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Jennifer L. Airey is Assistant Professor of English at the University of Tulsa, where she specializes in Restoration and Eighteenth-Century British Drama. She recently published "'For Fear of Learning New Language': Antitheatricalism and the Female Spectator in The Country Wife and The Plain Dealer" (Restoration, 2007), and she is currently working on a manuscript about depictions of sexual violence on the Restoration stage.

Elizabeth R. Baer is Professor of English and Genocide Studies at Gustavus Adolphus College, and teaches a course on gender and the Holocaust at the University of Minnesota. In 2004, she held the Ida E. King Distinguished Chair of Holocaust Studies at Richard Stockton College in New Jersey. Her first book, Shadows on My Heart: The Civil War Diary of Lucy Buck of Virginia (1997), was nominated for the Lincoln Prize. Her second book, The Blessed Abyss: Inmate #6582 in Ravensbrück Concentration Camp for Women (2000), coedited with Hester Baer, is a critical edition of a memoir originally published in Germany in 1946. She received a Fulbright Award to study the history of Jews in Germany and was awarded the Virginia Hamilton Prize for the best essay on multicultural children's literature (2002) for an essay on children's literature about the Holocaust. With Myrna Goldenberg, she coedited Experience and Expression: Women and the Holocaust (2003), an anthology of essays on gender and the Holocaust. Her current research is a study of the intertextual appropriation of the golem legend in contemporary fiction about the Holocaust.

Catherine G. Bellver is Distinguished Professor of Spanish at the University of Nevada, Las Vegas. A specialist in twentieth-century Spanish literature, she has published innumerable studies, primarily on the poetry of the twenties and thirties and on post-Spanish Civil War narrative by women. She has published a book on Juan José Domenchina, one on Rafael Alberti's poetry of exile, and an edition of the complete poetry of Concha Méndez. Her book, Absence and Presence: Spanish Women Poets of the Twenties and Thirties, dates from 2001, and about to appear is Bodies in Motion: Spanish Vanguard Poetry, Mass Culture, and Gender Dynamics.

Katherine Broad is a doctoral candidate in English at the City University of New York Graduate Center. She teaches at Lehman College. [End Page 413]

Rebecca Bushnell is Dean of the School of Arts and Sciences and Professor of English at the University of Pennsylvania. She is the author of books on Sophocles, tyrant plays, humanist pedagogy, tragedy, and Green Desire: Imagining Early Modern English Gardens (2003).

Cheryl J. Fish is Professor of English at Borough of Manhattan Community College, City University of New York, and Visiting Professor of Women's Studies at the CUNY Graduate School. She is the author of Black and White Women's Travel Narratives: Antebellum Explorations (2004) and coeditor, with Farah Griffin, of A Stranger in the Village: Two Centuries of African American Travel Writing (1999). She has been a Fulbright Lecturer in Finland, and recently published essays on environmental justice activism in literature and film in the journals MELUS and Discourse.

Kate Flint is Professor of English at Rutgers University. She is author of The Transatlantic Indian 1776-1930 (2009), The Victorians and the Visual Imagination (2000), and The Woman Reader 1837-1914 (1993), as well as numerous articles on nineteenth- and twentieth-century literature, visual culture, and cultural history. She is currently writing a book entitled Flash! Photography, Writing, and Surprising Illumination.

Catherine J. Golden, Professor of English at Skidmore College, is author of Posting It: The Victorian Revolution in Letter Writing (2009) and Images of the Woman Reader in Victorian British and American Fiction (2003). She is editor, or coeditor, of five additional books including Charlotte Perkins Gilman's The Yellow Wall-Paper: A Sourcebook and Critical Edition (2004), and Book Illustrated: Text, Image, and Culture 1770-1930 (2000).

Lori Harrison-Kahan teaches in the English department at Boston College. Her book, The White Negress: Literature, Minstrelsy, and the Black Jewish Imaginary, is forthcoming from Rutgers University Press (2010).

Dianne Johnson is Professor of English at the University of South Carolina where she teaches courses in children's and young adult literature, creative writing, African American...


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