Notes on Contributors
John Bugg is Professor of English at Fordham University. He is author of Five Long Winters: The Trials of British Romanticism (Stanford, 2014), and The Joseph Johnson Letterbook (Oxford, 2016).
Brecht De Groote is a Postdoctoral Fellow at the University of Leuven, having previously held positions at the University of Leuven and the University of Ghent, as well as a Susan Manning Postdoctoral Fellowship at the University of Edinburgh. His current research project examines the many manifestations of late Romanticism and Romantic lateness. He is also currently finishing a monograph on Thomas De Quincey’s theories and practice of translation.
Alexandra Milsom is Assistant Professor of English at Hostos Community College, CUNY. Her interests include tourism, the gothic, and musicology. She is presently completing a book that evaluates the role played by the Grand Tour in both promoting and thwarting the cause of Catholic Emancipation in Great Britain and Ireland in the eighteenth and nineteenth centuries.
Ewan James Jones is a Lecturer in nineteenth-century literature at the University of Cambridge, and a fellow of Downing College. He is the author of Coleridge and the Philosophy of Poetic Form (Cambridge, 2014), and of several articles on prosody and aesthetics. He is currently completing a second monograph on the history of the concept of rhythm in the nineteenth century.
Matthew Leporati is an Assistant Professor of Practice in English at the College of Mount Saint Vincent in New York City, where he serves as Writing Specialist. His research interests include British Romanticism, epic poetry, religion and literature, and mindfulness and writing pedagogy. His current research project studies the relation among epic poetry, imperialism, and missionary activity at the turn of the nineteenth century.
Thomas Salem Manganaro is an Assistant Professor of English at the University of Richmond. He specializes in British literature and philosophy of the long eighteenth century and is currently working on a book about akrasia and literary form.
Magdalena Ostas is Assistant Professor at Rhode Island College, where she works and teaches in the areas of Romanticism, the relations of literature and philosophy, and the history of literary criticism. She has published on a range of figures situated at the intersection of these interests, including Wordsworth, Keats, Austen, Dickinson, Kant, Nietzsche, Wittgenstein, Stanley Cavell, and Michael Fried.
Jonathan Mulrooney is Professor of English at the College of the Holy Cross in Worcester, Massachusetts. He is the author of Romanticism and Theatrical Experience: Kean, Hazlitt, and Keats in the Age of Theatrical News (Cambridge, 2018).
Michael Scrivener, Distinguished Professor of English at Wayne State University, has published books on Percy Shelley, John Thelwall, Romantic-era verse in political periodicals, cosmopolitanism, and Jewish representations (Jewish Representation in British Literature, 1780–1840, 2011). He received a Keats-Shelley Distinguished Scholar Award in 2006 and a Guggenheim Fellowship in 2007. He is currently working on a study of John “Jew” King and his circle.
Adam Potkay is William R. Kenan Jr. Professor of Humanities at the College of William and Mary and, for 2018–19, Laurence S. Rockefeller Visiting Distinguished Professor at the Center for Human Values, Princeton University. He is currently writing a monograph on hope, and co-editing the 1650–1900 volume of The Cambridge History of Rhetoric.
Jessica Fay is the author of Wordsworth’s Monastic Inheritance: Poetry, Place, and the Sense of Community (Oxford, 2018). With the support of the Leverhulme Trust, she is currently working on an edition of The Letters of Sir George and Lady Beaumont to William and Dorothy Wordsworth. She holds a doctorate from the University of Oxford.