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CONTRIBUTORS DERMOT BOLGER, Dublin novelist, playwright, poet, and editor, has written seven novels, including The Journey Home (1990), Father’s Music (1998), and Temptation (2000). For his plays, including “The Lament for Arthur Cleary,” he has received many awards, including The Samuel Beckett Prize. In the US he was instigator of the collaborative novel, Finbar ’s Hotel (1999), and editor of The Vintage Book of Contemporary Irish Fiction (1995). MARILYN COHEN is Assistant Professor of Anthropology at Montclair State University. She is the author of numerous publications relating to the Irish linen industry. Her published works include The Warp of Ulster’s Past: Interdisciplinary Perspectives on the Irish Linen Industry, 1700-1920 (1996); Linen Family and Community in Tullylish, County Down, 1700-1914 (1997); and (with Nancy Curtin) Reclaiming Gender: Transgressive Identities in Modern Ireland (1999). CAROL COULTER, a journalist, is currently Legal Affairs Correspondent for the Irish Times. She has authored numerous books and essays, including The Hidden Tradition: Feminism and Nationalism in Ireland (1994); “‘Hello Divorce, Goodbye Daddy’: Women, Gender and the Divorce Debate ,” in Gender and Sexuality in Modern Ireland, ed. Bradley and Valiulis (1997); and “Feminism and Nationalism in Ireland,” in Rethinking Northern Ireland, ed. David Miller (1998). CLAIRE CULLETON is Professor of Modern British and Irish Literature at Kent State University. Her books include Names and Naming in Joyce (1994); Working-Class Culture, Women, and Britain, 1914-1921 (2000); and Joyce and the G-Men: J. Edgar Hoover’s War on the Radical Literary Left (forthcoming, 2002). CONTRIBUTORS 260 CONTRIBUTORS 261 JOHN ELLIS is Assistant Professor of History and the Chair of the Welsh Heritage Program at Green Mountain College. He has published articles on national identity in Ireland and Wales in various journals, including the Welsh History Review, the Journal of British Studies, and Albion. GORDON HUTTON lectured for several years in Birmingham and at Hull University before being appointed Statutory Lecturer in Political Science at University College Galway. Hutton’s published works include a contribution to “Stair Tercentenary Studies,” Vol. 33 (Political Thought in 17th Century Scotland). MICHAEL McATEER currently teaches English at Queen’s University Belfast. He has published essays in the volumes Ireland in the 19th Century: Regional Identity (2000) and Terranglian Territories (2000), as well as in Irish Studies Review. McAteer’s monograph on the influence of Standish O’Grady on George William Russell (A.E.) and W.B. Yeats is forthcoming from Irish Academic Press. ANNE O’CONNELL currently is researching assisted female emigration from Swinford, County Mayo, in the 1890s. She was a Research Fellow in Women’s History at the University of Limerick from 1998 to 1999. Her published works include “Charlotte Grace O’Brien: 1845–1909,” in Women, Power and Consciousness in 19th Century Ireland, ed. Mary Cullen and Maria Luddy (1995); “Juvenile Prostitution in the 1880s: Liverpool and the Irish Dimension,” in In From the Shadows: The UL Women’s Studies Collection II, ed. Ronit Lentin (1996); and “‘Good to the Heart’s Core,’ Charlotte Grace O’Brien, 1845-1909,” in Clio’s Daughters: Essays on Irish Women’s History 1845–1939, ed. Bernadette Whelan (1997). PAUL PERRY won the Hennessy Prize for Irish Literature in 1998. His work has appeared in Poetry Ireland Review, The Hawaii Review, and Best American Poetry 2000. His first book, The Drowning of the Saints, is forthcoming from Salmon Books. ANN SADDLEMYER, former Chair of the International Association for the Study of Irish Literature (IASIL), is Professor and Master Emeritus at Massey College, University of Toronto. She has published extensively on Synge, Lady Gregory, Yeats, and modern literature. Saddlemyer’s authorized biography of George Yeats will be published in 2001. STEPHEN SMALL has taught Irish history at St. Mary’s University College , Boston College, and most recently at the University of California, Berkeley. His publications include An Irish Century, 1845–1945 (1998). RHIANNON TALBOT is an academic lawyer based in the School of Law, University of Warwick, specializing in the study of anti-terrorism legislation, state and international responses to terrorism, and the AngloIrish conflict. Her current work includes a study of militarily active Irish republican women, which will be part of a forthcoming book (2002), as well as...


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