Tina Barr is Associate Professor and Director of Creative Writing at Rhodes College in Memphis. Her book of poems, The Gathering Eye, winner of the Editor's Prize at Tupelo Press, will be published in October of 2003. Her essays, poetry and reviews have appeared in The Antioch Review, boundary 2, Chelsea, Crab Orchard Review, The Harvard Review, Louisiana Literature, Notre Dame Review, The Southern Review and elsewhere.
Carol Mastrangelo Bové is Professor of French at Westminster College, PA. The author of several articles on modern literature and theory and translator of works by Hélène Cixous, Luce Irigaray, Serge Doubrovsky, and Claude Richard, she is currently working on a book on the French-Bulgarian critic and novelist, Julia Kristeva.
Brad Buchanan holds degrees from McGill University and the University of Toronto, and received his PhD in English from Stanford University in 2001. He currently teaches at the California State University, Sacramento. His article on the fiction and drama of Caryl Phillips has recently appeared in a book-length study entitled Contemporary British Fiction.
Keith Gumery is a Visiting Assistant Professor at Temple University. He studied at the University of Hull in England with Anthony Minghella and Andrew Motion, has a Master's degree in English/Creative Writing, and a Ph.D. specializing in American Literature. His dissertation was focused on Henry Blake Fuller and the quest for a uniquely American form of literary expression. He has previously published articles in American Literary Realism, Annals of Scholarship, and The Velvet Light Trap.
Christopher Lane is Professor of English at Northwestern University. He is the author of The Burdens of Intimacy (Chicago, 1999) and The Ruling Passion (Duke, 1995), as well as editor of The Psychoanalysis of Race (Columbia, 1998) and co-editor of Homosexuality and Psychoanalysis (Chicago, 2001). His next book, forthcoming, is called Hatred and Civility: The Antisocial Life in Victorian England (Columbia, 2003). He is currently writing a book on early modernism, nothingness, and expressive theory.
Marie-Rose Logan, a permanent member of the Columbia University Society of Fellows in the Humanities, currently teaches in the English Department at Temple University. She has written and published widely in the areas of Renaissance Studies, literary criticism, Modernism and Postmodernism in a variety of scholarly journals including Yale French Studies, New Literary History, Pequod. She is editor of several volumes including, Graphesis: Perspectives on Literature and Philosophy, Rethinking History, Figures of Literary Discourse (Gérard Genette), and Contending Kingdoms: Historical, Psychological, and Feminist Approaches to the Literature of Sixteenth-Century England and France (with Peter Rudnytsky). She is General Editor of the quarterly, Annals of Scholarship: Art Practices & the Human Sciences in a Global Culture.
Daniel T. O'Hara is Professor of English at Temple University, author of five books, and editor or co-editor of two others. His most recent book is Empire Burlesque: The Fate of Critical Culture in Global America (Duke University Press, 2003). He is editor and review editor of both [End Page 151] the Journal of Modern Literature and boundary 2: an international journal of literature and culture. He is also a member of the editorial board of Annals of Scholarship: Art Practices and the Human Sciences in a Global Culture. Currently, he is working on another book under the working title of Yeats and the Posthuman.
Donald E. Pease is Professor of English at Dartmouth College. He has written widely on American literature and American studies. His books include Visionary Compacts: American Renaissance Writings in Cultural Context (1987) and the forthcoming Deterrance Pacts, on the Cold War context of the construction of the American canon. His edited collections include Revisionary Interventions into the Americanist Canon (1994) and the forthcoming Futures of American Studies.
Jean-Michel Rabaté, Professor of English and Comparative Literature at the University of Pennsylvania, has authored or edited twenty books on Modernist authors, psychoanalysis, and literary theory. Recent titles include Lacan in America (2000), Jacques Lacan: Psychoanalysis and the Subject of Literature (2001), James Joyce and the Politics of Egoism (2001), The Future of Theory (2002), the Cambridge Companion to Lacan (2003), and the forthcoming Guide to Joyce Studies. [End Page 152]