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Julia Prewitt Brown <> is Professor of English at Boston University and author of The Bourgeois Interior: How the Middle Class Imagines Itself in Literature and Film (2008), Cosmopolitan Criticism: Oscar Wilde’s Philosophy of Art (1997), A Reader’s Guide to the Nineteenth-Century English Novel (1985; Japanese translation, 1987), and Jane Austen’s Novels: Social Change and Literary Form (1979). She is currently working on a book on the films of John Schlesinger.

Gregory Castle <> teaches at Arizona State University. He has published Modernism and the Celtic Revival (2001), Reading the Modernist Bildungsroman (2006), and The Literary Theory Handbook (2013). He edited Postcolonial Discourses (2000) and the Encyclopedia of Literary and Cultural Theory, vol. 1 (2011). He has published essays on modernist writers and is currently working on an edited History of the Modernist Novel and a monograph entitled Modernism and the Temporalities of Irish Revival.

Pamela L. Caughie <> is Professor of English at Loyola University Chicago and past president of the Modernist Studies Association. Her books include Virginia Woolf and Postmodernism (1991), Passing and Pedagogy: The Dynamics of Responsibility (1999), Virginia Woolf in the Age of Mechanical Reproduction, ed. (2000), and Disciplining Modernism, ed. (2009). She has contributed to The Edinburgh Companion to Virginia Woolf (2010), Modernism and Theory: A Critical Debate (2009), and Gender in Modernism (2007), among others.

Ellen Crowell <> is Associate Professor of English at Saint Louis University. She is the author of Aristocratic Drag: The Dandy in Irish and American Southern Fiction (Edinburgh, 2007). Other work has appeared in MFS, Eire-Ireland, and BRANCH: Britain, Representation and Nineteenth-Century History. Her current book project, Oscar Wilde’s Body, reconstructs forgotten subcultures of mourning, fandom, and queer self-fashioning to reimagine Oscar Wilde’s presence in the literary and cultural landscapes of early modernism.

David Herman <> is Professor of the Engaged Humanities in the Department of English Studies at Durham University in the UK. Currently focusing on intersections among narrative studies, cognitive science, and critical animal studies, his [End Page 677] research and teaching also encompass storytelling across media, twentieth- and twenty-first-century studies, and philosophical and linguistic approaches to literature. He is serving as guest-editor of a forthcoming special issue of MFS on “Animal Worlds in Modern Fiction.”

Jeannie Im <>, who received her Ph.D. from Columbia University, teaches in the Expository Writing Program at New York University. She is currently writing a book on the political transition novel in late modernist and postcolonial fiction.

Sanjay Krishnan <> teaches English at Boston University. He is the author of Reading the Global: Troubling Perspectives on Britain’s Empire in Asia (2007).

Adam Parkes <> teaches modern literature at the University of Georgia. He is the author of Modernism and the Theater of Censorship (1996) and A Sense of Shock: The Impact of Impressionism on Modern British and Irish Writing (2011), as well as a brief study of Ishiguro and various articles on modern poetry and fiction. His current research focuses on the modernist obsession with aristocracy.

John Paul Riquelme <> is Professor of English at Boston University and Co-chair of the Modernism Seminar at the Mahindra Humanities Center (Harvard). He has published essays and books on modernist writers from Wilde to Beckett, on literary theory, and on the gothic. His current projects include a second edition of the Bedford/St. Martin’s Dracula (2014) and studies of the cultural logic of the gothic and of Oscar Wilde’s relation to literary modernism.

Lisa Siraganian <> is Associate Professor of English at Southern Methodist University. She is the author of Modernism’s Other Work: The Art Object’s Political Life (Oxford University Press, 2012) and essays published in journals such as Modernism/Modernity, ALH, and Post45. This essay is part of a second book project examining how the legal theory of corporate personhood developed in concert with twentieth- and twenty-first-century aesthetic debates.

Joseph Valente <> is Distinguished Professor of English and Disability Studies at SUNY-Buffalo. He is the author...


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