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  • Contributors

Katherine Adams (Review of Diane Bjorklund, Interpreting the Self: Two Hundred Years of American Autobiography) is Visiting Assistant Professor of English at Bates College. She is currently writing a book about the political meanings generated by representations of privacy in nineteenth-century American life writing.

Kathryn A. Becker (Review of David Pillemer, Momentous Events, Vivid Memories) is a graduate student in Developmental Psychology at the University of Oregon, She conducts research on trauma, memory, and dissociation in children.

Daniel Boamah-Wiafe (Review of Hazel V. Carby, Race Men: The W. E. B. Du Bois Lectures) is Associate Professor of Black Studies and Geography at the University of Nebraska at Omaha. His research interests include urban and economic development, race relations, black culture and leadership.

Brigitte Cazelles (Review of Catherine Mooney, Gendered Voices: Medieval Saints and Their Interpreters), Professor of French Literature at Stanford University, has published several books and articles on medieval didacticism, hagiography, and romance. She is currently preparing a study on noise and on its function in the formation of Western culture.

Jennifer J. Freyd (Review of David Pillemer, Momentous Events, Vivid Memories) is Professor of Psychology at the University of Oregon. She is the author of Betrayal Trauma: The Logic of Forgetting Abuse (Harvard UP, 1996).

Lynda Goldstein (Review of Erika Doss, Elvis Culture: Fans, Faith & Image) teaches twentieth century American culture courses at Penn State University, Wilkes Barre.

Ann D. Gordon (Review of Barbara Green, Spectacular Confessions: Autobiography, Performative Activism, and the Sites of Suffrage, 1905-1938) is Associate Research Professor in the Department of History at Rutgers University, New Brunswick, and editor of The Selected Papers of Elizabeth Cady Stanton and Susan B. Anthony (Rutgers UP, 1997). [End Page 476]

B. C. Harrison (Review of Ira E. Harrison and Faye V. Harrison, African American Pioneers in Anthropology) teaches African American Anthropology at the University of Texas at Austin, where she is a doctoral candidate. She consults for Austin's SUMA Documentary Films and has developed permanent exhibits about the African Diaspora at Chicago's Field Museum of Natural History.

Evelyn J. Hawthorne ("Self-Writing, Literary Traditions, and Post-Emancipation Identity: The Case of Mary Seacole") is Associate Professor of English at Howard University, and teaches in her specialities of Caribbean literature and women's literature. Hawthorne received her M.A. and Ph.D. degrees from the University of Minnesota.

Wendy S. Hesford (Review of Martha Watson, Lives of Their Own: Rhetorical Dimensions in Autobiographies of Women Activists) is Assistant Professor of English at Indiana University. Her book Framing Identities: Autobiography and the Politics of Pedagogy appeared in 1999 from the University of Minnesota Press. Haunting Reflections: Feminist Criticism and the Crisis of the "Real," a collection edited with Wendy Kozol, is forthcoming from the University of Illinois Press.

Michael Keren ("Biography and Historiography: The Case of David Ben Gurion") is Professor of Political Science at Tel-Aviv University. His most recent book, a biography of Israel's foremost civil rights lawyer, Amnon Zichroni: peraklit aher [Amnon Zichroni: A Different Lawyer] (Hed-Artzi, 1999), illuminates the history of the State of Israel from the unique perspective of civil society.

Barbara Klaw (Review of Jo-Ann Pilardi, Simone de Beauvoir Writing the Self: Philosophy Becomes Autobiography), Associate Professor of French at Northern Kentucky University, is the author of Le Paris de Beauvoir/ Beauvoir's Paris (Paris: Syllepse, 1999) and numerous essays concerning Beauvoir's novels, autobiographical volumes, philosophy, letters, and journals. She is currently preparing an analysis and a two-volume annotated English translation of Beauvoir's unpublished diaries from 1926-1930.

Teresa Mangum (Review of Barbara Frey Waxman, To Live at the Center of the Moment: Literary Autobiographies of Aging) is Associate Professor of English at the University of Iowa. Her recent publications include "Little [End Page 477] Women: The Aging Female Character in Nineteenth-Century British Children's Literature," in the Kathleen Woodward edited collection Figuring Age: Women, Bodies, Generations (Indiana UP, reviewed in Biography 22.4), and "Passages of Life: Growing Old" in A Companion to Victorian Literature and Culture, edited by Herbert F. Tucker (Blackwell 1999).

S. Leigh Matthews ("'The Bright Bone of a Dream': Drama, Performativity, Ritual, and Community in Michael...