The editor of this volume, PAUL POPLAWSKI, is director of studies at Vaughan College, University of Leicester. He has taught widely in nineteenth- and twentieth-century literature and specializes in D. H. Lawrence,modernism, and Jane Austen. His most recent books include his revised third edition of the late Warren Roberts’ A Bibliography of D. H. Lawrence (2001) and, as editor, Writing The Body in D. H. Lawrence: Essays on Language, Representation and Sexuality (Greenwood 2001). His D. H. Lawrence: A Reference Companion (Greenwood 1996) has recently been published in a Japanese translation (2002), and he is currently working, as contributing editor, on a major new textbook, Literature in Context.
WASSIL BALEWSKY is a researcher in Bulgarian and Slavic studies at the Institute of Literature in the Bulgarian Academy of Sciences in Sofia.
MARIA BALSHAW is research fellow in American literature at the University of Birmingham. She is the author of Looking For Harlem: Urban Aesthetics in African-American Literature (2000), co-editor, with Liam Kennedy, of Urban Space and Representation (1999) and City Sites: an Electronic Book: www.citysites.org.uk(2000).
MICHAEL BELL is professor of English and Comparative Literary Studies at the University of Warwick. He writes mainly on modernism, on fiction since Cervantes, and on topics in philosophy and literature. Recent books include: Gabriel Garcia Marquez: Solitude and Solidarity (1993), D. H. Lawrence: Language and Being (1992), Literature, Modernism and Myth (1997), Sentimentalism, Ethics and the Culture of Feeling (2000).
NATHALIE BLONDEL is a freelance writer, editor and lecturer living in Bristol, England. She is the world authority on Mary Butts and her works include Mary Butts: Scenes from the Life (1998) and The Journals of Mary Butts (2002).
KEITH BROWN is a professor of British literature at Oslo University. His professional interests, and publications, are divided between the English Renaissance (Hobbes, Shakespeare, theater history) and early-to-mid-twentieth century British fiction. He has been a frequent contributor to the Times Literary Supplement.
CLAIRE BRUYÈRE is a professor emerita of American literature at the University of Paris VII, Denis Diderot. She has published two books on Sherwood Anderson and her other interests and publications are in American book history and American publishing.
MICHAEL CHAPMAN is professor of English and dean of the Faculty of Human Sciences at the University of Natal, Durban, South Africa. His numerous publications include the literary history Southern African Literatures (1996) and, most recently, the anthology The New Century of South African Poetry (2002).
PETER CHILDS is principal lecturer in English at the University of Gloucestershire. He is the author of, among other books, Modernism (2000) and Reading Fiction: Opening the Text (2001).
GIOVANNI CIANCI is professor of English literature at the University of Milan. His research specialism is in twentieth-century literature and modernism. He has published on the Cambridge School of Criticism, Joyce, D. H. Lawrence, and Wyndham Lewis. His most recent publications are John Ruskin and Modernism, co-edited with Peter Nicholls (2001) and Il Cézanne degli Scrittori, dei Poeti e dei Filosofi (2001).
PATRICK CROTTY is professor of Irish and Scottish Literary History at the Academy for Irish Cultural Heritages, University of Ulster. Hehas published widely on Irish, Scottish, and Anglo-Welsh writing, and is currently editing the New Penguin Book of Irish Verse and—with Alan Riach—the three volume, annotated Complete Collected Poems of Hugh MacDiarmid.