- Authors of Articles in this Issue
joseph acquisto is Professor of French at the University of Vermont, specializing in nineteenth-and twentieth-century literature, with particular emphasis on the relations among literature, philosophy, and music in poetry and the novel. His books include Proust, Music, and Meaning, French Symbolist Poetry and the Idea of Music, Poetry's Knowing Ignorance, The Fall Out of Redemption: Writing and Thinking Beyond Salvation in Baudelaire, Cioran, Fondane, Agamben, and Nancy, and Crusoes and Other Castaways in Modern French Literature, along with the edited volumes Thinking Poetry: Philosophical Approaches to Nineteenth-Century French Poetry and Poets as Readers in Nineteenth-Century France: Critical Reflections.
laura anderson is Lecturer in Musicology at University College Dublin, specializing in film music, sound design, and twentieth-century music. She was Irish Research Council Post-Doctoral Fellow at Maynooth University (2017–19), where her project 'Disruptive Soundscapes' offered a new view of avant-garde post-war French film sound design by examining its relationship with wider cultural developments. Previously, she was the Post-Doctoral Research Fellow on the AHRC-funded project 'The Professional Career and Output of Trevor Jones' at the University of Leeds, and is co-author of The Screen Music of Trevor Jones:Technology, Process, Production (Routledge, 2019). Other current projects include publications on pre-existing music in Jean-Pierre Melville's Les Enfants terribles and music and sound in Brian Boydell's documentary films.
james davis principally conducts research into the historical and political nature of the late twentieth-century musical 'avant-garde' throughout its rise and later dissolution. The application of critical theory and philosophical theory to such repertories is of particular interest to him. He is currently based at the University of Birmingham.
gregory martin is Assistant Professor of Music at the University of Indianapolis and Head of Academics at the Cornish-American Song Institute. He has published on Ralph Vaughan Williams and J. R. R. Tolkien, and lectured at the University of Berlin, the Grieg Academy, and Oxford University; recent projects include a translation of composer Emile Naoumoff's memoirs of his decade studying with Nadia Boulanger. He is an active composer and pianist, regularly appearing as a soloist and in collaboration with members of the New York Philharmonic and the Chicago, Detroit, and Indianapolis Symphonies. [End Page 777]