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JACKSON AYRES <> teaches, primarily, modern and contemporary British literature at Texas A&M University-San Antonio. His articles have appeared in Twentieth-Century Literature, Journal of Modern Literature, and Literature/Film Quarterly, among other venues. He is currently working on two book projects: first, an examination of Orwellian visions of social democracy resurgent in contemporary British fiction; and, second, a critical introduction to the comics of Alan Moore.

DAVID BARNES <> is the author of The Venice Myth: Culture, Literature, Politics 1800 to the Present (2014). His work has also been published in Comparative Literature, Modernist Cultures, and the Journal of Modern Literature. He is the editor of "New Transatlanticisms" (2016), a special issue of Modernist Cultures. He is currently working on a book project that examines the relationship between transatlantic modernism, white hegemony, and New Imperialism.

EVA CHEN <> is Professor of English at National Chengchi University, Taiwan. She has published extensively on women and urban modernity. Her recent work has appeared in Victorian Literature and Culture, European Journal of Cultural Studies, Women's Studies, and Feminist Media Studies, among other venues.

LAYNE PARISH CRAIG <> is the author of When Sex Changed: Birth Control and Literature Between the World Wars (2013). She has published in James Joyce Quarterly and Eire/Ireland and, most recently, has contributed to several edited collections on modernist literature and gender and sexuality studies. Her current research engages questions of sexual identity and representation in women's literature of the First World War. She teaches at Texas Christian University.

KATHERINE C. HENDERSON <> teaches literature and writing in the English Department at Washington University in St. Louis. They have presented work on the authors Hanif Kureishi and China Miéville, and their article "Claims of Heritage: Restoring the English Country House in Wide Sargasso Sea" recently appeared in Journal of Modern Literature. They are working on a manuscript that investigates the centrality of preservationism to twentieth-century British identity. [End Page 792]

DUSTIN R. ILER <> teaches writing at Washington University in St. Louis. His article "From Split Atoms to Spliced Genes: The Evolution of Cold War Fear in Michael Crichton's Jurassic Park and Richard Powers's The Gold Bug Variations" appeared in Critique. He is working on a manuscript that studies the accident in contemporary American literature, particularly in regard to individuals' agency within the narratives of institutions and authorities.

REBECCA POHL <> is the coeditor of Rupert Thomson: Critical Essays (2016). She has also published on Sarah Waters, and her article "Selling Difficulty: The Case of Christine Brooke-Rose" is forthcoming in Textual Practice. Her work in progress includes a manuscript that examines contemporary feminist rewriting. She is Honorary Research Fellow at the University of Manchester. [End Page 793]



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