Carol Banks is a post-doctoral research fellow at the University of Hertfordshire. She is the Early Modern Editor of Critical Survey and has published a number of articles on Shakespeare, textual theory and visual imagery. She is currently preparing for publication her PhD thesis on Shakespeare's English history plays.
Crystal Bartolovich is an Assistant Professor of English at Syracuse University where she teaches courses in early modern studies and cultural studies. She has published articles on a wide range of topics, from The Tempest to globalization. At the moment she is completing a book length study--Boundary Disputes--which considers the implications--for our understanding of "culture" as well as politics and economics--of viewing capitalism as "global" from the moment of its primitive accumlation.
Graham Holderness is currently Professor of English, Dean of the Faculty of Humanities, Languages and Education, and Director of Research Policy at the University of Hertfordshire. His many publications include Shakespeare's History (1985), Shakespeare: the Histories (2000), and Richard II (1989). He has also edited The Shakespeare Myth (1988), the Politics of Theatre and Drama (1992), and Shakespeare's History-Plays: Richard II to Henry V (1992). He is co-author of Shakespeare: The Play of History (1988) and Shakespeare: Out of Court (1990).
Jean E. Howard teaches English at Columbia University. She is author of Shakespeare's Art of Orchestration (1984), The Stage and Social Struggle (1994) and, with Phyllis Rackin, Engendering a Nation (1997). She is also one of the four editors of The Norton Shakespeare and General Editor of the Bedford Contextual Editions of Shakespeare.
Theodore B. Leinwand is Professor of English at the University of Maryland, College Park. He recently published Theatre, Finance and Society in Early Modern England (Cambridge, 1999).
Phyllis Rackin, Professor of English in General Honors at the University of Pennsylvania, is a past president of the Shakespeare Association of America. Her books include Stages of History: Shakespeare's English Chronicles and, with Jean E. Howard, Engendering a Nation: A Feminist Account of Shakespeare's English Histories. Her current project is a book on Shakespeare and women for the Oxford University Press series Oxford Shakespeare Topics.
Jyotsna Singh is co-author of The Weyward Sisters: Shakespeare and Feminist Politics, author of Colonial Narratives/Cultural Dialogues: 'Discoveries' of India in the Language of Colonialism, and co-editor of the forthcoming (St. Martin's) Travel Knowledge.
Peter Stallybrass is Professor of English at the University of Pennsylvania, where he also directs the seminar on the History of Material Texts. With Allon White, he wrote The Politics and Poetics of Transgression, and he recently completed with Ann Rosalind Jones Renaissance Clothing and the Materials of Memory (Cambridge University Press, forthcoming). His essays on Marx and materiality have just been published in Portuguese under the title of Marx's Coat (Belo Horizonte, Brazil: AutÍntica, 1999).
Garrett A. Sullivan, Jr., Assistant Professor of English at Pennsylvania University, is the author of The Drama of Landscape: Land, Property and Social Relations on the Early Modern Stage; his current project is a book on forgetting, memory, and English Renaissance drama, a portion of which has recently appeared in Shakespeare Quarterly.
Valerie Wayne is Professor of English at the University of Hawaii at Manoa. She is the editor of The Matter of Difference: Materialist Feminist Criticism of Shakespeare (1991), and a conduct book on marriage, Edmund Tilney's Flower of Friendship (1992). She is currently completing work as an associate general editor on The Collected Works of Thomas Middleton, in which she edited A Trick to Catch the Old One.
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