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LYDIA R. COOPER <> is the author of Masculinities in Literature of the American West, part of the Global Masculinities series by Palgrave (2016), and No More Heroes: Narrative Perspective and Morality in Cormac McCarthy, a study of narrative perspective in Cormac McCarthy's fiction (Louisiana State UP, 2011). She has published on McCarthy and on other contemporary American and Native American writers in journals such as Studies in the Novel, Studies in American Indian Literature, Western American Literature, and Interdisciplinary Studies in Literature and the Environment. She teaches contemporary American and Native American literature at Creighton University.

ANNA DESPOTOPOULOU <> is Associate Professor of English at the National and Kapodistrian University of Athens, Greece. She is the author of Women and the Railway, 1850–1915 (Edinburgh UP, 2015) and co-editor of Transforming Henry James (Cambridge Scholars, 2013), Henry James and the Supernatural (Palgrave, 2011), and Reconstructing Pain and Joy (Cambridge Scholars, 2008). She has published articles on Henry James, George Eliot, Jane Austen, Christina Rossetti, Rhoda Broughton, Joseph Conrad, and Peter Shaffer.

JULIE A. FIORELLI <> teaches in the Department of English at Loyola University Chicago. Her article "Imagination Run Riot: Apocalyptic Race-War Novels of the Late 1960s" appeared in the journal Mediations. Her work in progress includes a book project examining speculative US literature from the turn of the twentieth century to today that projects a future racial America within a global context.

CATHERINE KEYSER <> is Associate Professor and Peter and Bonnie McCausland Fellow in the English Department at the University of South Carolina. The author of Playing Smart: New York Women Writers and Modern Magazine Culture (2010), Keyser is currently at work on a manuscript about food technologies and racial imaginaries in modern US literature, tentatively entitled Artificial Color.

DATHALINN O'DEA <> is an Irish Research Council Postdoctoral Fellow at University College Dublin. She received her PhD from Boston College, and her research interests include regional modernisms, gender, print culture, and digital humanities. [End Page 603] She is now completing a book project that investigates the conceptual and material networks of women's modernist literary production in the early twentieth century.

PATRICK WHITMARSH <> is a doctoral candidate in Boston University's Department of English. His dissertation focuses on science-fictional techniques and tropes in late modernist literature. His article "'Imagine you're a machine': Narrative Systems in Peter Watts's Blindsight and Echopraxia" appeared last year in Science Fiction Studies. He has also written a piece on "Science Fiction and the Posthuman Shift" for the Gale Researcher.

BRYAN YAZELL <> is a postdoctoral researcher with the Centre for the Uses of Literature at the University of Southern Denmark. His book project, "Vagrant Narratives: Governing the Welfare Subject in the US and Britain, 1880–1940," examines how popular depictions of vagrant subjects during the early twentieth century assisted welfare governments to codify policies regarding labor and civil responsibility. His work is forthcoming in James Joyce Quarterly and The Journal of Transnational American Studies.



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