- The Contributors
Michael Cohen is a visiting assistant professor of English at Macalester College. He is at work on a project that examines the cultural lives of ballads in nineteenth-century America.
Tom Perrin is a Ph.D. candidate in English at the University of Chicago. He is currently completing a dissertation on the aesthetics of the popular novel in twentieth-century United States.
Philip Kuberski teaches in the English Department at Wake Forest University and is the author of The Persistence of Memory, Chaosmos: Literature, Science, and Theory, and A Calculus of Ezra Pound. He is the author of two other essays on Stanley Kubrick, both appearing in Arizona Quarterly.
Richard Hardack received his Ph.D. in English and J. D. from UC-Berkeley and has taught English at Bryn Mawr and Haverford Colleges. He is finishing two book projects, The Seductive God: Pan and the Dark Nature of the American Renaissance, and Transcendentalism and Race from Emerson to Morrison.
Eric Berlatsky’s first book, on narrativist historiography and postmodern fiction, is forthcoming. He has published articles on Virginia Woolf, Graham Swift, Art Spiegelman, Milan Kundera, and Charles Dickens. [End Page 143]