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  • Contributors

Alyce Cook is Professor of Spanish language and literature at Columbus State University, where she specializes in modern Latin American literature. She has published on Latin American theater, Latin American women writers, and testimonial literature in Latin America, and is currently conducting research on writers of the Southern Cone.

Catherine Davies is Professor of Hispanic and Latin American Studies at the University of Nottingham. She has published widely on Spanish and Spanish American literature and culture.

Victoria Elmwood teaches American Studies at the University of Indiana.

Suzette Henke is Thruston B. Morton, Sr. Professor of Literary Studies at the University of Louisville. She has published widely in the fields of modern literature and women's studies. Her most recent books are James Joyce and the Politics of Desire (Routledge) and Shattered Subjects: Trauma and Testimony in Women's Life-Writing (Palgrave, 1998/2000).

Donna Krolik Hollenberg is Professor of English at the University of Connecticut at Storrs. The author or editor of three books on H.D., she has also published widely on other twentieth-century writers. Her recent publications include HD and Poets After (Iowa, 2000) and an essay on Denise Levertov in Modernism/Modernity, "'History as I desired it': Ekphrasis as Postmodern Witness in Denise Levertov's Late Poetry" (Sept. 2003).

Cassandra Jackson is Assistant Professor of English at the College of New Jersey.

John M. Kopper is Chair of Comparative Literature and Professor of Russian at Dartmouth College. He has co-edited Essays in the Art and Theory of Translation (Edwin Mellen, 1997), and specializes in the prose of Russian modernist novelists Andrei Bely, Vladimir Nabokov, and Boris Poplavsky.

Elizabeth A. Lehfeldt is Associate Professor of History at Cleveland State University. She has published several articles and essays on gender and political sovereignty in the reign of Isabel of Castile, including "Ruling Sexuality: The Political Legitimacy of Isabel of Castile" (Renaissance Quarterly, Spring 2000). [End Page 949]

Juan Francisco Maura is Associate Professor of Spanish at the University of Vermont. His publications include Women in the Conquest of the Americas (Peter Lang, 1997).

Pamela S. Nadell is Professor of History and Director of the Jewish Studies Program at American University. Her most recent book is American Jewish Women's History: A Reader (NYU, 2003).

Christopher Nelson teaches English at Oregon State University.

Frédéric Regard is Professor of British Literature at the Ecole Normale Supérieure de Fontenay/St. Cloud, recently relocated to Lyons, where he convened an international conference in 2002 culminating in the publication Mapping the Self: Space, Identity, Discourse in British Auto/biography (PU de Saint-Étienne, 2003).

David Rock is Professor of Latin American History at the University of California Santa Barbara.

Verene A. Shepherd is Professor of Social History at the University of the West Indies-Mona. She has published widely on Caribbean Black and Indigenous history and literature, including most recently (with Hilary Beckles), Caribbean Indigenous Societies and Slave Systems (Cambridge UP, 2004).

Phyllis E. Wachter has helped to compile Biography's annual bibliography for twenty years. She continues to teach, conduct life-writing scholarship, and work as a chaplain. Most recently, she presented "Ethel Arnold's Platonics: Homorelationality and the New Victorian Woman" as part of a special session on Romantic Friendship: Texts, Theories, Histories, at the 2004 MLA Conference in Philadelphia. [End Page 950]



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