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  • Notes On Contributors

Derek Beales is a Fellow of Sidney Sussex College and (since 1997), Professor Emeritus of Modern History in the University of Cambridge. His books include England and Italy, 1859–60 (1961), From Castlereagh to Gladstone, 1815–85 (1969) and The Risorgimento and the Unification of Italy (1971; issued in a revised edition in 2002 with Eugenio Biagini). Since the 1970s, he has worked on eighteenth-century Europe. He has published Prosperity and Plunder: European Catholic Monasteries in the Age of Revolution, 1650–1815 (2003) and Enlightenment and Reform in the Eighteenth Century (2005). He has recently completed a biography of Joseph II, the first volume of which appeared in 1987.

Rachel Dickinson is the AHRC Research Associate on the three-year 'John Ruskin, Cultural Travel and Popular Access' project based at Lancaster University's Ruskin Centre. She has co-edited Ruskin's Struggle for Coherence: Self-Representation through Art, Place and Society with Keith Hanley (CSP, 2006) and her John Ruskin's Correspondence with Joan Severn: Sense and Nonsense Letters is forthcoming with Legenda (2008).

Stephen Heathorn is Associate Professor of British History at McMaster University, Ontario, Canada. He is the author, most recently, of a number of articles on the commemoration of British martial figures and of For Home, Country and Race: Constructing Gender, Class and Englishness in the Elementary School, 1880–1914 (Toronto: University of Toronto Press, 2000); a book on twentieth-century representations of Field Marshals Haig and Kitchener is nearing completion. His next project is on notions of time in debates about London's public spaces and architecture in the first half of the twentieth century.

Carol Jacobi is Associate Lecturer in the Department of History of Art, Film and Visual Media at Birkbeck College and also teaches at Westminster School. She is the author of William Holman Hunt, painter, painting, paint (Manchester University Press) and has contributed essays to journals such as Art History and to A Companion to Christian Art (Lion Hudson). She is currently researching a volume on sexual imagery in the Pre-Raphaelite circle and co-editing the catalogue for [End Page 166] the forthcoming exhibition on Hunt (Yale University Press) as well as two collections of essays on the Pre-Raphaelites & Science and Millais & Hunt.

Maroula Joannou is Senior Lecturer in English at Anglia Ruskin University and the Convenor of the Women's History Network. She has published extensively on late Victorian and early twentieth-century women's writing and is currently working on a monograph entitled The Mobile Woman and the Migrant Voice: Women's Writing, Englishness, Cultural Identity and Sexuality, 1938–1960.

Juliet John is Reader in Victorian Literature at the University of Liverpool and Director of the Gladstone Centre for Victorian Studies in Wales and the North West of England. She is author of Dickens's Villains: Melodrama, Character and Popular Culture (Oxford University Press, 2001) and editor of Cult Criminals: The Newgate Novels, 6 vols (London: Routledge, 1998) (with Alice Jenkins), Rethinking Victorian Culture (Houndmills: Palgrave Macmillan, 2000) and (with Alice Jenkins) Rereading Victorian Fiction (Houndmills: Palgrave Macmillan, 2000). Her book on Dickens and Mass Culture is to be published by Oxford University in 2008. She has published widely on Dickens, Victorian culture and popular culture. Her most recent book is the Routledge literary sourcebook on Oliver Twist (2006).

Cora Kaplan is Visiting Professor in the School of English and Drama at Queen Mary, University of London. Victoriana–Histories, Fictions, Criticism (Edinburgh University Press and Columbia University Press, 2007) is her latest book, and she is general editor (with Jennie Batchelor) of a forthcoming ten-volume series from Palgrave, 'The History of British Women's Writing'.

Michael Ledger-Lomas is a Fellow of Selwyn College, Cambridge and a Research Associate of the Cambridge Victorian Studies Group. He is writing a book entitled 'Selective Affinities: England and Protestant Germany 1825–1870' and beginning new research on changing attitudes to St Paul and the Apostolic Age in nineteenth-century Britain.

Louise Lee is a graduate student in the English Department at Roehampton University where she is completing a PhD on the writings of Charles Kinglsey. [End Page 167]

Nina Lübbren is a Senior Lecturer in...


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