Rebecca Ann Bach, associate professor at the University of Alabama at Birmingham, is the author of Colonial Transformations: The Cultural Production of the New Atlantic World: 1580-1640 (Palgrave, 2000). She has published articles on Renaissance drama and culture and is currently finishing a second book, "Early Modern England Without Heterosexuality."

Dympna Callaghan is Professor of English at Syracuse University. Her most recently completed book is Romeo and Juliet: Text and Context, which will be published in April by Bedford St. Martins. This year she is a Scholar at The Getty Research Institute where she is working on Enlish Renassance Sonnets and their visual analogues.

Graham Holderness has published extensively in modern and early modern literature and drama, with particular investments in Shakespeare's history plays, Shakespeare on film, and Shakespeare and textual theory. Recent publications include Cultural Shakespeare (2001), Visual Shakespeare (2001) and Textual Shakespeare (2003), all from University of Hertfordshire Press. His first novel, The Prince of Denmark, was published in 2002, and his poetry collection, Craeft: Poems from the Anglo-Saxon (2002), was awarded a Poetry Book Society recommendation. Graham Holderness is currently Professor of English, Dean of the Faculty of Humanities and Education, and Director of Research and the Graduate School at the University of Hertfordshire.

Peter Hulme is Professor in Literature at the University of Essex. He has recently published Remnants of Conquest: The Island Caribs and Their Visitors, 1877-1998 (2000), and co-edited (with William H. Sherman) The Tempest and Its Travels (2000) and (with Tim Youngs) The Cambridge Companion to Travel Writing.

Ann Rosalind Jones
is Esther Cloudman Dunn Professor of Comparative Literature at Smith College, where she teaches courses in early modern culture, especially the querelle des femmes. Her books include The Currency of Eros: Women's Love lyric in Europe, 1540-1620 and, with Peter Stallybrass, Renaissance Clothing and the Materials of Memory, and she is currently at work with Margaret Rosenthal on a translation of Cesare Vecellio's costume books.

Arthur Lindley is Associate Professor of English at the National University of Singapore, specializing in Early Modern Studies and Film. He is the author of Hyperion and the Hobbyhorse: Studies in Carnivalesque Subversion (Delaware UP, 1996).

Ania Loomba is Catherine Bryson Professor at the English Department, University of Pennsylvania. Her publications include Gender, Race, Renaissance drama, Colonialism/ Postcolonialism, and most recently Shakespeare, Race and Colonialism (OUP, 2002).

Jennifer Summit is the author of Lost Property: The Woman Writer and English Literary History, 1380-1589 (Chicago 2000) and articles on women writers, textual culture, and periodicity. She is associate professor of English at Stanford University.


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