HAROLD BLOOM, Sterling Professor of the Humanities at Yale University, is the author of The Anxiety of Influence, Poetry and Repression, and many other volumes of literary criticism. His forthcoming study, Freud: Transference and Authority, attempts a full-scale reading of all of Freud's major writings. A MacArthur Prize Fellow, he is general editor of five series of literary criticism published by Chelsea House.
JOHN FRECCERO is Rosina Pierotti Professor of Italian Literature at Stanford University and is best known for his various articles on Dante.
JOHN HOLLANDER is Professor of English at Yale University.His books include The Untuning of the Sky and The Figure of Echo.
WILLIAM KERRIGAN is Professor of English at the University of Virginia.His books include The Prophetic Milton and The Scared Complex: On the Psychogenesis of "Paradise Lost."
CLAUDIA BRODSKY is Assistant Professor of Comparative Literature at Princeton University, and has published essays on Goethe and seventeenth‐ century literature.
THOMAS R. WHITAKER is Professor of English at Yale University and the author of Swan and Shadow: Yeats's Dialogue with History and William Carlos Williams.
STANLEY E. FISH is Professor of English at The Johns Hopkins University.His books include Surprised by Sin: The Reader in "Paradise Lost" and Self-Consuming Artifacts.
HELEN VENDLER is Professor of English at Boston University and visiting Professor at Harvard University.She is the author of Yeats's "Vision" and the Later Plays