Gary Adelman is Professor of English at the University of Illinois at Urbana-Champaign. His book, Retelling Dostoyevsky: Literary Responses and Other Observations, was published in 2001 by the Bucknell University Press.
Eric Bulson has spent the past year on a Fulbright fellowship in Trieste, Italy, researching Joyce’s Italian translations of Synge and Yeats and his more covert meddling in the authorized Italian translations of his own texts. He is currently writing his dissertation at Columbia University on narrative form and geoography in the works of Melville, Joyce, and Pynchon.
Averill Buchanan initially worked as a freelance graphic designer for twelve years. She then returned to education to study English Literature at Queen’s University Belfast, graduating in 1998, and gained an M.A. in 2000. Interested in women’s writing of all periods, she is currently a research student at Queen’s working on the Anglo-Irish poet, Mary Tighe (1772–1810).
Stephen Donovan is a postdoctoral researcher in the Department of English, Gothenburg University, Sweden. where he received his Ph.D. His dissertation is titled Literary Modernism and the Press of Britain 1870–1922. He is currently writing a book on the imperial chartered companies in late-Victorian British culture.
Robert Gale, World War Two veteran and Professor Emeritus of American Literature at the University of Pittsburgh, was a Fulbright lecturer in Naples (1956–58) and Helsinki (1975). Gale has published on Bierce, Dana Jr., Hawthorne, Hammett, James, Jewett, L’Amour, Melville, Parkman, and Twain. He is currently working on Lafcadio Hearn and Ross Macdonald.
Chester S. Halka is Professor of Modern Languages and Literatures at Randolph-Macon Woman’s College in Lynchburg, Virginia. He received his Ph.D. at Brown University. The author of Melquíades, Alchemy and Narrative Theory: The Quest for Gold in Cien años de soledad, Professor Halka specializes in contemporary Latin American literature.
Individual entries on Richard Kostelanetz’s work in several fields appear in various editions of A Reader’s Guide to Twentieth-Century Writers, the Merriam-Webster Encyclopedia of Literature, Contemporary Poets, Contemporary Novelists, Postmodern Fiction, Baker’s Biographical Dictionary of Musicians, Directory of American Scholars, Who’s Who in U.S. Writers, Editors, and Poets, Who’s Who in America, Who’s Who in the World, Who’s Who in American Art, and Britannica.com, among other directories. Nonetheless, he still needs one dollar fifty (US) to get on a New York City subway.
Kristine A. Miller is Assistant Professor of English at Utah State University, where she teaches twentieth-century British literature, cultural studies, and literary pedagogy. She has published in Clio and Twentieth Century Literature and is currently writing a book on representations of the home front in British fiction of the Second World War.
George Monteiro has two books out in the fall of the year 2000: Fernando Pessoa and Nineteenth-Century Anglo-American Literature and Stephen Crane’s Blue Badge of Courage.
Alyssa J. O’brien completed her dissertation on Joyce, Woolf, and Nella Larson at the University of Rochester. She now teaches at the Department of English at Cornell University. She has also published articles in The Quarterly Review of Film and Video and in Exclusions in Feminist Thought (Sussex University Press).
Thomas J. Rice, currently Professor of English at the University of South Carolina, is the author of eight books and over one hundred articles and papers on nineteenth- and twentieth-century British and world literature. He has lectured internationally in recent years on Modernism, Postmodernism, and the culture of complexity and is completing a book-length study of the contemporary novel of complexity.
Catherine Whitley holds an M.A. and a Ph.D. in English from the University of California, Irvine, and a B.A. in English from the Johns Hopkins University. She previously taught at the University of California, Irvine, and at the University of Southern California, before joining the University of Texas at El Paso as an assistant professor. She is presently completing two books, a critical book on James Joyce, and a textbook on feminist and queer theories. She has previously published essays on the works of Joyce and on teaching.