John Attridge <email@example.com> is Lecturer in English at UNSW Australia. His essays on Joseph Conrad, Ford Madox Ford, and Henry James have appeared in journals such as Modernism/modernity, ELH, The Henry James Review and The Times Literary Supplement. He is the editor, with Rod Rosenquist, of Incredible Modernism: Literature, Trust and Deception (Ashgate, 2013).
Nidesh Lawtoo <firstname.lastname@example.org> is Visiting Scholar at The Humanities Center, Johns Hopkins University. He is the author of The Phantom of the Ego: Modernism and the Mimetic Unconscious (2013) and has edited Conrad’s Heart of Darkness and Contemporary Thought: Revisiting the Horror with Lacoue-Labarthe (2012). The present article is part of a work in progress entitled Conrad’s Secret Shadow: Mimesis, Catastrophe, Horrorism.
Kadeshia L. Matthews <email@example.com> is an assistant professor of English and Africana Studies at the University of New Mexico. Her work in progress, Dying to Be Men: Violence, Domesticity and Black American Manhood in the Later Twentieth Century, explores how black male writers from Richard Wright forward have negotiated the seeming imperative for violence in order to claim one’s manhood and the connections between such violence and various forms of black domesticity.
James Mcnaughton <firstname.lastname@example.org> teaches in the English Department at the University of Alabama. He publishes on modernism, most recently “Thomas MacGreevy’s Poetics of Loss: War, Sexuality, and Archive” in the Journal of Modern Literature. He has out other chapters and articles on Samuel Beckett and is currently working on a book, Samuel Beckett and the Politics of Aftermath.
Krupa Shandilya <email@example.com) is Assistant Professor of Sexuality, Women’s and Gender Studies at Amherst College. She is the co-translator of M. H. Ruswa’s novel The Madness of Waiting (Zubaan; University of Chicago Press 2013). She is the author of a forthcoming monograph, Intimate Relations: Social Reform and the Late-Nineteenth Century Novel in South Asia.
Janis Stout <firstname.lastname@example.org> Professor Emerita at Texas A&M University, is the author of, among others, Coming Out of War: Poetry, Grieving, and the Culture of the World Wars (2005), Picturing a Different West: Vision, Illustration, and the Tradition of Cather and Austin (2007), and most recently South by Southwest: Katherine [End Page 417] Anne Porter and the Burden of Texas History (2013). With Andrew Jewell, she edited Selected Letters of Willa Cather, published by Knopf in 2013.
Yanwei Tan <email@example.com> teaches in the Department of English at Hunan Normal University. His article “The Postcolonial Subject in a Global Era: the Cultural Imaginary in Alan Duff’s Dreamboat Dad” recently appeared in Postcolonial Text; his work has also been published in Journal of Language and Literature Studies (a Chinese journal). He is now working on a manuscript that studies New Zealand Māori fiction from a cross-cultural perspective. [End Page 418]