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  • Contributors and Editors

Janice M. Alberghene teaches children's and adolescents' literature at Bowling Green State University; she is currently writing a book on the autobiography of childhood.

Gillian Avery teaches for the Department of External Studies at Oxford University, England. She is currently completing a history of American children's books.

Francelia Butler, founder of Children's Literature, teaches at the University of Connecticut. She has published widely in criticism and has written an adult novel on child abuse and a book for teenagers, Madame Ghandi.

Paula L. Cardinal is a graduate student of children's literature at the University of Connecticut. She has a particular interest in feminist and deconstructive criticism.

John Cech, review editor for Children's Literature and past president of the Children's Literature Association, teaches English at the University of Florida. He is writing a book on the archetype of the child.

Richard Flynn is a poet, teacher, and law librarian in Washington D.C. His reviews and poetry have appeared in Washington Review, The Reaper, Gargoyle, and The Bloomsbury Review. His work on Randall Jarrell is included in a volume on Jarrell to be published by the Institute for Southern Studies.

Rachel Fordyce is assistant vice president for academic affairs at Eastern Connecticut State University.

Sarah Gilead teaches at the University of Haifa. Her research interests include autobiography, Victorian novels, and children's literature. She has published in ELH, Critique, Criticism, and elsewhere.

Richard Gillin teaches English at Washington College. He is particularly interested in the influence of Romanticism on children's literature and in John Clare's work for children. Currently he is working on the influence of fairy tales on children's literature in South Africa and the West Indies.

Cecily Raysor Hancock studied English at Harvard and the University of Chicago. She has for many years collected children's oral lore and tunes for children's songs. She is currently working on an annotated edition of Rimbault's Nursery Rhymes.

Margaret R. Higonnet, whose interests include theory and feminist criticism, has recently coedited Behind the Lines: Gender and the Two World Wars.

Peter Hunt, who teaches English and directs the Program in Communication Studies at the University of Wales in Cardiff, has written prolifically on children's literature. He has just finished his third novel for children (following The Maps of Time [1983] and A Step off the Path [1985]).

Lois R. Kuznets, who teaches children's literature at San Diego State University, has just published the Twayne Kenneth Grahame.

Robert H. Macdonald, who teaches English at Carleton University, Ottawa, has edited the prose and poems of William Drummond of Hawthornden and published numerous essays in Canadian Literature, Modern Language Review, Journal of the History of Ideas, and elsewhere. He is currently working on imperialism and the history of scouting. [End Page 217]

Cynthia Marshall teaches English at Rhodes College, specializing in Shakespeare. She has published articles on Pericles and The Winter's Tale and is currently working on eschatology in Shakespeare's romances. She is also editing a collection of essays on George MacDonald and C. S. Lewis.

Michael Mendelson teaches children's literature and rhetoric at Iowa State University. He has written on Victorian fantasy and fairy tales, as well as on narrative and rhetorical theory. He is currently at work on the fairy tales of George MacDonald.

Frank Myszor, a secondary school teacher, is at present engaged in research at Southampton University. He is studying graphical means of representing teenagers' responses to short stories, using ethnographic techniques.

Barbara Rosen, who teaches at the University of Connecticut, has edited Shakespeare, a book of reports of Elizabethan witch trials, and Children's Literature.

Glenn Edward Sadler teaches at Bloomsburg University. He is an authority on the works of George MacDonald and C. S. Lewis, and a past co-editor of Children's Literature.

M. Sarah Smedman teaches English at the University of North Carolina at Charlotte; she is particularly interested in twentieth-century fiction for children and adolescents.

Louisa Smith teaches English at Mankato State University. She is currently working on British illustrator H. R. Millar.

Laura Weaver teaches technical and business writing at the University of Evansville, Indiana...


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