John S. Bak is Professeur at the University of Lorraine in France, where he teaches courses in literary journalism and American drama and theater. His edited books include Post/modern “Dracula”: From Victorian Themes to Postmodern Praxis, Tennessee Williams’s New Selected Essays: Where I Live, and, with Bill Reynolds, Literary Journalism Across the Globe: Journalistic Traditions and Transnational Influences. In addition to having published numerous articles on Williams and on eighteenth- and nineteenth-century American drama, he is the author of the monographs Homo Americanus: Ernest Hemingway, Tennessee Williams, and Queer Masculinities and Tennessee Williams: A Literary Life (forthcoming in 2012).
Dale Barleben received his commerce and law degrees from the University of Alberta, studied public international law at Cambridge, and has practiced law in Alberta. He completed his doctoral work in British modernist literature and the law in the Department of English at the University of Toronto, where he held a Canada Graduate Scholarship and won the Woodhouse Prize for best dissertation in 2008. His book, Manufacturing Guilt: Trials and Traumas in British Modern Literature and Law, is being considered for publication at this time. He has written articles on legal language and writing and British modernist authors and is currently exploring the intersection of literature and law including British radio modernism and the BBC.
Richard Barlow has recently completed a Ph.D. degree at Queen’s University Belfast. His thesis examines Scottish literature, history, and philosophy in Finnegans Wake and Ulysses. His articles on Joyce have appeared in Notes and Queries and in the collection Founder to Shore: Crosscurrents in Irish and Scottish Studies.
Gregory Castle is Professor of British and Irish Literature at Arizona State University. He has published Modernism and the Celtic Revival, Reading the Modernist Bildungsroman, and The Blackwell Guide to Literary Theory. He also edited Postcolonial Discourses and the Encyclopedia of Literary and Cultural Theory, Volume 1. He has published numerous essays on James Joyce, W. B. Yeats, Oscar Wilde, and other Irish writers, and is currently working on an edited History of the Modernist Novel and a monograph entitled Modernism and the Temporalities of Irish Revivalism, 1878–1939.
Kimberly J. Devlin is Professor of English at the University of California, Riverside. She is author of Wandering and Return in “Finnegans Wake” and James Joyce’s Fraudstuff. Her articles on Joyce have appeared in PMLA, Novel, the JJQ, and several essay collections. She has co-edited Joycean [End Page 385] Cultures/Culturing Joyces and “Ulysses”—En-gendered Perspectives. Her most recent article appeared in Joyce Studies Annual 2011, entitled “Rereading Ulysses: Indeterminacy, and Fixing the Past.”
Josh Epstein is Assistant Professor of English at Texas A&M University, Corpus Christi. He served for two years as an ACLS postdoctoral fellow at the University of California, Santa Barbara. His work on James Joyce comes from his current book project, which considers modernist writing (by Joyce, Ezra Pound, T. S. Eliot, E. M. Forster, Edith Sitwell, and Theodor Adorno) and music (by Benjamin Britten, William Walton, George Antheil, and Igor Stravinsky) as modes contending with the presence of noise in the early twentieth century. He has also published on George Eliot and is currently working on a project addressing the BBC Third Programme and the 1951 Festival of Britain.
Dieter Fuchs lectures at the University of Vienna. He holds a doctorate from LMU Munich where Hans Walter Gabler supervised his thesis on James Joyce and the Hellenistic tradition of Menippean satire. He is the author of a monograph entitled Joyce und Menippos. “A Portrait of the Artist as an Old Dog,” and recent and forth-coming publications include articles on undiscovered Joycean rewritings of the Ulysses archetype, Joyce and Shakespeare, and Joyce’s Triestine exile in the Austro-Hungarian Empire.
John Gordon is Professor of English at Connecticut College. He is the author of James Joyce’s Metamorphoses, “Finnegans Wake”: A Plot Summary, Physiology and the Literary Imagination, Joyce and Reality: The Empire Strikes Back, Charles Dickens: Sensation and Sublimation, two monographs, and many articles and notes on nineteenth-century, modern, and contemporary literature. He is currently engaged in scouring Finnegans Wake, looking for allusions not yet recorded.
Justin Kiczek teaches English at Hunter...