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  • Contributors

Sidney P. Albert (1914–2013) was professor emeritus of philosophy at California State University, Los Angeles, and author of Shaw, Plato, and Euripides: Classical Currents in ‘Major Barbara’ (2012). He was a founding member of the International Shaw Society, a former member of the Shaw Review editorial board, and a frequent contributor to shaw.

Charles A. Carpenter, a founding member of the International Shaw Society, is Emeritus Professor of English at Binghamton University. His publications on Shaw, stretching over forty-nine years, include Bernard Shaw and the Art of Destroying Ideals: The Early Plays (1969) and Bernard Shaw as Artist-Fabian (2009). He is completing an edition of the correspondence of Shaw and Gilbert Murray, and maintains a continuing bibliography of Shaw on his website. His most recent book is The Dramatic Works of Samuel Beckett: A Selective, Classified International Bibliography of Publications About His Plays and Their Conceptual Foundations (2011).

Peter Conolly-Smith is an Associate Professor of American culture and history at cuny–Queens College in New York City. He has published articles on war, immigration, ethnicity, film, and theater, including several articles on Shaw, and is the author of Translating America: An Ethnic Press Visualizes Popular American Culture, 1895–1918 (2004).

R. F. Dietrich ruined his retirement by founding the International Shaw Society, of which he is now Treasurer. Brought it on himself, is all.

A. M. Gibbs is Emeritus Professor of English at Macquarie University, Sydney. His Bernard Shaw: A Life (2005) was runner-up for the Robert Rhodes Prize for a book on Literature awarded by the American Conference [End Page 270] for Irish Studies; shortlisted for the Nettie Palmer Prize for nonfiction in the Victorian Premier’s Literary Awards, and for the General History Prize in the NSW Premier’s History Awards; included in the U.S. Choice list of outstanding academic titles of 2006; and highly commended in the 2007 Australian National Biography Award Competition. His publications include Shaw (Writers and Critics Series, 1969); The Art and Mind of Shaw: Essays in Criticism (1983); Shaw: Interviews and Recollections (1990); “Man and Superman” and “Saint Joan”: A Casebook (1992); “Heartbreak House”: Preludes of Apocalypse (1994), and A Bernard Shaw Chronology (2001).

D. A. Hadfield is lecturer in English at the University of Waterloo. She is author of Re: Producing Women’s Dramatic History (Talon, 2007) and co-editor, with Jean Reynolds, of Shaw and Feminisms: On Stage and Off (2013), published in the University Press of Florida Bernard Shaw series.

Barry Keane holds a Ph.D. from Trinity College, Dublin, and is an Adjunct Professor in Translation and Comparative Studies at Warsaw University and an Associate Professor at the Warsaw School of Humanities and Social Sciences. He is the author of works on Jan Kochanowski and the Skamander Poets, and is completing postdoctoral research with Dublin City University in partnership with An Foras Feasa (the Institute for Research in Irish Historical and Cultural Traditions at National University of Ireland, Maynooth) on the staging of Irish drama in Poland.

Lagretta Tallent Lenker recently retired from the University of South Florida University College. She taught modern, late Victorian, and American drama and has written or edited eight books and several articles, primarily on the works of Shaw. She was guest editor of shaw28: Shaw and War.

Kay Li, a founding member of the International Shaw Society, is Project Leader of the sagittariusorion Digitizing Project on Bernard Shaw and the author of Bernard Shaw and China: Cross-Cultural Encounters (2007). She is Adjunct Professor in the Faculty of Liberal Arts and Professional Studies, York University, and President of Asian Heritage Month—Canadian Foundation for Asian Culture (Central Ontario) Inc.

Gustavo A. Rodríguez Martín holds a Ph.D. in English from the Universidad de Extremadura, Extremadura, Spain, where he is an Assistant Professor. He also lectures in English language and literature at the ies [End Page 271] Trassierra in Córdoba. His research interests include stylistics, phraseology, and corpus linguistics, and he is a member of the gialire research group (devoted to stylistics).

Derek McGovern is an Assistant Professor in the English Language and Literature Department at Dong-A University in Busan...


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