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Kate Campbell ( is Senior Research Fellow, School of Literature, Drama and Creative Writing at the University of East Anglia. Her publications include Critical Feminism (1992), Journalism, Literature and Modernity: From Hazlitt to Modernism (2000, second edition 2004), and Matthew Arnold (2008); her continuing exploration of journalism’s significance appears in an article on Arnold’s political agenda in the Journal of Victorian Culture (2013) and in her current interests.

Dennis Denisoff ( is the McFarlin Chair of English at the University of Tulsa. He has recently published Arthur Machen: Decadent and Occult Works (2018) and his monograph on Decadent ecology is forthcoming (2021). In 2021, he is publishing guest-edited issues of Victorian Literature and Culture and Feminist Modernist Studies on “Scales of Decadence” and “Global Decadence” respectively.

Richard Dennis ( is Emeritus Professor of Geography at University College London. He has recently coedited Architectures of Hurry (2018) with Phillip Mackintosh and Deryck Holdsworth and The Materiality of Literary Narratives in Urban History (2019) with Lieven Ameel, Jason Finch, and Silja Laine. His current research explores place and space in the literature of George Gissing, and apartment living in nineteenth- and early twentieth-century cities.

Christopher Ferguson ( is Associate Professor of History at Auburn University. He is the author of An Artisan Intellectual: James Carter and the Rise of Modern Britain, 1792–1853 (2016). He is currently writing a history of the British people’s intellectual, sensory, and emotional responses to nineteenth-century urban environment.

Ross G. Forman ( is Associate Professor in the Department of English and Comparative Literary Studies at the University of Warwick. He is the author of China and the Victorian Imagination: Empires Entwined (2013). He has an article on the reception of the Oscar Wilde trials in Brazil forthcoming in a special issue on “The Wide Nineteenth Century” in Victorian Literature and Culture.

Pamela K. Gilbert ( is Albert Brick Professor of English at the University of Florida. Her books include Victorian Skin: Surface, Self, History (2019), Cholera and Nation (2008), The Citizen’s Body (2007), Mapping the Victorian Social Body (2004), and Disease, Desire, and the Body in Victorian Women’s Popular Novels (1997).

Maureen Daly Goggin ( is Professor of Rhetoric at Arizona State University. She is the author and editor of eleven scholarly books and several editions of a textbook as well as a pedagogical book. She has written widely about the history of rhetoric, writing studies, and gender and material culture in both journals and edited collections.

Carol Engelhardt Herringer ( is Professor of History and Chair of the Department of History at Georgia Southern University. She is the author of Victorians and the Virgin Mary: Religion and Gender in England 1830–85 (2008) and a number of articles and essays on Victorian religion and culture, as well as the coeditor of Edward Bouverie Pusey and the Oxford Movement (2012). She is currently working on a book project on the cultural significance of debates over the Eucharist in the Victorian Church of England.

Margaret R. Higonnet ( is Professor Emerita of English and Comparative Literature at the University of Connecticut. She has coedited the journal Children’s Literature and published numerous articles in the field. She has also edited books on gender, the Victorians, and World War I. She is currently working on debates over realism in nineteenth-century literature.

Barbara Leckie ( is Professor in the Department of English and the Institute for the Comparative Study of Literature, Art, and Culture (ICSLAC) at Carleton University, Ottawa. Her books include Open Houses: Poverty, the Architectural Idea, and the Novel in Nineteenth-Century Britain (2018) and, with Janice Schroeder, an edited volume of Henry Mayhew’s London Labour and the London Poor (2020). She is the founder and coordinator of the Carleton Climate Commons.

Rohan McWilliam ( is Professor...


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