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CONTRIBUTORS PATRICIA ANDERSON, a free-lance historian working in London, England, is deputy editor of the Journal of Newspaper and Periodical History and co-editor of two volumes on 19th and 20th century British publishing houses. She has published articles on Victorian popular culture and imagery and has a book on the subject forthcoming. Her latest project is a study of popular media and sexuality, 1840-1940. ROBERT BLEDSOE, Chairman and Associate Professor, Department of English at El Paso, Texas, is the author of articles on Victorian literature in PMLA, Victorian Studies, The Dickensian, Victorian Periodicals Review, Dickens Studies Annual, and other journals. SUSAN Brown is a SSHRCC Doctoral Fellow at the University of Alberta writing on gender and genre in Victorian poetry. She will present a paper on Dante Gabriel Rossetti, Augusta Webster, and the Contagious Diseases Acts at the VSAWC Conference in October. KENNETH DeLong, Calgary, has published a review article entitled "Recent Victorians" in The Journal oftheAmerican Liszt Society 24 (1988). In October 1989 he presented a paper entitled "Musical Biedermeier and Viennese Classicism" at the 24th Annual International Music Festival and Colloquium in Brno, Czechoslovakia. ELIZABETH DRIVER, Toronto, is the compiler of A Bibliography of Cookery Books Published in Britain in 1875-1914 (London and New York: Prospect Books in association with Mansell Publishing, 1989). She is currently researching a bibliography of cookbooks published in Canada before 1950, a project co-ordinated by Jo Marie Powers, Associate Professor at the School of Hotel and Food Administration, University of Guelph. RICHARD D. FULTON is Dean of Faculty at Clark College and Visiting Professor of English at Washington State University. He is the author of a number of articles and books on Victorian periodicals, including the Union List of Victorian Serials. He is currently serving as President of the Research Society for Victorian Periodicals. SUSAN HAMILTON is Assistant Professor in English at the University of Alberta. Her research interests include feminist theory, the gender ideology of the mid-Victorian period, and the representation/construction of the animal body in literature. Her work in progress includes Still Lives: Gender and the Literature of the Victorian Vivisection Controversy, an analysis of the gendered construction of the "animal in pain" in late Victorian antivivisection journals. She will be talking about the pictorial representation of animals in Victorian painting and anti-vivisection journals at the Edmonton PublicArt Gallery in June and the Vancouver Public Art Gallery in September. She will also be giving a paper on the rhetorical representation of animals at the VSAWC conference this October. ROWLAND MCMASTER, University of Alberta, has published many articles on Victorian writers, and edited Dickens's Little Dorritt and Great Expectations. With Juliet McMaster Contributors107 he published The Novel from Sterne to James in 1981, and his book on Trollope and the Law appeared in 1986. His new book, Thackeray's Cultural Frame ofReference: Allusion in The Newcomes, is due to appear from MacmiIIan in the Spring of 1991. He gave a paper on The Newcomes at the first meeting of VSAWC and is currently President of the Association. Like several of our Presidents, he has also been President of the Association of Canadian University Teachers of English, and he has just completed a term as editor of English Studies in Canada. An ACUTE banquet will be held in his honour this spring at the Conference of Learned Societies. He is a Fellow of the Royal Society of Canada. NORMAN Page is Head of the Department of English at the University of Nottingham. His publications include A Conrad Companion (1986), Henry James: Interviews and Recollections (1984), Byron: Interviews and Recollections (1985), A Kipling Companion (1984), and Tennyson: Interviews and Recollections (1983). J. RUSSELL Perhn, Saint Mary's University, has published articles on Swift and Thackeray, and is the author ofA Reception-History ofGeorge Eliot's Fiction (UMI, 1990). His current research is a sociological study of narrative voice in mid-Victorian fiction. RAY Siemens JR. is a graduate student at the University of Alberta studying the Victorian and Twentieth Century Novel. In the past, he has given papers on the use of computers as instructive tools in the Humanities. Sara Stambaugh, University of Alberta, teaches...


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