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Notes on Contributors

Susanna Ashton is an Assistant Professor of English at Clemson University. Currently, she is at work on a book, In Partnership: Literary Collaborators, 1870-1920.

Terry Caesar was Professor of English at Clarion University before taking a position as Senior Professor of American Literature at Japan's Mukogawa Women's University. He is the author of several books, including Conspiring with Forms: Life in Academic Texts (1992) and Writing in Disguise: Academic Life in Subordination (1998).

Jamie Owen Daniel is an Assistant Professor of English at the University of Illinois at Chicago.

Robert Con Davis-Undiano is Executive Director of World Literature Today. He is Neustadt Professor of Comparative Literature and Presidential Professor of English at The University of Oklahoma.

Jeffrey R. Di Leo teaches literary and cultural theory in the Department of English at the University of Illinois at Chicago. He is Editor and founder of the journal symplok\o(e,¯) .

Caryl Emerson is A. Watson Armour, III, University Professor of Slavic Languages and Literatures at Princeton University. Her most recent books include The First Hundred Years of Mikhail Bakhtin (1997), Critical Essays on Mikhail Bakhtin (ed., 1999), and The Life of Musorgsky (1999).

Calin-Andrei Mihailescu is an Associate Professor of Spanish and Comparative Literature at the University of Western Ontario. He is the co-editor of Fiction Updated: Theories of Fictionality, Narratology and Poetics (1996).

Christian Moraru is an Assistant Professor at the University of North Carolina, Greensboro. He specializes in literary theory and contemporary literature, and is currently working on a book on narrative rewriting in postmodern fiction.

Cary Nelson's most recent books include Anthology of Modern American Poetry (2000) and Revolutionary Memory: Recovering the Poetry of the American Left, forthcoming in the Spring of 2001. He is a Professor of English at the University of Illinois at Urbana-Champaign.

Marjorie Perloff's most recent books are Wittgenstein's Ladder: Poetic Language and the Strangeness of the Ordinary (1996) and Poetry On and Off the Page (1998). She is Sadie Dernham Patek Professor of Humanities Emerita at Stanford University.

David R. Shumway is Professor of English and Literary and Cultural Studies, and Director of the Center for Cultural Analysis, Carnegie Mellon University. He is the author of Michel Foucault (1989) and Creating American Civilization (1994). He is co-editor of Knowledges: Historical and Critical Studies of Disciplinarity (1993) and of the forthcoming collection, Disciplining English.

William Slaymaker is a Professor of Comparative Literature at Wayne State College. Currently, he is working on ecocriticism and African/world literatures.

James J. Sosnoski is a Professor of English at the University of Illinois at Chicago. He is the author of Token Professionals and Master Critics: A Critique of Orthodoxy in Literary Studies (1994), and Modern Skeletons in Postmodern Closets: A Cultural Studies Alternative (1995), as well as various essays on literary and pedagogical theory, computer-assisted pedagogy, and online collaboration.

Joseph Urgo's most recent book is In the Age of Distraction. He left Bryant College this year to become Professor and Chair of the Department of English at the University of Mississippi, assuming southern and public university affiliations.

Eve Wiederhold completed her doctoral work in rhetoric and composition at the University of Illinois at Chicago. Her current research focuses on media representations of common sense and consent.


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