About the Contributors
Michael Macovski is Associate Professor of English at Fordham University in New York. He is the author of Dialogue and Literature: Apostrophe, Auditors and the Collapse of Romantic Discourse (OUP, 1994) as well as the editor of Dialogue and Critical Discourse: Language, Culture, Critical Theory (OUP, 1997). He is also the author of articles on Emily Brontë, Lord Byron, and the history of publishing.
Margaret Russett is Associate Professor of English at the University of Southern California. The author of De Quincey's Romanticism: Canonical Minority and the Forms of Transmission, she is currently at work on a study of problems in literary ontology.
Susan Eilenberg is an Associate Professor of English at SUNY-Buffalo and author of Strange Power of Speech: Wordsworth, Coleridge, and Literary Possession (Oxford University Press, 1992). She is writing about Frankensteinian anonymity and thinking about Miltonic excess.
Michael Scrivener, who teaches at Wayne State University in Detroit, has published a book on Shelley (1982) and an anthology of Romantic political poetry (1992). His current research has been on John Thelwall and literary Jacobinism.
Kathryn Temple holds a degree in law from Emory University School of Law as well as a Ph.D. in English literature from the University of Virginia. She teaches eighteenth-century British literature and culture at Georgetown University and has published interdisciplinary work on law, literature, and culture in the Yale Journal of Law and Humanities and in several collections of essays. She is currently finishing a book entitled Literary Scandals: Author, Law, and Nation in Eighteenth-Century Britain.