Scarlett Baron is a Teaching Fellow at University College London. Before that she was a student at Christ Church, Oxford, and a Fellow by Examination at Magdalen College, Oxford. Her ‘Strandentwining Cable’: Joyce, Flaubert, and Intertextuality was published by Oxford University Press in 2011. She is currently at work on a new project, A Genealogy of Intertextuality, which charts the literary prehistory of intertextual theory in texts of the late nineteenth and twentieth centuries.
Frank Callanan is the author of The Parnell Split 1890–1 (1992), and of T.M. Healy (1996). He is the editor of Edward Byrne, Parnell: A Memoir (1991), and of The Literary and Historical Society, 1955–2005 (2005). He has written the entries on Parnell, T.M. Healy, and John Dillon for the Dictionary of Irish Biography. He is writing a historical and biographical account of Joyce’s politics and his relationship to Ireland and Irish nationalism. He is a member of the Irish bar.
Vivien Igoe is a Dubliner and author of James Joyce’s Dublin Houses and Nora Barnacle’s Galway (Dublin: Lilliput, 2007); A Literary Guide to Dublin (London: Methuen, 1994); City of Dublin (Hampshire: Pitkin, 1997), and Dublin Burial Grounds and Graveyards (Dublin: Wolfhound, 2001). She is a regular contributor to ‘Sunday Miscellany’ on RTE Radio 1. A former curator of the James Joyce Museum, she was chair of the James Joyce Institute of Ireland from 1980–5. She was European Secretary of the James Joyce Foundation and was involved in the organization of the First and Second International James Joyce Symposia held in Dublin in 1967 and 1969. Her forthcoming book on the real people in Ulysses is based on her doctoral research at UCD.
Felix M. Larkin is now a freelance historian and writer, having retired from the Irish public service in September 2009. A founder member of the Newspaper and Periodical History Forum of Ireland in 2008, he is currently its chairman. He is also vice-chairman of the National Library of Ireland Society. He has written extensively about the press in late nineteenth- and early twentieth-century Ireland. His Terror and Discord: The Shemus Cartoons in the Freeman’s Journal, 1920–1924 was published by A&A Farmar in 2009. [End Page vi]
Julie McCormick is a PhD student at the University of Illinois at Urbana-Champaign. Her current dissertation project traces Irish philosophies of materialism and the use of charged objects in Irish Revival literature.
Roland McHugh is the author of The Sigla of ’Finnegans Wake’ (London: Edward Arnold, 1976), The ‘Finnegans Wake’ Experience (Berkeley: University of California Press, 1981), and Annotations to ‘Finnegans Wake’, third edition, (Baltimore: Johns Hopkins University Press, 2006).
Katherine Mullin is Senior Lecturer in English at the University of Leeds. She is the author of James Joyce, Sexuality and Social Purity (Cambridge: Cambridge University Press, 2003), and a number of articles on Joyce. She is currently working on a literary and cultural study of shop-girls, typists, and barmaids, provisionally titled Working Girls.
Vaclav Paris is a PhD student at the University of Pennsylvania. His chief area of research is transatlantic modernism. His reviews and essays have appeared in The Journal of Modern Literature, The James Joyce Quarterly, and Jacket 2.
Marion Quirici is a PhD student in Irish Studies and Modernism at the University at Buffalo. Her research interests include mediation and media studies, modernist theories of genius, literary representations of cognitive difference, and the formal structures of time, space, and narration. She is currently developing projects that call for the rehabilitation of the noncanonical writings of Flann O’Brien.
John Simpson is Chief Editor of the Oxford English Dictionary, a member of the Faculty of English at the University of Oxford, and a Fellow of Kellogg College, Oxford. He edited the Concise Oxford Dictionary of Proverbs (1982) and co-edited the Oxford Dictionary of Modern Slang (1992). His introductions to Robert Cawdrey’s English dictionary (1604), B.E.’s Dictionary of the Canting Crew (1699), and Francis Grose’s Popular Superstitions (1787) are published by the Bodleian Library. He has written and lectured widely on linguistic and lexicographical issues, and more recently also on aspects of...