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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.

Florence Boos is the general editor of the William Morris Archive and author/editor of several books on Morris, most recently History and Poetics in the Early Writings of William Morris (Ohio State Univ. Press, 2015). Her Working-Class Women Poets of Victorian Britain: An Anthology appeared in 2008 (Broadview) and The Hard Way Up: Autobiographies of Victorian Working-Class Women is forthcoming from Palgrave.

Indy Clark teaches at the University of Queensland, Australia. His doctoral thesis on Hardy’s poetry received the University of Queensland Dean’s Award for Research Higher Degree Excellence. His publications include Thomas Hardy’s Pastoral: An Unkindly May (Palgrave Macmillan 2015), “Imagined Villages and Knowable Communities: Work and the Pastoral in Thomas Hardy’s Poetry” in Pockets of Change (2011), and articles for the Hardy Society Journal and Colloquy.

Karen Dieleman is associate professor and chair of English at Trinity Christian College. She researches nineteenth-century British literature and culture, primarily Victorian poetry, religion, and evolutionary thought. In addition to articles, she has published Religious Imaginaries with Ohio University Press (2012).

Frank Fennell is emeritus professor of English and dean emeritus 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 407]

Benjamin F. Fisher, emeritus professor of English, University of Mississippi, is preparing an edition of Ella D’Arcy’s letters for publication. He is also completing a study of George Meredith and vampirism. His most recent publication is an edition of selected detective stories by American author Frederick Irving Anderson, The Purple Flame and Other Detective Stories (Crippen and Landru, 2016).

Emily Harrington is associate professor of English at the University of Colorado, Boulder. In addition to articles on Victorian poetry and poetics and on women’s poetry in Victorian Poetry, Victorian Studies, Literature Compass, Nineteenth-Century Literature, and the Oxford Handbook on Victorian Poetry, she is the author of Second Person Singular: Late Victorian Women Poets and the Bonds of Verse (Virginia 2014).

Clinton Machann is professor of English at Texas A&M University. Among his books are The Essential Matthew Arnold: An Annotated Bibliography of Major Modern Sources (1993), The Genre of Autobiography in Victorian Literature (1994), Matthew Arnold: A Literary Life (1998), and Masculinity in Four Victorian Epics: A Darwinist Reading (2010). He contributed a chapter on Matthew Arnold to The Cambridge History of Literary Criticism, volume 6 (2013).

Albert D. Pionke is professor of English at the University of Alabama. He is author of Plots of Opportunity: Representing Conspiracy in Victorian England and The Ritual Culture of Victorian Professionals: Competing for Ceremonial Status, 1838–1877, co-editor of Victorian Secrecy: Economies of Knowledge and Concealment and Thomas Carlyle and the Idea of Influence, and principal investigator of Mill Marginalia Online.

Orla Polten is a PhD candidate at St John’s College, Cambridge. Her dissertation, Classical Metres in English, 1860–1930, examines the reception of Greek and Latin metres in Victorian and modernist verse. She has published articles and reviews on prosody, aesthetics, and theology in journals including the Classical Receptions Journal, Essays in Criticism, and the Cambridge Literary Review. She has also worked as contributing editor to The Cantos Project.

Tyson Stolte is an assistant professor in the Department of English at New Mexico State University. He has published articles on the intersections between Victorian psychology and literature in such journals as Victorian...


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