- Contributors to this Issue
Maria K. Bachman is Chair and Professor of English at Middle Tennessee State University. She is co-editor of Fear, Loathing, and Victorian Xenophobia (2013) and Reality’s Dark Light: The Sensational Wilkie Collins (2003). She has edited several scholarly editions, including: Wilkie Collins’s “The Dead Hand” and Dickens’s “The Bride’s Chamber” (2009); The Woman in White (2006); and Blind Love (2004). She is also co-editor of the Victorians Institute Journal.
Margaret Flanders Darby retired from Colgate University in Hamilton, New York, in June, 2015, with a distinguished teaching award and a completed book length ms. on the Victorian garden conservatory as a metaphor of femininity. She has published both articles and book reviews in Dickens Quarterly, as well as in Dickens Studies Annual, Victorian Literature and Culture, Victorian Studies, and The Dickensian. This is her first contribution to Dickens Quarterly since becoming its Review Editor.
Bradley Deane is Professor of English at the University of Minnesota, Morris, where he teaches British literature of the long nineteenth century. He is the author of The Making of the Victorian Novelist (2003) and Masculinity and the New Imperialism (2014). He is currently beginning work on the David Copperfield volume for the Dickens Companions Series.
William F. Long is Emeritus Professor in Biochemistry at the University of Aberdeen. He has published several articles for The Dickensian and Dickens Quarterly and contributed to the Oxford Readers’ Companion to Dickens. [End Page 3]
The scene was Mr. Cruncher’s private lodging in Hanging-sword-alley, Whitefriars: the time, half-past seven of the clock on a windy March morning, Anno Domini seventeen hundred and eighty.A Tale of Two Cities, Book the Second, “Five Years Later” [End Page 4]