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Anne J. Duggan is Professor Emeritus and Visiting Professor at King's College London. Her principal publications include the two volume edition and translation of The Correspondence of Archbishop Thomas Becket (Clarendon, 2000) and Thomas Becket: Reputations (Arnold, 2004). She is presently engaged in a series of collaborative volumes on selected popes of the twelfth century; Adrian IV: The English Pope (1154-1159), coedited with Brenda Bolton, has already appeared (Ashgate, 2003), Pope Celestine III (1191-1198): Diplomat and Pastor, edited with John Doran and Damian Smith, is forthcoming (Ashgate, 2008), and volumes on Alexander III and Eugeius III are in advanced preparation. Her interests embrace canon and Roman law, liturgy, biography, and the transmission of manuscripts and texts.

Mark Allen Greene is the Director of the American Heritage Center, University of Wyoming, one of the largest non-governmental archival repositories in the US. He has been an archivist for twenty-two years, and has published over a dozen articles on archival matters in the US, Canada, Sweden, and the UK. He is a leader in the Society of American Archivists, where he has served on the governing council, and chaired the manuscripts repositories section and the committee on archival education and professional development; he is currently President of SAA.

James Gregory is a Lecturer in Modern British History at the University of Bradford, England. Having studied at the Universities of Oxford, Cambridge, and Southampton, his first book, Of Victorians and Vegetarians: The Vegetarian Movement in Nineteenth-century Britain (London and New York: I. B. Tauris, 2007) has just been published. He has written essays and articles on the subject of eccentricity in British culture c. 1760-1901, and his current work includes a monograph on this subject and a dual contextual biography of the Victorian reformer Lord Mount Temple and his second wife Georgina.

Philip Holden is Associate Professor of English Language and Literature, the National University of Singapore. He is the author of several works on global modernity and its impact on literature and literary studies, and on colonial modernity, autobiography, and transnational literatures. His latest work on national autobiography in the postcolonial world, Autobiography and Decolonization: Modernity, Masculinity and the Nation-State, is forthcoming from the University of Wisconsin Press. [End Page 461]

John Marx is Associate Professor of English at the University of California, Davis. He is currently completing a book manuscript entitled "The Postcolonial Mainstream," and is the author of The Modernist Novel and the Decline of Empire (Cambridge UP, 2005), as well as articles in such journals as Cultural Critique, Modernism/Modernity, and Diaspora.

Nancy K. Miller is Distinguished Professor of English and Comparative Literature at the Graduate Center, City University of New York. Her most recent books are But Enough About Me: Why We Read Other People's Lives (Columbia UP, 2002), and the co-edited collection Extremities: Trauma, Testimony, and Community (U of Illinois P, 2002). She is currently working on a collection of personal essays about autobiographical family narratives.

Joycelyn Moody is Sue E. Denman Chair of American Literature at the University of Texas at San Antonio, where she teaches courses on African American literature and culture, women's issues, and autobiography. She also serves as Editor in Chief of African American Review.

Raylene Ramsay is Professor of French at the University of Auckland. She is author of The French New Autobiographies (UP of Florida, 1996) and of French Women in Politics: Writing Power (Berghahn, 2003), both of which consider the relations between different forms of self-writing. Her current work is on the emerging literatures of New Caledonia and indigenous writing in the French Pacific.

Jennifer Rycenga is Professor of Comparative Religious Studies and Creative Arts at San José State University. She co-edited Frontline Feminisms: Women, War, and Resistance with Marguerite Waller (Routledge, 2001), and Queering the Popular Pitch with Sheila Whiteley (Routledge, 2006), and contributed articles to God in the Details (Routledge, 2000), Progressive Rock Reconsidered (Routledge, 2001), and Theodor Adorno: A Critical Reader (Blackwell, 2001). Her current project is a cultural biography of nineteenth-century American white abolitionist educator Prudence Crandall.

Daniel Todman is Lecturer in Modern History at Queen Mary University of London. He...


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