Linden Bicket is an IASH Fellow at the University of Edinburgh, where she works on George Mackay Brown and the Scottish Catholic imagination. She received her doctorate on George Mackay Brown's 'faithful fictions' from the University of Glasgow in 2011. Her research interests include Catholic fiction and poetry in twentieth-century British and American writing, and patterns of faith and scepticism in literature.
David Salter is a lecturer in English Literature at the University of Edinburgh. His principal teaching and research interests lie in the culture of the later Middle Ages and early modern period, with a particular focus on the genres of romance and saints' lives. He is the author of Holy and Noble Beasts: Encounters with Animals in Medieval Literature (2001), and is currently completing a study of the cultural afterlife of the Franciscans in England, which will be published by Oxford University Press.
David Stevenson is an Emeritus Professor of Scottish History at the University of St Andrews. He has published a dozen or so books on Scottish history, including the subjects of the early Covenanters (1637-51), Rob Roy, early Freemasonry, and the Beggar's Benison.
Greg Walker is Regius Professor of Rhetoric and English Literature at the University of Edinburgh. He has published widely in the fields of medieval and early-modern literature and history, and is currently working on a book on spectatorship in English and Scottish drama with John J. McGavin, and editing The Oxford Anthology of Tudor Drama. He is the Principal Investigator for the AHRC-funded Staging and Representing the Scottish Renaissance Court' project, 2012-14.
Adam White obtained his PhD in English and American Studies from the University of Manchester. He has published a number of essays on Romantic poetry and has written articles on eighteenth- and nineteenth-century literature for The Literary Encyclopedia. [End Page 137]