Tom Toremans is Assistant Professor at KU Leuven, Belgium, where he teaches English literature and literary theory. He has held postdoctoral (2007) and nominated (2008) fellowships at the Institute for Advanced Studies in the Humanities of the University of Edinburgh and is a member of the steering committee of the Centre for Reception Studies (www.receptionstudies.be). He has published on British Romanticism (Coleridge, Wordsworth, Carlyle, Scott, de Quincey), contemporary literature (Alasdair Gray, James Kelman, Alan Warner, David Albahari, J.M. Coetzee), and literary theory (de Man, Derrida). His current research focuses on British Romantic engagements with and theorizations of various forms of translation.