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  • Contributors

Suzanne Guerlac is Professor of French at the University of California, Berkeley. She is the author of The Impersonal Sublime, Hugo, Baudelaire, Lautréamont, and Literary Poelmics: Bataille, Sartre, Valéry, Breton.

Marie-Hélène Huet is M. Taylor Pyne Professor of French at Princeton University. Her most recent books are Monstrous Imagination (1993) and Mourning Glory: The Will of the French Revolution (1997).

Alphonso Lingis is Professor Emeritus in the Department of Philosophy at Penn State University, University Park. He is the author of several books, including Foreign Bodies (1994) and Dangerous Emotions (1999).

Didier Maleuvre is Associate Professor of French and Comparative Literature at the University of California, Santa Barbara. He is writing a book on the connection between moral philosophy and aesthetics.

Jann Matlock teaches French Studies and Comparative Literature at University College London. She is the author of Scenes of Seduction: Prostitution, Hysteria, and Reading Difference in Nineteenth-Century France (1994), and coeditor of Media Spectacles (1993). She is completing Desires to Censor: Spectacles of the Body, Aesthetics, and Vision in Nineteenth-Century France.

Allan Stoekl is Professor of French and Comparative Literature at Penn State University, University Park. He is currently completing a book-length study of the social and political implications of Bataille's theory of "dépense."

Jonathan Strauss is Associate Professor of French at Miami University. He is currently writing a book on abjection and creativity in nineteenth-century France. [End Page 1]

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