Johanna Drucker is the inaugural Breslauer Professor in Bibliographical Studies in UCLA's Department of Information Studies. Her recent publications include a facsimile edition of Le Petit Journal des Refusées (Rice Univ. Press series "Literature by Design British and American Books 1880-1930"; SpecLab: Digital Aesthetics and Speculative Computing (University of Chicago Press, 2009); and a collaboration with Emily McVarish, Graphic Design History: A Critical Guide (Pearson/Prentice-Hall, 2008).
Nicholas Frankel is Associate Professor of English at Virginia Commonwealth University, where he teaches in the PhD program in Media Art and Text (which he helped to found). He is the author of Oscar Wilde's Decorated Books (Univ. of. Michigan Press, 2000) and Masking the Text: Literature & Mediation in the 1890s (Rivendale Press, 2009). His facsimile edition of The Sphinx, by Oscar Wilde, with decorations by Charles Ricketts was published in 2010 in the Rice Univ. Press series "Literature By Design: British and American Books 1880-1930" (which he co-edits with Jerome McGann). He is currently editing The Annotated Picture of Dorian Gray and The Annotated Oscar Wilde for Harvard University Press.
Linda K. Hughes, Addie Levy Professor of Literature at Texas Christian University, is the author of Graham R.: Rosamund Marriott Watson, Woman of Letters (2005) and articles on Tennyson, new women poets, and periodical poems. Forthcoming work includes The Cambridge Introduction to Victorian Poetry and "Visible Sound and Auditory Scenes: Word, Image, and Music in Tennyson, D. G. Rossetti, and Morris" (in Media, Technology, and Literature in the Nineteenth Century: Image, Sound, Touch, ed. Colette Colligan and Margaret Linley).
Lorraine Janzen Kooistra is Professor of English at Ryerson University and co-editor of The 1890s Online. Recent publications include "A Modern Illustrated Magazine: The Yellow Book's Poetics of Format" (in Illustrative Matters: Optics and Objects in 19C Literary and Visual Culture, ed. Luisa Calè and Patrizia Di Bello) and "A Modern Poetry of Sensation: Three Christmas Gift Books and the Legacy of Victorian Material Culture" (in Media, Technology, and Literature in the Nineteenth Century: Image, Sound, Touch, ed. Colette Colligan and Margaret Linley). Her book, Poetry, Pictures, and Popular Publishing: The Illustrated Gift Book and Victorian Visual Culture 1855-1875, is forthcoming with Ohio Univ. Press. [End Page 171]
Richard Maxwell, who teaches in the Comparative Literature department at Yale University, has recently published The Historical Novel in Europe: 1650-1950. He is currently studying travel narratives and evocations of landscape.
Jerome J. McGann is the John Stewart Bryan University Professor, University of Virginia. His most recent publications (all published in 2009) are Byron's Manfred (Pasdeloup Press); a facsimile edition of Stephen Crane's The Black Riders and other lines ("Literature by Design" series, Rice Univ. Press); and Are the Humanities Inconsequent? An Interpretation of Marx's Riddle of the Dog (Prickly Paradigm Press). [End Page 172]