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CONTRIBUTORS Susan Brown is a SSHRCC doctoral fellow at the University ofAlberta and a contributor to the Feminist Companion to Literature in English. Her research interests include feminist theory, genre theory, Victorian poetry, and contemporary writing by women. She is currently completing her dissertation, entitled "Engendering Genre: Victorian Poetry and the Woman Question." Chris Hosgcod is a member ofthe History Department at the University of Lethbridge. He is currently summoning the courage to begin work on Victorian commercial travellers, the long and unjustly neglected "knights of the road." Chris Kent is a professor of History at the University of Saskatchewan, Saskatoon, a member of the Editorial Advisory board of Victorian Review, and a former President of VSAWC His publications include Brains andNumbers: Comtism, Elitism, andDemocracy in Mid-Victorian England, and a number of articles on Victorian bohemia, the novel and history, and historiography in Victorian Studies and elsewhere. He is currently writing a book on Michel Foucault and history. James R. Kincaid, Aerol Arnold Professor of English at the University of Southern California, is author ofbooks on Dickens, TroUope, and Tennyson; of the usual quota (for his generation) of editions, essays, and reviews; and of a book on cultural constructions of pedophilia that will be forthcoming shortly, if the publisher can be induced to accept it and if the author remains unjailed. ROBERT O'Kell is currently a Visiting Scholar at the Society for the Humanities, Cornell University. He is working on a study of The Rhetoric of Victorian Politics," supported by a two-year release time/research grant from SSHRCC W. Wesley Pue is Johnston Professor of Legal History, Faculty of Law, University of Manitoba, while on sabbatical leave from Carleton University. His research has focussed largely on socio-legal studies, law, and geography, the history ofthe legal professions in the prairie west of Canada and the history of the Bar in nineteenth-century England. BETH Kalikoff, an Associate Professor of English at the University ofPuget Sound, is the author of Murder and Moral Decay in Victorian Popular Literature (1986). Her articles include "The Falling Woman in Three Victorian Novels" and "The Execution of Tess D'Urbervilles." She is currently at work on a study of the rhetoric of confession in fiction about fallen women. DEBRA N. Mancoff, Associate Professor in the Department of Art and Art History at Beloit College in Wisconsin, is the author of The Arthurian Revival in Victorian Art (1990), and editor ofthe coUection TheArthurian Revival: New Essays, expected to appear in 1992. She contributed articles to The Arthurian Encyclopedia and Victorian Britain: An Encyclopedia. Curator of the exhibition Life ImitatesArt: the Aesthetic Movement 1860 to News of Members115 1900 at the Wright Museum of Art (1987), she has had a long-standing involvement with Pre-Raphaelite scholarship and associated issues. Currently, she is the editor of The PreRaphaelite Studies Journal and is writing a book on the ideological and political code of medievalism. Betsy Cogger Rezelman is Associate Dean for FacultyAffairs and Associate Professor of Fine Arts at St. Lawrence University and past managing editor of Victorian Studies. Her speciality is late Victorian genre painting, particularly the Newlyn School, a late nineteenthcentury Cornish art colony; she has published entries in Macmillan's forthcoming The Dictionary ofArt, Victorian Britain: An Encyclopedia, Women's Studies Encyclopedia, and The Eighteen Nineties: An Encyclopedia ofBritish Literature, Art and Culture, has lectured extensively on Victorian art, and is presently working on an article on Elizabeth Armstrong Forbes, a Canadian artist. Prisolla L. Walton is an Assistant Professor in English at the University of Lethbridge. She has an article on Henry James's The Golden Bowl forthcoming in the Henry James Review, and has published articles in such journals as North Dakota Quarterly, Connecticut Review, Ariel, and World Literature Written in English. She is presently at work on a book on Anthony Trollope's Palliser novels. NEWS OF VSAWC MEMBERS RICHARD Dellamora, Trent University, recently published Masculine Desire: The Sexual Politics ofVictorian Aestheticism with the University of North Carolina Press in April, 1990. He has just been awarded a SSHRCC grant to undertake a book to be entitled In Search ofPurity: Male Writingfrom Disraeli to T. E. Lawrence. Ian Dyck...


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