- Notes on Contributors
BRIGITTE BAILEY is Professor of English at the University of New Hampshire. Her research interests are 19th-century U.S. travel, urban, and transatlantic writing. She is the author of American Travel Literature, Gendered Aesthetics, and the Italian Tour, 1824-1862 (Edinburgh UP, 2018). She is co-editor, Transatlantic Women: Nineteenth-Century American Women Writers and Great Britain (with Beth Lueck and Lucinda Damon-Bach, 2012); and Margaret Fuller and Her Circles (with Katheryn Viens and Conrad Edick Wright, 2013)—both with UNHP. She is guest editor, issue on Margaret Fuller, Nineteenth-Century Prose (Fall 2015).
DENNIS BERTHOLD, Professor Emeritus of English at Texas A&M University, has contributed widely to Melville scholarship as a critic, editor, reviewer, invited speaker, and student of Melville's achievements in literary iconography, transnationalism, and poetry. These interests inform his monograph American Risorgimento: Melville and the Cultural Politics of Italy (The Ohio State UP, 2009) and continue in his recent work on the function of dialogue in Clarel.
LAWRENCE BUELL is Powell M. Cabot Professor of American Literature Emeritus at Harvard University. His books include New England Literary Culture (1986); Writing for an Endangered World (2001); and Emerson (2003). In 2007, he received the Modern Language Association's Jay Hubbell Award for lifetime contributions to American Literature studies (2007). His current book-in-progress is on the Art and Practice of Environmental Memory.
MONIKA ELBERT is Professor of English and Distinguished University Scholar at Montclair State University, and former editor of the Nathaniel Hawthorne Review. She has published widely on nineteenth-century writers. Her recent books include co-edited collections: Haunting Realities: Naturalist Gothic and American Realism (U of Alabama Press, 2017), and Anglo-American Travelers and the Hotel Experience in Nineteenth-Century Literature, (Routledge, 2017). Her Hawthorne in Context is forthcoming from Cambridge UP (2018).
ROBERT S. LEVINE is Professor of English and Distinguished University Professor at the University of Maryland, College Park. His most recent books include The Lives of Frederick Douglass (Harvard University Press, 2016) and Race, Transnationalism, and Nineteenth-Century American Literary Studies (Cambridge University Press, 2018). He is the General Editor of The Norton Anthology of American Literature.
FREDERICK NEWBERRY is Emeritus Professor of English at Duquesne University. He has published a book, Hawthorne's Divided Loyalties: England and America in His Works and numerous articles on Hawthorne and other nineteenth-century writers. For sixteen years, he edited The Nathaniel Hawthorne Review until 2008. Since then he has published several articles on Hawthorne and continued work on a book addressing Hawthorne's biographers.
MARINA TRNINIC is Visiting Assistant Professor in the Honors College at the University of Houston. She specializes in nineteenth-century American literature and is the author of "A Call to Humanity: Hawthorne's 'Chiefly about War-Matters," Nathaniel Hawthorne Review 37.1 (2011): 109-132. She is currently working on questions of racialized violence in antebellum literary representations.
ALBERT J. VON FRANK is Professor Emeritus, Department of English, Washington State University, author of The Trials of Anthony Burns: Freedom and Slavery in Emerson's Boston (Harvard University Press, 1998), An Emerson Chronology, 2 vols. (Studio Non Troppo, 2017), and editor, with Thomas Wortham, of Volume IX of The Collected Works of Ralph Waldo Emerson: The Poems (Harvard University Press, 2011). Among his numerous article-length publications is his collaboration with Larry Reynolds on "Emerson, John Brown, and Transcendental Idealism: A Colloquy," South Central Review 28.2 (Summer 2011): 31-56.