Robert Fletcher is Associate Professor of English at West Chester University. His writings include articles on Thackeray, Michael Field, and Augusta Webster, in VLC, PMLA, and CLIO.
Marylu Hill is Assistant Professor and Assistant Director of the Core Humanities Program at Villanova University and the author of Mothering Modernity: Feminism, Modernism, and the Maternal Muse (1999), together with articles on Tennyson, Virginia Woolf, and Charlotte Yonge.
Michael D. Hurley recently completed his Ph.D. in English Literature at the University of Cambridge, where he currently teaches, among other things, “Theories of Versification,” Shakespeare, “The Function of Criticism,” and “English Literature and its Background Since 1830.”
Hazel Hynd is Senior Lecturer in English, Communication, and E Learning at Reid Kerr College in Renfrewshire, Scotland. Her 2001 doctoral thesis “John Davidson: Tradition and Rebellion” focused upon Davidson's similarities to other Scottish writers and thinkers such as R. L. Stevenson, Thomas Carlyle, and James Thomson B.V., as well as outlining Davidson's place within the Scottish literary tradition. She has published comparative articles on Davidson's relationship to a variety of writers ranging from the influence of Robert Burns, to his difficult relationship with T. S. Eliot.
Christopher M. Keirstead is Assistant Professor of English at Auburn University, where he specializes in Victorian poetry and travel writing. His previously published work includes articles on the Brownings, Arthur Hugh Clough, and Charles Dickens. He is currently writing a book manuscript entitled “Victorian Poetry, Cosmopolitanism, and the Encounter with Europe.”
Jude V. Nixon is Professor of English at Oakland University and author of Gerard Manley Hopkins and His Contemporaries: Liddon, Newman, Darwin, and Pater (1994). In 2001 he guest-edited an issue of Religion and the Arts entitled “Victorian Religious Discourse.”