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Contributors JiU Newton Ainsley holds a B.A. in History from the University of Victoria. She is currently a postgraduate student at the University of Durham, and is completing a dissertation examining Victorian women, violent crime and the insanity plea. Peter Bailey teaches History and Cultural Studies at the University of Manitoba. His most recent publication is Popular Culture and Performance in the Victorian City, Cambridge University Press, 1998. Among other projects, he is researching the changing dynamics ofsociability and social encounter in the modern urban crowd, c. 1860-1920. Andrea Broomfield is an assistant professor of English at Johnson County Community College. She is co-editor, with Sally Mitchell, oí Prose by Victorian Women: An Anthohgy (Garland, 1996), and has written articles on Victorian women and journalism for Victorian Periodicah Review, Women's Studies, and Victorian Literature and Culture. Cecily Devereux is an assistant professor in the Department of English at the University ofAlberta, specializing in English-Canadian women's writing between 1880 and 1939, and in the ideas ofimperialism and feminism during this period. Recent publications include work on W.T. Stead and his "imperialism of responsibility," Tennyson's "To the Queen" in the Imperial Library edition ofthe _Idylls_, and the first-wave feminist struggle between the ideas of the "new woman" and the "mother of the race" in English Canada. Current research focuses on the writing of Lucy Maud Montgomery. Maria H. Frawley is an associate professor ofEnglish at the University of Delaware, where she teaches nineteenth-century literature. She is the author ofA Wider Range: Travel Writing by Women in Victorian England (1994) and ofAnne Bronte (1996). Currently an NEH fellow, she is completing a book on the culture ofinvalidism in nineteenth-century England and preparing an edition oíHarriet Martineau's Life in the Sickroom for publication by Broadview Press. Jill Matus is an Associate Professor in the Department ofEnglish at the University ofToronto. She is the author of Unstable Bodies: Victorian 148volume 26 number 2 Contributors Representations ofSexuality andMaternity (1995) and Toni Morrison_(\998). She is currently working on the relations of trauma, memory and the unconscious in Victorian literature and science. Andrew Maunder is a Lecturer in the Faculty of Humanities at the University of Hertfordshire. He has edited East Lynne (2000) and has published articles on the CornhillMagazine, Mrs. Henry Wood and Christina Rossetti. Piper Murray received her Master's degree in English from Purdue University and is currently working toward her PhD at University of Wisconsin-Milwaukee. Her dissertation explores the rhetorics and politics of mood disorder in feminist and therapeutic discourse. Don Randall is an Assistant Professor ofEnglish literature within the Faculty of Humanities and Letters at Bilkent University in Ankara, Turkey. He has primarily held the fellowships ofthe Calgary Institute for the Humanities and the SSHRCC. He has published several articles in colonial and postcolonial literary studies, and his book, on Rudyard Kipling's imperial literature, will be published conjointly by Macmillan and St. Martin's in late 2000. Daphne Read, an associate professor in English at the University ofAlberta, teaches and researches in later twentieth-century women's writing. Patricia Rigg teaches Victorian Studies at Acadia University in Wolfville, Nova Scotia and is the author ofRobert Browning's Romantic Irony in "The Ring and the Book," Fairleigh Dickinson UP, 1999. Suzanne Le-May Sheffield is a history professor at Dalhousie University. Her book, Revealing New Worlds: Three Victorian Women Naturalists, is forthcoming from Harwood. Marion Shaw was, for many years, at the University of Hull, and is now Professor of English at Loughborough University. She has published extensively on Victorian poetry, particularly the work ofTennyson. Her most recent book is a biography of the Yorkshire novelist and feminist Winifred Holtby. Victorian Review149 ...


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