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CONTRIBUTORS JENI CURTIS currently teaches at St Andrew's College and tutors at Canterbury University, Christchurch, New Zealand, where she also contributes lectures to the Victorian Studies programme. She is working on representations of illness and gender in the works of Elizabeth GaskelL ROBERT M. DeGRAAF is Professor of English at St Lawrence University, Canton, New York. He has published a number of articles on Sterne, Dickens, Meredith, and T.S. Eliot and is the author of The Book ofthe Toad. RANDA HELFIELD is Assistant Professor of English at the University of Montreal where she specializes in nineteenth-century British Literature. She earned her B.A. in English at McGiIl University in 1985, and her Ph.D. at Cornell in 1994. She is also a graduate of Osgoode Hall Law School and has published in the Osgoode Hall Law Journal and the Canadian Journal of Psychiatry. Her recent article entitled, "Constructive Treason and Godwin's Treasonous Constructions" is forthcoming in Mosaic in 1995. LESLIE HOWSAM teaches History at the University of Windsor. She is the President of the Victorian Studies Association of Ontario. She has recently completed a study of the publishing business of Henry S. King and Charles Kegan Paul. OLIVER LOVESEY teaches in the English Department of Okanagan University College and is the author of The Clerical Character in George Eliot's Fiction (ELS 1991). His most recent articles have appeared or are forthcoming in Research in African Literatures, World Literature Written in English, and Ariel. ROHAN MAJTZEN is an Assistant Professor of English at Dalhousie University. She has published articles on Scott Carlyle, and nineteenth-century women historians: her current projects include a study of needlework and Victorian historiography and an essay on Lady Carbury in Trollope's The Way We Live Now. STEPHEN PULSFORD has just completed his Ph.D. at Indiana University. He is teaching at Berea College and beginning a book on teachers. Announcements211 J. RUSSELL PERKIN teaches English at Saint Mary's University. He has recently published articles on "George Sandism" in Victorian literature and on Thackeray, and his current research concerns the relationship between Victorian religious thought and literature. MARJORIE STONE is Associate Professor of English and Women's Studies at Dalhousie University in Halifax, Canada. Her publications include Elizabeth Barrett Browning (Macmillan, Women Writers Series, 1995) and articles on Victorian authors and gender studies in Victorian Studies, Victorian Poetry, Dickens Studies Annual, Atlantis, Victorian Literature and Culture, and other journals. ANNOUNCEMENTS The Juvenilia Press, the publishing venture that involves students in editing, introducing, annotating and illustrating early works by known writers, will soon be publishing George Eliot's Edward Neville, an unfinished historical romance that she wrote at fourteen. It is set in Chepstow Castle in the time of the Civil War in England, and the main historical figure in it is Henry Marten, the regicide, who was imprisoned in the castle for many years. The story also features a bitter alienated hero, and a trusty horse called Ronald. The other Victorian volume on the Juvenilia Press list Charlotte Bronte's The Twelve Adventurers, has already been set as a text in Bronte courses. For more information about the Press, contact the General Editor, Juliet McMaster, Department of English, University of Alberta, Edmonton, Alberta, CANADA, T6G 2E5. "The Greco-Roman Rhetorical Tradition: Alterations, Adaptations, Alternatives" is die theme of the Eleventh Biennial Conference, International Society for the History of Rhetoric, Saskatoon, 22 - 26 July, 1997. Deadline for proposals in English, French, German, Italian, or Spanish: 9 February 1996. For a form, contact Judith Rice Henderson, ISHR President Department of English, 9 Campus Dr., University of Saskatchewan. Saskatoon, SK, CANADA, S7N 5A5. Fax: (306) 9665951 , e-mail: HENDRSNJ@duke.usask.ca. "Leeds Centre for Victorian Studies", call for papers. Three day conference — 15th-17th July, 1996. An Age of Equipoise? Reassessing Mid-Victorian Britain. For further information contact Martin Hewitt Leeds Centre for Victorian Studies, School of Humanities and Cultural Studies, Brownberrie Lane, Leeds, LS18 5HD, Tel: 0113 283 7231; EMaU: M.Hewitt@tasc.ac.uk; Fax: 0113 283 7200. ...

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ISSN
1923-3280
Print ISSN
0848-1512
Pages
pp. 210-211
Launched on MUSE
2015-10-07
Open Access
No
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