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  • Contributors

Michael LeMahieu, assistant professor of English at Clemson University, has published articles on Ludwig Wittgenstein and modernism, Suzan-Lori Parks and postmodernism, and philosophy of language and literary theory. He is completing a book manuscript, "Fictions of Fact and Value: The Erasure of Logical Positivism in American Literature, 1945–75."

Molly Hite, professor of English at Cornell University, has published numerous articles on modernism, postmodernism, feminist theory, and narrative theory and is the author of Ideas of Order in the Novels of Thomas Pynchon (Ohio State, 1983), Class Porn (Crossing, 1987), and The Other Side of the Story: Structures and Strategies of Contemporary Feminist Narrative (Cornell, 1992). She is at work on a book titled "Weird Woolf: Virginia Woolf, Elizabeth Robins, and the Tonal Ambiguity of Modernist Experiment."

Libbie Rifkin is a full-time adjunct assistant professor of English at Georgetown University. She has published articles on twentieth-century American poetry and poetics, social poetics, and AIDS and poetry and is the author of Career Moves: Olson, Creeley, Zukofsky, Berrigan, and the American Avant-Garde (Wisconsin, 2000). She is co-editing a collection on gender and poetic friendship titled "Between Friends: Engendering the Social Site of Poetry."

Andrew Epstein, associate professor of English at Florida State University, is the author of Beautiful Enemies: Friendship and Postwar American Poetry (Oxford, 2006). He has published articles on several twentieth-century poets and on theories of everyday life. His current book project concerns the pursuit of the everyday in contemporary poetry and culture.

Greg Forter, associate professor of English at the University of South Carolina, is the author of Murdering Masculinities: Fantasies of Gender and Violence in the American Crime Novel (NYU, 2000) and co-editor, with Paul Allen Miller, of The Desire of the Analysts: Psychoanalysis and Cultural Criticism (SUNY, 2008). He has published articles on American modernism, psychoanalysis, and masculinity. His work in progress is a book manuscript on critique and utopia in contemporary historical realism.

Tamar Katz, associate professor of English at Brown University, has published essays on Walter Pater, Virginia Woolf, and Alice Walker and is the author of Impressionist Subjects: Gender, Interiority, and Modernist Fiction in England (Illinois, 2000). She is at work on a book, "City Memories: Modernism and Urban Nostalgia in New York City." [End Page 892]

Michael W. Clune, assistant professor of English at Case Western Reserve University, is the author of American Literature and the Free Market, 1945–2002 (Cambridge, 2010). He has published articles on George Orwell, New York school poetry, Kathy Acker, and addiction. His current project is a study of literature and novelty.

Arthur Redding is associate professor and chair of the English department at York University, in Toronto, Canada. He is the author of Raids on Human Consciousness: Writing, Anarchism, and Violence (South Carolina, 1996), Turncoats, Traitors, and Fellow Travelers: Culture and Politics of the Early Cold War (Mississippi, 2008), and "Haints": American Ghosts, Millennial Passions, and Contemporary Gothic Fiction, forthcoming from Alabama in 2011. He is currently working on a study of twentieth-century American public intellectuals.

Jeffrey Gray, professor of English at Seton Hall University, is the author of Mastery's End: Travel and Postwar American Poetry (Georgia, 2005) and co-editor of The Greenwood Encyclopedia of American Poets and Poetry (2005). He has published articles on Frank Bidart, Elizabeth Bishop, Robert Lowell, and Derek Walcott, among other poets. He is writing a book titled "Sundown: Western Poetics and the End of Time."

Lucienne Loh is associate lecturer in English at Royal Holloway, University of London and Brunel University, West London. She has published articles on V. S. Naipaul and W. G. Sebald. Her book Postcolonial Dislocations: The Politics of the Country in Contemporary Literature is forthcoming from Palgrave Macmillan in 2012. [End Page 893]



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