notes on contributors
Bruce Clarke (Ph.D., SUNY Buffalo) is Professor of English
at Texas Tech University and the editor of The Eighteenth Century:
Theory and Interpretation. He has published Dora Marsden and
Early Modernism: Gender, Individualism, Science (U of Michigan
P, 1996), Allegories of Writing: The Subject of Metamorphosis
(SUNY P, 1995), and he has edited The Body and the Text:
Comparative Essays in Literature and Medicine (TTU P, 1990). He
is currently working on a study of the cultural reception of
thermodynamics from 1850 to the present.
Linda Dalrymple Henderson (Ph.D., Yale U) is
Professor in the Department of Art and Art History at the
University of Texas at Austin. She is the author of The Fourth
Dimension and Non-Euclidean Geometry in Modern Art (Princeton
UP, 1983) and Duchamp in Context: Science and Technology in the
"Large Glass" and Related Works (Princeton UP, forthcoming). A
Guggenheim Fellow in 1988-89, she has also published essays in
numerous exhibition catalogues and art history journals.
Joseph M. Ditta (Ph.D., U of Missouri-Columbia) is
Professor of English and creative writing at Dakota Wesleyan
University. His work has recently appeared in The Midwest
Quarterly, Midwest Poetry Review, Illinois Review, The Ohio
Poetry Review, and others.
Paul H. Lorenz (Ph.D., U of Houston) is Associate Professor
of English at the University of Arkansas at Pine Bluff. His essays
have appeared in Modern Fiction Studies and Twentieth Century
Literature, among others. He has published widely on Durrell and is
the Secretary/Treasurer of the International Lawrence Durrell
Jo Alyson Parker (Ph. D., UC Irvine) is Assistant Professor
of English at Saint Joseph's University in Philadelphia. She has
published essays on gender issues in Jane Austen and Stanislaw
Lem, and she has essays forthcoming on Elizabeth Inchbald and
William Faulkner. She has recently completed a book entitled The
Author's Inheritance: Henry Fielding, Jane Austen, and the
Establishment of the Novel.
Michal Sapir is a doctoral candidate in Comparative Literature
at New York University. She has published in Modern Fiction
Studies and Dance Theatre Journal. Her musical works with the
rock band Baby Tooth appeared on the CD Rare Book Room
(Personal Favorite Records, 1994). She is currently writing a
dissertation which examines issues of gravitation in nineteenth- and
Sharon Stockton (Ph.D., U of Washington) is Assistant
Professor of English at Dickinson College. Her essays have
appeared in Contemporary Literature, Twentieth Century Literature,
and Written Communication, among others. Currently she is
working on a book that examines the interconnections between rape
and technology in twentieth-century literature.
Andreas Ströhl (M.A., U of Munich) is in charge of cultural
programs at the Goethe-Institut Prague, the German cultural center.
He has published essays on Max Reinhardt, American photography,
Paul Wuhr, Botho Strauss, and Vilem Flusser. In 1992, he
organized the first international symposium on Flusser in Prague.
Elizabeth Wilson (Ph.D., U of Pennsylvania) is an Assistant
Professor of English at Yale University. Currently, she is working
on a book on the therapeutic uses of writing tentatively entitled An
Ax for the Frozen Sea.
Geoffrey Winthrop-Young (Ph.D., U of British
Columbia) is Assistant Professor in the Department of Germanic
Studies at the University of British Columbia. He has published on
media technology in the writings of Bram Stoker and Georg
Christoph Lichtenberg, among others. He recently co-edited the
Mosaic special issue on Media Matters: Technologies of Literary
Production. He is the co-translator of Friedrich Kittler's
Grammophon Film Typewriter (Stanford UP, forthcoming) and is
currently working on a literary archeology of cyberspace.
About the editor:
Michael Wutz (Ph.D., Emory U) teaches in the English
Department at Weber State University. He is the co-editor of
Reading Matters: Narrative in the New Media Ecology (Cornell UP,
1997) and the co-translator of Friedrich Kittler's Grammophon Film
Typewriter (Stanford UP, forthcoming). His essays on modern
British and American fiction have appeared in Studies in American
Fiction, Style, Modern Fiction Studies, Mosaic,
Amerikastudien/American Studies, and others. He is currently
working on a study on the interfaces of modernism, science, and
(media) technology. Send queries and comments about this special
issue to email@example.com.