Louise McDonaldis a senior lecturer in English and film studies at Newman University College in the West Midlands. Her teaching and research areas include American literature as well as Victorian and early twentieth-century literature, and she also leads courses in film theory and adaptation studies. She is researching the interwar work of English novelist, playwright, and screenwriter, Clemence Dane.
Ellen Moodyteaches at George Mason University. Dr. Moody has produced etext editions of works by Isabelle de Montolieu and Sophie Cottin. In addition to her book, Trollope on the ‘Net (1999), which combines research with her experiences leading discussions about Trollope in a listserv community, she also created a website dedicated to Austen and Trollope and is working a book project that focuses on film adaptations of Austen.
Gene M. Mooreis a comparatist by training and teaches English and American literature at the Universiteit van Amsterdam. His publications as author or editor include Proust and Musil: The Novel as Research InstrumentConrad’s CitiesConrad on FilmThe Oxford Reader’s Companion to ConradFaulkner’s Indiansand a casebook on Conrad’s Heart of Darkness. He coedited the final two volumes of The Collected Letters of Joseph Conradand his edition of Conrad’s last novel, Suspenseappeared in 2011.
Natalie Neillteaches in the English department at York University. Her teaching and research areas include Romantic and Victorian literature, the gothic, and film adaptation. Neill has published on Jane Austen’s Northanger Abbeyamong other topics, and is editor of Love and Horrora rare 1812 gothic parody. In addition to a second edition, she is working on William Harrison Ainsworth’s Rookwood.
Christopher Palmerhas taught English literature and served as head of the English department at La Trobe University in Melbourne since 1977, with exchanges at Warwick University and the State University of California at Chico. He has published on Shakespeare, Umberto Eco, the practice of adaptation, and science fiction.
Sue Thomasis a professor of English at La Trobe University, Melbourne. She is the author of The Worlding of Jean Rhysand Imperialism, Reform and the Making of Englishness in Jane Eyreco-author with Ann Blake and Leela Gandhi of England through Colonial Eyes in Twentieth-Century Fictionand compiler of Elizabeth Robins (1862-1952): A Bibliography. She has published extensively on nineteenth- and twentieth-century women writers, decolonizing literatures, and nineteenth-century periodicals.