Timothy Billings, Assistant Professor of English at Middlebury College, is working on a book entitled Illustrating China about early modern representations of China and their textual legacies. He is also co-author, with Christopher Bush, of a critical edition of the French and Chinese poetry of Victor Segalen’s Stèles, forthcoming in 2004.
Thomas H. Blackburn is Centennial Professor Emeritus of English Literature and Senior Research Scholar at Swarthmore College.
Pamela Allen Brown, Assistant Professor at the University of Connecticut, Stamford, is the author of Better a Shrew than a Sheep: Women, Drama, and the Culture of Jest in Early Modern England (2003) and is co-editing a volume on women performers before the Restoration, entitled Beyond the All-Male Stage: Women Players in England, 1500–1660.
Patrick Cheney, Professor of English and Comparative Literature at Pennsylvania State University, is editor of The Cambridge Companion to Christopher Marlowe and author of Shakespeare the National Poet-Playwright.
Bruce Danner, Assistant Professor of English at Xavier University of Louisiana, has published essays on Spenser, Burton, and Shakespeare, and is completing a book on suppressed speech in the Renaissance, entitled Chaining the Beast: The Taming of the English Renaissance Tongue.
Lawrence Danson, Professor of English at Princeton University, is the author most recently of Shakespeare’s Dramatic Genres (2000).
Ernst Honigmann, the editor of Richard III for the New Penguin Shakespeare (1968), Twelfth Night for the Macmillan Shakespeare (1971), and Othello for the Arden Shakespeare (1997), has also discussed biographical problems in Myriad-minded Shakespeare (1989, 1998) and Shakespeare’s Impact on his Contemporaries (1982).
Theodora A. Jankowski is the author of Pure Resistance: Queer Virginity in Early Modern English Drama (2000) and Women in Power in the Early Modern English Drama (1992) and of numerous articles on John Lyly, John Webster, Thomas Heywood, Margaret Cavendish, and Shakespeare. [End Page 118]
Barbara D. Palmer has recently retired as Professor of English at Mary Washington College and is currently coediting the Records of Early English Drama volumes for the West Riding of Yorkshire and Derbyshire.
Lois Potter is Ned B. Allen Professor of English at the University of Delaware.
Martha Ronk, Professor of English at Occidental College, has published a series of articles on emblematic women characters in Shakespeare’s plays.
Richard W. Schoch, Reader in Drama and Theatre History at Queen Mary, University of London, is the author of Shakespeare’s Victorian Stage (1998) and Not Shakespeare (2002).
Jason Scott-Warren is a lecturer in English at the University of York, UK, and author of Sir John Harington and the Book as Gift (2001).