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173 Notes on Contributors Paul J. deGategno is Professor of English at the Pennsylvania State University, Brandywine. Author of James Macpherson (1989), Ivanhoe: The Mask of Chivalry (1994), and The Critical Companion to Jonathan Swift (2006), he is currently working on Macpherson’s government pamphlets. Robert W. Jones is a Senior Lecturer in Eighteenth-Century Literature at University of Leeds. His most recent book is Literature, Gender and Politics in Britain during the War for America 1770–1785 (2011). With Martyn J. Powell (Aberystwyth), he is currently leading a Leverhulmefunded project on Richard Brinsley Sheridan’s political career and cultural involvements. Gauti Kristmannsson is Professor of Translation Studies at the University of Iceland. Having studied English at the University of Iceland, Scottish literature at Edinburgh University, and translation studies at Johannes Gutenberg-University in Mainz/Germersheim, he has published on Scottish and German literature and translation studies, translated scholarly works and poetry, and written on Icelandic contemporary literature. Cordula Lemke is Professor of English Literature at Freie Universität Berlin. Author of Wandel in der Erfahrung: Die Konstruktion von Welt in den Romanen von Virginia Woolf und Jeanette Winterson (2004), she coedited Joseph Conrad (1857–1924) (2007) and Weeds and Viruses: Ecopolitics and the Demands of Theory (2016), has published on gender studies, postcolonial studies and nineteenth- to twenty-first-century literature, and is currently working on a book project on Scottish hospitality. 174 notes on contributors Murdo Macdonald is Professor of History of Scottish Art at Dundee University. Author of Scottish Art in Thames and Hudson’s World of Art series, he was made an honorary member of the Royal Scottish Academy in 2009 and an honorary fellow of the Association for Scottish Literary Studies in 2016. Sebastian Mitchell is Senior Lecturer in English Literature at Birmingham University. Having written widely on eighteenth- and early nineteenthcentury literature and art, his Visions of Britain, 1730–1830: Anglo-Scottish Writing and Representation (2013) was shortlisted for the Saltire Society research book of the year. He has edited a special Journal for EighteenthCentury Studies issue on Ossian. His transhistorical study of the literature of idealism, Utopia and its Discontents, will be published in 2017. Dafydd Moore is Professor of Eighteenth-Century Literature at the University of Plymouth. He has published widely on Macpherson and Ossian, including Enlightenment and Romance in the Poems of Ossian (2003) and Ossian and Ossianism in four volumes (2004). Lesa Ní Mhunghaile lectures in Irish at the National University of Ireland, Galway, and has published on various aspects of Gaelic scribal culture and interaction between Protestant antiquarians and Gaelic scribes during the eighteenth century. Her books include Ré Órga na nGael: Joseph Cooper Walker (1761–1810) (2013), recipient of a 2014 American Conference for Irish Studies book award, and Rí na Gréine: Aistí i gcuimhne ar An Seabhac (2015), co-edited with Ríonach uí Ógáin and Deirdre Ní Loingsigh. Robert W. Rix is Associate Professor at Copenhagen University, publishing on eighteenth-century politics, book history, nationalism and antiquarianism, William Blake and the Cultures of Radical Christianity appearing in 2007. Having published on late eighteenth- and early nineteenth-century British reception of Nordic legend and mythology and anthologising original texts (Norse Romanticism: Themes in British Literature 1760–1830 [2012]), he published, on earlier periods, The Barbarian North in Medieval Imagination: Ethnicity, Legend, and Literature (2015). ...