- Notes on Contributors
Amanda Anderson is an Associate Professor at the University of Illinois, Champaign-Urbana, where she holds appointments in the Department of English, the Women’s Studies Program, and the Unit for Criticism and Interpretive Theory . She is the author of Tainted Souls and Painted Faces: The Rhetoric of Fallenness in Victorian Culture (Ithaca: Cornell UP, 1993) and of articles on Victorian culture, feminist theory, and critical theory. Her current project is on forms of detachment i n Victorian culture and contemporary theory.
Elaine Hadley, Assistant Professor of English at the College at the University of Chicago, is author of Melodramatic Tactics: Theatricalized Dissent in England’s Marketplace, 1800–1885 (1995) and is currently working on a book about the technologies of British liberalism in the 1860s and 1870s.
Elizabeth Hanson is Associate Professor of English at Queen’s University, Canada. She is the author of Discovering the Subject in Renaissance England, forthcoming from Cambridge University Press. Her current research concerns the Jacobean theatre and the epistemology of early modern economic experience.
Nico Israel is currently the Faculty Fellow in Literary Cultures in the Graduate School of Arts and Science at New York University, and an Assistant Professor in NYU’s Draper Interdisciplinary Master’s Program in the Humanities and S ocial Thought. He is a regular contributor to Artforum International magazine and the author of a forthcoming book on questions of exile, diaspora and social space in modernist narrative and philosophy, due out next year with Stanford University Press.
John Limon, Professor of English at Williams College, is the author of Writing After War: American War Fiction from Realism to Postmodernism (Oxford, 1994). His recent work on standup comedy includes an essay on David Letterma n in Journal X, and another on Mike Nichols and Elaine May in Raritan.
John Mackay is a graduate student in Comparative Literature at Yale University; he is currently writing his dissertation on ideas of place in twentieth-century Russian, German and English lyric poetry.
Franny Nudelman is Assistant Professor of English at the University of Virginia. She has published essays on Harriet Jacobs’s Incidents in the Life of a Slave Girl and the Oprah Winfrey show, and is currently writing a book en titled “John Brown’s Body”: The Martyred Soldier and Civil War Nationalism.
Ricardo l. Ortíz is an Assistant Professor in Critical and Cultural Theory in the English Department at Dartmouth College and is currently working on a book entitled Diaspora and Disappearance: the Political Erotics of Cuba n Exile.
John Rieder is a Professor of English at the University of Hawaii at Manoa.