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Suzanne Bailey is Professor of English Literature at Trent University in Peterborough, Canada. She is the author of Cognitive Style and Perceptual Difference in Browning’s Poetry (2010) and senior editor of P. K. Page’s Brazilian Journal (2011). She has published on nineteenth-century intellectual history in Victorian Poetry, Victorian Studies, Photography and Culture, Women’s Writing, and other journals. Her work on Canadian travel writing and poetry appears in Mosaic, University of Toronto Quarterly, Canadian Literature, and Canadian Poetry.

Barbara Barrow is Assistant Professor of British Literature at Point Park University in Pittsburgh. She received her Ph.D. from Washington University in St. Louis in 2014. She is currently at work on a book manuscript, Political Dialects: Language, Science, and the Victorian Epic, which argues that Victorian authors used language-science, or the study of human speech, as a powerful means of engaging with the uneven transition from hereditary rule to popular sovereignty. Articles drawn from this project have appeared or are forthcoming in Journal of Victorian Culture and Victorian Periodicals Review. She is the recipient of a May 2016 Visiting Scholars research fellowship from the Armstrong Browning Library.

Florence S. Boos is the author/editor of several books on Morris, most recently the forthcoming History and Poetics in the Early Writings of William Morris (Ohio State Univ. Press). She is the general editor of the William Morris Archive, and her writings on Morris include Socialist Aesthetics and the “Shadows of Amiens” and editions of his Earthly Paradise and “Our Country Right or Wrong.” She is the editor of Working-Class Women Poets of Victorian Britain: An Anthology and is currently preparing a book on the memoirs of Victorian working class women.

Owen Boynton received his Ph.D. from Cornell in 2013. He has published articles on Chaucer, Wordsworth, and George Eliot, and sketches out critical thoughts on his blog, He currently teaches English at Morristown-Beard School in Morristown, NJ.

Frank Fennell is Emeritus Professor of English and Dean of the College of Arts and Sciences at Loyola University Chicago. He is author or editor of six books, primarily on Victorian literature, including Rereading Hopkins: Selected New Essays, and he has published numerous articles, especially on Hopkins. His current project is a book on Hopkins and his readers. [End Page 349]

Benjamin F. Fisher, Emeritus Professor of English, University of Mississippi, has published many studies of Victorian and American literature. He is currently working on an edition of Ella D’Arcy’s letters and a volume of stories by the American writer, Frederick Irving Anderson.

Stefan Hawlin is Professor of English Literature at the University of Buckingham, UK. His publications include, as coeditor, The Poetical Works of Robert Browning, vols. 7, 8, 9, and 15 (OUP, 1998, 2001, 2004, 2009), and, as author, The Complete Critical Guide to Robert Browning (Routledge, 2002).

Linda K. Hughes, Addie Levy Professor of Literature at Texas Christian University in Fort Worth, studies Victorian literature and culture with special interests in historical media (poetry and print culture, periodicals, serial fiction), gender and women’s studies, and transnationality. Her most recent books include The Cambridge Introduction to Victorian Poetry (2010); A Feminist Reader: Feminist Thought from Sappho to Satrapi, coedited with Sharon M. Harris (4 vols., Cambridge Univ. Press, 2013); and Teaching Transatlanticism: Resources for Teaching Nineteenth-Century Anglo-American Print Culture, coedited with Sarah R. Robbins (Edinburgh Univ. Press, 2015). She has also contributed recent essays on poetry to the Cambridge Companion to Victorian Women’s Writing, ed. Linda H. Peterson (2015) and the Ashgate Research Companion to Victorian Periodicals, eds. Alexis Easley, Andrew King, and John Morton (forthcoming).

Sara Lyons is a Lecturer in Victorian Literature at the University of Kent. She is the author of Algernon Charles Swinburne and Walter Pater: Victorian Aestheticism, Doubt, and Secularisation (Legenda, 2015). Her current project is a study of how late-Victorian and early twentieth-century novelists conceptualized and represented human intelligence.

Clinton Machann is Professor of English at Texas A&M University. Among his books are The Essential...


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