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CONTRIBUTORS BRIAN BARTON is a research fellow at Queen’s University, Belfast, and teaches with the Open University. His publications include Brookeborough, the Making of a Prime Minister (1988) and The Blitz: Belfast in the War Years (1989). More recently he has written Northern Ireland in World War Two (1995) and A Short History of Ulster (1996). He has co-edited three volumes on contemporary Irish politics and has recently completed “Northern Ireland 1921–51” for A New History of Ireland, volume 8 (forthcoming). ALLEN FELDMAN, a cultural anthropologist, is currently a Guggenheim Foundation Senior Fellow (1998–2000), writing a book on the South African Truth and Reconciliation Commission. He is also the author of Formations of Violence: The Narrative of the Body and Political Terror in Northern Ireland (1991), The Northern Fiddler: Oral History, Music and Musicians of Donegal and Tyrone (1979), and numerous articles on Ireland and political violence. Feldman teaches in the Department of Anthropology, Rutgers University, and directs urban policy research at the National Development and Research Institute in New York. LOUISE GLÜCK is Parish Professor of English at Williams College. Her eighth book of poems, Vita Nova, will be published by Ecco Press in 1999; other titles include The Wild Iris, for which she won the Pulitzer Prize (1993); Ararat, for which she was awarded the Bobbit National Poetry Prize (1992); and, The Triumph of Achilles, which received the National Book Critics Circle Award (1985). Her collection of essays, Proofs and Theories, was awarded the PEN Martha Albrand award for nonfiction (1995). Glück is a member of the American Academy of Arts and Letters. ELIZABETH GRUBGELD is associate professor of modern British and Irish literature at Oklahoma State University. She wrote George Moore and the Autogenous Self: The Autobiography and Fiction, which won the 1995 Prize for Literary and Cultural Criticism from the American Conference for Irish Studies. Her recent publications on Anglo-Irish autobiography CONTRIBUTORS 272 include essays in Genre: Forms of Discourse and Culture and Representing Ireland: Gender, Class, Nationality (1997). SUSAN CANNON HARRIS is assistant professor at the University of Notre Dame, where she teaches Irish literature. She has published on W.B. Yeats, Virginia Woolf, Brian Friel, and Emily Dickinson. Her upcoming publications include “Invasive Procedures: Imperial Medicine and Population Control in Ulysses and The Satanic Verses” (forthcoming in James Joyce Quarterly) and “Watch Yourself: Performance, Sexual Difference, and National Identity in the Work of Frank McGuinness” in Genders (November 1998). DAVID SETH JONES is associate professor of political science at the National University of Singapore. He has previously worked for the Department of Agriculture of the Northern Ireland Civil Service and the Overseas Development Administration in the UK. His recent publications include Graziers, Land Reform, and Political Conflict in Ireland (1995). JASON KNIRCK is a doctoral candidate and instructor at Washington State University (Pullman, WA). He is currently finishing his dissertation, “To Speak for the Dead: Women and Republican Politics 1917–1927.” LAURA LYONS is associate professor of English and co-convenor of the certificate program in International Cultural Studies at the University of Hawaii. Her essays on Irish feminism and nationalism have been published in journals such as Genders and boundary 2. Lyons is currently working on a manuscript on the cultural politics of protest in Northern Ireland. PEGGY O’BRIEN is associate professor of English at the University of Massachusetts, Amherst, and formerly taught at Trinity College, Dublin. She was a senior fellow at the Institute for Irish Studies, Queens University , Belfast (1993–1994). Her poetry has appeared in journals in Ireland and in the United States. She has also published numerous essays on Irish poetry and is currently editing an anthology of contemporary Irish women’s poetry for Wake Forest University Press. BILL ROLSTON is senior lecturer in Sociology at the University of Ulster, Jordanstown. His publications include Drawing Support: Murals in the North of Ireland, Belfast (1992); Drawing Support 2: Murals of War and CONTRIBUTORS 273 Peace, Belfast (1995), and, “Music and Politics in Ireland: the Case of Loyalism ” in Northern Ireland: the Performance of Politics (forthcoming). JOHN TURPIN is professor of history of art at the National College of Art and Design, Dublin...


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