About the Contributors
Elizabeth Fay is Associate Professor of English at The University of Massachusetts, Boston. She is author of Becoming Wordsworthian: A Performative Aesthetics (1995), and A Feminist Introduction to Romanticism (forthcoming).
Adela Pinch is Associate Professor of English and Women's Studies at the University of Michigan. She is the author of Strange Fits of Passion: Epistemologies of Emotion, Hume to Austen (Stanford UP, 1996), and other articles on eighteenth- and nineteenth-century literature.
Jeffrey C. Robinson is Professor of English at the University of Colorado at Boulder. He is author of The Current of Romantic Passion (1991), The Walk: Notes on a Romantic Image (1989), and Radical Literary Education (1987). He is about to have his book The Current of Romantic Passion (1991) published in Italian by Liguori of Naples. Reception and Poetics in Keats: My Ended Poet will appear shortly by Macmillan/ St. Martins, and Spliced Romanticism, a book of poems working off of themes and idioms from Romantic poets and poems, will be published by the Mellen Poetry Press in 1998.
Charles Rzepka is a professor of English at Boston University. He is author of The Self as Mind (Harvard UP, 1986) and Sacramental Commodities (U. of Massachusetts, 1985), as well as articles on several Romantic authors, including Austen and De Quincey.
Andrew Stauffer has recently completed his dissertation, Fits of Rage: Anger and Romantic Poetry, at the University of Virginia. He has articles published and forthcoming on Blake, Byron, and the Brownings, and is currently at work on a postdoctoral project entitled "Anger, Revolution, and the English Periodical Press, 1780-1820."
Nan Sweet teaches English and directs Women's and Gender Studies at the University of Missouri-St. Louis. She has been writing about Hemans's poetics and her milieu in At the Limits of Romanticism, The Lessons of Romanticism, European Romantic Review, and other collections forthcoming.