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CONTRIBUTORS Jams Dawson is an Assistant Professor in the Faculty of Education at Simon Fraser University. Her research interests include nineteenth-century childhood, education, and children's literature. KENNETH DeLong is an Associate Professor of Music at the University of Calgary and the Area Head in musicology. He has recently published an article entitled The Conventions of Music Biedermeier' in Convention in Eighteenth- and Nineteenth-Century Music (Pendragon P, 1992). With his brother Linwood DeLong, University of Winnipeg, he is preparing an annotated translationofthe memoirs ofthenmeteenth-century Czech composer J.V. Tomasek. His reviews of three new books on Edward Elgar will appear in the March issue of Music Library Notes. Rosemary Jann is an Associate Professor in the English Department at George Mason University. Her The Art and Science of Victorian History was published in 1985. She is presently engaged in a study of the cultural uses of science in the later Victorian period. Bruce Ktnzer is Professor of History and Chair at the University of North Carolina at Wilmington. He is the author of The Ballot Question in Nineteenth-Century English Politics and co-author (with Ann P. Robson and John M. Robson) of A Moralist In and Out of Parliament: John Stuart Mill at Westminster, 1865-1868. Gerald Monsman is Professor of English and former Head of the Department of English at the University of Arizona. His publications include Olive Schreiner's Fiction: Landscape and Power (Rutgers 1991), Confessions of A Prosaic Dreamer: Charles Lamb's Art of Autobiography (Duke 1984), Woher Pater's Art ofAutobiography (Yale 1980), Walter Pater (G. K. Hall 1977), Pater's Portraits: Mythic Pattern in the Fiction ofWalter Pater (Hopkins 1967), and essays on Gerard Manley Hopkins, Victorian selfhood, Romantic heroism and literary interpretation. Mary Rimmer is Assistant Professor of English at the University of New Brunswick, and is working on a feminist study of Hardy's narrative voice. She has contributed an essay to The Sense of Sex: Feminist Perspectives on Hardy, forthcoming from the University of Illinois Press. Anne Russell teaches English at Wilfrid Laurier University, Waterloo. Her research interests centre on Shakespeare studies, and she has presented and published papers on nineteenth-century Shakespeare. She is at work on a study of nineteenth-century actresses who played tragic male Shakespearean roles. JUNE Sturrock, an Associate Professor at Simon Fraser University, teaches the Romantic poets and Victorian fiction. She has published articles on Blake, Wordsworth, Shakespeare, Murdoch and Yonge, and is currently working on a book about gender and narrative in Blake. Rebecca Sutcuffe is currently doing research toward the completion of PhD at Simon Fraser University. She holds a SSHRCC Doctoral Fellowship to write a critical biography Announcements1 IS of the nineteenth-century Anglo-Indian novelist/activist Flora Annie Steel. Her research interests also include children's literature, Victorian fiction, and the issue of nationality in literature. Rosemary T. Van Arsdel, Distinguished Professor of English, Emérita, at the University of Puget Sound, is co-editor, with J. Don Venn, of Victorian Periodicals: A Guide to Research, vols. I, ? (1978, 1989) and, with Gordon S. Haight, of George Eliot: A Centenary Tribute (1982). A past president ofthe Research Society for Victorian Periodicals (1981-83), she served on the editorial boards ofthe Wellesley Index to Victorian Periodicals, 1824-1900, 5 vols. (1966-1989), and of the Union List cf Victorian Serials in North American Libraries (1985); she is the author ofnumerous articles on Victorian and Edwardian studies in scholarly journals in North America and the United Kingdom. Jo-Ann Wallace, Associate Professor of English at the University of Alberta, teaches in the areas ofchildren's literature, women's literary modernism, and women and film. She has just completed Modernist (Im)Positionings: Representations of and by Women in Culture, 1900-1939(forthcoming, Routledge)with Bridget Elliottand is currently working onFeminist Theories ofthe Body. Stanley Weintraub's life of Disraeli will be published by Dutton and Hamish Hamilton later than 1993. Among his earlier biographies are Victoria (1987), The London Yankees (1979), Four Rossettis (1977), Whistler (1974) and Beardsley (1967). ANNOUNCEMENTS Victonanistswill be interested to knowofa conference on a great prophet of Victorianism, Jane Austen. The annual meeting ofthe JaneAustbn Society of...


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