- Notes on Contributors
G. W. STEPHEN BRODSKY, Royal Roads Military College (retired), has specialized in Renaissance Drama, the Literature of War (Gentlemen of the Blade, 1989), and Conrad studies. His articles and reviews on Conrad have appeared in Conradiana, The Conradian, Conrad: Eastern and Western Perspectives, Zwischen Ost und West (Trepte, Schenkel, eds.), The Yearbook of Conrad Studies (Poland), Joseph Conrad Today, and Modern Fiction Studies. He is currently writing a book, provisionally titled Joseph Conrad’s Polish Soul
RODNEY STENNING EDGECOMBE lectures English literature at the University of Cape Town and holds one of its Distinguished Teacher Awards. He has published 11 books, the most recent being on Thomas Hood—and 382 articles on topics that range from Shakespeare to nineteenth-century ballet and opera.
MARK D. LARABEE is Associate Professor of English at the United States Naval Academy. He is the author of Front Lines of Modernism: Remapping the Great War in British Fiction (2011). A recipient of the Bruce Harkness Young Conrad Scholar Award, he has published several articles on Conrad in The Conradian, Studies in the Novel, Oxford Bibliographies in British and Irish Literature and elsewhere, and on Ford Madox Ford in Journal of the History of Ideas and other journals. He is also the Executive Editor of Joseph Conrad Today.
NIC PANAGOPOULOS is Assistant Professor of English Literature, Culture, and Critical Theory at the National & Kapodistrian University of Athens, Greece. He is the author of The Fiction of Joseph Conrad: The Influence of Schopenhauer and Nietzsche (1998) and Heart of Darkness and The Birth of Tragedy: A Comparative Study (2002).
JOHN G. PETERS is a University Distinguished Research Professor at the University of North Texas and a former President of the Joseph Conrad Society of America. He is author of Joseph Conrad’s Critical Reception (Cambridge [End Page 91] 2013), The Cambridge Introduction to Joseph Conrad (2006), and Conrad and Impressionism (Cambridge 2001) and is editor of Conrad in the Public Eye (Rodopi 2008), A Historical Guide to Joseph Conrad (Oxford 2010), volume 2 of Joseph Conrad: Contemporary Reviews (Cambridge 2012), and the Broad-view Press edition of Conrad’s Under Western Eyes (2010). His Norton critical edition of Conrad’s The Secret Sharer and Other Stories is forthcoming. He has also translated the Japanese poet Takamura Kotaro’s book The Chieko Poems (Green Integer 2007).
After service in the Royal Navy, CEDRIC WATTS took a first-class B.A. degree and a Ph.D. at Cambridge University. He is currently Emeritus Professor of English, University of Sussex. He has published poetry, fiction, and twenty critical and scholarly books, among them Shakespeare Puzzles, 2014. His novel Final Exam (by “Peter Green”) was praised by Ian McEwan as “a stimulating blend of high-energy intellectual and sexual tease.”
JENNIFER WELLMAN earned her Ph.D. from the University of Maryland in 2012. Her areas of interest include transatlantic modernism, gender studies, and media studies. She is currently involved in the Foreign Literatures in America project, through which she is contributing to the creation of a digital archive and scholarly resource mapping the influence and impact of foreign authors, such as Joseph Conrad, in the United States. [End Page 92]