Florence S. Boos is Professor of English at the University of Iowa. She is the editor of History and Community: Essays in Victorian Medievalism, author of The Design of William Morris’ The Earthly Paradise and of articles on the poetry of Scottish working-class women.
Alexis Easley is Assistant Professor of English at the University of Alaska Southeast. Her work has appeared in Nineteenth-Century Prose and Women’s Writing as well as in two essay collections, Defining Centres: Nineteenth-Century Media and the Construction of Identities (Macmillan, 2000) and Victorian Women Writers and the Woman Question (Cambridge, 1999).
Stephanie Kuduk is Assistant Professor of English at Wesleyan University, where she teaches Romantic and Victorian literature. She received her Ph.D. in Modern Thought & Literature from Stanford University in 1999. Her current research explores the history of republican verse in nineteenth-century England, tracing the relation among grassroots politics, political theory, and poetic form.
Kelly J. Mays is Assistant Professor of English at the University of Nevada, Las Vegas.
Larry McCauley is Assistant Professor of English at the College of New Jersey and has published articles on the rhymes of Milton and the language of H.D.
Ellen O’Brien is Assistant Professor English at Roosevelt University and has published articles on Melville and Shakespeare.
Ronald Paul is a Senior Lecturer in English literature at the University of Göteborg, Sweden. His most recent books include The Other Half: British Working-Class Stories (1994), Unruly Nations: A People´s History of Britain (1996) and Dissonant Voices: Literature and Society in Britain from Chaucer to the Present Day (1999).
Solveig C. Robinson is an Assistant Professor of English at Pacific Lutheran University. She has published articles on Victorian women editors and critics and is the editor of a forthcoming volume of literary criticism by Victorian women (Broadview Press, 2002).
Judith Rosen is Assistant Professor of English at the University of California Los Angeles. [End Page 343]
Michael Sanders is Lecturer in English at Lancaster University and the editor of the four-volume study Women and Radicalism in the Nineteenth Century (Routledge, 2001). He is currently working on a study of Chartist Poetry entitled Songs of the Low: Chartist Poetry and the Canon (to be published by Ashgate/Scolar Press). [End Page 344]