–1857 (2009). Two book-length memoirs on his intellectual development are forthcoming: In the Neighborhood of Zero: A World War II Memoir and Persephone's Pomegranate: A Fragment of a Greek-American's Journey in the Rift.

Julie Taylor <> is a doctoral candidate at the University of York, UK. Her thesis is entitled "Beyond Difference: History, Affect, and Djuna Barnes's New Modernist Subject."

Christina Walter <> is an assistant professor of modern and contemporary British literature at the University of Maryland, College Park. She has published essays in Textual Practice and Book History and is currently working on a book manuscript entitled The Modernist Imagetext: Embodying Impersonality from Optics to Aesthetics, as well as a critical edition of Mina Loy's autobiographical novel Insel. [End Page 887]



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