- Notes on Contributors
IAN BROWN is a playwright, poet, emeritus professor in Drama at Kingston University, London, and a Senior Research Fellow in Scottish Literature at Glasgow University. He is widely published on aspects of Scottish theatre, literature and cultural issues.
KANG-YEN CHIU is assistant professor at National Yang-Ming University, Taipei, Taiwan. He received his PhD in English Literature from the University of Glasgow and specializes in the writings of Sir Walter Scott, hospitality and postcolonial theories. He has published in journals such as The Wenshan Review, and The BARS Review. He is working on a monograph, Sir Walter Scott and China.
COREY GIBSON is lecturer in twentieth-century Scottish Literature at the University of Glasgow. He is the author of The Voice of the People: Hamish Henderson and Scottish Cultural Politics (EUP 2015). His research interests include radical theory, folk culture, and the politics of poiesis. He is currently working on representations of 'work' in the modern Scottish literary imaginary.
PAUL MALGRATI is a final-year PhD student at the University of St Andrews. His research focuses on 'The Political Uses of Robert Burns (1914–2014)'.
ANDREW MONNICKENDAM is Professor of English at the Universitat Autònoma de Barcelona. His research has concentrated on the Scottish novel, particularly in The Novels of Walter Scott and his Literary Relations: Mary Brunton, Susan Ferrier and Christian Johnstone (2013). He has also published on the literature of war, and food studies.
MELVYN NEW, Professor Emeritus at the University of Florida, has been publishing on eighteenth-century literature for fifty years. He served as General Editor of the University of Florida Edition of the Works of Sterne, the ninth and final volume of which was published in 2014. Recent essays include 'Richardson's Sir Charles Grandison and Sterne: A Study in Influence', Modern Philology (2017), and, with M. C. Newbould, 'Reconsidering a Sternean Attribution: Cambridge University Library's "Sterne Volume" ', The Library (2017). He has been the Book Review Editor for the Scriblerian for the past fifteen years.
TOMÁS MONTERREY is Professor of British literature at the University of La Laguna (Tenerife, Spain). He wrote his PhD thesis on the narrative voices in Muriel Spark's novels (1988), has published articles and book chapters on Muriel Spark and on twentieth-century Scottish fiction, and edited the monograph collection of essays 'Contemporary Scottish Literature, 1970–2000' in Revista Canaria de Estudios Ingleses (vol. 41, 2000). He is currently a member of a research project on Restoration fiction.
SARAH SHARP is a current Irish Research Council Postdoctoral Fellow at University College Dublin. She was previously a Leverhulme Visiting Postdoctoral Fellow in the Centre for Irish and Scottish Studies at the University of Otago in New Zealand and in 2018 was awarded a Fulbright Scottish Studies Scholar Award to undertake archival work at the University of South Carolina. Her research project 'In Foreign Soil: Death Abroad in Scottish Literature and Travel Narratives 1790–1900' looks at the ways in which death abroad informs ideas of national identity in Scottish writing of the Romantic and Victorian periods. She would like to thank the Leverhulme Foundation and the Irish Research Council for supporting the research for this article in SLR.
LINDA TYM is Associate Professor of English at Southern Adventist University. She has published on memory studies and contemporary Scottish literature. Her current research focuses on petrofiction and the North Atlantic.
ROBERT G. WALKER is the author of Eighteenth-Century Arguments for Immortality and Johnson's 'Rasselas' (1977) and the co-editor of Swiftly Sterneward: Studies on Laurence Sterne and His Times (2011). His essays and notes on eighteenth-century writers (Boswell, Johnson, Richardson, Sterne, Swift) and modern writers (Borneman, Ford, Hemingway, Koestler, Malaparte, Wain, Waugh, Welty) have appeared in over twenty different journals and annuals, including Age of Johnson, English Studies, Modern Philology, Philological Quarterly, Sewanee Review, 1650–1850, and in several collections. He is currently a contributing editor to the Scriblerian and Senior Research Fellow, Washington & Jefferson College.
JIHAN ZAKARRIYA is assistant professor at Dhofar University. She completed a PhD in English literature at Cardiff University (2015). She completed a Fulbright fellowship at the University of Michigan (2016–2017). Dr Zakarriya's research...