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American Literary History 12.4 (2000) 819

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Joel Black An Associate Professor of Comparative Literature at the University of Georgia, he is the author of The Aesthetics of Murder: A Study in Romantic Literature and Contemporary Culture (Johns Hopkins University Press, 1991) and The Reality Effect: Beyond Art and Entertainment in the New Film Culture (forthcoming).

Sargent Bush, Jr. John Bascom Professor of English and American Literature at the University of Wisconsin, Madison, his publication of The Correspondence of John Cotton is imminent (University of North Carolina Press for the Omohundro Institute of Early American History and Culture).

David Farber The author of Chicago '68 (1988) and The Age of Great Dreams: America in the 1960s (1994), he is Professor of history at the University of New Mexico.

Paul Giles He is University Lecturer in American Literature at Cambridge University. He is the author of Hart Crane: The Contexts of "The Bridge" (1986) and American Catholic Arts and Fictions: Culture, Ideology, Aesthetics (1992). His new book, Transatlantic Insurrections: Paradoxical Relations of English and American Literature, 1730-1860, will be published in 2001.

Philip Gould Associate Professor of English at Brown University, he is currently working on a book that examines eighteenth-century antislavery literature and commercial culture in both England and America.

Marilee Lindemann Associate Professor of English and Associate Director of Graduate Studies at the University of Maryland, College Park, she is the author of Willa Cather: Queering America (Columbia University Press, 1999) and editor of Cather's Alexander's Bridge (Oxford University Press, 1997) and O Pioneers! (Oxford University Press, 1999).

Ross Posnock Professor of English at New York University, his most recent book, Color and Culture: Black Writers and the Making of the Modern Intellectual, will be out in paperback from Harvard University Press in Fall 2000.

Susan M. Ryan Assistant Professor of English at the University of Louisville, she is currently working on a book manuscript titled "The Grammar of Good Intentions: Benevolence and the Construction of Race in the Antebellum United States."

Stephen J. Whitfield Professor of American Studies at Brandeis University, he is the author of The Culture of the Cold War (1991).



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