- Notes on Contributors
jill campbell is the author of Natural Masques: Gender and Identity in Fielding’s Plays and Novels and is currently completing a book on satires and self-representations of Lady Mary Wortley Montagu, Lord Hervey, and Alexander Pope. Her essay on Lady Mary Wortley Montagu and female old age appeared recently in “Defects”: Engendering the Modern Body (University of Michigan Press). The essay in this issue is part of a new project on literary forms and social practices in England, 1660–1800. She teaches in the English Department at Yale University.
jeffory a. clymer is an Assistant Professor of English at Saint Louis University, and is currently the Mellon Postdoctoral Fellow at the Wesleyan University Center for the Humanities. His forthcoming book, Infernal Machines:Terrorism and American Literature in the Age of Industrial Capitalism, is under contract with the University of North Carolina Press.
miriam cooke is Professor of Arabic and Chair of the Department of Asian and African Languages and Literature at Duke University. She is President of the Association of Middle East Women’s Studies and the author of War’s Other Voices: Women Writers on the Lebanese Civil War (1988), Women and the War Story (1997), Women Claim Islam: Creating Islamic Feminism Through Literature (2001), and the novel Hayati, My Life (2000).
alfred hiatt is a postdoctoral research fellow at Trinity College, Cambridge, England.
hina nazar is a graduate student in English at the Johns Hopkins University. In her dissertation, “Literary Realism and Situated Universalism,” she considers how the deployment of a rhetoric of feeling by realist novelists like Austen, Eliot, and Forster can be read as an intervention in philosophical debates regarding universalism.
tavia nyong’o is a doctoral candidate in American Studies at Yale University, and is completing a dissertation on race mixing in nineteenth-century black culture.
michael szalay is author of New Deal Modernism: American Literature and the Invention of the Welfare State and Associate Professor of English and Comparative Literature at the University of California, Irvine. [End Page 425]