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KATHERINE ISOBEL BAXTER is Professor in English Literature at Northumbria University. She has published widely on Conrad including Conrad and the Performing Arts(edited with Richard Hand, 2009), Joseph Conrad and the Swan Song of Romance(2010), Joseph Conrad: Contemporary Reviews, Vol. 4(edited with Mary Burgoyne, 2012), and Conrad and Language(edited with Robert Hampson, 2016). She has also published on colonial and postcolonial literature including, most recently, Imagined States: Law and Literature in Nigeria, 1900–1966 (2019).

STEPHEN DONOVAN is Senior Lecturer in English at Uppsala University, Sweden. His research interests include Modernist and Victorian literature, periodicals history, and empire writing. He is the creator of Conrad First: The Joseph Conrad Periodical Archive and is currently working on a study of Victorian investigative journalism and a digital resource on the landmark magazine Tit-Bits from all the Interesting Books, Periodicals, and Newspapers of the World(1881–1984).

LINDA DRYDEN is Professor of English Literature and Research Director in the School of Arts and Creative Industries at Edinburgh Napier University. She is the author of Joseph Conrad and the Imperial Romance (2000), The Modern Gothic and Literary Doubles: Stevenson, Wilde and Wells (2003), and Joseph Conrad and H. G. Wells: The Fin de Siècle Literary Scene (2015). She is co-editor of the Journal of Stevenson Studies and is responsible for the Stevenson website:

BEN FELDERHOF teaches history at Holland Park School in London. He was awarded a Ph.D. for his thesis "The Tropical forest as symbol and setting in the fiction of Joseph Conrad and his British contemporaries," by Royal Holloway, University of London, in 2018.

JEREMY HAWTHORN is Emeritus Professor at the Norwegian University of Science and Technology, Trondheim. He has published three monographs and several articles on Joseph Conrad. His The Reader as Peeping Tom: Nonreciprocal Gazing in Narrative Fiction and Film was published by Ohio State University Press in 2014, and the seventh edition of Studying the Novel by Bloomsbury Academic in 2017. He is currently editing The Inheritors and "The Nature of a Crime" for the Cambridge Edition of the Works of Joseph Conrad.

JENNIFER JANECHEK is a Lecturer in Rhetoric at the University of Iowa, where she teaches courses on the rhetoric of disability. Her work has appeared in Texas Studies in Literature and Language, The Conradian, Dickens Studies Annual, The Victorian, Literature & Film Quarterly, and The Mailer Review. She is the winner of the 2016 Bruce Harkness Young Conrad Scholar Award. She is currently working on her book project, "Telephonic Modernism: Engineering the Pure Voice in Modern British Literature."

SUSAN JONES is Professor of English Literature and Fellow of St. Hilda's College. She has published widely on Joseph Conrad (including Conrad and Women for Oxford University Press), nineteenth- and twentieth-century women's writing, the periodical press, and modernism. Formerly a soloist with the Scottish Ballet, Glasgow, she also writes on the history and aesthetics of dance. She is founder and director of Dance Scholarship Oxford ( and author of Literature, Modernism, and Dance (Oxford University Press, 2013). She was awarded a Leverhulme Fellowship 2017–18 to write a book on Samuel Beckett and choreography.

YAEL LEVIN is Associate Professor at the Hebrew University English Department and Second Vice President of the Joseph Conrad Society of America. She is author of Tracing the Aesthetic Principle in Conrad's Novels (2008) as well as Joseph Conrad: Slow Modernism (2020). She has also published on Samuel Beckett and other modernist writers in a number of journals including Journal of Beckett Studies, Journal of Modern Literature, Partial Answers, Estudios Irlandeses, and Twentieth-Century Literature.

NIC PANAGOPOULOS is Assistant Professor of English Literature & Culture at the National and Kapodistrian University of Athens, Greece. He is the author of The Fiction of Joseph Conrad: The Influence of Schopenhauer and Nietzsche (1998), and Heart of Darkness and The Birth of Tragedy: A Comparative Study (2002). In addition to his work on Joseph Conrad, he has published on a wide range of canonical writers, including Shakespeare, Swift, Byron, Dickens, Huxley, and Beckett.

JOHN G. PETERS, a University Distinguished Research Professor at the...


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