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JOHN C. BEYNON is Associate Professor of English at California State University, Fresno.

KATHERINE BINHAMMER is a professor in the Department of English and Film Studies at the University of Alberta. She has published The Seduction Narrative in Britain, 1747–1800 (2009) and written numerous articles on gender and sexuality in the eighteenth century. Her essay here is part of a larger work on the economics of loss in the late eighteenth-century novel; articles from this work appear in Studies in the Novel and Eighteenth-Century Fiction.

TILI BOON CUILLÉ is Associate Professor of French at Washington University in St. Louis and specializes in eighteenth-century French literature and opera. She is the author of Narrative Interludes: Musical Tableaux in Eighteenth-Century French Texts (2006) and co-editor of Staël’s Philosophy of the Passions: Sensibility, Society, and the Sister Arts (2013).

URIEL HEYD received his Ph.D. from the University of London in 2008. His book, Reading Newspapers: Press and Public in Eighteenth-Century Britain and America was published in 2012. His interests revolve around the meeting point between communications and cultural and social history in America and Britain.

CATHERINE JAFFE is Professor of Spanish at Texas State University. Her research focuses on modern Spanish literature. She co-edited Eve’s Enlightenment: Women’s Experience in Spain and Spanish America, 1726–1839, and is completing an edition/biography of María Lorenza de los Ríos, Marquesa de Fuerte-Híjar (1761–1821) with Elisa Martín-Valdepeñas Yagüe.

SARAH TINDAL KAREEM is Assistant Professor of English at the University of California, Los Angeles. She is the author of Eighteenth-Century Fiction and the Reinvention of Wonder (2014). She has published essays on James Beattie’s use of gothic romance to indict David Hume; fictionality in Rudolf Raspe’s Baron Munchausen’s Narrative of his Marvellous Travels; and wonder at the ordinary in Hume’s Treatise and Daniel Defoe’s Robinson Crusoe. Her second book concerns how figures of suspension and aerial transport, from castles in the air to flying carpets, are used to represent the experience of reading fiction in the long eighteenth century. [End Page 145]

AMY MALLORY-KANI is an Assistant Professor of English at Mississippi State University. She is currently finishing a book project called “Romantic Immunities: Literature, Biopolitics, and Medicine in Britain, 1790–1830.”

ELISA MARTÍN-VALDEPEÑAS YAGÜE holds a licenciatura in Geography and History from the Universidad Nacional de Educación a Distancia (Spain), where she is a doctoral candidate in Contemporary History of Spain. She has published several book chapters and articles in academic journals about the Spanish Economic Societies and women in the Enlightenment.

NICHOLAS D. NACE’s work has appeared most recently in The Burlington Magazine and The Shandean. He is also an editor of the collection, Shakespeare Up Close, for the Arden Shakespeare Library (2012).

DANIELLE SKEEHAN is Assistant Professor of English at Oberlin College. Her book project, “The Fabric of Early Atlantic Letters,” examines the textile trade alongside early Atlantic printing and paper-making practices and considers how these two related media were fundamental to the social fabrication of Atlantic subjects and creole societies. [End Page 146]



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