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Notes on Contributors LOUIS BAYARD is the author of the novels The Pale Blue Eye (2006), Mr. Timothy (2003), and The Black Tower (2008). His book reviews have appeared in the New York Times, the Washington Post, and Salon. LARA LANGER COHEN is Assistant Professor of English at Wayne State University . She is currently working on a book manuscript titled “Counterfeit Presentments: Fraud and the Production of American Literature, 1830-1860.” PATRICIA CLINE COHEN is Professor of History at the University of California, Santa Barbara. She is the author of The Murder of Helen Jewett: The Life and Death of a Prostitute in Nineteenth-Century New York (1998) and coauthor of The Flash Press: Male Sporting Weeklies in 1840s New York (2008). Her current project is a joint biography of Mary Gove Nichols and Thomas L. Nichols, radicals on sex and marriage in the 1840s-50s. ALEXANDER HAMMOND is Associate Professor Emeritus from the Department of English at Washington State University. Through 2007, he was coeditor with Jana Argersinger of Poe Studies/Dark Romanticism. After publishing a series of articles on Poe’s early fiction, especially the Folio Club tales, and overviews of Poe biography, he is currently working on WSU’s Palmer C. Holt source collection for Poe’s writings. Since 2000 an Honorary Research Fellow at the University of Liverpool, DAVID KETTERER has contributed “Julian the Apostate and ‘The Assignation’: ‘Thou Hast Conquered’” to Poe Writing/Writing Poe (forthcoming in 2010) and published the first edition (with coeditor Andy Sawyer) of John Wyndham’s 1948 novel about cloned Nazis, Plan for Chaos (2009). Ketterer’s completed “Trouble with Triffids: The Life and Fiction of John Wyndham” is in search of a trade publisher. KENT LJUNGQUIST, Professor of English at Worcester Polytechnic Institute, is the author of monographs, essays, and reviews on Poe and other American authors. A member of the American Antiquarian Society and an Honorary Member of the Poe Studies Association, he has edited several reference works. His most recent research projects include a history of the printing industry C  2009 Washington State University P O E S T U D I E S , VOL. 42, 2009 153 N O T E S O N C O N T R I B U T O R S in central Massachusetts, published as The History of Woodbury and Company (2007), and a study of the historical novelist Esther Forbes and her interest in American art. CHRISTOPHER F. S. MALIGEC is Professor of English Literature at Universidad del Mar, La Serena Campus, Chile. His interest in Poe dates back to 1990, when the connection between “The Raven” and the paraclausithyron motif first occurred to him. DENNIS PAHL, Professor of English at Long Island University, C.W. Post Campus, is the author of Architects of the Abyss: The Indeterminate Fictions of Poe, Hawthorne, and Melville (1989), as well as articles on American literature published in such journals as Criticism, New Orleans Review, Studies in Short Fiction, Texas Studies in Literature and Language, The Edgar Allan Poe Review, and Alizes: Revue angliciste de La Reunion. An article on Poe’s influence on Henry James is forthcoming in Poe Writing/Writing Poe (2010). Professor Pahl is a past member of the editorial board of The Edgar Allan Poe Review. MATTHEW PEARL is the author of the novels The Dante Club (2003), The Poe Shadow (2006), and The Last Dickens (2009). He has also edited the Modern Library edition of The Murders in the Rue Morgue: The Dupin Tales (2006). DALE E. PETERSON is Eliza J. Clark Folger Professor of English and Russian at Amherst College. His research and writings have concentrated on comparative studies of Russian-American literary and cultural relations. He is the author of two books, The Clement Vision: Poetic Realism in Turgenev and James (1975) and Up from Bondage: The Literatures of Russian and African American Soul (2000), and of numerous articles on Nabokov and Dostoevsky. BONITA RHOADS earned her PhD from Yale University in 2009 with a dissertation that explores the vital influence of domestic ideology and domestic fiction on modern literary history. With the revision of her dissertation into a book underway, Dr. Rhoads has published articles...


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