Judith Barbour is an honorary associate in the School of English at the University of Sydney. She is the author of articles on Mary Shelley and John William Polidori, and is editor of the University of Sydney electronic edition of “Mary Shelley's Life of William Godwin,” from the Shelley-Godwin Manuscripts of the Abinger Collection deposited at the Bodleian Library, Oxford. The internet address for this edition at the Scholarly Electronic Text and Imaging Service (SETIS) of the University of Sydney's Fisher Library is: http ://setis.library.usy d.edu.au/arts/go dwin
Betty T. Bennett teaches literature at the American University, Washington, DC. She is the author of Mary Diana Dods: A Gentleman and a Scholar (1991) and Mary Wollstonecraft Shelley: An Introduction (1998), the editor of The Letters of Mary Wollstonecraft Shelley (1980–88), and the co-editor (with Charles E. Robinson) of The Mary Shelley Reader (1990) and (with Stuart Curran) of Mary Shelley in Her Times (2000).
Helen M. Buss (aka Margaret Clarke) is a professor in the English Department at the University of Calgary. She is the author of novels, plays, and poetry, as well as books and articles on Canadian literature and life writing. In 1983, she won a best first novel prize in Manitoba for The Cutting Season, and in 1983 won the Gabrielle Roy Prize for her study of Canadian women's autobiography, Mapping Our Selves (1993). Her current writing and research centre on the memoir form. She has recently published Memoirs from Away: A New Found Land Girlhood (1999), and has completed a