- The Contributors
Brook Thomas works on the intersection of U.S. legal and literary history. His most recent book is Civic Myths: A Law and Literature Approach to Citizenship. He is undertaking a book on the law, literature, and history of the era of the “long” Reconstruction.
Kristine A. Miller is Associate Professor and Associate Department Head of English at Utah State University. She is the author of British Literature of the Blitz: Fighting the People’s War and is currently editing an essay collection entitled The Wrong Side of Paradise: Transatlantic Literature and Culture in the Post-9/11 Age of American Exceptionalism.
Ben Rogerson is a Ph.D. candidate at the University of North Carolina, Chapel Hill. His dissertation examines critiques of white-collar work in mid-twentieth-century American film, fiction, poetry, and photography.
David Willbern is Emeritus Professor of English at SUNY Buffalo. His books include Poetic Will: Shakespeare and the Play of Language (1997) and The American Popular Novel after World War II: A Study of 25 Best Sellers, 1947–2000 (2013).
Erin Bartels Buller recently completed her Ph.D. in English at the University of North Carolina, Chapel Hill. Her dissertation examined the interplay of narrative and evidence in investigation narratives, among them the “Bethe” portrait in Lillian Hellman’s Pentimento.
Thomas L. Morgan is Associate Professor of American and African American Literature at the University of Dayton. He has published on James Weldon Johnson, Paul Laurence Dunbar, and Richard Wright; has edited The Complete Stories of Paul Laurence Dunbar with Gene Andrew Jarrett; and has a forthcoming essay on race and metaphor in Stephen Crane.
Adam T. Jernigan recently earned his Ph.D. in English from the University of Chicago. His article on Sylvia Plath’s The Bell Jar will appear in the Spring 2014 issue of Modern Fiction Studies. He teaches English at the Lawrenceville School. [End Page 202]