PATRICK W. CONNER is Eberly College Centennial Professor in the Department of English at West Virginia University. Founder and editor of ANSAXNET, an electronic discussion list dedicated to the early medieval period, he has written on Old English poetry and on the application of computers to problems practical and theoretic in early medieval literature and in modern American literature. He is currently working on two studies--A Computer-Assisted Approach to Problems in Early English Literary History and Hypertext, Ideology, and the American Canon.
PETER S. DONALDSON is Ann Fetter Friedlander Professor of Humanities at Massachusetts Institute of Technology. He is the author of studies of Machiavelli and of Shakespearean Films/ Shakespearean Directors. In 1991 he founded with Larry Friedlander and Janet H. Murray the Shakespeare Electronic Archive whose work includes the construction of a text-image- video archive for installation at the Folger Shakespeare Library and the production of CD-ROM editions of multiple text facsimiles of individual plays, beginning with Hamlet.
JULIA FLANDERS is the Textbase Editor at the Brown University Women Writers Project where she is responsible for supervising and documenting the Project's transcription and encoding procedures. She holds degrees from Harvard and Cambridge Universities, and is currently a doctoral candidate in the English Department at Brown, where her research addresses the development of nineteenth-century theories of art, the book, and the body.
DAVID GREETHAM is Distinguished Professor of English and Interdisciplinary Studies at the City University of New York Graduate School. Founder of the Society for Textual Scholarship, he is author of Textual Scholarship: An Introduction, Theories of the Text, and Textual Transgressions. He is currently working on a hypermedia archive of citation in the humanities and on a digitized study of textual morphology.
CLAIRE LAMONT is Senior Lecturer in English at the University of Newcastle and writes on English and Scottish Literature of the eighteenth and early nineteenth centuries. Her edition of Walter Scott Waverley won the British Academy's Rose Mary Crawshay prize in 1983. She is a General Editor of the Edinburgh Edition of the Waverley Novels, and editor of Scott