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BRUNO CARVALHO is the author of the award-winning Porous City: A Cultural History of Rio de Janeiro (2013), and is currently working on a book tentatively entitled “Partial Enlightenments: Race, Cities, and Nature in the Luso-Brazilian Eighteenth Century.” He is Associate Professor at Princeton University.

JESSICA COOK is Visiting Instructor in English at the University of South Florida, where she teaches eighteenth- and nineteenth-century British literature. She is currently working on her book manuscript, “Material and Textual Spaces in Women’s Poetry, 1700–1800.”

JAMES MULHOLLAND is Associate Professor of English at North Carolina State University. His book, Sounding Imperial: Poetic Voice and the Politics of Empire, 1730–1820, was published in 2013 by Johns Hopkins University Press. His next project explores the emergence of Anglo-Indian literature during the late eighteenth century.

BENJAMIN F. PAULEY is Professor of English at Eastern Connecticut State University. He has written on Defoe and William Godwin, and developed the website Eighteenth-Century Book Tracker. He is the founding Secretary of the Defoe Society and served on the planning committee for the redesign of the English Short Title Catalogue.

JASON H. PEARL is Associate Professor of English at Florida International University. His first book is Utopian Geographies and the Early English Novel (2014). His second project is entitled “Aerial Prospects: Seeing from Above in Eighteenth-Century Britain.” He is also Book Reviews Editor at the journal Digital Defoe.

MOLLY ANNE ROTHENBERG is Professor of English at Tulane University. She recently created a searchable database of playbills from nineteenth-century adaptations of Sir Walter Scott’s novels available on the Folger Library’s website, Folgerpedia. Her current book project treats the political potential of Romantic literature in terms of the singular universal as elaborated in post-Lacanian philosophy.

JOSHUA SWIDZINSKI is Assistant Professor of English at the University of Portland. He received his Ph.D. from Columbia University in 2015, and is currently [End Page 409] working on a manuscript tentatively entitled “Measured Readings,” which explores how habits of measurement associated with poetry, prosody, and empiricism influenced eighteenth-century literary criticism.

MARILYN WALKER is Adjunct Instructor at Monroe Community College and an independent scholar. Her scholarship focuses on literary representations of disenfranchised peoples, British abolitionist poetry, and women writers. In terms of pedagogical experience, she has taught developmental writing, college composition, introductory literature courses, and African-American literature.

NATHANIEL WOLLOCH is an Israeli scholar and Fellow of the Minerva Humanities Center at Tel Aviv University. He is the author of Subjugated Animals: Animals and Anthropocentrism in Early Modern European Culture (2006), History and Nature in the Enlightenment: Praise of the Mastery of Nature in Eighteenth-Century Historical Literature (2011), and Nature in the History of Economic Thought: How Natural Resources Became an Economic Concept (forthcoming from Routledge). [End Page 410]



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