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Notes on Contributors

G. Thomas Tanselle, formerly the vice president of the John Simon
Guggenheim Memorial Foundation, is president of the Bibliographical
Society of the University of Virginia. His next book will be Bibliographical
Analysis: An Historical Introduction.

Paul Needham is Scheide Librarian, Princeton University Library.

Ralph Hanna is Professor of Palaeography, University of Oxford, and
Tutorial Fellow in English, Keble College. His most recent protracted
study is London Literature, 1300–1380 (Cambridge, 2005).

Conor Fahy is Emeritus Professor of Italian in the University of Lon-
don. He has published widely on Italian printing, mainly of the Renais-
sance. He is currently interested in paper production in Italy, and the use
of paper evidence in bibliographical research.

Andrew Zurcher is Fellow and Director of Studies in English at
Queens' College, Cambridge. He has published articles and books on
the works of Edmund Spenser and William Shakespeare, and is currently
helping to edit the Oxford University Press edition of The Collected Works
of Edmund Spenser.

R. Carter Hailey teaches Medieval and Early Modern Literature at
the College of William and Mary and publishes on matters bibliographi-
cal, lexical, and editorial. He is the designer/builder of the Hailey's
COMET portable optical collator. His book On Paper: The Description and
Analysis of Handmade Laid Paper
is forthcoming from Pickering and Chatto

E. Derek Taylor is an Associate Professor of English at Longwood
University (Farmville, VA). His essays on Mary Astell have appeared in
Eighteenth-Century Fiction, Journal of the History of Ideas, and Mary Astell: Rea-
son, Gender, Faith,
ed. William Kolbrener and Michal Michelson (Ashgate,
2007). He coedited with Melvyn New an edition of Astell and John Norris's
Letters Concerning the Love of God (Ashgate, 2005) and is currently collaborat-
ing with New and Elizabeth Kraft on an edition of Samuel Richardson's
The History of Sir Charles Grandison, forthcoming as part of The Cambridge
Edition of the Works and Correspondence of Samuel Richardson. His
book Reason and Religion in Clarissa is forthcoming from Ashgate.

Jiaming Han received his Ph.D. from Cornell University in 1993
and teaches English at Peking University in China. He is the author of
"Henry Fielding: Form, History, Ideology" (Beijing: Peking University
Press, 1997) and has published articles on English literature, comparative


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literature and translation studies. He was a Fulbright Research Scholar at
the University of Virginia for the academic year of 2005–2006.

Thomas F. Bonnell has just published The Most Disreputable Trade: Pub-
lishing the Classics of English Poetry 1765–1810
(Oxford University Press,
2008). Currently he is working on volumes 3 and 4 of James Boswell's Life
An Edition of the Original Manuscript, In Four Volumes. He is
Professor of English at Saint Mary's College, Notre Dame.

Stephen Karian is Assistant Professor of English at Marquette Uni-
versity. He has published essays on Jonathan Swift and is co-editor of
the Swift Poems Project. He co-edited Eighteenth-Century Contexts: Historical
Inquiries in Honor of Phillip Harth
(Wisconsin, 2001) and is Currently writing
a book-length study of print and manuscript in Swift's career.

David Leon Higdon, Paul Whitfield Horn Professor Emeritus at Texas
Tech University, plans in retirement to return to his textual study of Gra-
ham Greene's novels. He recently completed a manuscript, "Wandering
into Brave New World," which charts the impact of Aldous Huxley's trip
around the world in 1925–26 on his dystopian novel.

Russell (Rusty) Reed took his Master's Degree in Technical Writing
at Texas Tech University and now works in the computer world.