DEBRA ROMANICK BALDWIN is Associate Professor of English and Director of the Writing Program at the University of Dallas, where she teaches the Western literary tradition from Homer and Dante to Woolf and Bellow. Coorganizer with John Stape of the 2014 Vancouver conference, whose selected proceedings appear in this issue, her most recent Conrad publication is the “Afterward” to the Signet edition of The Secret Agent. She is presently completing a book, portions of which have appeared in this journal and in The Conradian, exploring Conrad’s poetics of narrative solidarity in light of the classical quarrel between the poets and the philosophers.
G. W. STEPHEN BRODSKY, D. Phil. (York, UK), Royal Roads Military College (retired), specializes in elements of the szlachta warrior tradition encoded in the Conrad oeuvre. A historian of military literary culture, he is author of Gentlemen of the Blade: A Social and Literary History of the British Army (1989), and co-author of others. His articles and reviews on Conrad have appeared in Conradiana, The Conradian, Conrad: Eastern and Western Perspectives, Zwischen Ost und West: Joseph Conrad im europäischen Gespräch, the Jagiellonian University Conrad Year Book, and Modern Fiction Studies—and the inevitable Oxford Notes and Queries.
MICHAEL JOHN DISANTO is Associate Professor of English at Algoma University. He is the author of Under Conrad’s Eyes: The Novel as Criticism (McGill-Queen’s UP, 2009), co-winner of the 2012 Adam Gillon Book Award in Conrad Studies. With Brian Crick he co-edited D.H. Lawrence: Selected Criticism and Literary Criticism of Matthew Arnold, both published by Edgeways Books. He is writing a biography of George Whalley: www.georgewhalley.ca.
CHRIS GOGWILT is Professor of English and Comparative Literature at Fordham University. Currently serving as the President of the Joseph Conrad Society of America, he is the author of The Invention of the West: Joseph Conrad and the Double-Mapping of Europe and Empire (Stanford, 1995) and The Fiction of Geopolitics: Afterimages of Culture from Wilkie Collins to Alfred Hitchcock [End Page 147] (Stanford, 2000). His most recent book is The Passage of Literature: Genealogies of Modernism in Conrad, Rhys, and Pramoedya (Oxford, 2011), which won the Modernist Studies Association book prize for 2012.
ROBERT HAMPSON is Professor of Modern Literature in the English Department at Royal Holloway, University of London, and Chair of the Joseph Conrad Society (UK). He is the author of Joseph Conrad: Betrayal and Identity, Cross-Cultural Encounters in Joseph Conrad’s Malay Fiction and Conrad’s Secrets. He is a former editor of The Conradian, co-editor of Conrad and Theory, and he has edited or co-edited a number of texts for Penguin including Heart of Darkness, Lord Jim, and Victory as well as works by Kipling and Rider Haggard.
PEI-WEN CLIO KAO recently completed her Ph.D. degree from National Chengchi University, Taiwan. She has published several articles on Modernism and on Conrad in international journals such as CLCWeb: Comparative Literature and Culture and The Conradian, and in the book series Conrad: Eastern and Western Perspectives.
MARK D. LARABEE is Associate Professor of English at the U.S. Naval Academy. He is the author of Front Lines of Modernism: Remapping the Great War in British Fiction (2011). He has also published on Conrad in The Conradian, Conrad Studies, 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 the Executive Editor of Joseph Conrad Today.
YAEL LEVIN is Senior Lecturer at the Hebrew University of Jerusalem and Associate Professor at the Arctic University of Norway. Her work on Conrad has been published in Conradiana, The Conradian and Partial Answers, Secret Sharers (2011), Each Other’s Yarns (2013) and her book, Tracing the Aesthetic Principle in Conrad’s Novels (Palgrave Macmillan 2008). She is currently working on The Interruption of Writing, a book that traces the evolution of models of textual production and creative agency from Romanticism to the Digital Age.
ANNE LUYAT is Professor of English at Université d’Avignon. She is author of a number of articles on Conrad and other twentieth-century...