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Marian Aguiar <aguiar@andrew.cmu.edu> teaches in the Literary and Cultural Studies Program at Carnegie Mellon University. Her writing has appeared in Rethinking Marxism, Women’s Studies: an Interdisciplinary Journal, as well as in several reference works on African and South-Asian Literature. She is currently working on Tracking Modernity: Global Literature of the Railway, a book that examines the cultural metaphor of the railway in non-western literature.

Michael A. Chaney <miachane@indiana.edu> teaches in the Department of English at Indiana University at Bloomington. He is currently completing a dissertation that explores the signifying tensions between text and illustration in antebellum slave narratives. His work has also appeared in African American Review, The Southern Quarterly, and Journal of Narrative Theory.

Anne E. Fernald <afernald@depauw.edu> teaches at DePauw University. She has published work in Twentieth Century Literature, The Harvard Review, The Boston Book Review, and several edited collections. Her essay on modernism and tradition is forthcoming in Astradur Eysteinsson and Vivian Liska’s volume, Approaching Modernism. She is currently completing a manuscript on how Virginia Woolf’s revisionist literary history shaped Woolf’s feminism.

Jan B. Gordon is a professor of Anglo-American Studies at Tokyo University on Foreign Studies and has previously appeared in a special issue of Canadian Literature in MFS with an essay on Marie-Claire Blais. He is especially interested in the fictions of "client cultures" that seek to re-define themselves culturally. He is currently completing a book on the "transparent body" in British culture of the 1890s and is the author of Gossip and Subversion in Nineteenth Century British Fiction: Echo’s Economies (Macmillan and St. Martin’s, 1996).

Amy Hungerford is the author of The Holocaust Texts: Genocide, Literature, and Personification (Chicago, 2003). Work in progress includes a study of religion and post-1945 fiction and criticism, titled Postmodern Supernaturalism: Belief and Meaninglessness in Late-Twentieth Century American Literature, and The Cambridge Introduction to the American Novel, 1945-2000. She teaches in the English Department at Yale University.

Daniel Katz is Maître de Conférences at the Institut d’anglais Charles V of the University of Paris VII-Denis Diderot. He is the author of Saying I No More: Subjectivity and Consciousness in the Prose of Samuel Beckett (Northwestern UP, 1999), in addition to numerous articles on Beckett and other modernists. His current project involves Henry James, Ezra Pound, and Jack Spicer.

Kristine Miller <kmiller@english.usu.edu> teaches twentieth-century British literature and literary theory at Utah State University. She has published articles on wartime literature in Clio, Twentieth Century Literature, the Journal of Modern Literature and is currently writing a book on representations of the home front in British fiction of the Second World War.

Andrew Teverson <andrewteverson@yahoo.com> teaches at the University of Westminster and Goldsmiths College, London. He has published material on the sculptural work of Anish Kapoor and on the fiction of Salman Rushdie, Vikram Chandra, Kazuo Ishiguro, and Angela Carter. He is currently preparing a monograph on Rushdie’s work for Manchester Univerity Press’s Contemporary World Writers series.

Lindsey Tucker <l.tucker@miami.edu> is the author of Stephen and Bloom at Life’s Feast: Alimentary Symbolism and the Creative Process in James Joyce’s "Ulysses" (1984) and Textual Escap(e)ades: Mobility, Maternity, and Textuality in Contemporary Fiction by Women (1994). She is also editor of Critical Essays on Angela Carter (1998). She is presently working on a study of ethnography and fiction entitled, Discourses of Conjure.

Laura J. Veltman <lveltman@facstaff.wisc.edu> is a doctoral candidate in nineteenth- and twentieth-century American literature at the University of Wisconsin-Madison. She is working on a dissertation entitled "Paradise Lost: Slavery, Miscegenation, and the Making of Americans," which examines racial and religious models of inclusion and exclusion in American literary texts.

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