Richard Beckman studied at Columbia College, the University of Rochester, and the Johns Hopkins University and taught in the English Department at Temple University for thirty-five years. He has published on Finnegans Wake in JJQ and JML and chairs the Philadelphia Ideal Insomniacs, a long-established Finnegans Wake study group.
Morris Beja teaches at the Ohio State University and has been a visiting professor at universities in Greece and Ireland. He founded the International Virginia Woolf Society and is Executive Secretary and past President of the International James Joyce Foundation. Among his books are Epiphany in the Modern Novel, Film and Literature and James Joyce: A Literary Life. He has edited a scholarly edition of Virginia Woolf’s Mrs. Dalloway as well as a number of volumes of essays on Joyce and Woolf, and others on Samuel Beckett and Orson Welles.
William S. Brockman is English Librarian and Associate Professor at the University of Illinois at Urbana-Champaign. He compiles the “Current JJ Checklist” for the James Joyce Quarterly and has published on Joycean bibliography, book collecting, publishing history, and textual studies.
Michael Patrick Gillespie is Professor of English at Marquette University. He has published books on Joyce and on Oscar Wilde and essays on the works of numerous Irish and British authors. He is currently working on a book-length study of William Kennedy’s writings and is a member of the editorial team of Michael Groden’s hypermedia Ulysses project.
Michael Gooch is Assistant Professor of English at DeVry Institute of Technology in New York City. His article on Ezra Pound’s “The Seafarer” will appear in a forthcoming issue of Paideuma. The current article is his first published work.
John Gordon is Professor of English at Connecticut College. He is the author of James Joyce’s Metamorphoses, Finnegans Wake: A Plot Summary, Notes on Issy, and articles on Joyce, Hopkins, and T.S. Eliot. He is currently completing a book on the literary implications of medical doctrine for English-language authors over a period extending from Wordsworth to Plath.
Michael Groden is Professor of English at the University of Western Ontario and Director of “James Joyce’s Ulysses in Hypermedia.” With Daniel Ferrer and Jed Deppman, he is co-editing and co-translating French Genetic Criticism: Twelve Essays and with Martin Kreiswirth and Imre Szeman, he is preparing a second edition of The Johns Hopkins Guide to Literary Theory and Criticism.
R. Brandon Kershner is Alumni Professor of English at the University of Florida. He is the author of Dylan Thomas: The Poet and His Critics (1977), Joyce, Bakhtin, and Popular Literature (1989), which won the 1990 award from the American Conference for Irish Studies, and The Twentieth-Century Novel: An Introduction (1997). He is also the editor of the Bedford Books edition of Joyce’s A Portrait of the Artist as a Young Man (1992) and of Joyce and Popular Culture (1996).
Patrick J. Ledden is a member of the Mathematics Department and provost of John Muir College at the University of California, San Diego. He is currently writing an extended essay on the practice of religion in Bloom’s Dublin.
Morton P. Levitt has been Editor of JML since 1986. A collection of his essays on Joyce will appear next winter from the Edwin Mellen Press.
Corinna Del Greco Lobner is the author of James Joyce’s Italian Connection: The Politics of the Word. She has published articles of Joycean interest in JJQ, Irish University Review, Joyce Studies Annual, Lectura Dantis. She is the editor of a forthcoming issue of JJQ, “Joyce and Trieste.” At present she is writing a book-length study, “The Culture of Death: The Mafia Syndrome in Sicilian Literature.”
Peter A. Maguire was born in Dublin and was educated at Coláiste _inde Gaillimh, at Trinity College Dublin, and at Temple University in Philadelphia. He now works in Paris and lives his quiet days in Clichy.
Jason Howard Mezey is a Ph.D. candidate in the English Department at the University of Iowa. He is currently working on his dissertation, which explores interventions by Indian and British novelists—including Raja Rao, Paul Scott, and Salman Rushdie—into the historiography...