- Notes on Contributors
Jordan Burke is a Ph.D. candidate at the University of Virginia specializing in British and American poetry after Romanticism and postcolonial literary studies.
Megan Quinn holds a Ph.D. in English from Princeton University. Her research explores ideas about language and the senses in the writings of Jane Austen, William Wordsworth, Mary Shelley, and Joanna Baillie. She currently works as a narrative designer of mobile games.
Stacey McDowell is an assistant professor in the Department of English and Comparative Literary Studies at the University of Warwick. She has published on nineteenth-century poetry and is currently working on a book about intimate reading practices.
Sarah Eron is Associate Professor of English at the University of Rhode Island. She is the author of Mind over Matter: Memory Fiction from Daniel Defoe to Jane Austen (2021) and Inspiration in the Age of Enlightenment (2014). Her articles have appeared in Studies in the Novel, Eighteenth-Century Novel, Eighteenth-Century Studies, Studies in Eighteenth-Century Culture, Victorian Poetry, and Blake, An Illustrated Quarterly.
Ian Balfour is Professor Emeritus of English and of Social & Political Thought at York University. He is the author of books on The Rhetoric of Romantic Prophecy and Northrop Frye. He has published numerous essays on Romantic British and German writers (Godwin, Inchbald, Hölderlin, Austen, Mary Shelley, Percy Shelley, Kant, Schlegel, and De Quincey). He has taught as a visiting professor at Cornell, Rice, Williams, and the Goethe University in Frankfurt, among others. He's completing a book on The Moment of the Sublime.
Michael J. Drexler is Professor of English at Bucknell University in Lewisburg, PA. He is the co-author (with Ed White) of The Traumatic Colonel: The Founding Fathers, Slavery, and the Phantasmatic Aaron Burr (NYU Press, 2014) and co-editor (with Elizabeth Maddock Dillon) of The Haitian Revolution and the Early United States: Histories, Textualities, Geographies (University of Pennsylvania Press, 2016). His edition of the novels of Leonora Sansay, Secret History; or, The Horrors of St. Domingo and Laura, is available from Broadview Press.
Anne Frey is Associate Professor of English at TCU and the author of British State Romanticism: Authorship, Agency, and Bureaucratic Nationalism (Stanford University Press, 2010) and articles on Romantic-era nationalism and revolution. She is currently working on a project on common law constitutionalism and other versions of commonality in British Romanticism.
Jared S. Richman is Associate Professor of English at Colorado College where his teaching centers on literatures of Britain's long eighteenth century, radical culture, satire, critical disability studies, and comics and graphic narrative. He is currently finishing a manuscript entitled "Transatlantic Realms": British Romanticism and the Idea of America, 1780–1832. He has published essays on various authors including William Blake, Charlotte Smith, Anna Seward, John Thelwall, and Mary Shelley. His most recent project traces the relationship between nascent elocutionary theories of the Enlightenment and disability in Anglo-American culture.