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C on tributors LisaBrocklebankis a doctoral student in the Department ofEnglish at Brown University. She completed her MA thesis on disordered eating and Victorian children's literature at the University ofBritish Columbia. Her research interests include gender, science and visuality in the Victorian period. Neil Davie is Senior Lecturer in British History and Politics at Université Paris 7, France. He has contributed to a number of journals and collaborative volumes on British criminal justice policy and criminology in the Victorian, Edwardian and contemporary periods and is the author of Us visages de la criminalité:A k recherche d'une théorie scientifique du crimineltype en Angkterre, 1860-1914 (Paris: Syllepse, 2003). Aon Heilmann is a SeniorLecturer in English at the University ofWales Swansea, UK The author ofNew Woman Fiction (Macmillan, 2000) and the editor of The Ute-Victorian MarriageQuestion (Roudedge Thoemmes, 1998) and (with Stephanie Forward) .5Vx, SocialPurity andSarah Grand, she has guest-edited a special New Woman issue forNineteenth-CenturyFeminisms (2001). A collection on FeministForerunners (Rivers Oram/Pandora) and a special suffrage issue for Women's History Review are forthcoming, and she is now completing a study ofSarah Grand, Olive Schreiner and Mona Caird (for Manchester University Press) and working on a collection on New Woman Hybridities (for Roudedge). She is the general editor ofRoudedge's MajorWorks TIistory ofFeminism' series ofanthology sets. Ian Munro is an assistant professor at the University ofAlberta, specialising in Shakespeare and early modem cultural studies. Barbara Ryerse completed hergraduate studies at the University of Western Ontario where she obtained her Ph-D. Degree in 1989. Afterwards she spent several terms at McMaster University in Hamilton where she took part in a project that shows a relationship between Browning's poetry and the writings ofSóren Kierkegaard. Much ofher time has been occupied with tutoring assistance to University students in their extension work. Jennifer Shepherd is a Ph D. candidate in the Department ofEnglish at the University ofAlberta. Her current research focuses on the work of Elizabetii von Arnim. Victorian Review (2003)1 19 Contributors Marjorie Stone is Professor ofEnglish and Women's Studies at Dalhousie University, Halifax, Canada, and a past president ofACCUTE She is the author ofElizabeth Barrett Browning (Macmillan and St Martin's, 1995) and co-editor ofLiterary Couplings and the Constructions ofAuthorship (foiAcoming, U ofWisconsin P), as well as essays and articles on the Brownings, Tennyson, Christina Rossetti, Gaskell, Dickens, the body, and feminist theory. She is currendy working on a project entided, "The Black Dove's Mark: Nineteenth-Century Literary History and the Elizabeth Barrett BrowningArchives." ProfessorMichael Wheeler was the founding Director ofthe Ruskin Programme and Ruskin Collection Project at Lancaster University, leading die campaign to build the Ruskin Library in the 1990s, and was men Director ofChawton House library and Professor ofEnglish Literature at the University ofSouthampton. Now freelance, he is a Visiting Professor ofEnglish at the Universities ofSouthampton and Surrey Roehampton, and Honorary Professor ofLancaster's Ruskin Programme. He is Chairman of the Ruskin Society, and is currently writing a book on the relationship between Catholicism and Protestantism in nineteenth-century English culture. CarisWillis is a London-based freelance journalist, who completed her PhD, The Transgressive Woman: GenderandPopularFiction, 1850-1914 at Birkbeck College in 2000. She edited TheNew Woman in Fiction andin Fact(with Angélique Richardson, Palgrave, 1999) and a reissue ofMary Braddon's The Trailofthe Serpent(Random House, 2003). Tim Youngs is a Reader in English and U. S. Studies at the Nottingham Trent University. He is the author of TravellersinAfrica (1994) and editor of WritingandRace (1997). He has co-edited with Peter Hulme The Cambridge Companion to TravelWriting (2002) andwith Glenn Hooper, Perspectives on Travel Writing (2003, forthcoming). He is founding editor ofthe journal Studies in Travel Writing(White Horse Press) and is currendy editing a volume on Africa for Pickering & Chatto's Travels, Explorations andEmpires series. 120volume 29 number 1 ...


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