In lieu of an abstract, here is a brief excerpt of the content:

  • Contributors

Richard A. Barney
Richard A. Barney is Associate Professor of English at the University at Albany, SUNY. He is the author of Plots of Enlightenment: Education and the Novel in Eighteenth-Century England (1999) and essays on topics including the Bildungsroman, early modern scatology, and the fiction of J. M. Coetzee in the context of eighteenth-century British literature. His most recent publication, in Studies in Eighteenth-Century Culture, is on biology and the sublime in the poetry of Anne Finch. His current work focuses on medicine, aesthetics, and politics in eighteenth-century British letters.

Stephanie Boluk
Stephanie Boluk is a PhD student in English Literature at the University of Florida. She is currently co-editing a collection on the figure of the zombie in film and new media forthcoming from McFarland Press.

Lucinda Cole
Lucinda Cole teaches eighteenth-century literature and animal studies at the University of Southern Maine, where she is Associate Professor. Her essays have appeared, most recently, in Criticism, Genre, Eighteenth Century: Theory and Interpretation and the Routledge Companion to Literature and Science. She is writing a book on vermin.

Ernest B. Gilman
Ernest B. Gilman is Professor of English at New York University. His most recent book is Plague Writing in Early Modern England (2009). He has published three previous books on Renaissance literature and visual arts, as well as articles in Renaissance Quarterly, Critical Inquiry, and elsewhere.

Graham Hammill
Graham Hammill is Associate Professor of English and Associate Faculty of Comparative Literature at SUNY-Buffalo. He is the author of Sexuality and Form: Caravaggio, Marlowe, and Bacon (2000) and has recently completed a manuscript entitled The Mosaic Constitution: Political Theology and Imagination from Machiavelli to Milton. [End Page 163]

Rusell Hopley
Russell Hopley is a lecturer in Arabic at Bowdoin College in Brunswick, Maine. He has published articles in Medieval Encounters and elsewhere.

Wylie Lenz
Wylie Lenz is a PhD candidate in the University of Florida's English Department. With Stephanie Boluk, he is co-editor of an anthology on the figure of the zombie in film and new media forthcoming from McFarland Press.

Robert Markley
Robert Markley is Professor of English at the University of Illinois and Editor of The Eighteenth Century: Theory and Interpretation. The author of some eighty articles on eighteenth-century literature, science studies, and digital media, his books include Dying Planet: Mars in Science and the Imagination (2005), and The Far East and the English Imagination, 1600-1730 (2006). He is currently completing a book manuscript on British literature and the Little Ice Age (1550-1750).

Helene Scheck
Helene Scheck is Associate Professor of English at the University at Albany, SUNY. She is the author of Reform and Resistance: Forms of Female Subjectivity in Early Medieval Ecclesiastical Culture (2008) and co-editor of Intertexts: Studies in Anglo-Saxon Culture Presented to Paul E. Szarmach (2008). Her current work focuses on women's intellectual culture in the early Middle Ages.

Jodi L. Wyett
Jodi L. Wyett is Associate Professor of English at Xavier University in Cincinnati, Ohio. She has published on lapdogs in eighteenth-century literature and culture and her articles on novelist Frances Brooke have appeared in Eighteenth-Century Fiction and The Eighteenth-Century Novel. [End Page 164]



Additional Information

Print ISSN
pp. 163-164
Launched on MUSE
Open Access
Back To Top

This website uses cookies to ensure you get the best experience on our website. Without cookies your experience may not be seamless.