The South Atlantic Quarterly 102.1 (2003) 279-281
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Srinivas Aravamudan is associate professor of English at Duke University. He specializes in eighteenth-century British and French literature. He is the author of Tropicopolitans: Colonialism and Agency, 1688–1804 (1999; MLA prize for best first book, 2000) and the editor of Fiction, volume 6 of Slavery, Abolition, and Emancipation: Writings of the British Romantic Period (1999). He has completed a book on South Asian Anglophone religion entitled Guru English (forthcoming in 2004). He is writing a book on Orientalism and is editing for classroom use William Earle's antislavery romance, Obi: or, the History of Three-Fingered Jack (1800).
Ian Baucom is associate professor of English at Duke University. He is the author of Out of Place: Englishness, Empire, and the Locations of Identity (1999) and is currently completing a manuscript provisionally titled Specters of the Atlantic: Finance Capital, Melancholy, and the Philosophy of History.
James Chandler, the Barbara E. and Richard J. Franke Professor in English Language and Literature at the University of Chicago, is the director of the Franke Institute for the Humanities. He has published England in 1819: The Politics of Literary Culture and the Case of Romantic Historicism (1998) and Wordsworth's Second Nature: A Study of Poetry and Politics (1984). Together with Arnold Davidson and Harry Harootunian, Chandler coedited Questions of Evidence (1994), and with Kevin Gilmartin, Romance Metropolis (forthcoming, 2004). He is now completing work on the new Cambridge History of English Romantic Literature (forthcoming, 2005).
Wai Chee Dimock is William Lampson Professor of American Literature at Yale University. She is the author of Empire for Liberty: Melville and the Poetics of Individualism (1989); Residues of Justice: Literature, Law, Philosophy (1996); and coeditor of two collections of essays, Rethinking Class (1994) and Literature and Science: Cultural Forms, Conceptual Exchanges, a special issue of American Literature (December 2002). She is now at work on two book projects, Literature for the Planet: Global Readers of Dante and American Literature and Planetary Time.
Ian Duncan Is professor of English at the University of California, Berkeley. He is the author of Modern Romance and Transformations of the Novel (1992). Forthcoming publications include articles on Adam Smith and Ossian, Victorian [End Page 279] regional and provincial fiction, and Edinburgh as Romantic metropolis; an edition of James Hogg's Winter Evening Tales (2002); and a new book, Scott's Shadow: The Novel in Romantic Edinburgh (2003).
Frances Ferguson is Mary Elizabeth Garrett Professor of Arts and Sciences at Johns Hopkins University and director of the Center for Research on Culture and Literature. She has published essays on eighteenth- and nineteenth-century literature, and is the author of Wordsworth: Language As Counter-Spirit (1977), Solitude and the Sublime: Romanticism and the Aesthetics of Individuation (1992), and the forthcoming Pornography: The Theory.
Kevis Goodman is assistant professor of English at the University of California, Berkeley. Her contribution to this issue comes from her book, Georgic Modernity and British Romanticism: Poetry and the Mediation of History (forthcoming in 2003), which studies the early history of concerns about media (or "mediums") in new anxieties surrounding the expansion and inundation of the senses during the eighteenth century and Romantic periods. She has also published articles on Milton in ELH, and on Wordsworth and the new historicism in Studies in Romanticism.
Jennifer Kennedy is an independent scholar who received her Ph.D. in English from Yale University in 2000. She has published essays in PMLA, Early American Literature, American Literature, and Modernism/Modernity.
Celeste Langan is associate professor of English at the University of California, Berkeley. She is the author of Romantic Vagrancy (1995) and essays on Scott and Byron. Her current book project, Post-Napoleonism, is an examination of cognitive autonomy and political sovereignty after Eighteenth Brumaire.
Alan Liu Is professor of English at the University of California, Santa Barbara, where he works in the fields of Romanticism, new media studies, and theory. He is the author of Wordsworth: The Sense of History (1989) and The Laws of Cool: The Culture of Information (forthcoming). He is the editor of...