The Yale Journal of Criticism 17.1 (2004) 161
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Notes on Contributors
Michel Chaouli is the author of The Laboratory of Poetry: Chemistry and Poetics in the Work of Friedrich Schlegel (2002). He has published essays on aesthetics, romanticism, and electronic writing. His next book is on the figure of anthropomorphism. He is Assistant Professor of German at Indiana University, Bloomington.
Frans De Bruyn is Professor of English at the University of Ottawa. He is author of The Literary Genres of Edmund Burke (1996) and numerous essays on a range of subjects in eighteenth-century studies. He is currently writing a book on the literature of agriculture in eighteenth-century Britain.
Deborah Jenson teaches French at the University of Wisconsin-Madison. Her book Trauma and Its Representations: The Social Life of Mimesis in Post-Revolutionary France (2001) examines post-Revolutionary legacies in French Romanticism. Her current book project, The Napoleon Nexus: France and Haiti in the Post/Colonial Nineteenth Century, explores nineteenth-century literary consequences and interpretations of the Haitian Revolution.
Julian Levinson is the Samuel Shetzer Professor of American Jewish Studies and Assistant Professor of English at the University of Michigan in Ann Arbor. He has published widely on Jewish-American literature and has worked as a translator of Yiddish poetry. He is currently completing a book entitled After Assimilation: Jewish Writers in America and the Art of Self-Fashioning.
V. Penelope Pelizzon's poetry collection, Nostos (2000), won the Poetry Society of America's Norma Farber First Book Award. With Nancy West she is writing Tabloid Dramas & Celluloid Fantasies: Newspaper Culture and the Hollywood Crime Film. She directs the Creative Writing Program at the University of Connecticut.
Gene Ray is a German Chancellor's Scholar of the Alexander von Humboldt Foundation and the editor of Joseph Beuys: Mapping the Legacy (2001). Recently the guest of Kunst-Werke Institute for Contemporary Art in Berlin, he currently teaches the theory and history of contemporary art at the University of Hawai'i at Manoa.
Nancy M. West is Associate Professor of Victorian and Cultural Studies at the University of Missouri. She is the author of Kodak and the Lens of Nostalgia (2000), and is now at work with Penelope Pelizzon on Tabloid Dramas & Celluloid Fantasies: Newspaper Culture and the Hollywood Crime Film.