Part-time lecturer, English, French and German Department, University
of Málaga. Contributed to Encyclopedia of Life Writing
edited by Margaretta Jolly (2001), Encyclopedia of Postcolonial
Studies edited by John Hawley (2001), Violencia y
Género: Actas del Congreso Interdisciplinar, edited by Maria
Teresa López Beltrán et al. (2001), Solidaridad y Ciudadanía
(1999), and Progreso Humano, Derechos Humanos (1999).
Essays: Undersea Exploration.
Sahar Sobhi..Lecturer in English and Comparative Cultural
Studies, Cairo University. Contributor to The Arabs and
Britain: Changes and Exchanges (1998), Translation,
edited by M. Enani and M. Abdel-Atty (1999), Interpreting
the Orient: Travellers in Egypt and the Near East, edited
by Paul and Janet Starkey (2001), Egypt through the Eyes
of Travellers, edited by Paul Starkey and Nadia el-Kholy
(2001), Modernism and Postmodernism: East and West
(2001). Also to the journal Cairo Studies in English: Journal
of the Department of English. Essays: Egypt, Islamic
Sergia, Lecturer, University of Trieste, Italy. Author of
Dostoevskij in Italia (1998) and Ritratti
di una citta' gentilissima e commerciale. Viaggiatori a Trieste
tra Settecento e Novecento (2002). Contributor to Dizionario
dei temi letterari, edited by R. Ceserani et al.(forthcoming),
Translation Script Literacy edited by L. D'hulst
and J. Milton (2000), Lo sguardo che viene da lontano. L'alterita'
e le sue letture edited by E. Kanceff (2001). Also contributed
articles to the journals Problemi, Comparatistica,
Interlitteraria, Comparative World Report, among
others. Essays: Ramusio; Russia; Sassetti
Steven. Professor of Liberal Arts, Nova Southeastern University,
Fort Lauderdale, Florida. Author of Irony and the Logic
of the Romantic Imagination (1984). Contributor to British
Travel Writers 1940[-]1997 (Dictionary of Literary Biography
204) edited by Barbara Brothers and Julia M. Gergits
(1999). Essays: Motorcycles.
Nina.. Senior Lecturer in English, Suffolk University, Boston,
Massachusetts.Author of "Gendered Travel Writing: The Case of
M.F.K. Fisher" presented at Snapshots Abroad: A Conference
on American and British Travel Writers and Writing (1997);
"The American Scene According to Emily Faithfull, Victorian Feminist"
presented at Writing the Journey: A Conference on
American, British, and Anglophone Travel Writers and Travel Writing
(1999). Essays: Women Travellers: 20th century.
David. Senior lecturer in English, Keele University. Author
of Victorian Biography: Intellectuals and the Ordering of
Discourse (1993), The English Novel and Prose Narrative
(2000). Editor of Charles Darwin's "The Origin of Species":
New Interdisciplinary Essays (with Jeff Wallace,1995),
Victorian Culture and the Idea of the Grotesque (with
Sarah . Independent writer and scholar based in London. Owner
of the Travel Bookshop in London. Author of Anderson's Travel
Companion: A Guide to the Best Non-Fiction and Fiction for Travelling
(1975) and the Virago Book of Spirituality: of Women
and Angels (1996); and Inside Notting Hill
(2001) and of many travel articles and book reviews. Was for many
years judge for the Thomas Cool Travel Book Award. Essays:
Stephens and Catherwood.
Horácio. Assistant Professor of Portuguese Literature, Universidade
Católica de Lisboa. Author of Língua Portuguesa
(1992). Contributor to Literatura De Viagem - Narrativa,
História, Mito (1997), Viagens No Texto E No Tempo
(1998), Condicionantes culturais da literatura le viagens
(1999), and Indagación: revista de história y arte.
Editor of Ásia Extrema (1995) and Cartas Ânuas
da China (1636, 1643 to 1649) (1998). Essays:
Jesuit Narratives: Eastern Missions; Ricci.
Guy. Independent writer and scholar based in London. Author
of Kenyatta and the Politics of Kenya (1974), Heldfast
for England: G.A. Henty, Imperialist Boys' Writer (1980),
Britain since 1945 (1989), Brainwash: The
Cover-Up Society (1992), and Wars in the Third World
since 1945 (2nd edition, 1995). Also of numerous articles
on African and third-world development in the journals West
Africa, African Development, New Society, Middle
East and the Economist Intelligence Unit. Essays::
Danube River; Sudan.
Mohammad. Dean, Faculty of Arts, and Professor in the Department
of English, University of Jordan. Contributed to Dirasat
(1978), Notes on Rasselas (1981), Papers
from the First Conference on the Problems of Teaching English
Language and Literature at Arab Universities, edited by
M.H. Ibrahím and Eid Dahiyat (1983), Dirasat (1985),
Reading On: An Anthology for Students of Literature
(1990), Ihsán Abbás, edited by Ibráhím al-Sacáfín
(1997), Zaytúnat al-Manfá [Olive of Exile] edited
by Jiryis Samáwí (1998), and Husám al-Khatíb Festschrift
edited by Mohammad Sháheen (forthcoming). Editor of The
Fourth International Conference on the History of Bilád al-Shám
During the Byzantine Period (with Adnán al-Bakhít, 1986).
Essays: Ibn Battuta.
William. Professor, Department of English, Northern Illinois
University, DeKalb. Author of Literary Theories: A Case
Study in Critical Performance (with Julian Wolfreys, 1996),
Twentieth-Century Bibliography and Textual Criticism
(with Kenneth Womack, 2000), Wilkie Collins's Library: A
Reconstruction (2001), and George Eliot: A Bibliographical
History (with John C. Ross, forthcoming). Also contributed
numerous articles to journals including Studies in Bibliography,
The Library, Essays in Criticism, and Victorian
Studies. Editor of Sir Walter Scott's Tales of a
Grandfather: The History of France (with J.H. Alexander,
1996), The Letters of Wilkie Collins (with William
M. Clarke, 1999), The Letters of George Henry Lewes
(1995[-]),The Year's Work in English Studies
(with Kenneth Womack, 2000), and George Eliot's, Felix Holt:
The Radical (with Kenneth Womack, 2000). Essays:
Robert. Doctoral candidate and lecturer, Department of Spanish
and Latin American Studies, University College London. Contributed
to the journal Rumbos: The Chroniclers and the Historical
Problems They Created (forthcoming). Essays: Pizarro.
William. Research Associate, Arctic Institute of North America,
University of Calgary. Author of Back from the Brink: The
Road to Muskox Conservation in the Northwest Territories
(1991), The Expeditions of the First International Polar
Year, 1882[-]83 (1985). Contributor to Naval History:
The Seventh Symposium of the U.S. Naval Academy edited
by W.B. Cogar (1988), Canada's Missing Dimension: Science
and History in the Canadian Arctic Islands edited by C.R.
Harington (1990), The Soviet Maritime Arctic edited
by Lawson W. Brigham (1991), Imaging the Arctic edited
by J.C.H. King and Henrietta Lidchi (with D. Walmsley 1998), Pacific
Empires: Essays in Honour of Glyndwr Williams edited by Alan
Frost and Jane Samson (1999). Editor of A Frenchman in Search
of Franklin: De Bray's Arctic Journal, 1852[-]1854 (1992),
To the Sixth Continent: The Second German South Polar Expedition,
(1911[-]1913) (1994), Voyages to Hudson Bay in Search of
a Northwest Passage, 1741[-]1747 (with Glyndwr Williams, 2
vols 1994[-]95), and Searching for Franklin: The Land Arctic
Searching Expedition, 1855: James Anderson's and James Stewart's
Expedition via the Back River (1999). Contributor to the journals
Arctic, Aspects (Journal of the Newfoundland Historical
Society), Annals of the Association of American Geographers,
Canadian Geographic, Earth Sciences History, Geographical
Journal, Manitoba History, Polar Geography and Geology,
Polar Record, Terrae Incognitae, and The Beaver.
Essays:: Amundsen; Back; Nansen; Ross, James; Ross, John;
Susan. Professor of Comparative Literary Studies and Pro-Vice
Chancellor, University of Warwick. Author of more than 20 books
including Translation Studies (1991), Comparative Literature:
A Critical Introduction (1993), and Constructing Cultures
(1998), and editor of Post-colonial Translation (with Harish
Trivedi, 1999). Regular contributor to national newspapers. Essays:
Ingrid. Professor of Medieval History, University of Kassel.
Author of Martinus Garatus Laudensis: Ein italienischer Rechtsgelehrter
des 15. Jahrhunderts (1986). Editor of Consilia im späten
Mittelalter. Zum historischen Aussagewert einer Quellengattung
(1995), Kunigunde: eine Kaiserin an der Jahrtausendwende
(1997), Legal Consulting in the Civil Law Tradition (with
others, 1999), Nordhessen im Mittelalter (with W. Schich,
2001), Die Rezeption des gelehrten Rechts im Regnum teutonicum
(with P. Johanek, 2002, in print). Contributed to Mittelalter
und Moderne, edited by P. Segl (1997), Hochmittelalterliches
Geschichtsbeusstsein im Spiegel nichthistoriographisch Quellen
edited by H.-W. Goetz (1998), Das Verdämmern der Macht,
edited by R. Lorenz (2000), Juristische Buchproduktion im Mittelalter
edited by V. Colli (2002), The Hereford and Other Mappaemundi
edited by P.M. Barber and P.D.A. Harvey (2002), and Jerusalem
im lateinischen Westen (and other volumes) edited by H. D.
Bauer with others (2001). Also a contributor to many journals
including Archiv für Kulturgeschichte, Historisches
Jahrbuch, Journal of Medieval History among others.
Gail. Part-time lecturer, Departments of English and Irish
Studies, Media and Performing Arts, University of Ulster. Contributor
to The Internationalism of Irish Literature and Drama
edited by Joseph McMinn (1992), Introducing Literary Studies
edited by Richard Bradford (1996), The Oxford Companion to
Irish Literature edited by Robert Welch (1996), and the New
Dictionary of National Bibliography (forthcoming). Essays:
Caribbean: post 1700; England: 17th and 18th centuries; England:
19th century; Picaresque Novels; Smollett.
Ali. Associate Professor of English and Comparative Literature
at University of California, Los Angeles. Author of Belated
Travelers: Orientalism in the Age of Colonial Dissolution
(1994) and The Forgetful Nation: Reflections on Immigration
and Cultural Identity in the United States (forthcoming) and
numerous essays on European travel literature, (post)colonial
literature and theory. Essays: Orientalism.
Oliver. Associate Professor, Literature and Writing Studies,
California State University, San Marcos. Editor of A Voyage
around the World by George Forster (with Nicholas Thomas,
2000). Specialist in 18th and early 19th-century European literature
and literature of the Pacific. Essays: Forster, George;
Dorothy M. Associate Professor, Department of French, Georgetown
University, Washington, DC. Contributor to Victor Hugo I: approches
critiques contemporaines, edited by Michel Grimaud (1994),
Masterplots II: Short Story edited by Frank Magill (1996),
Masterplots: Twentieth Century edited by Frank Magill (1996)
and the journals Romance Quarterly, The Explicator,
Canadian Review of Comparative Literature, Romance Notes.
Associate Editor of Romance Quarterly and reviewer for
that journal and The French Review, among others. Essays:
Kolby W. Graduate student, The College of William and Mary,
Williamsburg, Virginia. Researching African-American participation
in the Virginia State Navy and the British Navy in Virginia during
the Revolutionary War. Interested in the politics of mobility,
with special reference to African-Americans. Essays: Byrd.
Susan. Instructor, Mount Royal College, Calgary, Alberta,
Canada. Author of "Different Sides of the Picture: Four Women's
Views of Canada" (doctoral dissertation, 1997). Editor of an annotated
edition of Anne Cuthbert Knight's 1816 long poem A Year in
Canada (forthcoming). Contributed the article "True or False:
Anna Jameson on the Position of Women in European and in Anishinaubae
society" to Nineteenth-Century Feminisms (Spring 2000).
Peter. Associate Professor, School of Communications, Information
& New Media, University of South Australia. Author of The Myth
of Shangri-la: Tibet, Travel Writing and the Western Creation
of Sacred Landscape (1989), Dreams of Power: Tibetan Buddhism
and the Western Imagination (1993), An Archetypal Constable:
National Identity and the Geography of Nostalgia (1995). Contributor
to Sacred Spaces and Powerful Places in Tibetan Culture
edited by Toni Huber (1999), edited Imagining Tibet by
T. Dodin and H. Rather (2001), Constructing Tibetan Culture:
Contemporary Perspectives edited by Frank J. Korom (1997).
Also contributed articles to the journals Australian Journal
of Communication, Studies in Travel Writing, Literature
& History, Environment & Planning D: Society & Space,
Ecumene, Landscape Research, and The Tibet Journal.
Isabel. Researcher, Centro de Estudos de Além-Mar, Universidade
Nova de Lisboa. Contributor to O Rosto feminino da expansão
portuguesa (1995) and the journals Mare Liberum and
Arquipélago. Essays: Caminha; Lobo.
John. Professor of English and Comparative Literature, University
of Toledo, Toledo, Ohio. Contributor to Actes du
VIIIe Congrès de l'Association Internationale
de Littérature Comparée (1980), Johann
Gottfried Herder: Language, History, and the Enlightenment
edited by Wulf Koepke (1990), Parodia, Pastiche, Mimetismo
edited by Paola Mildonian (1997), Cultural Dialogue and Misreading
edited by Yue Dai-Yun and Mabel Lee (1998), British Travel
Writers, 1940[-]1997 (Dictionary of Literary Biography
204) edited by Barbara Brothers and Julia M. Gergits (1999) and
The Paths of Multiculturalism: Travel Writing and Postcolonialsim
(2000), ed. M.-A. Seixo et al. Editor of The Reception of Classical
German Literature in England, 1760[-]1860 (1977), and Space
and Boundaries in Literature/L'Espace et frontiéres dans la littérature,
vol. 2 of the Proceedings of the Twelfth Congress of
the International Comparative Literature Association (with
others, 1990). Contributor of numerous articles and reviews on
Anglo-German literary relations, comparative literary studies,
and contemporary literature to Internationales Archive für
Sozialgeschichte der deutschen Literatur, Lessing Yearbook,
Comparative Literature Studies, Yearbook of Comparative
and General Literature, Arcadia, World Literature
Today, Canadian Review of Comparative Literature, and
Journal of European Studies. Essays: Greene.
Elizabeth A. Associate Professor of English, University of
Oregon, Eugene. Author of Women Travel Writers and the Language
of Aesthetics, 1716[-]1818 (1995). Contributor to The Country
and the City Revisited: England and the Politics of Culture, 1550[-]1850,
edited by Gerald MacLean and others (1999), Eighteenth-Century
Aesthetics and the Reconstruction of Art edited by Paul Mattick,
Jr (1993) and to the journals European Romantic Review,
Eighteenth-Century Studies, Eighteenth-Century Life.
Jan. Associate Professor in English at the University of Versailles
Saint-Quentin-en-Yvelines. Editor of Bruce Chatwin's posthumous
collection Anatomy of Restlessness ((with others, 1996).
Contributor to Issues in Travel Writing: Empire, Spectacle
and Displacement edited by Kristi Siegel (forthcoming), Gulliver's
Travels edited by Georges Lamoine (2001), Etats de New
York edited by Antoine Capet et al. (2000), Cartes,
paysages, territoires edited by Ronald Shusterman (2000).
Also contributed articles to the journals Etudes britanniques
contemporaines, In'hui, Interfaces, Studies
in Travel Writing. Essays: O'Hanlon.
Betsy. Professor of English, Rutgers University, Camden, New
Jersey. Author of Performed Literature (Words and Music) by
Bob Dylan (2001), Listeners' Guide to Medieval English:
A Discography (1988), Chaucer Aloud: The Varieties of Textual
Interpretation (1987). Editor of Eighteenth-Century Modernizations
from the Canterbury Tales (1991). Contributor to Folklore
Interpreted edited by Regina Bendix and Rosemary Zumwaltt
(1995), The Ellesmere Chaucer: Essays in Interpretation
edited by Daniel Woodward and Martin Stevens (1995) and the journals
Notes & Queries, Harvard Library Bulletin, Oral
Tradition, Journal of American Folklore, Translation
and Literature, among others. Essays: Chaucer; Horseback;
Frank R. Deceased. Was Chairman of the Van Riebeeck Society,
Cape Town. Author (with Edna Bradlow) of Thomas Bowler of the
Cape of Good Hope (1955), Here Comes the Alabama (1958),
Baron von Ludwig and the Ludwigsburg Garden (1965), Thomas
Bowler, His Life and Work (1976), The Early Cape Muslims
(with Margaret Cairns, 1975), Africana Books and Pictures
(1975), The Contribution of Thomas Baines to South Africa
(1975), Wm. Somerville's Narrative of His Journey to the Eastern
Cape Frontier and to Lattaoke, 1799[-]1802 (with Edna Bradlow,
1979). Contributed to many books and journals. Essays:
Michael. Reader in Renaissance Studies, School of English,
University of Leeds. Author of Literary Patronage in the English
Renaissance: The Pembroke Family (1988). Editor of Lady
Mary Wroth's Love's Victory: The Penshurst Manuscript (1988),
The Travel Diary (1611[-]1612) of an English Catholic, Sir
Charles Somerset (1993), of The Collected Works of Mary
Sidney Herbert, Countess of Pembroke (with Margaret P. Hannay
and Noel J. Kinnamon, 1998), The Travel Diary of Robert Bargrave,
Levant Merchant, 1647[-]1656 (1999). Contributor of several
articles on literature, patronage, travel writings (especially
Western European, the Levant, and the New World), bibliography,
women writers, and the Sidney and Herbert families in the period
1500[-]1750 to journals including Analytical & Enumerative
Bibliography, Archaeologia Cantiana, Cahiers Elisabethains,
Catholic History Review, Connotations, English
Manuscript Studies 1100[-]1700, Garden History, The
Library, Music and Letters, Notes and Queries,
Paris et Ile-De-France Mémoires, Restoration and 18th
Century Theatre Research, Review of English Studies,
Sidney Journal, Transactions of the Historic Society
of Lancashire and Cheshire, University College Record,
and Wiltshire Archaeological Magazine. Essays: David;
France: pre-revolutionary; Istanbul; Ogilby; Peter Martyr; Shackleton,
Roy. Emeritus Professor of History, University of Aberdeen.
Editor of second edition of J.L. Krapf's Travels, Researches
and Missionary Labours, 1858 (1968). Contributor to Africa
and its Explorers edited by Robert Rotberg (1970), The
Exploitation of Animals in Africa edited by J.C. Stone (1988),
The Times Atlas of World Exploration edited by Felipe Fernández-Armesto
(1991), Compassing the Vaste Globe of the Earth edited
by R.C. Bridges and P.E.H. Hair (1996), Imperialism, Decolonization
and Africa edited by Roy Bridges (2000). Author of Newmachar
Past and Present (2001) and several articles in the journals Uganda
Journal, Geographical Journal, Terrae Incognitae,
Paideuma, Studies in Travel Writing. Essays:
Bruce; Burchell; Clapperton; Denham; East Africa; Hakluyt Society;
Lander; Murchison; White Nile.
Sharon Rogers. Lecturer, School of Professional Development,
State University of New York at Stony Brook. Contributor to North
Atlantic Review, American Travel Narratives as a Literary
Genre from 1542[-]1832, Reference Guide to American
Literature edited by Thomas Riggs (2000), and St. James
Encyclopedia of Popular Culture edited by Tom Pendergast and
Sara Pendergast (2000). Essays: Nuñez Cabeza de Vaca.
William. Independent writer and scholar based in Washington,
D.C. Author of The Scientific Revolution: An Encyclopedia
(2001), An Age of Wonders: Prodigies, Politics, and Providence
in England, 1657-1727 (2002). Contributor to The Millenarian
Turn: Millenarian Contexts of Science, Politics, and Everyday
Anglo-American Life in the Seventeenth and Eighteenth Centuries,
edited by James Force (2001), Rethinking the Scientific Revolution,
edited by Margaret J. Osler (2000), Wonders, Marvels, and Monsters
in Early Modern Culture, edited Peter G. Platt (1999). Contributor
of several articles in the journals Harvard Theological Review,
The Sixteenth Century Journal, Werkstatt Geschichte, Eighteenth
Century Women, The Seventeenth Century. Essays: Alexander
Giselle. Lecturer in Department of history, Victoria University
of Wellington. Author of Boundary Markers: Land Surveying and
the Colonisation of New Zealand (2001) and several articles
on colonial land surveying and exploration and the Treaty claims
process. Essays: New Zealand.
Soledad M. Essays: Calderón de la Barca, Frances.
Miguel A. Assistant Professor, Department of Modern Languages
and Literatures, College of the Holy Cross, Worcester, USA. Contributor
to American Women Prose Writers, 1820[-]1870 (Dictionary
of Literary Biography 239) edited by Katharine Rodier and
Amy Huddock (2001) and to the journals Hispanófila (article
on Alfredo Bryce Echenique's Tantas Veces Pedro and the
picaresque novel) Revista de Crítica Literaria Latinoamericana
(article on El Matadero by Esteban Echeverría), Torre
de Papel (article on Miguel de Unamuno's San Manuel Bueno,
mártir), and INTI (book reviews). Essays: Martí;
Roger. Professor of Literary and Visual Studies, School of
Arts and Image Studies, University of Kent at Canterbury. Author
of Surrealism: Permanent Revelation (with Robert Stuart
Short, 1970), Outsider Art (1972), Figures of Reality:
A Perspective on the Poetic Imagination (1981), The Landscape
Vision of Paul Nash (1989), and Private Worlds: Classic
Outsider Art from Europe ((with John Beardsley, 1998). Editor
of Sensibility and Creation: Studies in Twentieth-Century French
Poetry (1977), Outsiders: An Art without Precedent or Tradition
(1979). Editor (with Jas Elsner) of The Cultures of Collecting
(1994), and of Messages d'Outre-Monde (with Martine Lusardy,
1999). Contributor to many books including Rewriting the Self:
Histories from the Renaissance to the Present edited by Roy
Porter (1997), and Publications of the English Goethe Society
(1998). Essays: Cendrars; fantasy travel; Ségalen.
Timothy L. Assistant Professor of English, College of Charleston,
South Carolina. Conributor to Reality's Dark Light: The Transgressive
Wilkie Collins, edited by Maria Bachman and Donald Cox (2001)
and the journals Dickens Studies Annual, Studies in
English Literature. Essays: Royal Asiatic Society.
Susan. John Nichol Professor of American Literature, University
of Glasgow. Author of Notes from the Periphery: Marginality
in North American Literature and Culture (1995). Editor of
Engendering Identities (with Victor Da Rosa, 1996), and
Native American Women in Literature and Culture (1997),
and of The Literatures of Colonial America (with Ivy Schweitzer,
2001). Contributor to Writing Lives: American Biography and
Autobiography edited by Hans Bak and Hans Krabbendam (1998)
and to the journals The Southern Literary Journal, The
Yearbook of English Studies, Studies in American Indian
Literature. Essays: Lahontan.
Joy. Lecturer in French at the University of Strathclyde,
Glasgow. Author of Pierre Bayle: Reader of Travel Literature
(1998), and several articles on Pierre Bayle, travel literature
and 17th-century French travellers. Essays: Chardin; Léry.
Ben. D.Phil candidate, English Faculty, Exeter College, University
of Oxford. Contributor to The Road from George Orwell: His
Achievement and Legacy edited by Alberto Lázaro (2001). Essays:
Benjamin. Senior Lecturer in English, University of Wolverhampton.
Author of Shelley's Eye: Travel Writing and Aesthetic Vision
(forthcoming) and Volume Editor of British Satire 1785[-]1840
(forthcoming). Essays: Cox; Rhine.
Maryanne. Essays: Women Travelers, 1500[-]1800.
Richard. Associate Professor of English, Xavier University
of Louisiana, New Orleans. Contributor to John Fante: A Critical
Gathering edited by David Fine and Stephen Cooper (1999),
John Fante: A Literary Portrait (1999), The Trangressive
Wilkie Collins edited by Don Richard Cox and Maria K. Bachman
(2001), Songs of the Reconstructing South: Building Literary
Louisiana 1865[-]1945 edited by Susan D. Green and Lisa Abney
(forthcoming), Encyclopedia of Life Writing edited by Margaretta
Jolly (2001), Encyclopedia of American Poetry: 20th Century
edited by Eric Haralson (forthcoming). Co-Editor, with Thomas
Bonner, of Xavier Review. Contributor to the journals
Wilkie Collins Society Journal, MELUS, Studies in
the Humanities. Essays: Hearn.
J.P. Assistant Professor of English, University of Puerto
Rico, San Juan. Author of Marvelous Passages: English Nautical
Piety in the Middle Ages and the Renaissance (unpublished
1999 dissertation). Contributor to several journals including
the Ben Jonson Journal (discussing Shakespeare's unequivocal
opposition to colonization in The Tempest), Pacific
Coast Philology (outlining Milton's travesty of English colonial
rhetoric), Analytical and Enumerative Bibliography (resolving
the problem of the Harley Manuscript in the textual history of
The Canterbury Tales), and The Journal of the Early
Books Society (reviewing books on medieval manuscript culture).
Essays: Atlantic Ocean: exploration across.
David. Adviser. Fellow in German at the Queen's College, Oxford.
Author of Early Greek Travellers and the Hellenic Ideal
(1984), Hölderlin (1988), and Fields of Fire: A Life
of Sir William Hamilton (2001), among others. Essays:
Nicola. Lecturer, Department of French, Bristol University.
Contributor to France at War in the Twentieth Century edited
by Debra Kelly and Valerie Holman (2000), and France in Indochina:
Colonial Encounters (2001). Contributor to the journals French
Cultural Studies (article on Colonial Urbanism in Indochina),
Modern and Contemporary France (article on juvenile delinquency
and urban violence in France), and Women's Studies International
Forum (article on gender and colonialism). Essays:
John D. Teaches American literature and southern American
literature at Webb School of Knoxville, Tennessee. Essays:
United States: South.
Michael. Senior Lecturer, School of Applied Language and Intercultural
Studies, Dublin City University. Author of Translating Ireland
(1996), and Across the Lines: Travel, Language, Translation
(2000). Contributor to Ordinary People Dancing: Essays on Kate
O'Brien edited by Eibhear Walshe (1993), Tourism in Ireland:
A Critical Analysis edited by Barbara O'Connor and M. Cronin
M. (1993), Reisen im Diskurs edited by Anne Fuchs and Theo
Harden (1995), Changing the Terms: Translating in the Postcolonial
Era edited by Sherry Simon and Paul St-Pierre (2000), and
Writing in the Irish Republic: Literature, Culture, Politics
1949[-]1999 edited by Ray Ryan (with Barbara O'Connor, 2000).
Editor of Tourism in Ireland: A Critical Analysis (with
Barbara O'Connor, 1993),of Nouvelles d'Irlande (with Louis
Jolicoeur, 1997), and of Unity in Diversity: New Directions
in Translation Studies (with others, 1998). Essays:
Bouvier; Foreign Languages; Ireland.
Keith. Formerly principal lecturer at Anglia Polytechnic University,
Cambridge, UK. Author of A Preface to Swift (1998) and
editor of Remarks on Antiquities, Arts, and Letters during
an excursion in Italy in the years 1802 and 1803 by Joseph
Forsyth (2001), articles in Continuum Encyclopedia of British
Literature (forthcoming). Essays: Eustace; Forsyth.
Ginny. Doctoral candidate, Department of English, Rice University,
Houston, Texas. Teacher of English and American literature at
the University of St Thomas in Houston, Texas. Dissertation is
on the Metropolitan Police and the newspaper industry in 19th-century
London. Has also written on the gothic novel, 19th-century poetry
and music theory, and gender performativity in the prison system.
Previously on the editorial staff of Studies in English Literature.
Elizabeth. Senior Research Associate, Scott Polar Research
Institute, University of Cambridge. Author of Explore Britain's
Castles (with Beau Riffenburgh, 1995), British Seals
(1996), and The Photographs of H.G. Ponting (with Beau
Riffenburgh, 1998). Editor of Teeth and Anthropology (with
R. A. Foley, 1986). Contributor to Past Worlds: The Times Atlas
of Archaeology edited by Christopher Scarre (1988),
Great Voyages of the World (1997), and The Lonely Planet
Guide to the Arctic (2000); also contributor to the journals
Polar Record, British Medical Journal, Journal
of Dental Research, American Journal of Physical Anthropology,
Archives of Oral Biology, Journal of Palaeopathology,
and Current Anthropology. Essays: Antarctica; Greenland;
Anita. Independent scholar based in London. Author of In
search of home: the writings of Katherine Anne Porter, Martha
Gelhorn, Elizabeth Bishop and Joan Didion in Latin America
(unpublished thesis). Essays: Mexico.
Pierre. Senior Lecturer in French, University of Canterbury,
Christchurch, New Zealand. Contributor to Revolution, Society
and the Politics of Memory (1996), Europe: Retrospects
and Prospects (1996), Modern Europe: Histories and Identities
edited by Peter Monteath and Ric Zuckerman (1998), France and
the French in the Second World War: French Culture Under the German
Occupation (1999), Variété: Perspectives in French Literature
edited by Marie Ramsland (1999), The Sphinx in the Tuilleries
edited by Robert Aldrich and Martin Lyons (1999). Contributor
to New Zealand Journal of French Studies, Australian
Journal of French Studies, Literature and War, Perspectives
on Modern Literature, Literature and Travel, Perspectives
on Modern Literature. Essays: Charcot; Garnier; Loti;
Jean-Pierre. Enseiguat Agrégé au department d'Anglais, University
de Toulouse-Le-Miral. Editor and translator of James Erskine Murray,
Vu éte dans les Pyrénées (1998), and contributor
to Le Dictionaaire des Pyrénées (1999). Essays:
Matthew. Doctoral candidate, York University. Thesis on the
works and reception of Richard Hakluyt's works. Essays:
Baffin; Chancellor; Hakluyt.
Massimiliano. Lecturer in English, Mansfield College, University
of Oxford. Editor of British Romanticism and the Edinburgh
Review. Bicentennary Essays ((with Duncan Wu, forthcoming).
Contributor to Notes and Queries (on Byron) and La Questione
Romantica (on the Gothic novel). Essays: Howard; Murray
(publisher); Society of Dilettanti.
Laurie. Chairman, Confraternity of Saint James. Author of
A Hug for the Apostle (1987), The Charterhouse Group:
A History (1979), Slaughter and May: A Century in the City
(1989), Slaughter and May: A Short History (1989), A
Sense of Security: 150 Years of the Prudential (1998). Translator
of The Pilgrim's Guide to the Camino de Santiago, by Elías
Valiña Sampedro (1992). Essays: Santiago de Compostela.
Neil. Independent writer and scholar based in Dorset. Contributor
to The Encyclopedia of American Studies (2001), Encyclopedia
of Radio edited by Christopher H.Sterling (forthcoming) and
Encyclopedia of World Minorities (forthcoming). Essays:
Cuba; Ecuador; Soviet Union.
Gwynneth. Author of Byzantine and Medieval Cyprus (1995).
Guillaume Marcel Henri. Lecturer, English Department, Jean
Monnet University, St Etienne. Author of "T.E. Lawrence: Myth,
History and Ideology" (unpublished master's thesis, 1998), and
"The Intellectual Adventurer: T.E. Lawrence and George Orwell"
(unpublished thesis, 2000). Essays: Lawrence, T.E.
Marcia. Visiting Lecturer, Department of English, Bridgewater
State College, Bridgewater, Massachusetts. Author of "Travel as
a Metaphor: Traveling Heroines in Novels by Jane Austen, George
Eliot, and the Brontes" (unpublished dissertation, 1994), and
contributor to British Travel Writers 1910[-]1939 (Dictionary
of Literary Biography 195) edited by Barbara Brothers and
Julia M. Gergits (1998), and British Travel Writers 1940[-]1997
(Dictionary of Literary Biography 204) edited by Barbara
Brothers and Julia M. Gergits (1999). Contributed articles on
Richard Wilbur to the journals Explicator (1991) and Bulletin
of Bibliography (1980), and on John Marston's Antonio Plays
to Bulletin of Bibliography (1981). Essays: Fodor;
Mark. Lecturer, University of Southampton, United Kingdom.
Author of , Culture and Customs of Venezuela (2001), Listening
to the People's Voice: Erudite and Popular Literature in North
East Brazil (1996). Editor of Brazilian Woodcut Prints
(2001). Contributor to Encyclopedia of Life Writing, edited
by Margaretta Jolly (2001), Fiction of the Portuguese World,
edited by C.M. Kelly (2000), Encyclopedia of Literary Translation,
edited by O. Classe (2000), Encyclopedia of Contemporary Latin
American and Carribbean Cultures, edited by M. Gonzalez and
A.M. Lopez (2000), Encyclopedia of Latin American Literature,
edited by Verity Smith (1997). Essays: Acosta; Brazil;
Merrill. Associate Director of Libraries, University of Alberta.
Author of Guessing at Truth: The Life of Julius Charles Hare,
1795[-]1855. Contributor to Britain in the Hanoverian Age,
1714[-]1837: An Encyclopedia edited by Gerald Newman (1997),
Periodicals of Queen Victoria's Empire: An Exploration
edited by J. Don Vann and Rosemary VanArsdel (1996), Victorian
Britain: An Encyclopedia edited by Sally Mitchell (1988),
The Reader's Encyclopedia of Canadian Writing (forthcoming),
and The New Dictionary of National Biography (forthcoming).
Editor of Peel's Bibliography of the Canadian Praries (with
E.B. Ingles, forthcoming), of Pierre Ourvrard: Master Bookbinder
(with Jeannine Green, 2000). Also contributed articles to the
journals History Today, Nautical Magazine, Victorian
Periodicals Review. Essays: William Dalrymple; Graaff;
Motorcars; Scientific Travelling; Volcanology.
John. MSc student, Department of Information Science, City
University, London. Contributed to Encyclopaedia of the Novel
edited by Paul Schellinger (1998), International Encyclopedia
of Translation Studies edited by Harald Kittel (2001); also
to the journals Translation Review, Exchanges,
Turjuman, Studies in Travel Writing, P.E.N. International.
Normand. Associate Professor, Department of French Language
and Literature, McGill University, Montreal. Author of L'Art
de voyager: Le déplacement à l'époque classique (1995). Editor
of Voyages en Nouvelle-France (1986), Diéreville, Relation
du voyage due Port-Royal de l'Acadie. Suivie de Poésies diverses
(1997). Contributor to La découverte de nouveau mondes
(1993), Un classicisme ou des classicismes? (1995), La
France-Amérique, XVIe-XVIIe siécles edited by Frank Lestringant
(1998) and the journals L'Esprit créateur, Papers
on French Seventeenth-Century Literature, Revue XVIIe siécle.
Essays (with Gillian Lane-Mercier): Cartier; Champlain;
Lescarbot, travel essays.
Jan Willem. Lecturer, Department of History, University of
Groningen. Author of Helena Augusta: The Mother of Constantine
the Great and the Legend of Her Finding of the True Cross (1992),
The Finding of the True Cross: The Judas Kyriakos Legend in
Syriac (with others, 1997), and Philological and Historical
Commentary on Ammianus Marcellinus XXII, XXIII and XXIV (with
others, 1995, 1998, 2001), and Achaemenid History VII: Through
Travellers' Eyes: European Travellers on the Iranian Monuments
edited by J.W. Drijvers and Heleen Sancisi-Weerdenburg (1991).
Editor of The Late Roman World and Its Historian: Interpreting
Ammanius Marcellinus (with David Hunt, 1999). Also contributed
articles to the (selected) following journals, Historia,
Mnemosyne, Studia Troica, Vigiliae Christianae,
and The Classical Quarterly. Essays: Bruijn.
de Elgueta, Elena. Master of Arts in Literary Criticism. Part-time
lecturer. Department of Modern Literatures, Universidad Nacional
de Cuyo, Mendoza, Argentina. Author of Presencia de la literature
de viajes en algunas obras de Shakespeare (2000). Co-Editor
of Boletín de Literatura Comparada (1991-1993). Contributor
to Comparatística: Estudios de Literatura y Teatro, edited
by A. Dubatti (1992). Contributor to several journals including
Revista de Lenguas Extranjeras, Nueva Revista de Lenguas
Extranjeras, Studia Croatica, Literatura: Espacio
de contactos culturales. Essays:
Alastair. Senior Lecturer, Department of Economic and Social
History, University of Glasgow. Author of Scotland for the
Holidays: Tourism in Scotland 1780[-]1939 (2001), Water
is Best: The Hydropathic Movement in Scotland, 1840[-]1940
(2002), The Scottish Linen Industry in the Eighteenth Century
(1979), Vanishing Edinburgh: In the Steps of George Washington
Wilson (1989), "Personality and Policy: The First Managers
of the British Linen Company" in Enterprise and Management
edited by Derek Aldcroft and Anthony Slaven (1995), "The Development
of Scotland as a Tourist Destination" in Tourism: The State
of the Art, edited by A.V. Seaton (1994). Contributor to The
Oxford Companion to British Railway History, edited by Gordon
Biddle and Jack Simmons (1997). Author of articles in journals
including International Journal of Sports History, International
Journal of Maritime History, Business and Economic History.
Essays: Scotland;Spas and Health Resorts; Steamships.
Joseph. Lecturer, Department of History, St Gregory's University,
Shawnee, Oklahmoma, Essays: Beijing; Buckingham Silk; Korea.
Grace. Independent scholar based in Italy. Contributor to
Encyclopedia of Life Writing edited by Margaretta Jolly (2001),
Encyclopedia of African History edited by Kevin Shillington
(forthcoming), Immigration Handbook, Postcolonial Encyclopedia.
Research interests include postcolonial literature, immigrant
communities, feminist theory. Essays: Philippines.
Katharine. Doctoral candidate, Faculty of Classics, University
of Cambridge. Essays: Levant.
John C. Assistant Professor of History, Lambuth University,
Jackson, Tennessee. Current interests include Russian America.
Essays: Bering; Russian-American Company; Vancouver.
Robert. Adviser. Professor of Classics and Humanities, San
Diego University, California. Author of The Road to Daulis:
Psychoanalysis, Psychology, and Classical Mythology (1987)
and Travelers to an Antique Land: The History and Literature
of Travel to Greece (1991). He is currently working on a book
about the Grand Tour and a novel about Telemachus. Essays:
Greece: post 1821; Lear.
Pär. Postdoctoral fellow at the Department of Historical Studies,
Umeå University, Sweden. Author of Platsens Blick: vetenskapsakademien
och den naturalhistoriska resan 1790[-]1840 [ The Place's
Glance: The Royal Academy of Science and Scientific Travel, 1790[-]1840],
unpublished dissertation (1999) and Contributed to Mundializacion
de la ciencia y cultura nacional edited by A. Lafuente, A
Elena and M. L. Ortega (with Sverker Sörlin, 1993), Drei Kronen
und ein Greif: Deutschland in Schweden-Schweden in Deutschland,
edited by Gunnar Müller-Waldeck (1998), and to Science Studies.
Essays: Humboldt, Alexander; Scandinavia.
Jas. Humfry Payne Senior Research Fellow in Classical Art
and Archaeology, Corpus Christi College, University of Oxford.
Author of Art and the Roman Viewer: The Transformation of Art
from the Pagan World to Christianity (1995), Pilgrimage
Past and Present in the World Religions (with Simon Coleman,
1995), Imperial Rome and Christian Triumph: The Art of the
Roman Empire AD 100[-]450 (1998). Editor of Reflections
of Nero (with Jamie Masters, 1994), The Cultures of Collecting
(with Roger Cardinal, 1994), Art and Text in Roman Culture
(1996), Voyages and Visions: Towards a Cultural History of
Travel (with Joan Pau Rubiés ,1999), Pausanias: Travel
and Memory in Roman Greece (with others, 2001). Contributor
to various edited books and journals. Essays: Apollonius;
Jamal. Assistant Professor of English, Sultan Qaboos University,
Sultanate of Oman, Professor of English, Moulay Ismail University,
Morocco (1987[-]2001). Author of The Writing Guide for Students
of English in Moroccan Universities (1997). Co-translator
of Strategy of Islamic Cultural Action in the West. Contributor
to World Literature Today. Also contributed articles and
reviews to Chimo, Interculturel, The International
Fiction Review, Journal of the Oriental Institute,
and Maknasat. Essays: Stark; Van der Post.
, Kerry. Post-doctoral assistant, English and Media Studies
Department, Nottingham Trent University, Nottingham. Essays:
David. Head of Department, Media and Communication, Queen
Margaret University College, Edinburgh. Author of The House
of Blackwood: Author-Publisher Relations in the Victorian Era
(2002), An Index to Blackwood's Magazine 1901[-]1980 (1995),
and Philip Meadows Taylor (1808[-]1876: A Bibliography
(1990). Editor of Thomas Nelson and Sons (with Heather
Holmes, 2001), The Book History Reader (with Alistair McCleery,
2001), Nineteenth-Century Media and the Construction of Identities
(with others, 2000), Negotiating India in the Nineteenth-Century
Media (with Douglas M. Peers, 2000). Contributor to latter
two books above and to Grub Street and the Ivory Tower: Literary
Journalism and Literary Scholarship from Fielding to the Internet
edited by Jeremy Treglown and Bridget Bennet (1998). Also contributed
articles to the following journals, Interfaces: Image Texte
Language, Text, Victorian Periodicals Review,
The Gaskell Society Journal, and Publishing History.
John V. Fairchild Professor of English and Professor of Comparative
Literature, Princeton University. Author of The Roman de la
Rose: A Study in Allegory and Iconography (1969), An Introduction
to the Franciscan Literature of the Middle Ages (1977),
From Bonaventure to Bellini: an Essay in Franciscan Exegesis
(1982), Reason and the Lover (1984), Classical Imitation
and Interpretation in Chaucer's Troilus (1990), 1492: An
Ongoing Voyage, with Ida Altman and John Hébert (1992) and
about a hundred periodical essays and book chapters on medieval
European literature, art, and religion; the classical tradition
in the Middle Ages; the Franciscan Order; Christopher Columbus,
among other subjects. Essays: Columbus; Cyriaco d'Ancona;
Da Gama; Oviedo y Valdes; Teixeria.
John L. Professor of German in the University of London, and
Deputy Director, University of London School of Advanced Study,
Institute of Germanic Studies. Author of Johannes Sinapius,
1505[-]1560: Hellenist and Physician in Germany and Italy
(with David J. Shaw, 1997). Editor of Die Historie von Herzog
Ernst (1992), Das unsichtbare Band der Sprache (with
P.B. Salmon et al., 1993), The German Book 1450[-]1750
(with William A. Kelly, 1995). Contributor to Reisen und Welterfahrung
in der deutschen Literatur des Mittelalters, edited by Dietrich
Huschenbett et al. (1991), German Writers of the Renaissance
and Reformation, 1280[-]1580 (Dictionary of Literary Biography
179) edited by James Hardin and Max Reinhart (1997) and many other
contributions in books and journals including German Life and
Letters, Gutenberg-Jahrbuch, The Library, The
Modern Language Review, Zeitschrift für deutsches Altertum,
Zeitschrift fürtdeutsche Philologie on medieval and Renaissance
literature in Germany, book history, and history of medicine,
incunabula. Essays: Busbecq; Platter.
Charles. Lecturer, Department of French, University of Glasgow.
Author of Autoscopy and Self-Reflection: fiction and pathology
from Musset to Segalen (1995), Victor Segalen and the Aesthetics
of Diversity: Journeys between Cultures (2000). Editor of
and contributor to Reading Diversity (with Susan Marson,
2000). Contributor to Post-Theory: New Directions in Criticism,
edited by Martin McQuillan (1999), Les Figures du stéréotype,
edited by Christian Garaud (2000), Lectures de Segalen. Stèles
et Equipée, edited by Marie Dollé (1999), Thresholds of
Otherness / Autrement mêmes, edited by David Murphy and Aedín
Ni Loingsigh (2000), European Travel Writing in the 1930s
edited by Charles Burdett and Derek Duncan (2000). Also contributed
articles to the journals French Cultural Studies, New
Comparison, Romance Studies, Sites, ASCALF
Bulletin, international Journal of Francophone Studies,
Journal of the Institute of Romance Studies. Essays:
France: 19th and 20th centuries: Niagara Falls.
Charles. Barrister, writer and traveller. Author of numerous
books and articles on law, travel, medicine and the politics of
the Middle East. Publications include a chapter in Desert Travellers:
from Herodotus to T. E. Lawrence edited by Janet Starkey and
Okasha El Daly (2000) and articles on the West Bank, Syria, Jordan,
Bosnia, the Mossad, the veneration of icons, wolf hunting in Kazakstan,
and the careers of R.D. Laing and Bede Griffiths in a number of
journals including The Contemporary Review, Shooting Gazette,
and Esquire magazine. Essays: Cairo; Central Asia:
western visitors; Damascus; Fiennes, Ranulph; Gobi Desert; Greece,
Ancient Hellenic World; Maclean, Fitzroy; Mekong River.
Laura E. Assistant Professor of English, Millsaps College,
Jackson, Mississippi. Contributor to British and Irish Literature
and Its Times edited by Joyce Moss and Lorraine Valestuk (2001),
African Literature and Its Times, edited by Joyce Moss
and Lorraine Valesetuk (2000), and the journal Victorian Literature
and Culture (2001). Essays: Grant; Southern Africa.
Nicholas.Doctoral candidate, Pontificia Universita Gregoriana,
Rome. Essays: Polo, Marco.
Peter. Senior Research Fellow-Elect, Worcester College, Oxford
University. Editor of Studies in Croatian history (forthcoming).Contributor
to Travellers in the Levant, edited by Sarah Searight and
Malcolm Wagstaff (2001). Author of articles Byzantinoslavica,
Byzantine and Modern Greek Studies, Byzantion and
specialist in 10th and 11th century Byzantium. Essays:
Robert H. Senior Research Fellow, Department of Literature
at the Open University. Essays: New York; Park; Sahel;
Yehoshua. Lecturer at the Department of the Land of Israel
Studies and the Department of the History of the Middle East,
University of Haifa. Contributor to Travellers in the Levant
edited by Sarah Searight and Malcolm Wagstaff (2001), Bulletin
of the School of Oriental and African Studies, War and
Society in the Eastern Mediterranean, 7[-]15th centuries,
Jerusalem Studies in Arabic and Islam, Egypt and Syria
in the Fatimid, Ayyubid and Mamluk Eras edited by Urbain Vermeulen
and Jo Van Steenbergen (2001). Essays: al-Idrisi; Ibn Jubair;
Jerusalem; pilgrimage, Islamic, other than Hajj.
Kris. Assistant Professor, English Department, Adelphi University,
Garden City, NY. Author of West of Emerson: The Design of Manifest
Destiny (2001) and numerous journal articles. Essays:
René. Adviser. Associate Professor of Portuguese and Spanish,
Department of Foreign Languages and Literatures, City University
of New York. Author of Gil Vicente and the Development of the
Comedia (1988), The Play of Rubena by Gil Vicente (1993).
Contributor to Dictionary of Brazilian Literature edited
by Irwin Stein (1988), Masterplots II edited by Frank Magill
(American Fiction Series 1986), The Global Impact of the Portuguese
Language edited by Asela Laguna (2001), Spanish and Portuguese
Literature and Its Times. Also articles in the journals Faces
de Eva. Estudos sobre a Mulher, La Pluma del Ganso
(with Pedro Fonseca) in Gragoatá, Letras, and Celestinesca.Editorial
Board member of Signótica. Essays: Camoens.
Greg. Adviser. Associate Professor of English, Baylor University,
Waco, Texas. Author of Free Bird (forthcoming). Contributor
to Journal of African Travel-Writing (Victorian exploration),
Journal of Popular Culture (American fiction), Journal
of American Culture (American film), Journal of Popular
Film and Television (American film), Literature/Film Review
(film adaptation). Essays: Burton; Speke.
Justin. Doctoral candidate, Faculty of English, Corpus Christi
College, University of Cambridge. Editor of Sydneian Poets
1819 to 1919 (1999). Essays: Indian Ocean islands;
Indian Ocean, post-exploration.
Julia M. Professor, Department of English, Youngstown State
University, Youngstown, Ohio. Author of Technical Writing Study
Guide, with James J. Schramer, 2001). Edited with Barbara
Brothers, British Travel Writers 1940[-]1997 (Dictionary
of Literary Biography 204,1999), British Travel Writers
1910[-]1939 (Dictionary of Literary Biography 195,1998),
British Travel Writers 1876[-]1909 (Dictionary of Literary
Biography 174, 1997), British Travel Writers, 1837[-]1875
(Dictionary of Literary Biography 166,1996). Also contributor
(with Barbara Brothers) to vol. 166 and (with James J. Schramer)
to vol. 204. Author of article in Journal of Advanced Composition.
Previously co-editor for the College English Association with
Bege K. Bowers and edited the CEA Forum. Essays:
Letters; Publishing; Stagecoach and Horse-Drawn vehicles.
Andrew L. Assistant Professor of English, Portland State University,
Portland, Oregon. Author of The Temporal Structure of Cheyenne
Narrative (1984). Contributor to Fodor's Guide to the National
Parks of the West (1999), and World Press Review. Also
founding editor of Edging West. Essays: Hemingway.
Shawn. Associate Professor of English, Beloit College, Beloit,
Wisconsin. Editor of Highbeams, online literary journal
(www.beloit.edu/~highbe).Articles and reveiws have appeared in
Liberal Education (on future of print culture), Henry
James Review (essay-review), and North Atlantic
Review (fiction). Essays: Wharton.
Jr., Arthur. Professor Emeritus, Department of History, Pennsylvania
State University, University Park. Author of A Concise History
of the Middle East (1979, 7th edition 2001), Biographical
Dictionary of Modern Egypt (1999), Historical Dictionary
of Egypt (1994), Modern Egypt: The Formation of a Nation-State
(1988), Articles on the Middle East, 1947[-]1971 (with
Peter M. Rossi and Wayne E. White 1980). Editor of The Memoirs
and Diaries of Muhammad Farid, an Egyptian Nationalist Leader,
1868[-]1919 (1992). Contributor to Political and Social
Change in Modern Egypt edited by P.M. Holt (1968), The
Middle East: Its Governments and Politics edited by Abid A.
Al-Marayati et al. (1972), The American Historical Association's
Guide to Historical Literature edited by Mary Beth Norton
and Pamela Gerardi (1995), 72 entries in Encyclopedia of the
Modern Middle East edited by Reeva S. Simon et al.
(1996), Understanding the Contemporary Middle East edited
by Deborah J. Gerner (2000). Also contributed books reviews to
various periodicals and journal articles to Asian and African
Studies, Journal of the American Research Center in Egypt.
Andrew. Senior Minister (Rabbi), Northwood and Pinner Liberal
Synagogue.Author of Exploring the Bible I & II (1987[-]1988),
My Jewish Home (2000). Editor of High Holyday Prayerbook
of Union of Liberal and Progressive Synagogues (2001). Essays:
Moses and Judith Montefiore.
Anita. Associate Professor, Department of English, Slippery
Rock University of Pennsylvania. Author of The Body in Illness
and Health: Themes and Images in Jane Austen (1993). Contributor
to American Hard-Boiled Crime Writers (Dictionary of
Literary Biography 226) edited by George Parker Anderson and
Julie B. Anderson (2000), to British Travel Writers 1940[-]1997
(Dictionary of Literary Biography 204) edited by Barbara
Brothers and Julia M. Gergits (with Hariclea Zengos,1999),
An Encyclopedia of British Women Writers, edited by Paul and
June Schlueter (1998), American Travel Writers 1776[-]1850
(Dictionary of Literary Biography 183) edited by James
J. Schramer and Donald Ross (1997), British Travel Writers
1837[-]1875 (Dictionary of Literary Biography 166)
edited Barbara Brothers and Julia M. Gergits (1996). Contributor
to the journals Folly, Mythlore: A Journal of J.R.R.
Tolkien, C.S. Lewis, Charles Williams and the Genres of Myth and
Fantasy Studies , Eric/Chess, the Educational Resources
Information Center Clearinghouse for Social Studies/Social Science
Teacher Education. Essays: Leigh Fermor; Roberts.
Martin. Adviser. Professor of Romance Languages and Cultures,
University of Groningen. Editor of Evr'n Theatre, 1470[-]1600:
Traditions and Transformations (with Rina Walthaus, 1996),
Exemplum et similtudo: Alexander the Great and Other Heroes
as Points of Reference in Medieval Literature (with W.J. Aerts,
1988). He is director of the programme "Medieval to Early Modern
Culture", in collaboration with Westfälishce Wilhelsms-Universität
of Münster. Essays: Carpino; Rubruck; Sahagún.
René. Adviser. Professor, Department of Comparative Religion,
University of Helsinki. Author of Modes of Life of Theravada
Monks: A Case Study of Buddhist Monasticism in Sri Lanka (1982),
Paradise within Reach: Monasticism and Pilgrimage on Athos
(1993), Tales and Truth: Pilgrimage on Mount Athos Past and
Present (1994), How to Survive in Academia: Words of Comfort
(1996), Attitudes and Interpretations in Comparative Religion
(2000). Editor of Mythology and Cosmic Order (with Juha
Pentikäinen, 1987), editor-in-chief of Byzantium and the North
and Acta Byzantina Fennica. Contributed to Transition
Rites: Cosmic, Social and Individual Order edited by Ugo Bianchi
(1986), Religious Rites edited by Tore Ahlbäck (1993),
The Notion of Religion in Comparative Research edited by
Ugo Bianchi (1990), Religio o Psicoterapiai? edited by
Mario Aletti (1994), Sundéns Role Theory: An Impetus to Contemporary
Psychology of Religion edited by Nils G.Holm and J.A. Belzen
(1995). Also contributed to the journals Archiv für Religionpsychologie,
Byzantium and the North, Studi sull'Oriente Cristiano,
and Temenos. Essays: Barskii; Buondelmonti; Curzon,
Robert; Egeria; Westermarck.
Barry. Professor of History, Wilfrid Laurier University, Waterloo,
Ontario. Biographer of Sir Alexander Mackenzie, he is author of
First Across the Continent: Sir Alexander Mackenzie (1997),
Fighting Sail on Lake Huron and Georgian Bay: The War of 1812
and its Aftermath (forthcoming), The Royal Navy and the
Northwest Coast of North America, 1810[-]1914 (1971), and
other books on naval history and maritime endeavour. Essays:
Emily. Research student, Faculty of Classics, Newnham College,
University of Cambridge. Contributor to A Companion to Herodotus
(with Paul Cartledge, 2001). Essays: odyssey.
Katherine Haldane. Associate Professor, History Department,
The Citadel, Charleston, South Carolina. Editor of That Gentle
Strength: Historical Perspectives on Women in Christianity
(with Lynda L. Coon and Elisabeth W. Sommer, 1990). Contributor
to Nineteenth Century Studies, Victorians Institute Journal
on tourism in 19th-century Scotland. Essays: Cook's Tours.
Ira. Alumni Professor of English Belles Lettres and Literature
Emeritus, Franklin and Marshall College, Lancaster, Pennsylvania.
Author of The Imaginary Reminiscences of Sir Max Beerbohm
(1984). Contributor to British Travel Writers 1876[-]1909
(Dictionary of Literary Biography 174), edited by Barbara
Brothers and Julia M.Gergits (1997), Twentieth-Century Britain:
An Encyclopedia, edited by F.M. Leventhal (1995), encyclopedia
articles in The 1890s: An Encyclopedia of British Literature,
Art, and Culture, edited by G.A. Cevasco (1993). Also contributed
to Papers on Language and Literature, Notes and Queries,
Southern Humanities Review. Essays: Epistolary Travel
Wendelin Ann. Professor, The University of Iowa, Iowa City.
Author of Stendhal et son lecteur: Essai sur les 'Promenades
dans Rome' (1989), and Esquisses littéraires. Rhétorique
du spontané et récit de voyage au XIXe siecle (1997). Contributor
to Du romantisme au surréalisme. Statut et enjeux du récit
poétique edited by Alain Montandon (1998) and Women Seeking
Expression: 1789[-]1914 edited by Rosemary Lloyd and Brian
Nelson (2000). Also contributed articles to the journals Nineteenth-Century
French Studies, Revue d'Histoire Litteraire de la France,
Romantisme, Romantic Review, Romanische Forchungen,
Australian Journal of French Studies, Studies on Voltaire
and the Eighteenth Century, Stendhal Club, Rivista di Letterature
moderne e comparate, French Literary Studies, Contemporary
French Civilization, Neophilologus, Romanistische
Zeitschrift für Literaturgeschichte, Art Journal and
Stanford French Review, among others. Essays: Stendhal.
Quintana, Ángel. Historian, Emmanuel College, University of
Cambridge (1997[-]2001). Has recently completed a cultural history
of British accounts of travel to Mexico. Contributor to the journal
Studies in Travel Writing (2002). Essays: Caribbean:
to 1700; South America: The North.
Andrew. Adviser. Professor of English, University of Wales,
Aberystwyth. Author of The English Renaissance, 1500[-]1620
(2001), Literature, Travel and Colonial Writing in the English
Renaissance, 1545[-]1625 (1998), Edmund Spenser's Irish
Experience: Wilde Fruit and Salvage Soyl (1997), Literature,
Politics and National Identity: Reformation to Renaissance
(1994). Editor of Amazons, Savages and Machievals: An anthology
of travel and colonial writing, 1550[-]1630 (2001), The
Cambridge Companion to Spenser (with Brendan Bradshaw and
Willy Maley, 2001), Literature and Censorship in Renaissance
England (2001), Representing Ireland: Literature and the
Origins of Conflict, 1534[-]1660 (with John McVeagh, 1993),
Strangers to that Land: British Perceptions of Ireland from
the Reformation to the Famine (1994). Contributor to The
Renaissance Computer: Knowledge Technology in the First Age of
Print edited by Neil Rhodes and Jonathan Sawday (2000), British
Identity and British Consciousness, 1533[-]1707 edited by
Brendan Bradshaw and Peter Roberts (1998), Shakespeare and
Ireland: History, Politics, Culture edited by Mark Thornton
Burnett and Ramona Wray (1997), Travel and Drama in Shakespeare's
Time edited by Michele Willems and Jean-Pierre Maquerlot (1996),
A Milton Companion edited by Thomas N. Corns (2001). Essays:
Gilbert; Lithgow; Moryson; New World Chronicles.
Omer. Adjunct in English and Assistant to the Chancellor,
Indiana University East, Richmond, Indiana. Author of Messages
and Responses: the American Social Novel in the Criticism in Serbo-Croatian,
1918 to 1941 (1980). Editor of At the Gates of the East:
British Travel Writers on Bosnia and Herzegovina from the Sixteenth
to the Twentieth Centuries (1989; American edition, 2001).
Contributor to Black Lambs & Grey Falcons: Women Travellers
in the Balkans, edited by John B. Allcock and Antonia Young
(1991; second edition 2000). Also contributed journal articles
to Arbeiten aus Anglistik und Amerikanistik (reception
of American literature in Yugoslavia), Enciklopedija Jugoslavije
( British-Bosnian/Herzegovinian and British-Montenegrin Cultural
Relations), Knjizevna smotra (on Kurt Vonnegut; British
travel writing about Bosnia), Izraz (on James Dickey; John
Updike), Encyclopaedia moderna (the idea of mission in
American history), East European Quaterly (American travel
writing about Bosnia). Essays: Balkans.
Elizabeth. Senior Research Fellow, Caird Library, National
Maritime Museum, Greenwich. Editor of Sarah Murray: A Companion
and Useful Guide to the Beauties of Scotland (1799) (2000).
Contributor (with Jonathan Laidlaw) to Gender and Utopian Thought
in the Eighteenth Century edited by Brenda Tooley and Nicole
Pohl (2000). Also contributed articles to Studies in Travel
Writing and Early Modern Literary Studies. Essays:
Fiennes, Celia; Marsden.
Bertil. Independent researcher based in Sweden. Author (with
Lars Gjertveit) of Swedish Generals and Colonels in Gray 1861[-]1865
(1996), Ukrainska öden I Sverige på Karl XII [Ukrainian
Fates in Sweden in the Era of Charles XII (1994), Political
Options: the Defence of Freedom (1988), Political Warfare:
The Missing Link in the Defence of the West (1986), Nykonservatismen
I USA [New Conservatism in the US] (with Claes G. Ryn, 1971).
Contributor to The Reader's Guide to Military History edited
by Charles Messenger (2001), Historical Encyclopedia of World
Slavery edited by Junius P. Rodriguez (1997), Karolinska
Förbundetns Årsbok 1995 (1997), Nationalencyklopedin
[Swedish National Encyclopedia], Soviet Active measures, People-to-People
Contacts, and the Helsinki Process (1986). Also contributed
articles to the journals Traffico, Polar Libraries Bulletin,
Royal Swedish Academy of Military Science on Geopolitics andGeostrategy
and Afärsekonomi Management. Essays: balloons and
airships; Hedin; Nordenskiöld; Northeast Passage.
Peter W. . Professor at the Institute of Ancient History and
Ancient Near East. Leopold-Franzens Universität Innsbruck, Austria.
Author of Einblicke in die Religion Altägyptens (2002),
Persönlichkeiten der Römerzeit im heutigen Nord-. Ost- und
Südtirol sowie im Trentino (2002), Griechenland - Nordafrika
- Ihre Beziehungen zwischen 1500 and 600 v. Chr. (1998), Römische
Inschriften aus dem Alt-Tiroler Raum. Eine Auswahl (1996).
Editor of Althistorische Studien im Spannungfeld zwischen Universal-
und Wissenschaftsgeschichte. Festschrift für Franz Hampl zum 90.
Geburtstag (2001), Religionsgeschichte Syriens - Von den
Anfängen bis zur Gegenwart (1996), Kreta. Artemis-Cicerone
Kunst- und Reiseführer (1988). Contributor to Formen des
Kontakts zwischen Orient und Okzident im Alterum, edited by
M. Schuol and U. Hartmann and A. Luther (2002), Dier bezichungen
zu Osttgriechenland, Ägypten und Zypern in archaischer Zeit,
edited by U. Höckmann and D. Kreikebom (2001), Potnia: Deities
and Religions in the Aegean Bronze Age. Aegeum 23, edited
by R. Laffineur and R. Hägg (2000), Österreichische Forschungen
zur ägäischen Bronzezeit 1998, edited by F. Blakolmer (2000).
Contributor of several articles in the journals Ägypten und
Levante, Antike Welt, Beiträge, Kleine Schriften, Münstersche
Beiträge zur antiken Handelsgeschichte. Essays: Roman
Harry. Secretary (Amanuensis), Institute for Asian and African
Studies, University of Helsinki. Author (with Bent Larbæk Pedersen)
of C. G. Mannerheim's Chinese Pantheon. Materials for an Iconography
of Chinese Folk Religion (1993), Mirrors of the Void: Buddhist
Art in the National Museum of Finland (1987), Biliktu Bakshi:
The Knowledgeable Teacher. G. J. Ramstedt's Career as a Scholar
(1998), Handbook of Oriental Collections in Finland: Manuscripts,
xylographs,inscriptions, and Russian minority literature (1978).
Also compiler of bibliographies of Pentti Aalto and Jussi Aro
and of Mongolian studies in Finland, 1946[-]95. Editor of Nordmongolische
Volksdichtung, gesammelt von G. J. Ramstedt, vols 1[-]2 (1973[-]74),
Westlamutische Materialien, aufgezeichnet von Arvo Sotavalta
(1978), Memoria saecularis Sakari Pälsi. Aufzeichnungen von
einer Forschungsreise nach der nördlichen Mongolei im Jahre 1909
nebst Bibliographien (1982), Cumucica & Nogaica: G. J.
Ramstedt's Kumyk /Nogay materials (with Emine Gürsoy-Naskali
1991). Contributed articles to several books and to the following
journals Studia Orientalia, Journal de la Société Finno-Ougrienne
, International Journal of Central Asian Studies, Bulletin
of the International Association for Mongol Studies, An
International Annual of Mongol Studies. Essays: Mannerheim.
Nancy. Assistant Professor of Spanish, Department of Modern
Languages, Gustavus Adolphus College, Saint Peter, Minnesota.
Contributor to Chasqui: una revista de literatura latinoamerica
(forthcoming), The Florida Review, North Dakota Quarterly,
Washington Square. Essays: Las Casas.
Lila Marz. Instructor, English Department, Central Washington
University, Ellensburg. Author of Solitary Travelers: Nineteenth-Century
Women's Travel Narratives and the Scientific Vocation (forthcoming).
Contributor to Nineteenth-Century British Women Writers,
edited by Abigail Bloom (forthcoming), British Travel Writers
1837[-]1875 (Dictionary of Literary Biography 166)
edited by Barbara Brothers and Julia M. Gergits (1996), New
Dictionary of National Biography (forthcoming). Also contributed
articles to George Eliot-George Henry Lewes Studies and
Extrapolation. Essays: Kingsley.
Charles. Associate Professor, Department of English, Indiana
University, South Bend. Author of many articles on travel, most
recently for Explorer. Essays: poetry.
Leonard Patrick. Adviser. Professor Emeritus, University of
London, Fellow of the Oxford Centre for Islamic Studies, Fellow
of King's College London. Author of Islamic Spain (1990).
Editor (with others) of Cassell's Compact Spanish-English English-Spanish
Dictionary (1969), of Hispano-Arabic Strophic Poetry
(1974). Contributor to Oral Literature edited by Joseph
J.Duggan (1975), The Legacy of Muslim Spain edited by Salma
K. Jayyusi (1992), La expulsión de los Moriscos edited
by José Miranda (1998). Also contributed articles to the journals
Al-Andalus, Al-Qantara, Al-Masaq, Sharq al-Andalus,
Miscelánea de Estudios Árabes y Hebraicos, Bulletin
of Spanish Studies, Nueva Revista de Filología Hispánica,
among others. Essays: al-Ghazal; al-Hajari.
Cicely Palser. Senior Lecturer in Literature and sub-dean
in the Faculty of Arts at the Open University. Editor of This
Grand Beyond: The Travels of Isabella Bird Bishop (1984).
Essays: Bird; Eden; Heber.
David Boyd. Junior Research Fellow, Wolfson College, Oxford.
Currently completing a new intellectual biography of the antiquary
William Stukeley (1687[-]1765). Essays: Ray.
Kevin J. , Professor of English at the University of Central
Oklahoma. Author of Captain John Smith: A Reference Guide
(1991), and editor of Edward Kimber's Itinerant Observations
in America (1998). Contributor to the jounrals Proceedings
of the American Antiquarian Society and the Virginia Magazine
of History and Biography. Essays: Baedeker.
Jennifer. Associate Professor of English, College of Wooster,
Wooster, Ohio. Author of Consuming Pleasures: Active Audiences
and Serial Fictions from Dickens to Soap Opera (1997). Contributed
journal articles to Cultural Critique and Black American
Literature Forum. Currently working on the literary
strategies of women and travel and imperial masculinities. Essays:
Graham; women travellers, 19th century.
Anthony. Is a dealer in antique oriental carpets and traveller
in the East. Essays: Doughty.
Denise Adele. Previously at the University of Toronto. Contributed
journal articles to Essays on Canadian Writing, Biography:
An Interdisciplinary Quarterly, and Studies in Canadian
Literature. Essays: Canada.
Patrick. Independent scholar, editor and writer based in the
United Kingdom. Co-editor with Monique Lamontagne of the series
Regional Handbooks of Economic Development (1998-2003). Essays:
Brooke; Japan post-1853; Mabillon; Mongolia; Thailand.
James. Dean, Professor of English Literature, College of Liberal
Arts, Grand Canyon University, Phoenix, Arizona. Author of articles
in the Journal of the Rocky Mountain Medieval and Renaissance
Association and Studies in Philology. Essays:
Frobisher; maps and charts.
Marguerite. Associate Professor of English,University of Wisconsin
at Oshkosh. Author of Writing Students: Composition Testimonials
and Representations of Students (1994). Editor of Intertexts:
Reading Pedagogy in the Writing Classroom (2002), WPA:
Writing Program Administration (1998[-]2001). Contributor
to British Travel Writers 1910[-]1939 (Dictionary of
Literary Biography 195) (1998), Kitchen Cooks, Plate
Twirlers, and Troubadours: Writing Program Administrators Tell
Their Stories, edited by Diana George (1999), Foregrounding
Ethical Awareness in Composition and English Studies, edited
by Sheryl Fontaine and Susan Hunter (1998), and to the journals
Bad Subjects, Transactions of the Wisconsin Academy
of Arts and Sciences, College English, JAC: the
Journal of Advanced Composition, Enculturation, ADE
Bulletin, Writing Instructor, Kairos: A Journal for Teachers
of Writing in Webbed Environments. Essays: Great Lakes
and Saint Lawrence River; Turner.
John. CMG Chairman, Hemming Group Ltd. Author of The Conquest
of the Incas (revised edition 1995), Red Gold: The Conquest
of the Brazilian Indians (revised edition 1995), The Search
for El Dorado (1978, 2001), Monuments of the Incas
(1981), Amazon Frontier: The Defeat of the Brazilian Indians
(revised edition 1996). Editor of Change in the Amazon Basin
(1985), The Rainforest Edge (1994), Maracá, Rainforest
Island (with James Ratter, 1993) Roraima, Brazil's Northernmost
Frontier (1993), The Golden Age of Discovery (1998),
and Die If You Must: Brazilian Indians in the Twentieth Century
(forthcoming). Director, Royal Geographical Society, 1975[-]1996.
Chairman of the Anglo-Peruvian Society. Essays: Peru.
David. Head of Department of Spanish and Latin American Studies,
University College London. Author of The Early Pardo Bazán:
Theme and Narrative Technique in the Novels of 1879[-]89 (1988),
C.J. Cela: 'La colmena' (1974; reprinted, 1997). Contributor
to A Lifetime's Reading: Hispanic Essays for Patrick Gallagher
edited by Don W. Cruickshank (1999), A Further Range: Studies
in Modern Spanish Literature from Galdós to Unamuno edited
by Anthony H. Clarke (1999). Also contributed journal articles
to Forum for Modern Language Studies, Revue de Littérature
Comparée, Modern Language Review, and Hispanic Research
Journal. Essays: Cela.
F. Nigel. Formerly Research Botanist, Royal Botanic Gardens,
Kew, London. Author of Pharaoh's Flowers: Botanic Treasures
of Tutankhamun (1990), Illustrated Encyclopedia of Bible
Plants (1992), Luigi Balugani's Drawings of African Plants
(with others, 1997), The Plants of Pehr Forsskål's "Flora Aegytiaco-Arabica"
(with I. Friis, 1994), Flora of West Africa (revised edition,
1963[-]72). Contributor to the journals Kew Bulletin, Geographical
Magazine, Eretz: Geographical Magazine of Israel, Nigerian
Field, Bothalia. Essays: Plant Hunting: Africa.
(Brian) George. Professor of Caucasian Languages, Near and
Middle East Department, School of Oriental and African Studies,
London University. Author (with Zaira Khiba) of Lingua Descriptive
Studies 2: Abhkas (1979), The Typology of Subordination
in Georgian and Abkhas (1987), Georgian: A Learner's Grammar
(1995); Georgian: A Structural-Reference Grammar (1995),
An Abkhaz Newspaper Reader (With Supplements) (with Zaira
Khiba, 1998). Editor of Svan-English Dictionary (compiled
by Letas Palmaitis and Chato Gudjedjiani 1985), The Indigenous
Languages of the Caucausus 2: North West Caucausus (1989);
Caucasian Perspectives (1992), Subject, Voice and Ergativity:
Selected Essays (with David C. Bennett and Theodora Bynon,
1995), The Abkhazians: A Handbook (1998). Contributor to
Language Planning in the Soviet Union, edited by Michael
Kirkwood (1989), Peoples of the Caucausus: the Times Guide
to the Peoples of Europe, edited by Félipe Fernandez-Armesto
(1994), Post-War Developments in the Georgian-Abhkazian Dispute,
edited by Ole Hiris and Sefa Martin Krykel (1998), Encyclopedia
of the Languages of Europe, edited by Glanville Price (1998),
Studies in Caucausian Linguistics, edited by Helma Van
Den Berg (1999), and the journals Lingua, Revue des
Etudes Georgiennes et Caucasiennes, Annual of Ibero-Caucasian
Linguistics, Transactions of the Philological Society,
Central Asian Survey. Essays: Caucasus: Western
Kevin M. Visiting Assistant Professor of English, Western
Connecticut State University, Danbury. Contributor to Migrating
Words and Worlds: Pan-Africanism Updated, edited by E. Anthony
Hurley, Renée Larrier, and Joseph McLaren (1999), Twentieth
Century American Cultural Theorists (Dictionary of Literary
Biography) edited by Paul Hansom (2001), Encyclopedia of
Life Writing, edited by Margaretta Jolly (2001), Encyclopedia
of Postcolonial Studies, edited by Ed. John C. Hawley (2001),
Interventions: International Journal of Postcolonial Studies (forthcoming),
and to journals Phoebe: An Interdisciplinary Journal of Feminist
Scholarship, Theory and Aesthetics, and a dozen articles on
six-year bicycle trip through 52 countries of Europe and Africa
(1978[-]84) in (among others) Cyclist, Bicycle Guide,
Bicycling, and Schweizer Jugend. Essays:
Ian N. Research Fellow, Centre for History and Cultural Studies
of Science, The University of Kent at Canterbury, Leverhulme Special
Research Fellow, visiting Research Fellow at the University of
California, Santa Cruz. Contributor to Making Space for Science:
Territorial Themes in the Shaping of Knowledge edited by Crosbie
Smith and Jon Agar (1998) and the journals British Journal
for the History of Science, the Call of the Wild, Polar
Record, and Arctic. Essays: Alaska; Yukon River.
Philip Joseph. Assistant Professor, University Scholars Programme,
National University of Singapore. Author of Modern Subjects/Colonial
Texts: Hugh Clifford and the Discipline of English Literature
in the Straits Settlements and Malaya, 1895[-]1907 (2000),
Orienting Masculinity, Orienting Nation: W. Somerset Maugham's
Exotic Fiction (1996). Contributor to Reading Culture:
Textual Practices in Singapore, edited by Anneliese Kramer-Dahl
and Phyllis G. L. Chew (1999), Pacific Encounters: the Production
of Self and Other, edited by Eva-Marie Kröller et al.
(1998) and the journals Studies in Short Fiction, Textual
Studies in Canada, English Studies in Canada, SPAN,
Literature and History, ARIEL, Journal of Commonwealth
Literature, Jouvert, Studies in Travel Writing,
Communal/Plural, Kunapipi, New Literatures Review,
Victorian Literature and Culture, Southeast Asian Journal
of Social Science, Biography. Essays: Malaya/Malaysia;
John. Lecturer in English Literature, University of Reading.
Contributor to the journals Sidney Journal, Notes and
Queries, and English Historical Review. Essays:
Fletcher; Harriot; Ralegh.
Chris. Senior Lecturer in English Studies, Sheffield Hallam
University. He works mainly on British writing between the wars,
and Anglo-Welsh writing. He is the author of Thinking About
Texts: An Introduction to English Studies (2001) and contributed
to the journals Critical Survey, Literature and History,
Focus on Robert Graves and his Contemporaries, Notes and Queries,
The Journal of Gender Studies, The Review of Irish Studies,
The Review of Contemporary Fiction, English Language
Notes and Style. Essays: Byron; Younghusband.
Julia. University Historian, University of Sydney. Has written
on travel and tourism in 18th and 19th- century Australia and
her forthcoming book is a history of travel in 19th-century Australia.
José Silva. Lecturer, History Department, Lisbon University.
Author of A representação do Africano na Literatura de Viagens,
do Senegal à Serra Leoa (1453[-]1508) (1991), O Confronto
do olhar: o encontro dos povos na época das navegações portuguesas.
Séculos XV e XVI. Portugal, África, Ásia, América (with others,
1991). Contributed to Condicionantes culturais da literatura
de viagens: estudos e bibliografias edited by Fernando Alves
Cristovão (1999), Actas do Seminário Encontro de Povos e Culturas
em Angola (1997), Colóquio Internacional "Construção e
Ensino da História de África (1995), Estudos de Homenagem
a Joaquim Veríssimo Serrão, edited by M R. Barata de A. Cruz
et al. (1995), História de Portugal dos tempos pré-históricos
aos nossos dias, edited by João Medina (1993). Also contributed
articles to the journals History in Africa, Mare Liberum:
Review of History of the Seas, Les Ateliers des Interprètes.
Révue Européenne pour Historiens d' Art. Essays: Guinea
Syrine C. Assistant Professor of English at the American University
of Beirut. Contributor to The Age of Revolution and Romanticism:
Interdisplinary Studies edited by Gita May (1997), British
Travel Writers 1940[-]1997 (Dictionary of Literary Biography
204) edited by Barbara Brothers and Julia M. Gergits (1999), Historicizing
Christian Encounters with the Other edited by John C. Hawley
(1998), Flight Against Time edited by Emily Nasrallah (forthcoming).
Randall. Professor of English, Iowa State University, Ames.
Author of American Popular Culture of the Revolutionary War
(forthcoming). Essays: Mississippi River.
Robin. Reader, School of English, University of the West of
England, Bristol. Author of Wordsworth, Milton and the Theory
of Poetic Relations (1991), Romantic Writing and Pedestrian
Travel (1997). Editor of Reviewing Romanticism (with
Philip W. Martin, 1992). Contributed to Re-Membering Milton:
Essays on the Texts and Traditions edited by Mary Nyquist
and Margaret Ferguson (1988), Beyond Romanticism: New Approaches
to Texts and Contexts 1780[-]1832 edited by Stephen Copley
and John Whale (1992), The Politics of Pleasure: Aesthetics
and Cultural Theory edited by Stephen Regan (1992), Romanticism,
Theory, Gender edited by Tony Pinkney et al. (1995).
Also contributed articles to Journal of English and Germanic
Philology, Diacritics, Studies in Romanticism,
The Wordsworth Circle, The Coleridge Bulletin.
Essays: Romanticism; Walking.
McKay. Associate Professor of English, University of Delaware.
Author of The South in Black and White: Race Sex and Literature
in the 1940s (1999), The White Death: Tragedy and Heroism
in an Avalanche Zone (2000). Editor of The Peter Matthiessen
Reader: A Selection of Nonfiction (2000). Also a contributor
of many essays and pieces of journalism on issues of race and
the environment. Essays: canoe; Thompson.
Roslyn. Senior Lecturer, School of English, University of
New South Wales. Author of Henry James: History, Narrative,
Fiction (1993). Editor of South Sea Tales by Robert
Louis Stevenson (1996). Contributed to Crossing Cultures: Essays
on Literature and Culture of the Asia-Pacific, edited by Bruce
Bennett et al. (1996) and journal articles on Victorian
and post-colonial literature and culture to The Review of English
Studies and The Journal of Commonwealth Literature.
Essays: Samoa; Stevenson.
Helen L. Lecturer in German and Film and Media at the University
of Central Lancashire. She completed her thesis on Brigitte Reimann
and has published various articles on literature of the former
German Democratic Republic. She is currently focusing on travel
themes in East German literature and film. Essays: Samarkand.
David. Associate Professor of English, University of Houston,
Texas. Author of The Non-dramatic Works of Ben Jonson: A Reference
Guide (1982), and Study Abroad: The Astute Student's Guide
(1989). He is the author of numerous articles on travel writers.
Essays: Cavendish; circumnavigation narratives; Drake;
Thomas George. Librarian Emeritus. National University of
Ireland, Maynooth. Author of Ireland and Hungary (2001),
Danubius Danubia (1998), Dictionary of Dictionaries
(l993, 2nd ed. l997), Attila Jozsef (1997), Decent Island
(1992), The Hungarian Irish Parallel (1988), Irorszag
ket arca (1984), Hungary (1980), and Diplomat in
Exile (1979). Essays: Eastern Europe.
Klaus. Docent of Indology and Classical Ethnography, University
of Helsinki. Author of India in Early Greek Literature
(1989), India and the Hellenistic World (1997)and several
books in Finnish. Editor of (with Petteri Koskikallio) Vidyarnavavandanam.
Essays in honour of Asko Parpola (2001). Contributed to A
Companion to Herodotus, edited by Irene de Jong et al.
(forthcoming), Der Neue Pauly (1996). Author of numerous
articles in English, Finnish, collective volumes including the
journals Arctos, Studia Orientalia, Bulletin
des études indiennes. Essays: Bernier; Burnes; Hawkings;
Herodotus; India: south; Indian subcontinent: ancient; Linschoten;
Megasthenes; Moorcroft; Stein; Tavernier; Yule.
Chandrika. Lecturer in Modern History, School of History,
University of St Andrews. Author of Imperial Communications,
Fleet Street and the Indian Empire c. 1850s[-]1920s (1997),
Press and Empire: The London Press, Government News Management
and India, circa 1900[-]1922 (1999), "Popular Press and Empire:
Northcliffe, India and the Daily Mail, 1896[-]1922" in Northcliffe's
Legacy, edited by C. Seymour-Une et al (2000), and Press
and Empire: Repeating the Raj 1880[-]1922 (2003). Essays:
James William. Doctoral candidate,Worcester College, Oxford.
Author of a forthcoming book on Captain Bartholomew Sharpe's South
Sea Expedition (1680[-]82). Contributor to the journals Notes
& Queries, History Today, Mercator's World,
Review of English Studies and to the New Dictionary
of National Biography (forthcoming). Essays: Buccaneer
Roxanne. Assistant Professor, Literature and Language Department,
Northern Kentucky University, Highland Heights. Author of Using
INTERNET Primary Sources to Teach Critical Thinking Skills in
World Literature (forthcoming). Contributor to The Broadview
Anthology of Restoration and Early Eighteenth-Century Drama
edited by J. Douglas Canfield (2001), and (with Gordon Sayre)
to Robinson Crusoe's Parodic Intertextuality, edited by
Carl Fisher and Maximilian Novak (2001). Essays: colonist/settler
Aviva. Senior Lecturer at the Martin Buber Institute for Jewish
Studies, University of Cologne. Contributed to Jemen - 3000
Jarhe Kunst und Kultur des glüchlichen Arabien edited by Wener
Daum (1987), Die Königin von Saba: Kunst, Legende und Archäologie
zwischen Morgenland und Abendland edited by Werner Daum (1988),
Das gemeinsame Haus Europe (1999), Cultural Anthropology
of Southern Arabia (1999), and Interpreting the Orient
edited by Janet and Paul Starkey (2001). Essays: Yemen.
Leonard R. Associate Professor of French, Department of Modern
Foreign Languages, Mary Washington College, Fredericksburg, Virginia.
Co-editor of Dead Ringers: The Film Remake in Theory and Practice
(forthcoming).Contributor to Confrontations: Politics and Aesthetics
in Nineteenth-Century France edited by Kathyrn M. Grossman
et al. (2001), Perennial Decay: On the Aesthetics and
Politics of Decadence, edited by Liz Constable et al.
(1999), Forty Years of the Fifth Republic; Actions, Dialogues
and Discourses edited by Maggie Allison and Owen Heathcote
(1999), Images of the City in Nineteenth-Century France,
edited by John West-Sooby (1998), Antonin Artaud and the Modern
Theater, edited by Gene Plunka (1994). Author of journal articles
published in Yale French Studies, LIT; Literature,
Interpretation, Theory, Romance Notes, French
Literature Series, Studies in Twentieth Century Literature,
and Excavatio. Essays: Bougainville; Gautier; La
Michael. Professor of English and Director of the Program
in American Studies, Carleton College, Northfield, Minnesota.
Author of Deadly Musings: Violence and Verbal Form in American
Fiction (1993), Popular Classics of American Literature
(1996). Editor of Temperamental Journeys: Essays on the Modern
Literature of Travel (1992), Reading the West: New Essays
on the Literature of the American West (1996), Gold Rush:
A Literary Exploration (1997). Contributed to Rooted in
Barbarous Soil: People, Culture, and Community in Gold Rush California,
edited by Kevin Starr (2000), American Nature Writers,
vol. 2, edited by John Elder (1996), San Francisco in Fiction:
Essays in a Regional Literature, edited by David Fine and
Paul Skenazy (1995), Regionalism Reconsidered: New Approaches
to the Field, edited by David Jordan (1994), The Big Empty:
Essays on Western Landscapes as Narrative edited by Leonard
Engel (1994). Author of articles to the following journals Raritan,
Gettysburg Review, Northwest Review, American Literary
History, Michigan Quarterly Review, California
History, Texas Studies in Literature and Language,
Western American Literature. Essays: Pacific Ocean:
exploration along American west coast; United States: west coast.
Jürgen. Professor of British Cultural Studies, Dortmund University.
Author of Cultural and Intercultural Studies (1990), British
Cultural Studies (1997), co-editor of the Journal for the
Study of British Cultures. Research areas include British
cultural studies, history of Britain and the British empire, the
sea as a cultural space, transatlantic slavery, literature of
the Pacific, Joseph Conrad, Robert Louis Stevenson. Essays:
Philip. Professor and Chair, Department of Foreign Languages,
Catawba College,Salisbury, North Carolina. Contributor to Beacham's
Encyclopedia of Popular Fiction edited by Kirk Beetz (1998),
Critical Survey of Drama edited by, Frank N. Magill (1983),
Critical Survey of Poetry, edited by Frank N. Magill
(1983), Mentalities: Review of The Aesthetics of Fantasy Literature
and Art, Correio das Artes. Essays: Fawcett;
Fleming; plant hunting, New World; shipwreck; Young, Gavin.
Jonathan. Web Development Coordinator, School of Humanities
and School of Law, University of Birmingham. Contributor to Eighteenth-Century
Novel (on Laurence Sterne). Essays: Sterne.
John. Essays: Rennell, James.
Monique. Independent scholar, editor and writer based in the
United Kingdom. Co-editor with Patrick Heenan of the series Regional
Handbooks of Economic Development (1998-2003). Essays:
Gillian. Associate Professor, Department of French Language
and Literature, McGill University, Montreal. Author of La parole
romanesque (1989). Editor (with Annick Chapdelaine) of Etudes
sur le texte et ses transformations (1994), Etraduire "The
Hamlet" de Faulkner: la réflexion a l'oeuvre, la reflexion par
l'oeuvre (with Annick Chapdelaine, forthcoming). Contributor
to Mimesis: Studien zur literarischen Repräsentation [Studies
in Literary Representation] edited by Bernhard F. Scholz (1998)
and also to the journals Versus, Poétique, Etudes
françaises, Kodikas/Code, Semiotica, among others.
Essays (with Norman Doiron): Cartier; Champlain; Lescarbot;
Jessica. Essay: Bus.
Jane. Freelance editor and writer based in London. Essays:
Linda. Professor of Spanish, Portuguese and American Minority
Literature at the University of Scranton in Scranton, Pennsylvania.
She has been a Fulbright Scholar to Brazil (1979[-]80) and a Fulbright
Lecturer to Guatemala (1990[-]91)and has travelled widely in Spain,
Portugal, and Latin America. Contributed to Literature and
Travel edited by Michael Hanne (1993), Literature and the
Bible edited by David Bevan (1993), and the journals Monographic
Review, Brazil, Hispania, Luso-Brazilian
Review, Revista canadiense de estudios hispánicos,
Studies in Afro-Hispanic Literature. Essays: Central
America; Cortes; Jesuit Narratives, New World Missions.
Gwendolyn. Senior Lecturer, Chelsea College of Art and Design,
London. Author of Mesopotamia: The Invention of the City
(2001), Who's Who in the Ancient Near East (1999), Sex
and Eroticism in Mesopotamian Literature (1994), A Dictionary
of Ancient Near East Mythology (1991), and A Dictionary
of Ancient Near East Architecture (1988). Essays: Mesopotamia.
Leon. Senior Lecturer in English, The Queen's University of
Belfast, Northern Ireland. Author of John Mason Neale and the
Quest for Sobornost (1994), Literatures of the Nineteenth
Century: Romanticism to Victorianism (1996), Charles Dickens's
Dombey and Son: An Annotated Bibliography (1999). Editor (with
Glenn Hooper) Ireland in the Nineteenth Century: Regional Identity
(2000), The Complete Critical Guide to Dickens (2001).
Articles for The Dickensian. Essays: Dickens.
Smith, Michael. Former British Ambassador at Athens. Author
of Ionian Vision: Greece in Asia Minor 1919-1922 (1973),
The Great Island: a Study of Crete (1965), and The British
Embassy Athens (1998). Essays: Mount Athos.
Anne. Assistant Professor of English and Chair of the Division
of Arts and Letters at Limestone College, Gaffney, South Carolina.
Area of specialization is Victorian literature, with a particular
interest in travel literature of the British empire, and is currently
writing a book on British women travel writers in the Middle East.
Essays: Bell; Duff-Gordon; Stanhope.
Anna E. Adjunct Faculty, Department of English, Penn State
New Kensington, Commonwealth College, Upper Burrell, Pennyslvania.
Contributor to American Travel Writers 1776[-]1864 (Dictionary
of Literary Biography 183) edited by Donald Ross and James
J. Schramer (1997), American Travel Writers 1850[-]1915
(Dictionary of Literary Biography 189) edited by Donald
Ross and James J. Schramer (1998), and Encyclopedia of American
Literature of the Sea and Great Lakes edited by Jill B. Gidmark
(2001). Essays: Melville.
Bastos, Patricia. Esaays: Albuquerque, Afonso de; Brito, Bernardo
Joyce. Adviser. Associate Professor of History at Wilfrid
Laurier University, Ontario. Author of English and Irish Settlement
on the River Amazon, 1550[-]1646 (1989), and Settlement
Patterns in Early Modern Colonization, 16th[-]18th Centuries
(1998). Forthcoming is a new edition of Sir Walter Ralegh's Discoverie
of the Large,Rich and Bewtiful Empire of Guiana. Essays:
Rui Manuel. Director, Universidade Lusófona, Portimão, Independent
Researcher, Centro de História de Além-Mar, Lisbon, Visiting Professor,
Universidade de Macau, Macao. Author of Fidalgos, missionários
e mandarins: Portugal e a China no século XVI [Fidalgos, Missionairies
and Mandarins: Portugal and China in the 16th Century] (2000),
Guia de História de Macau, 1500[-]1900 [Guide to the History
of Macao, 1500[-]1900] (1999), Pelos mares da China [Sailing
the China Seas] (1999), A biblioteca de Diogo do Couto
[The library of Diogo do Couto] (1998), Itinerário de Jan Huygen
van Linschoten para as Índias Orientais (Translation into
Portuguese with Arie Pos) [Itinerary of Jan Huygen van
Linschoten to the East Indies] (1997). Essays: Indian Ocean:
Susan M. Doctoral candidate. Teaching Fellow, English Department,
University of Nevada, Reno. Contributor to Thoreau's Sense
of Place: Essays in American Environmental Writing edited
by Richard J. Schneider (2000) and Managing Editor of ISLE:
Interdisplinary Studies in Literature and Environment. Has
also written book reviews for Southwestern American Literature,
Women's Studies, and ISLE: Interdisplinary Studies in
Literature and Environment. Essays: Lopez.
Kenneth Iain. Assistant Professor, Department of Geography,
University of Iowa, Iowa City. Author of various articles in
Human Ecology, Mountain Research and Development, Comparative
Studies in Society and History and Environment and Planning,
Society and Space. Author of Bearing the White Man's
Burden: Travel and Transculturation in Northern Pakistan (with
David Butz, forthcoming). Essays: ethics; Kashmir.
Véronique. Director of Conferences, University of Nice. Author
of Le Discours sur l'autre à travers quatre récits de voyage
en Orient (1995). Editor of Miroirs de texts: récits de
voyage et intertextualité (1998), Etude sur Flaubert, Madame
Bovary (1999) and journal articles in Cahiers de narratologie
and Lectures de Corinne ou l'Italie de Germaine de Staël.
Deborah. Independent writer based in London. Author of Henry
Salt: Artist, Traveller, Diplomat, Egyptologist (2001), and
The Piccolo Book of Travelling Games (with Peta Rée, 1986).
Contributor to Travellers in Egypt edited by Paul and Janet
Starkey (1998), Unfolding the Orient editd by Paul and
Janet Starkey (2001), and to the journal ASTENE Bulletin.
Essays: camel; Egypt: western travellers; Malta.
Martin J. Librarian and archivist, Office of International
Information Programs, Bureau of Public Diplomacy, US Department
of State, Washington, DC. Author of Encyclopedia of Herbs,
Spices and Botanicals (with Frank W. Hoffmann , forthcoming).Editor
of Historical Dictionary of the British Empire (with James
S. Olson and Robert Shadle, 1996). Contributor to American
National Biography edited by John A. Garraty and Mark C.Carnes
(1998), Dictionary of American Biography, Encyclopedia
of Gardens: History and Design, edited by Candace Shoemaker
(forthcoming), Encyclopedia of Propaganda, edited by Robert
Cole (1998), Encyclopedia of New England Culture, edited
by Burt Feintuch and David H. Watters (forthcoming). Contributor
to Journal of Library History. Essays: collections
of the literature of travel and exploration; diplomatic and trade
missions; journals of the literature of travel and exploration;
Society for the History of Discoveries.
Zweder von. Adviser. Lecturer in Latin, Faculty of Arts, University
of Groningen. Author of Augerius Gislenius Busbequius / Ogier
Ghiselin van Boesbeeck, Legationis Turcicae epistolae quatuor
/ Vier brieven over het gezantschap naar Turkije, tekstuitgave,
introduction, notes and edition (1994). Editor of Alchemy
Revisited (1990), Travel Fact and Travel Fiction. Studies
on Fiction, Literary Tradition, Scholarly Discovery, and Observation
in Travel Writing (1994), Limae labor et mora : opstellen
voor Fokke Akkerman ter gelegenheid van zijn zeventigste verjaardag
(2000). Contributor to Kaiser Maximilian II. Kultur und Politik
im 16. Jahrhundert edited by Friedrich Edelmayer and Alfred
Kohler (1992), Travel Fact and Travel Fiction. Studies on Fiction,
Literary Tradition, Scholarly Discovery, and Observation in Travel
Writing, edited by Z.R.W.M. von Martels (1994), Northern
Humanism in the European Context, 1469[-]1625 edited by F.
Akkerman et al. (1999), Poets and Teachers: Latin didactic
poetry and the didactic authority of the Latin Poet from the Renaissance
to the Present, edited by Yasmin Haskell and Philip Hardie
(1999), Trade, Travel and Exploration in the Middle Ages. An
Encyclopedia, edited by John Block Friedman and Kristen Mossler
Figg (2000). Contributor to Bulletin de l'Institut historique
Belge de Rome, Res publica litterarum. Studies in the classical
tradition, Studi Umanistici Piceni, Journal of Mediterranean
Studies, Science and Medicine. Essays: Alexander the
Great; Pius II.
Derek. Professor of History, Faculty of Economics, Chuo University,
Tokyo and Fellow of the Royal Historical Society. Author of A
World Elsewhere: Europe's Encounter with Japan in the Sixteenth
and Seventeenth Centuries (1990). Editor of The Furthest
Goal: Englebert Kampfer's Encounter with Tokugawa Japan (with
Beatrice M. Bodart-Bailey, 1995). Essays: Japan, pre-1870s;
Nabil. Head, Humanities and Communication Department, Florida
Institute of Technology, Melbourne. Author of Turks, Moors,
and Englishmen in the Age of Discovery (1999), Islam in
Britain: 1558[-]1685 (1998). Editor of Peter Sterry: Select
Writings (1994). Contributor to The Landscape of Palestine:
Equivocal Poetry, edited by Ibrahim Abu-Lughod et
al. (1999), Religious Toleration" The Variety of Rites"
from Cyrus to Defoe, edited by John Christian Laursen (1999),
From Silence to Sound: Festschrift for Hussam Al Khateeb,
edited by Mohammad Shaheen (2000), Images of the Other: Europe
and the Muslim World before 1700, edited by David R. Blanks
(1997), also journal articles in Journal of Palestine Studies,
The Muslim World, Explorations in Renaissance Culture, Journal
of Islamic Studies, Literature, Interpretation, Theory. Essays:
al-Ayyaski; al-Ghassani; al-Ghazal; al-Mawsuli; Nasir-I-Khosrau;
Anthony. Essays: Missionary Societies.
Tilar J. Assistant Professor of English, the University of
Wisconsin, Oshkosh. Areas of specialization include romantic literature
and travel writing. Essays: Porter; Sicily.
Margaret E. Doctoral candidate. Instructor of French, Department
of French Language and Literature, University of Virginia, Charlottesville.
Contributor to The Woman's Journey: Essays in Travel Literature
and Theory edited by Kristi Siegel (forthcoming). Essays:
Ken. Canadian author and literary journalist. Author of Canada's
Undeclared War: Fighting Words from the Literary Trenches
(1991), Visions of Kerouac (1993), Calypso Warrior
(1995), Kerouac's Ghost (1996) and Chasing Safiya,
John Rae of the Arctic: The Pioneer Explorer, The Fate of Franklin
and the Northwest Passage (forthcoming). Essays: Rae.
Ian. Director of the Centre for Publishing Studies, University
of Stirling. Author of Charles Dickens: "Little Dorrit"
(1984), Principles and Practice in Book Publishing (with
others, 1999). Editor of The Restoration and Eighteenth Century
(1989), Journey to the Hebrides by Samuel Johnson and James
Boswell (1996). Contributor to Tradition in Transition: Women
Writers, Marginal Texts and the Eighteenth-Century Canon,
edited by Alvaro Ribeiro and James G.Basker (1996), International
Book Publishing: An Encyclopedia, edited by Philip G. Altbach
and S. Hoshino(1995), World Publishing Industries Handbook
(1997), Reference Guide to English Literature, edited
by D.L. Kirkpatrick (1991), The New Companion to Scottish Culture,
edited by David Daiches (1993). Contributor to: LOGOS, Publishing
Research Quarterly, Bulletin of Japan Institute of Publishing,
Malaysian Journal of Media Studies, Profit Through Innovation.
Essays: Boswell; Johnson.
Christopher. Independent writer. Author of Modern Military
Uniforms (2000), Vietnam War (2000), German Paratroops
of World War II (2000), Twentieth Century Small Arms
(2001), The Encyclopaedia of Tactics (2003). Contributor
to The Ethics in Literature edited by Andrew Hadfield et
al. (1998), The Encyclopaedia of the Novel edited by
Paul Schellinger et al. (1998). Also contributed articles
to English Journal and The Times. Essays:
Egypt: Ancient; War Correspondents.
Mitchell. Instructor, Department of Arts and Sciences, Our
Lady of the Lake College, Baton Rouge, Louisiana. Contributor
to Reader's Guide to Military History, edited by Charles
Messenger (2001). Essays: Military Memoirs.
Josephine A. Professor, English Department, Tennessee Technological
University, Cookeville. Contributor to The Vietnam Generation
Big Book, edited by Dan Duffy and Kalí Tal (1994), American
National Biography, edited by John A. Garraty and Mark C.
Carnes (1998), British Travel Writers (Dictionary of
Literary Biography) edited by Barbara Brothers and Julia M.
Gergits, Encyclopedia of American Literature, edited by
Steven R. Serafin (1999). Contributor to Modern Language Studies
and articles on multidisciplinary and computer applications
in teaching literature in Kentucky English Bulletin, Tennessee
English Journal, and Talk of the Classroom. Essays:
Children's Travel Writing.
Gene. Associate Professor of American Studies, City University
of New York. Contributor of articles to College Literature,
The Journal of American Culture, Aethlon, and Prisms.
Essays: back-packing; Hazlitt; maps and charts, 20th century.
Veronica. Doctoral candidate, Department of English, University
of Birmingham. Essays: crusades.
Jeffrey Alan. Associate Professor of English, Auburn University
Montgomery. Author of Mark Twain, Travel Books, and Tourism:The
Tide of a Great Popular Movement (2002). Contributor of articles
to the journals South Atlantic Review, Studies in American
Humor, Popular Culture Review, Thalia, Studies
in American Culture, and Papers on Language and Literature.
Juan Carlos. Chairperson, Department of Foreign Languages
and Literatures, City University of New York. Author of Building
a Nation: The Case of Echeverría (1996). Editor (with Isabel
Lozano-Renieblas) and contributor to Silva. Stvdia Philologica
in Honorem Isaías Lerner (2001) and author of journal articles
in Bulletin of Hispanic Studies, Ventana Abierta: Revista
Latina de Literatura, Arte y Cultura, Language and Literature
Today: Proceedings of the XIXth Triennal Congress of the International
Federation for Modern Languages and Literature Rocky Mountain
Council for Latin American Studies, Revista Interamericana
de Bibliografía/Inter-American Review of Bibliography. Essays:
Lorraine Gallicchio. Assistant Professor, Department of English,
Portland State University, Portland, Oregon. Contributor to British
Travel Writers, 1837[-]1875 (Dictionary of Literary Biography
166) , edited by Barbara Brothers and Julia M. Gergits
(1996). Essays: Digby.
D. Professor of English and Humanities, and coordinator of
Jewish Studies at San José State University, San José, California.
Essays: Benjamin of Tudela.
Sara. Research Professor, English Studies, Sheffield Hallam
University, Sheffield. Author of Discourse (1997), Feminist
Stylistics (1995), Discourses of Difference: An Analysis
of Women's Travel Writing and Colonialism (1991). Editor of
Language and Gender (1995), Gendering the Reader
(1994) (with Indira Ghose) Wanderings of a Pilgrim in Search
of the Picturesque by Fanny Parkes (2001). Contributor to
Romantic Geographies: Discourses of Travel, 1775[-]1844,
edited by Amanda Gilroy (2000). Essays: Sheldon.
Stephen. Senior Lecturer in English, University of York. Author
of On a Voiceless Shore: Byron in Greece (1998), Aguirre:
The Re-Creation of a Sixteenth-Century Journey Across South America
(1993), Gabriel García Márquez: Writer of Colombia (1987),
Love Poetry in Sixteeenth-Century France: A Study in Themes
and Traditions (1977), Petrarch and Petrarchism: The English
and French Traditions (1980). Essays: Albania; Byron;
Bénédicte. Associate Professor of French and Women's Studies,
Pennsylvania State University, University Park. Author of Itinéraires
de l'écriture au féminin: voyageuses du 19e siècle (1996).
Editor (with others) of Confrontations: Politics and Aesthetics
in Nineteenth Century France (2001). Contributor to The
Feminist Companion to French Literature, edited by Juliette
Parnell-Smith and Mary Rice-Defosse (1999), Women Seeking Expression:
France 1789[-]1914, Edited by Rosemary Lloyd and Brian Nelson
(2000). Also contributed articles to Nineteenth Century French
Studies, Romantisme, George Sand Studies, Gender, Place and Culture,
and French Review. Essays: Tristan; Verne.
Craig. Associate Professor, Department of English, University
of Lethbridge, Alberta. Contributor to Journal of American
Studies, Canadian Review of American Studies, Miscelanea,
Journal of Modern Literature, History of Photography.
James E. University Lecturer in Islamic Studies, Faculty of
Oriental Studies, Fellow of Trinity Hall, University of Cambridge.
Author of The Vagaries of the Qasidah: The Tradition and Practice
of Early Arabic Poetry (1997). Editor of the third edition
of the Encyclopedia of Islam, The Age of Abü Tammðm
and Ibn al-Rümi (a special number of the Journal of Arabic
Literature) (1996) and The Era of al-Mutanabbi (a
special number of Arabic and Middle Eastern Literatures)
(1999). Contributor to Literary Heritage of Classical Islam,
edited by Mustansir Mir and Jarl E. Fossum (1993), Tradition
and Modernity in Arabic Language and Literature, edited by
J.R. Smart (1996), Gobelin Europa, edited by Lars-Martin
Fosse (1996), Philosophy and Art in the Islamic World,
edited by U. Vermeulen and D. de Smet (1998), Classical and
Popular Medieval Arabic Literature: Festschrift for H.T.
Norris, edited by F. Abu-Haidar (forthcoming). Also contributed
articles to the journals Journal of Arabic Literature,
Edebiyyat, Journal of the American Oriental Society,
Arabic and Middle Eastern Literatures, Arabica, Journal
of Arabic and Islamic Studies. Essays: Ibn Fadlan.
J.A. de. Senior research fellow, Department of Military History,
Royal Dutch Army Ministry of Defence, The Hague. Author of Westerling's
oorlog: Indonesië, 1945[-] 1950: de geschiedenis van de commando's
and parachutisten in Nederlands-Indië (1999), Duizend miljoen
maal vervloekt land. De Hollandse Brigade in Spanje, 1808[-]1813
(with H. Ph. Vogel, 1991), Een wereld in oorlog. Handboek militaire
geschiedenis van Oudheid tot heden (with others, 1995), Nederlanders
oversee: de eerste vijftig jaar, 1600[-]1650 (with Leonard
Blussé, 1983). Editor (with P.G.E.I.J. van der Velde) of De
Werken van Jacob Haafner, 3 vols (1992[-]97), of European
Expansion and Law: The Encounter between European and Indigenous
Law in Nineteenth and Twentieth-century Africa and Asia (with
Wolfgang J. Mommsen 1992), Our Laws, Their lands: Land Law
and Land Use in Modern Colonial Societies (with Dietmar Rothermund,
1994), Pirates and Privateers: New Perspectives on the War
on Trade in the Eighteenth and Nineteenth centuries (with
others, 1997), Het einde van Indië: Indische Nederlanders tijdens
de Japanse bezetting en de dekolonisatie (with Wim Willems,
1995). Essays: Bali; Haafner; Java.
Marjorie. Associate Professor of History, Southern Illinois
University Carbondale. Author of Manners, Morals and Class
in England, 1774[-]1858 (1994) and contributor to History
Today. Essays: Fountaine.
Karen M. Associate Professor, Department of Geography, Bucknell
University, Lewisburg, Pennsylvania. Numerous articles in the
journals Annals of the Association of American Geographers,
Transactions of the Institute of British Geographers, Gender,
Place and Culture, and Journal of Historical Geography.
Essays: United States, Midwest; Workman.
Jeanne. Adviser. Professor of English at the University of
North Carolina at Chapel Hill. Author of Blake, Ethics, and
Forgiveness (1994) and editor of Mary Shelley's travel writings
for The Novels and Selected Works of Mary Shelley, 8 vols
(general editor Nora Crook 1996). She is currently working on
a study of British women travel writers and the politics of the
Napoleonic Wars. Essays: Radcliffe; Starke.
Sarah. Research Fellow, Lady Margaret Hall, Oxford University.
Author of Scott's Last Biscuit: Explorers of the Arctic and
Antarctic (forthcoming). Contributed to Sea Changes,
edited by Bernhard Klein (2001), Eating Culture, edited
by Tobias Doring (2001), The New Dictionary of National Biography
(forthcoming). Essays: Arctic; Coleridge; Franklin; Hudson's
Bay Company; Sailing Ships.
Geoffrey. Senior Lecturer, English Department, University
of Sunderland. Author of The Arab Writer in English: Arab Themes
in a Metropolitan Language, 1908[-]1958 (1998). Contributed
to Desert Travellers, from Herodotus to T.E. Lawrence,
edited by Janet Starkey and Okasha El Daly (2000) and the journals
Islamic Quarterly, Journeys, and Trivium.
Essays: al-Rihani; Curzon, George; Palgrave.
Udo. Adjunct Professor of English, University of Indianapolis,
Indiana. Contributor to Encyclopedia of American Literature
of the Sea and the Great Lakes edited by Jill B. Gidmark (2001),
and American Travel Writers 1776[-]1864 (Dictionary
of Literary Biography 183) edited by James J. Schramer and
Donald Ross (1997). Also contributed articles to The International
Fiction Review, Modern Age, Essays in Literature,
The Malcolm Lowry Review, Massachusetts Studies in English.
Essays: Berlin; Germany.
Lance M. Professor of Landscape Architecture and Associate
Dean, College of Architecture and Landscape Architecture, University
of Minnesota, Minneapolis. Author (with Daniel Nadenicek) of the
Introduction to Landscape Architecture as Applied to the Wants
of the West by H.W.S. Cleveland (Library of American Landscape
History) edited by William H. Tishler (forthcoming), and
author of contributions to Midwestern Landscape Architecture
(Library of American Landscape History) edited by William H. Tishler
(2000), The Regional Garden in the United States (1995),
Modern Landscape Architecture: A Critical Review, edited
by Marc Treib (1993). Also journal articles to Landscape Journal,
Journal of Garden History, Journal of the School of
Architecture and editor (with Patrick Condon) of "The Avant-Garde
and the Landscape: Can They Be Reconciled?", a special issue of
Landscape Journal. Essays: Olmsted.
Pamela. Independent writer and scholar based in London. Author
(with David Sington) of Paradise Dreamed: How Utopian Thinkers
Have Changed the Modern World (1993). Author of Fanny Trollope:
The Life and Adventures of a Clever Woman (1997) and (with
Anthony Payne) of An Interim Census of Surviving copies of
Hakluyt's Divers Voyages and Principal Navigations (1996).
Editor of Domestic Manners of the Americans by Fanny Trollope
(1997). Contributed Introduction to Thackeray by Anthony
Trollope (1997), Texts and Cultural Change in Early Modern
England, edited by C.C. Brown and A.F. Marotti (1997), The
Cambridge History of the Book in Britain, vol. 3:1400[-]1557,
edited by Lotte Hellinga and J. B. Trapp (1999). Also contributed
to The Purchas Handbooks: Studies of the life, times and writings
of Samuel Purchas 1577[-]1626, 2 vols., edited by J. E. Pennington
(1997), Frances and Trollope and the Novel of Social Change,
edited by Brenda Ayres (2002), New Dictionary of National Biography,
and Persuasions: The Jane Austen Journal. Essays:
Noëlle. Chiang Ching-kuo Assistant Professor of Comparative
Literature, Religion, Film and Media Studies, University of Alberta,
Edmonton. Contributor to A Vision of the Orient: Texts, Contexts,
and Intertexts of Madama Butterfly, edited by Sherrill Grace
and Jonathan Wisenthal (forthcoming) and the journals Canadian
Literature and Essays on Canadian Writing. Essays:
Laura. Doctoral candidate, Loyola University, Chicago, Illinois.
Contributed to British Travel Writers, 1837[-]1875 (Dictionary
of Literary Biography 166), edited by Barbara Brothers and
Julia M. Gergits (1996). Essays: Evelyn.
Nicholas. Senior Lecturer, Design History in the Department
of Historical and Critical Studies, Glasgow School of Art, and
consultant to Phillips auctioneers. Also on the steering panel
of the International Conference of Cycling History. Contributed
to The Gendered Object, edited by Pat Kirkham (1996), Cycle
History 9, edited by Glen Norcliffe and R. Van der Plas (1998),
The Culture of Sewing: Gender, Consumption, and Home
Dressmaking, edited by Barbara Burman (1999). Area of specialization
is cycling history and related areas. Essays: bicycle.
Thomas. Department of State, US Government, Washington DC.
Author of Historical Dictionary of Kenya (2000), Historical
Dictionary of Tanzania (1997), Uganda.Tarnished Pearl of
Africa (1996), British East Africa, 1856[-]1963: An Annotated
Bibliography (1985), Paradise Lost: A History of Game Preservation
in British East Africa, 1895[-]1963 (forthcoming). Editor
of Ethiopia: A Country Study (1993). Contributor to Ghana:
A Country Study (1995), Indian Ocean: Five Island Countries
edited by Helen Chapin Metz (1995), World War II in Europe,
Africa, and the Americas edited by Loyd E.Lee (1997), White
Nile, Black Blood: War, Leadership and Ethnicity from Khartoum
to Kampala edited by Jay Spaulding and Stephanie Beswick (2000).
Also contributed articles to Africana Journal, History
in Africa, Journal of Forest History, Journal of
African Studies, and the Uganda Journal. Essays:
Kaj. Associate editor of Annales Academiae Scientiarum
Fennicae, series Humaniora and teaches at the Institute
for Asian and African Studies at the University of Helsinki. Author
of The Offspring of Fatima. Dispersal and Ramification
(1983). Editor (with Sahban Mroueh) of Ibn Sayyar al-Warraq:
Kitab al-Tabikh (1987). Contributed to Teaching
Islam in Finland edited by Nils G. Holm (1993), La alimentación
en las culturas islámicas edited by Manuela Marín and David
Waines (1994). Also contributed articles to the Encyclopaedia
of Islam and Studia Orientalia. Essays: Arabia;
Taiwo Adetunju. Doctoral candidate, Programme in Comparative
Literature, University of British Columbia, Vancouver. Essays:
Carden, Mary. Assistant Professor of English, Department of
English, Humanities and Languages, Southeastern Oklahoma State
University. Author of articles in Twentieth-Century Literature,
Modern Fiction Studies, Prose Studies, and a/b:
Auto/Biography Studies. Essays: Eberhardt.
Margaret Aziza. Assistant Professor, Department of English
and Comparative Literature, Columbia University. Author of articles
on medieval English, French, and Latin literature and culture.
Essays: Mandeville's Travels.
James. Doctoral thesis submitted to the University of Sydney
on the literature of travel to Italy in the Tudor and early Stuart
period. Research interests centre on the history and literature
of early modern travel throughout the "Old World" as well as early
modern European history generally. Essays: Bell; Constantinople;
India: Moghul; Italy, pre-1800; Knox; Levant Company; Ottoman
empire; Richardson; Shaw; Venice.
Alan. Formerly Historian, National Maritime Museum, Greenwich,
England. Editor of 19th-century section of British Naval Documents
1204[-]1960 edited by N.A.M. Rodger et al. (1993),
Shipping: A Survey of Historical Records (1971), Naval
Aspects of the Landings on the French Coast 1758 edited by
N.A.M.Rodger in Naval Miscellany (1964). Contributed to
The North Sea edited by Arne Bang-Andersen et al.
(1985), The Irish Sea edited by Michael McCaughan and J.
Appleby (1989), Les Flottes des Compagnies des Indes, 1600[-]1857,
Northern Seas Yearbook 1996 edited by P. Holm (1996). Essays:
Flinders; King; Logbooks.
Yvonne Elizabeth. Department of English, University of Toronto.
Author of Cartographies of Self: Mapping in the Narratives
of Sir Richard F. Burton, Herman Melville, and Charles Dickens
(unpublished doctoral thesis 2001). Essays: Thackeray.
Hervé. Assistant, University of Paris I, La Sorbonne. Author
of a thesis on the relations between the Jesuits and political
powers in Ethiopia (16th[-]17th centuries). Essays: (with
Manuel João Ramos) Páez.
John D. Assistant Professor in Hispanic and Caribbean Literatures
and Cultures, University of Manchester. Author of Puerto Rican
Cultural Identity and the Work of Luis Rafael Sánchez (2000)
and editor (with Conrad James) of The Cultures of the Hispanic
Caribbean (2000). Research interests include colonialism and
postcolonialism in the Spanish Caribbean, diasporic literatures
in Spanish and English, and the cultural repercussions of translation.
Essays: National Geographical Society.
Winston. Lecturer and Head of Department. University of Stirling,
Scotland, United Kingdom. Editor of Viaje a la Alcarria
by Camilo José Cela for Bristol Classical. Essay: Spain,
Nineteenth and Twentieth Centuries.
Alasdair. Information Officer, Scottish Music Information
Centre and independent scholar based in Glasgow. Editor of Always
Elsewhere: Travels of the Black Atlantic (1998). Contributor
to Liberating Sojourn: Frederick Douglass and Transatlantic
Reform edited by Alan J. Rice and Martin Crawford (1999),
and the journals Studies in Travel Writing , New Formations,
and Research in African Literatures. Essays: England:
John R. Professor of English, Department of Language and Literature,
Central Michigan University, Mount Pleasant. Author of Fantasy
and Science Fiction in the Air Force Academy Library: An Author-Title
Catalogue (1971), Fantasy and Science Fiction: A Critical
Guide (1971). Editor of Shaw and Science Fiction in
The Shaw Review (1973).Contributor to Anatomy of Wonder:
Science Fiction edited by Neil Barron (1987), Ursula K.
Le Guin: Voyager to Inner Lands and to Outer Space edited
by Joe De Bolt (1979), Supernatural Fiction Writers edited
by E.F. Bleiler (1985), British Travel Writers, 1837[-]1875
(Dictionary of Literary Biography 166) edited by Barbara
Brothers and Julia M. Gergits (1996), Festschrift for Stanley
Weintraub edited by Susan Rusinko (1998). Contributed articles
to the journals Revue des Langues Vivantes, Papers on
Language and Literature, Extrapolation, The Shaw
Annual. Essays: Shelley, Mary.
María Laura. Essays: Barros, João de; Henry the Navigator;
Marshall. Essays: Muscovy.
Loredana, Lecturer in Italian Studies, University of Warwick.
Author of Translating Travel: Contemporary Italian Travel Writing
in English Translation (2001). Editor (with Roberto Di Napoli
and Anny King) of Fuzzy Boundaries? Reflections on Modern Languages
and the Humanities (2001). Editor and translator of Lady Bell,
Piccolo manuale di giochi per viaggiatori (1990). Contributed
to Piero della Francesca: nella cultura europea e americana
edited by Attilio Brilli (1993), Homo Viator edited by
Bonita Cleri (1997), authorof Target Culture, Target Language,
edited by Karen Seago and Nicole McBride ((with Roberto Di Napoli,
2000), European Travel in the 1930s edited by D. Duncan
and C. Burdett (forthcoming). Contributed journal articles to
New Comparison, Intersezioni, Modern Languages
Review, The Translator, special issue on Translation
& Minority, Antologia Viesseux. Essays: Italy:
David. Assistant Professor of English and Comparative Literature
University of Michigan, Ann Arbor. Author of Ideographia: The
Chinese Cipher in Early Modern Europe (2001). Editor of Between
Men and Feminism (1992), and Internet Culture (1997).
Contributor to journals Comparative Literature Studies,
Eighteenth-Century Studies, Studies in Eighteenth-Century
Culture, Eighteenth-Century Life, and Medieaevalia
on early Western responses to Chinese culture and the relationship
between gender and aesthetics. Essays: Montagu.
Alexei. Deputy Director of the Russian Academy of Sciences
Institute of the History of Science and Technology, Moscow. Author
of Razvitie kartografii i voprosy ispol'zovania starykh kart
[The Development of World Cartography and Problems of Old Maps]
(1985), Petrovskie geodezisty i pervyi pechatnyi plan Moskvy
[Geodesists of Peter the Great] (with L.A. Goldenberg, 1990),
Razvitie krupnomasshtabnoi kartografii v Rossii [The Development
of Large Scale Cartography in Russia] (1989), The Mapping of
Russian America: A History of Russian-American Contacts in Cartography
(1995), Russia in Maps: A History of Geographical Study and
Cartography of the Country (1996). Editor of Vzaimodeistvie
obzchestva i priordy v prozesse obzccccchestvennoi evoluzii [The
Influence of Society on Nature during Human History] (1981), Karpinskii
Collection Checklist (1994), of Mare Balticum: The Baltic:
Two Thousand Years (with others, 1995), Istoria izuchenia,
ispol'zovania i osvoenia prirodnykch resursov Moskvy i Moskovskogto
regiona [A History of Geographical Study and Exploitation
of the Natural Resources of Moscow and the Moscow Region] (with
others, 1997), and Tvortsi otechestvennoy mauki: geografii
[Creators of Russian Science: Geographers] (1996). Also contributor
to the journals Mapline, Science in Russia, Imago
Mundi, Terrae Incognitae, among others. Essays:
Central Asia: Russian exploration; Dezhnev; Great Game; Nikitin;
Pacific Ocean: routes across; Przheval'skii; Semenov; Turkestan;
Volga River; Yermak.
Luca. Doctoral candidate in the School of American and Canadian
Studies, University of Nottingham. Editor of film review section
of Scope: An Online Journal of Film Studies. Contributor
Twentieth-Century American Cultural Theorists (Dictionary
of Literary Biography 246) edited by Paul Hansom (2001). Also
contributed articles to the journals Links and Letters,
and International Journal of Sexuality and Gender Studies.
Glyn. Senior Lecturer, English Department, University of Wales,
Swansea. Author of Francis Warner and Tradition (1981)
Francis Warner's Poetry (1988), A Biography of Peter
Russell (1995). Editor of Henry Reynolds: Tasso's "Aminta"
and other Poems (1991), I poeti ferraresi nel Rinasciemento
inglese (1992), The Poems of Henry Hughes (1997), Something
about Poetry: Selected Letters and Essays by Peter Russell (1997),
Peter Russell: From the Apoalypse of Quintilius (1997). Contributor
to Othello dal testa alla scena edited by Mariangela Tempera
(1983), The Renaissance in Ferrara and its European Horizons
edited by J. Salmons and W. Moretti (1984), Studies in the
Commedia dell'Arte edited by D. J.George and C. J. Gossip
(1993), Diversions: A Celebration for James Kirkup on his Eightieth
Birthday edited by J. Hogg (1998), Poetry Now: Contemporary
British and Irish Poetry in the Making edited by H. Klein
et al. (1999). Essays: Jenkinson; Wotton.
Max. Senior Lecturer in the Asia-Pacific program, Faculty
of Arts, Queensland University of Technology, Brisbane. Author
of Pacific People and Change (1991). Editor (with Ron Adams),
Cultural Contact in the Pacific (1993), Messy Entanglements
(with Alaima Talu, 1995) and of special issue of the journal Pacific
Studies on Imaging, Representation and Photography and is
preparing books on the career of the 1920s Pacific Island photojournalist
Thomas McMahon and the photographic imaging of colonial Papua.
Essays: Fiji; Mawson; Pacific Ocean islands; Pacific Ocean:
post-exploration; Papua New Guinea; photography.
Manuel João. Department of Anthropology - ISCTE, Lisbon. Author
of Histórias Etíopes: Diário de Viagem (2000), Ensaios
de Mitologia Cristã (1997). Editor, with João
Paulo Cotrim and author with Girma Fisseha and João Paulo Cotrim,
of Ethiopian Narrative Painting (2000), editor
of O Destino Etíope do Preste João [The Ethiopian Destiny
of Prester John] (1999), A Carta Do Preste João: Versõ Latinas
Medievais (1998). Contributor to The Anthropology
of Power: Empowerment and Disempowerment in Changing Structures,
edited by Angela Cheater (1999), Dominant Culture as Foreign
Culture: Dominant Group(s) in the Eyes of the Minorities,
edited by Janusz Mucha (1999), Condicionantes Culturais da
Literatura de Viagens: Estudos e Bibliografias edited by Fernando
Cristóvão (1999), La Mirada Cruzada en la Peninsula Ibérica: Perspectivas
desde la Antropologia Social en España y Portugal, edited by Maria
Catedra (2001). Also contributed numerous articles to journals.
Essays: Ethiopia/Abyssinia; Nile, Blue; Páez.
Sandra. Adviser. Independent writer and editor based in Oxford.
Author of The Illustrated Herbal (with Wilfrid Blunt, 2nd
edition 1994), An Oak Spring Sylva (1989) and An Oak
Spring Pomona (1990). Contributor to The Oxford Companion
to Gardens edited by Patrick Goode and Michael Lancaster (1986),
and also to Book Collector, Country Life, Garden,
Gardens Illustrated. Essays: Banks; Plant Hunting:
Asia; Plant Hunting: Europe; Tournefort.
Sura Prasad. Professor, Department of English, Louisiana State
University, Shreeveport. Author (with William Shaw) Sitakant
Mahapatra: The Mythnographer of Time (2001). Editor (with
Mary Neff Shaw) Flannery O'Connor: New Perspectives (1996)
Contributor to The Carribbean that Isn't? edited by Anne
Malena and Pascale de Souza (2001), British Travel Writing
1940[-]97 (Dictionary of Literary Biography 204) edited
by Barbara Brothers and Julia M. Gergits (1999), Folklore Encyclopedia,
edited by Peter J. Claus (1998), R. K. Narayan: Critical
Perspectives, edited by A.L. McLeod (1994). Contributor to
Diogenes, Literature and Belief, College Literature,
Journal of Contemporary Thought, Flannery O'Connor Bulletin,
Connecticut Review, Comparative Literature Studies, Ariel, Southern
Quarterly, Journal of Contemporary Thought, Jouvert,
Indian Journal of American Studies, South Central Review,South
Asian Review, Studies in Short Fiction, Journal of the Orissa
Society of the Americas. Essays: Naipaul.
Wendy. Adjunct Professor, Program in Religion, Hunter College,
City University of New York, also Instructor, Department of Social
Sciences, New School University, and Library Collection Manager,
Brooklyn Museum of Art. Contributor to The Oxford Encyclopedia
of Ancient Egypt edited by Donald B. Redford (2001), and the
Bulletin of the Egyptological Seminar of New York. Essays:
Srilata. Assistant Professor, Department of English Language
and Literature and Academic Convenor, European Studies, National
University of Singapore. Author of L'Inde romancée: L'Inde
dans le genre romanesque français depuis 1947 (1997). Contributor
to Identités culturelles en Europe et en Éxtrême Orient, Actes
du Colloque de l'Université d'été francophone des pays d'Asie
du Sud-Est (1998), 50 years of Indian Writing, edited
by R.K.Dhawan (1999), Rethinking Creative Processes, edited
by Michelle Royer and Françoise Grauby (2001), New Approaches
in Post-colonial Cultures: A Francophone Reader edited by
Kamal Salhi (forthcoming). Contributor to the journals Alif-Journal
of Comparative Poetics, French Cultural Studies, South-east
Asian Journal of Social Science, Frontières. Essays:
East India Company :French.
Dennis M. Associate Professor, Department of English, Denison
University, Granville, Ohio. Contributor to British Travel
Writers 1910[-]1939 (Dictionary of Literary Biography
195) edited by Barbara Brothers and Julia M. Gergits (1998), British
Travel Writers, 1940[-]1997 (Dictionary of Literary Biography
204), edited by Barbara Brothers and Julia M. Gergits (1999) and
the New Dictionary of National Biography (forthcoming)
Contributor to the journals Philological Quarterly, Modern
Philology, The American Scholar, American Literature, Notes and
Queries, Studies in Bibliography, The Wordsworth Circle, Bulletin
of Research in the Humanities, Blake: An Illustrated Quarterly,
Nineteenth-Century Prose. Essays: Lewis; Newby.
Deborah. Associate Professor of Anthropology, University of
Texas, Arlington. Author of Education and Identity in Rural
France: The Politics of Schooling (1996). Editor of Auto/Ethnography:
Rewriting the Self and the Social (1997). Contributor to Occidentalism
edited by James Carrier (1995), The Anthropology of Friendship
edited by Sandra Bell and Simon Coleman (1999), Schooling the
Symbolic Animal edited by Bradley Levinson (2000), and Handbook
of Ethnography edited by Paul Atkinson et al.. (2001).
Also contributed articles to the journals American Anthropologist,
American Ethnologist, Anthropological Quarterly,
Ethnologie Francaise, Qualitative Research, and
Biography. Essays: Ethnography.
Joan. Professor Emeritus of English Literature, University
of Birmingham. Author of Samuel Daniel: a critical and biographical
study (1964), Fulke Greville: A Critical Biography
(1971), Shakespeare and the Story (1978), The Poetry
of Dante Gabriel Rossetti (1981), Sir Philip Sidney and
Arcadia (1991), Writings on the Nile: Harriet Martinueau,
Florence Nightingale, Amelia Edwards (1995), Amelia Edwards,
Traveller, Novelist and Egyptologist (1998). Editor of Selected
Writings of Fulke Greville (1973). Contributor to A Book
of Masques edited by T.J.B. Spencer and S.W.Wells (1967),
Essays by Divers Hands (1988), Literature and Nationalism
edited by V. Newey and A Thompson (1991). Contributed journal
articles to Review of English Studies, Modern Language
Review, Victorian Studies, Studies in Philology
, Shakespeare Survey among others. Essays: Edwards.
Terry. Associate Professor of English, University of Alaska,
Fairbanks. Editorial advisory board of the Oklahoma City University
Law Review. Contributor to a number of reference works including
The Reference Guide to American Literature edited by Thomas
Riggs (2000). Area of specialization is the relationship between
early modern English law and Renaissance literature. Essays:
Barrow; Byrd; Dog-Sled; Royal Geographical Society; Siberia.
Huebscher Carol. Lecturer, University Extension, University
of Texas at Austin. Contributor to Border Crossings: Essays
on Mary Wollstonecraft's Letters from Scandinavia, edited
by Anka Ryall and Catherine Sandbach-Dahlström (forthcoming),
Nineteenth-Century British Women Writers: A Bio-Bibliographical
Critical Sourcebook, edited by Abigail Burnham Bloom (2000),
British Travel Writers, 1837[-]1875 (Dictionary of Literary
Biography 166) edited by Barbara Brothers and Julia M. Gergits
(1996), British Travel Writers, 1910[-]1939 (Dictionary
of Literary Biography 195) edited by Barbara Brothers and
Julia M.Gergits (1998), British Travel Writers, 1940[-]1997
(Dictionary of Literary Biography 204) edited by Barbara
Brothers and Julia M. Gergits (1999). Essays: Iceland;
Beau. Adviser. Head, Polar History Group, Scott Polar Research
Institute, University of Cambridge. Author of The Myth of the
Explorer: The Press, Sensationalism, and Geographical Discovery
(1993). Author (with David Boss) of Running Wild (1984),
Great Ones (1989), of Cathedrals of the World (with
Elizabeth Cruwys, 1997) and The Photographs of H.G. Ponting
(1999). Editor of The Great White South (with others, 1999).
Editor of the journal Polar Record. Essays: Baker;
Bennett; Cameron; Stanley.
Michael. Professor of Drama and Scandinavian Studies, University
of East Anglia. Author of The Long Sonata of the Dead: A Study
of Samuel Beckett (1969), Strindberg and Autobiography
(1986), Strindberg's Letters (1992), and Studies in
Strindberg (1998). Editor of Strindberg and Genre (1991),
Strindberg: Selected Essays (1996), Expressionism and
Modernism (1999), Nordic Letters 1870-1910 (1999).
Contributor to Facets of European Modernism, edited by
Janet Garton (1986), Strindberg and History, edited by
Birgitta Steene (1992). Essays: Linnaeus
Viebeke. Secretary General of the Linschoten Society and director
of a company which researches historical and editorial projects.
Author of De schipbreuk van de Batavia, 1629 [Shipwreck
of the Batavia, 1629] (1993). Author (with Diederick Wildeman
Ontdekkingsreizen van Nederlanders. 1590[-]1650 [Dutch
Voyages of Discovery 1590[-]1650] (1993), Reizen op Papier.
Journalen en reisverslagen van Nederlandse ontdekkingsreizigers,
kooplieden en avonturiers [Voyages and Travels on Paper. Journals
and Travel Accounts of Dutch Discovers, Merchants and Adventurers]
(1996), In dienst van de Comagnie. Leven bij de VOC in honderd
getuigenissen 1602[-]1799 [In the Service of the Company.
Life with the Dutch East India Company by a Hundred Witnesses
1602[-]1799] (with Roelof van Gelder, 1996). Editor (with others)
of Souffrir pour Parvenir: De wereld van Jan Huygen van Linschoten
(1998) and editor of the journals Werken der Linschoten-Vereeniging
[Works issued by the Linschoten Society] Amstelodamum.
Contributor to the book Batavia te Water, edited by Viebeke
Roeper (with others). Essays: (with Diederick Wildeman)
East India Company (Dutch); Linschoten-Vereeniging; Lodewycksz;
Barnaby. Publisher, Sickle Moon Books and Eland Publishing,
London, and Director of the Association for the Study of North
African Travel. Author of A Traveller's History of North Africa
(1998), Morocco (2000), Tunisia (with Rose Barin)
(1998), Cyprus (1994). Editor of North Africa Travel,
No. 1 (2001), Poetry of Place (2001), Poetry of
Place, Desert Air and Araby the blest (2001), One Hundred
Years of Cottesmore (1998). Contributor of numerous articles
on North Africa, the Sahara and Turkey to national newpapers and
magazines. Essays: Africa: north; Ibn Khaldun; Libya; Morocco;
Robert. Professor, Institut für Alte Geschichte und Sprachen
und Kulturen des Alten Orients, Universität Innsbruck. Author
of Herodots Babylonischer Logos: Eine kritische Untersuchung
der Glaubwürdigkeitsdisdussion an Hand ausgewählter Beispiele
(1993), Author (with Reinhold Bichler) Herodot. Eine Einführung
(2000). Editor (with Christoph Ulf) of Geschlechterrollen
und Frauenbild in der Perspektive antiken Autoren (2000),
Althistorische Studien im Spannungsfeld zwischen Universal-
und Wissenschaftsgeschichte. Festschrift für Franz Hampl gedacht
zum 90. Geburtstag am 8. Dezember 2000 (with Peter W. Haider,
2001), Frauenbild und Geschlechterrollen in Realität - Projektion
- Ethnographie.Geschlechterrollen und Frauenbild in der Perspektive
antiker Autoren (with Christoph Ulf, forthcoming), Continuity
of Empire. Assyria, Media, Persia: Proceedings of the International
Meeting in Padua, 26th[-]28th April 2001 (with others, forthcoming).
Contributor to Wege zur Genese griechischer Identität. Die
Bedeutung der früharchaischen Zeit, edited by Christoph Ulf
(1996), Melammu Symposia 1: The heirs of Assyria edited
by Sanna Aro and R. M. Whiting (2000), Geschlechterrollen und
Frauenbild in der Perspektive antiker Autoren edited by contributor
(with Christoph Ulf) (2000), Ideologie, Sport, Aussenseiter.
Aktuelle Aspekte einer Beschäftigung mit der antiken Gesellschaft,
edited by Christoph Ulf (2000). Contributor to many journals.
Essays: periplous; Pytheas of Massilia.
Joan-Pau. Lecturer in International History, The London School
of Economics and Political Science Author of Travel and Ethnology
in the Renaissance: South India through European eyes, 1250[-]1625
(2000). Editor (with Jas Elsner) of Voyages and Visions: Towards
a Cultural History of Travel (1999), Shifting Cultures:
Interaction and Discourse in the Expansion of Europe (with
Henriette Bugge, 1995). Contributor to Facing each other,
edited by Anthony Pagden (2000). Also articles in the journals
Journeys, Mare Liberum, History and Anthropology,
Portuguese Studies, Journal of the History of Ideas.
Essays: Cieza de Leon; Valle; Varthema.
Simon. Senior Lecturer, School of Arts and Sciences, Australian
Catholic University, Brisbane. Author of The Cartographic Eye:
How Explorers Saw Australia (1996). Editor of The Body
in the Library (with Leigh Dale, 1998). Essays: Eyre;
Missionary Narratives; Stuart; Sturt.
Ada. Professor of American Studies, University of Versailles.
Author of Les Chicanos: Etrangers dans leur propre pays ?
(1998). Editor of Mary Rowlandson: Captive des Indiens
(1995). Contributor to New Immigrant Literatures in the United
States, edited by A.S. Knippling (1996), An Other Tongue:
Nation and Ethnicity in the Linguistic Borderlands, edited
by Alfred Arteaga (1994), Parcours identitaires edited
by G. Fabre (1993). Contributor to the journals Caliban
(autobiography), Bilingual Press (Chicano literature),
Prooftexts (Jewish-American autobiography). Essays:
Ann (Mrs. Ann Shirley) . Independent scholar based in London.
Formerly at the Scott Polar Research Institute, Cambridge and
the National Maritime Museum, Greenwich. Author of Scott's
Last Voyage (1974), The Voyages of "Discovery" (1994),
The Search for the North West Passage (1999). Editor (with
H.G.R. King) of the Diary of the Discovery Expedition to the
Antarctic Regions, 1901[-]1904, by Edward Wilson (1973), Polar
Pundit: reminiscences about Brian Birley Roberts (1995). Contributor
to Compassing the Vaste Globe of the Earth: Studies in the
History of the Hakluyt Society edited by R.C. Bridges and
P.E.H. Hair (1996) (with Margaret Deacon) in Starving Sailors:
the influence of Nutrition upon Naval and Maritime History
edited by J. Watt et al. (1981). Tasmanian Insights:
Essays in Honour of Geoffrey Thomas Stilwell edited by Gillian
Winter (1992), The Royal Geographical Society History of World
Exploration edited by John Keay (1991), Meta Incognita,
A Discourse of Discovery: Martin Frobisher's Arctic Expeditions,
1576[-]1578 edited by Thomas H. B. Symons. Also contributed
articles to Polar Record, The Mariner's Mirror,
Geographical Journal, and Arctic. Essays:
Genadii A. Curator. Chekhov House Museum, Yalta, Crimea, Ukraine.
Essays: Chekhov; Crimea.
Andreas. Assistant Professor of Russian Literature, Department
of Slavic Languages and Literatures, University of Michigan, Ann
Arbor. Author of Authenticity and Fiction in the Russian Literary
Journey, 1790[-]1840 (2000). Contributor to Gender and
Sexuality in Russian Civilization edited by Peter Barta (forthcoming),
The Russian Review, Slavic Review and Slavic
and East European Journal. Essays: Caucasus: Russian
exploration; Karamzin; Radishchev.
James J. Professor, Department of English, Youngstown State
University, Youngstown, Ohio. Editor (with Donald Ross) of American
Travel Writers, 1850[-]1915 (Dictionary of Literary Biography
189) (1998) and American Travel Writers, 1776[-]1864 (Dictionary
of Literary Biography 183) (1997), also contributed articles
to both books above and to British Travel Writers, 1837[-]1875
(Dictionary of Literary Biography 166) (1996) and British
Travel Writers, 1940[-]1997 (Dictionary of Literary Biography
204) (1999) edited by Barbara Brothers and Julia M. Gergits.
Contributed articles to the journals Arizona Quarterly (on
the rhetoric of violence in the sermons of American Puritans),
Revista Canaria de Estudios Ingleses (on magical realism
in the Vietnam war fiction of Tim O'Brien), and Cooper Society
Miscellaneous Papers (on James Fenimore Cooper and American
landscape aesthetics). Essays: Thubron.
Stefan. Teaching assistant, History Department, University
of Kassel. Area of interest is medieval history, with particular
emphasis on pilgrimage to Jersusalem in the Middle Ages. Essays:
Alexander Hugo. Research Officer, Corporation of London. Contributor
to The Local Historian, Journal of Historical Geography,
and St Helena: A Quincentenary History (forthcoming). Essays:
Bernard. Essays: Waugh, Evelyn.
John David. Visiting Assistant Professor, Department of English,
University of Minnesota at Duluth. Essays: Steinbeck.
Mimi. Lecturer in Sociology, Lancaster University, England.
Author of Democracy After Slavery: Black Publics and Peasant
Radicalism in Haiti and Jamaica (2000), Consuming the Caribbean:
From Arawaks to Zombies (forthcoming). Contributor to Gender
and Slave Emancipation in the Atlantic World edited by Pam
Scully and Diana Paton (2001). Also contributed articles on gender,
freedom, and citizenship in Slavery and Abolition, New
West India Guide, and Plantation Society in the Americas;
and articles on publics and mobility in Theory and Society
and the International Journal of Urban and Regional Research.
Essays: Haiti; slave narratives.
Alan J. Assistant Professor, Department of English, Hamline
University, St. Paul, Minnesota. Contributor to the journals Early
American Literature and Post Identity. Essays:
Mark. Assistant Professor, Department of English, University
of Alberta. Editor of, and contributor to, "New Metropolitan Forms,"
co-edited with Jonathan Beller and Neferti Tadiar, Polygraph
8/9 (1996). Contributor to Technology and the American Imagination
(1994) and Essays on Canadian Writing 68 (on taxidermy
in North America circa 1900); Cultural Critique 37 (on
the politics of mobility surrounding Nat Turner's 1831 slave revolt);
Alberta Museums Review 23:2 (on interrelations between
national parks and museums); Canadian Review of American Studies
(on travel as disciplinary practice circa 1900); Essays on
Canadian Writing 53(on Michael Ondaatje's The English Patient);
Alberta 1:2 (on Robert Kroetsch's Badlands). Essays:
hunting and big game expeditions; postcards; Rocky Mountains.
Beatrice. Teaches English Literature and Composition at New
York College in Athens and is completing a dissertation at Syracuse
University, Syracuse, New York. Her work encompasses Anglo-American
20th-century literature, narratology, psychoanalytic and poststructuralist
theories, film, aesthetics/poetics, art history, and culture studies.
Essays: Forster, E.M.
Renee. Senior Lecturer, School of English, University of the
West of England, Bristol. Contributor (with Kate Fulbrook) to
Writing and America edited by Gavin Cologne-Brookes et
al. (1996) and to Journal of American Studies. Essays:
Marquette; de Soto.
Paul. Lecturer, English Department, The University of Hong
Kong. Author of The Postmodern Chronotope: Reading Space and
Time in Contemporary Fiction (2000), and a number of articles
on postmodern fiction and travel writing. Essays: Defoe;
Fictional Travel; Imperialist Narratives; Lévi-Strauss; Morris;
Odoric; Swift; Theroux; tourism.
Christopher. Independent scholar based in Norwich. Formerly
Reader in French at the School of Languages, Linguistics and Translation
Studies, University of East Anglia. Author of Jean Anouilh
(1985) and Alabaster, Bikini and Calvados (1985). Editor
of Dramatic Works by Jean de la Taille (1972), Two Tragedies
by Antoine de Montchrestien (1972), France et Grande Bretagne
depuis la chute de Charles Premier à celle de Jacques II (1990),
Jean Ducis, Othello (1992), and Essays in Annotated
Translation (1994). Contributor to Form and Meaning: Aesthetic
Coherence in Seventeenth-Century French Drama edited by William
D. Howarth et al. (1982), Robinson Crusoe: Myths and
Metamorphoses edited by Lieve Spaas and Brian Stimpson (1996),
Kreigerserlebnis und Legendenbildung: Das Bild des modernen
Kreiges in Literatur, Theater, Photographie und Film edited
by Thomas F. Schneider (1997), From Gaelic to Romantic: Ossianic
Translations edited by Fiona Stafford and Howard Gaskill (1998),
Private and Public Voices in Victorian Poetry edited by
Sabine Coelsch-Foisner and Holger Klein (2000). Contributor to
the books Encyclopedia of Literary Translation into English
edited by Olive Classe (2000), Encyclopedia of Life Writing
edited by Margaretta Jolly (2001), Encyclopedia of the Romantic
Era, 1760[-]1850 edited by Chris Murray (forthcoming), and
the journals Shakespeare Yearbook, Renaissance Studies,
Seventeenth-Century French Studies, French Studies Bulletin,
Modern Languages in Scotland, Romance Notes, Moreana,
New Comparison, Journal of European Studies, Thomas
Hardy Journal and Norwich Papers. Essays: Dufferin
& Ava, Marquis of; La Salle; Wraxall; Young, Arthur.
Piers Michael. Instructor, English Department, Kuwait University.
Author of Colonial Obscene: Reading Cultural Texts on Borneo,
Ex-centrically (unpublished thesis 1997) and an article in
the journal Jouvert. Essays: Borneo.
Stephanie. Doctoral candidate, Department of English, Princeton
University, Princeton, New Jersey. Essays: Atlantic Ocean:
Ronald W. Professor of Portuguese, Spanish, and Comparative
Literature, University of Illinois at Urbana-Champaign. Author
of The Rediscoverers: Major Figures in the Portuguese Literature
of National Regeneration (1981). Author (with Joel Weinsheimer)
of The Humanities in Dispute (1998), of Reading the
Harper: On A Portuguese Immigrant Poem, California, 1901
(with Maria A. Duarte, 1996), Editor of Problems of Enlightenment
in Portugal (1984). Translator of Control of the Imaginary
by Luiz Costa Lima (1988). Corresponding Editor, Chasqui, Revista
de Literatura Latinoamericana, 1989[-]1995, and member of
the editorial board of Ellipsis, Discourse, Arizona
Journal of Hispanic Cultural Studies, North Carolina Series
in Romance Languages and Literatures. Contributor to
Entre Resistir e Identificar-se: Para uma Teoria da Prática
da Narrativa Brasileira de Autoria Feminina, edited by Peggy
Sharpe (1997), El Teatro Español del Siglo XVIII, edited
by J.M. Sala Valldaura (1996), The Project of Prose in Early
Modern Europe and the New World edited by Elizabeth Fowler
and Roland Greene (1997), Literature Among Discourses: The
Spanish Golden Age, edited by Wlad Godzich and Nicholas Spadaccini
(1987), The Institutionalization of Literature in Spain,
edited by Wlad Godzich and Nicholas Spadaccini (1987). Also contributed
articles to the following journals Bulletin of Hispanic Studies,
Chasqui, Discourse, Ellipsis, Ideologies
and Literature, Luso-Brazilian Review, Portuguese
Literary and Cultural Studies, Revista Camoniana, Romance
Languages Annual, Tropelías. Essays: História
Jennifer Writer and freelance editor. Among her publications
are: A Treasury of Biblical Quotations (1982); Encyclopedia
of the Renaissance (first edition 1988 with the late Thomas
G. Bergin; second edition forthcoming); Dent Dictionary of
Symbols in Christian Art (1994); Oxford Dictionary of Foreign
Words and Phrases (1997); Oxford Dictionary of Idioms (1999);
Oxford Concise Dictionary of Proverbs (1992, second edition
with John Simpson; third edition, 1998; fourth edition, forthcoming).
Essays: Bus; Cape of Good Hope, Pre-1806; Collections of
Literature of Travel and Exploration, Antologies; Greece, 1600-1821;
Leake, William Martin.
Roland. Doctoral candidate, Institut für Alte Geschichte,
Mitglied des Instituts für österreichische Geschichtsforschung,
Universität Innsbruck. Author of "Die Genese von Artemis und Athene"
(1997), "Der Laterculus Regum VVandalorum et Alanorum" (2001).
Contributor to Historisches Lexikon für das Fürstentum Liechtenstein,
Der Neue Pauly. Enzyklopädie der Antike, Bausteine zur
liechtensteinischen Geschichte, edited by Arthur Brunhart
(1999), Liechtenstein und die Revolution von 1848, edited
by Arthur Brunhart (2000). Essays: Black Sea.
Rebecca. Assistant Professor of English, Ohio Wesleyan University,
Delaware, Ohio. Essays: diaries.
Eric. Professor of English, Auburn University, Montgomery,
Alabama. Author of The Movement Towards Subversion: The English
History Play from Skelton to Shakespeare (1996) Contributor
to Children and War, edited by James Marten (forthcoming),
Denise Levertov: New Perspectives, edited by Anne Colclough
Little and Susie Paul (2000), Moral Problems Unique to the
Holocaust, edited by Harry James Cargas (1999), Resisting
the Holocaust, edited by Ruby Rohrlich (1998), The Muses
Female Are: Martha Moulsworth and Other Women Writers of the English
Renaissance, edited by Robert C. Evans and Anne C. Little
(1995). Also contributed articles to The European Studies Journal,
Studies in American Indian Literatures, Essays in Theatre,
The Polish Review, Publications of the Arkansas Philological
Association. Essays: Catlin; Ponce de Léon.
Jill. Senior Lecturer, School of Humanities, University of
Northumbria. Editor (with Malcolm Gee and Tim Kirk) of and contributor
to The City in Central Europe; Culture and Society from 1800
to the Present (1999), of A Sense of Place (with Alex
Cowan, forthcoming). Contributor to Being Elsewhere: The Development
of Mass Tourism: Politics, Practices and Identities in Nineteenth
and Twentieth Century Europe and North America, edited by
Shelley Baranowski and Ellen Furlough (2001), Water,Culture,
and Politics in Germany and the American West edited by Susan
Anderson and Bruce Tabb (2001), New Directions in Urban History:
Aspects of European Art, Health, Tourism and Leisure since the
Enlightenment edited by Peter Borsay et al. (2000),
Imperial Cities: Landscape, Display and Identity
edited by Felix Driver and David Gilbert (1999). Also contributed
to the journals Studies in Travel Writing, Journeys:
International Journey of Travel and Travel Writing. Essays:
Alps; Central Europe; illustration; journalists and journalism.
Ian R. Polar History Research Associate, Scott Polar Research
Institute, Cambridge. Contributor to Lobsticks and Stone Cairns:
Human Landmarks in the Arctic edited by Richard C. Davis (1996).
Editorial Advisor to the journal Polar Record, and contributor
of articles to, among others, Polar Record, Arctic and
The Mariner's Mirror. Essays: Davis; Hearne; Sakhalin;
Michael. Deceased, formerly Vice President, The Hakluyt Society,
and Fellow of the Royal Society of Edinburgh. Author of The
Life and Adventures of Thomas Coryate (1962), Sir Thomas
Roe 1581[-]1644: A Life (1989), The Ben Line 1825[-]1982:
An Anecdotal History (1992), Esmond de Beer: Scholar and
Benefactor (1995). Editor of The East India Company Journals
of Captain William Keeling and Master Thomas Bonner, 1615[-]1617
(with Boies Penrose, 1971). Contributor to The Hakluyt Handbook,
vol. 1, edited by D.B. Quinn (1974), The Oxford Book of Military
Anecdotes edited by Max Hastings (1985), Compassing the
Vaste Globe of the Earth edited by R.C. Bridges and P.E.H.
Hair (1996), The Purchas Handbook, vol. 1, edited by L.E.
Pennington (1997), New Dictionary of National Biography
(forthcoming). Also contributed to History Today, and The
Mariner's Mirror. Essays: Coryate; Methwold; Roe.
Richard E. Professor of Chinese and Director, Interdepartmental
Program in East Asian Studies, Department of East Asian Languages
and Cultures, University of California, Los Angeles. Author of
a volume of translations of classical Chinese travel writing,
Inscribed Landscapes: Travel Writing from Imperial China
(1994), and other translations from the Chinese. Essays:
Julie Anne. Visiting Assistant Professor, Department of History,
Temple University, Philadelphia, Pennsylvania. Contributor to
Reader's Guide to British History edited by David Loades
(forthcoming). She is working on a book about Lytton Strachey,
homosexuality and the gender politics of British modernism. Essays:
gender and sexuality.
Erki. Science historian and researcher of Karl Ernst von Baer,
Museum of the Institute of Zoology and Botany, and Researcher,
Departament of Philosophy, University of Tartu. Author of Findbuch
zum Nachlass Karl Ernst von Baer (1792[-]1876) (1999), Geographical
Aspects in the Scientific Research of Karl Ernst von Baer in the
1830[-]1840s (2000), Materialien zur Kenntniss des unvergänglichen
Boden-Eises in Sibirien gesammelt von Karl Ernst von Baer
(2001). Editor (with others) of several science-historical publications.
Essays: Anjou; Russian Geographical Society.
Robert A. Associate Professor of History, Humanities and Communications
Department, Florida Institute of Technology, Melbourne. Author
of Rebel Storehouse: Florida in the Confederate Economy
(1995) and World War II in Fort Pierce (1999). Editor of
A Pennsylvanian in Blue: The Civil War Diary of Thomas Beck
Walton (1995). Editor (with Lewis N. Wynne) of This War
So Horrible: The Civil War Diary of Hiram Smith Williams (1993),
of This Cruel War: The Civil War Letters of Grant and Malinda
Taylor (with Ann K. Blomquist Mercer, 2000). Also contributed
to the Florida Historical Quarterly. Essays: Space
Travel and Exploration.
Tamara M. Adjunct Instructor, Department of English and Foreign
Languages, University of Southern Colorado, Pueblo. Contributor
to Studies in Travel Writing (D. H. Lawrence in Taos, New
Mexico, Journal of the Southwest ( Simone de Beauvoir's
1947 travel in the US Southwest), MELUS: Journal of the Study
of Multi-Ethnic Literatures of the United States (Leslie Marmon
Silko's novel Almanac of the Dead), The Tocqueville
Review/La Revue Tocqueville (de Tocqueville's study of the
US treaty mechanisms with native tribes and the Indian nations).
Essays: Douglas; Kino; de Tocqueville.
Carl. Junior Research Fellow, Trinity College, University
of Oxford. Contributor to Journeys (on early 19th-century
Arctic exploration), Post-War Literatures in English (on
Redmond O'Hanlon), New Statesman (on National Geographic
magazine) and Bulletin of the Association for the Study of
Travel in Egypt and the Near East (on James Bruce). Essays:
Norman J.W. Professor Emeritus Professor (recalled), Department
of Geography, University of California, Los Angeles. Author of
Original Survey and Land Subdivision (1966), Maps and
Man (1972), Maps and Civilization (1996, 2nd edition
1999). Editor (with Derek Howse) of A Buccaneer's Atlas
(1992) by Basil Ringrose. Editor of The Three Voyages of Edmond
Halley in the Paramore, 1682[-]1701 (1981), Sir Francis
Drake and the Famous Voyage, 1577[-]1580 (1984), Standing
on the Shoulders of Giants: A Longer View of Newton and
Halley (1990). Contributor to The Quest for Longitude,
edited by William J. H. Andrewes (1996), and Terrae Incognitae,
Annals of the Association of American Geographers, Navigation,
among numerous other articles and books. Essays: Verrazzano.
Michael. Fellow in French, Selwyn College, Cambridge. Author
of Gide: 'Les Faux-Monnayeurs' (1981) and Balzac (1995).
Editor of Beyond the Nouveau Roman (1990) and of texts
by Mérimée and Pascal Lainé. Contributor to Artistic Relations.
Literature and the Visual Arts in Nineteenth-Century France,
edited by Peter Collier and Robert Lethbridge and to various volumes
of conference proceedings in English and French. Also author of
articles on 19th- and 20th-century French literature in French
Studies, Modern Language Review, Forum for Modern Language Studies,
Australian Journal of French Studies, Essays in French
Literature, L'Année balzacienne and Bulletin des
Amis d'André Gide, among others. Essays: Gide; Malraux;
Jane T. Assistant Professor of Communication, Department of
Humanities and Communication, Florida Institute of Technology,
Melbourne. Author of articles in The Historian , Journal
of Business and Technical Communication and is a contributor
to Remembering Kuralt edited by Ralph Grizzle (2000). Essays:
Censorship and travel writing; Le Vaillant; Manuscript Collecting.
Marina. Professor of History and Associate Dean, College of
Liberal Arts, Washington State University, Pullman. Editor of
The Pate Chronicle (1993). Contributor to Travel, Trade,
and Exploration in the Middle Ages: an Encyclopedia edited
by John Block Friedman and Kristen Mossler Figg (2000), Women
in the Medieval Islamic World: Power, Patronage, and Piety
edited by Gavin R.G. Hambly (1998), Encyclopaedia of the History
of Science, Technology, and Medicine in Non-Western Cultures
edited by Helaine Selin (1997), Tradition, Transmission, Transformation
edited by F. Jamil Ragep and Sally P. Ragep, with Steven Livesey
(1996), Women and the Journey edited by Susan H. McLeod
and Bonnie Frederick (1993). Also contributed journal articles
to Cahiers du Monde russe, Terrae Incognitae, Swahili
Forum, International Journal of Middle East Studies,
Islamic Studies. Essays: Mecca and Medina; Tsybikov;
Mark. Independent writer, critic and scholar based near Sydney.
Also teaches at the University of Sydney and The University of
Western Sydney. Contributed essays and reviews to Resurgence,
Orion, The Temenos Academy Review, The
Bulletin, The Australian, The Sydney Morning Herald,
The Canberra Times, The Courier-Mail, Quadrant,
Island, Famous Reporter and other journals on topics
including the essay, ecology, landscape, place and the literature
of the wild. Essays: Matthiessen; Thesiger.
Christina. Lecturer in German, Department of European Studies,
Loughborough University. Author of Ernst Bloch's Konstruktion
der Moderne aus Messianismus und Marxismus (1995). Contributor
to Woman Writers in the Age of Goethe vol. 9 edited by
Margaret Ives (1997), The Gruppe 47: Fifty Years On: A Reappraisal
of its Literary and Political Significance edited by Stuart
Parkes and John J. White (1999), Europa: ein salon? edited
by Roberto Simanowski et al. (with Rotraut Fischer, 1999),
The "Other" Austrians: Post-1945 Austrian Women's Writing
edited by Allyson Fiddler (1998), Autobiography by Women in
German edited by Mereid Puw Davies et al. (2000). Essays:
Florence; Pfeiffer; Rome
Arjo. Professor of Medieval Studies, Faculty of Arts, University
of Groningen. Author of "Qui sa vertu anoblist".
The Concepts of noblesse and chose
publicque in Burgundian Political Thought (1981),
Laurens Pignon, OP: Confessor of
Philip the Good. Ideas on Jurisdiction
and the Estates (1985), Anselmus van
Canterbury. Over waarheid - De veritate
(1990), Cadmus zaaide draketanden. Ideeëngeschiedenis
en de vermenigvuldiging van teksten
(1995), Anselmus van Canterbury. Over
keuzevrijheid-De libertate arbitrii (1997).
Editor (with others) of Rodolphus Agricola Phrisius
1444[-]1485 (1988), of Wessel Gansfort
(1419[-]1489) and Northern Humanism
(with others, 1993), of Scepticism and Irreligion
in the Seventeenth and Eighteenth
Centuries (with others, 1993),of Northern Humanism in
European Context, 1469[-]1625: From the 'Adwert Academy' to Ubbo
Emmius (with others, 1999), Between Demonstration and Imagination:
Essays in the History of Science and Philosophy Presented to John
D. North (with others, 1999). Contributor to De Oriënt
Droom of Dreiging? Het Oosten
in Westers Pers pectief edited by
Martin Gosman and Hans Bakker (1988), Media Latinitas:
A Collection of Essays to Mark
the Occasion of the Retirement
of L.J. Engels edited by R.I.A. Nip et
al. (1996), Illustreret filosofihistorie: qstens og Vestens
filosofi i tekst og billeder edited by J. Bor, E. Petersma
and J. Kingma (1997), "Cur deus homo". Atti del Congresso
Anselmiano Internazionale, edited by Paul Gilbert et al.
(1999), The Dragon and the Unicorn edited by D. Knechtges
and E. Vance (forthcoming). Also contributed many articles to
the journals Fifteenth-Century Studies, Algemeen
Nederlands Tijdschrift voor Wijsbegeerte
,Tijdschrift voor theoretische geschiedenis,
Aevum. Rassegna di scienze storiche,
linguistiche e filologiche, Madoc. Essays:
Golden Fleece; Lannoy.
Garrelt. Essays: Bontekoe, Willem Ysbrantsz.
John. Fellow of the Royal Asiatic Society, London. Author
of Südostasien vor der Kolonialzeit (1965), East of
Malacca: Three Essays on the Portuguese in the Indonesian Archipelago
in the Sixteenth and Early Seventeenth Centuries (1985), Albuquerque:
Caesar of the East: Selected Texts by Afonso de Albuquerque and
His Son (with T.F. Earle, 1990), Blue Guide to Thailand
(with Gavin Pattison, 1997). Editor of Southeast Asian Port
and Polity: Rise and Demise (with J. Kathirithamby-Wells,
1990), southeast Asian editor of the Dictionary of Art
edited by Jane Turner (1996). Translator and editor of Nicolas
Gervaise, Histoire naturelle et politique du Royaume de Siam,
1688 (1989). Contributor to The First Portuguese Colonial
Empire edited by Malyn Newitt (1986), Portuguese Asia:
Aspects in History and Economic History edited by Roderich
Ptak (1987), Studies in the Portuguese Discoveries I edited
by T.F. Earle and Stephen Parkinson (1992), Portuguese Voyages
to Asia and Japan in the Renaissance Period edited by Peter
Milard (1994), Maritime Asia: Profit Maximisation, Ethics and
Trade Structure c. 1399[-]1800 edited by Karl Sprengard and
Roderich Ptak (1994). Also contributor to Journal of the Royal
Asiatic Society, Modern Asian Studies, Journal of
Southeast Asian Studies, Terrae Incognitae, Philippine
Studies, Archipel, Revista du Cultural Macau,
Itinerario, Oceanos, Journal of the Siam Society,
and Journal of Imperial and Commonwealth Studies. Essays:
Ca' da Mosto; Tafur.
Henning Howlid. Associate Professor, Department of Nordic
Languages and Literature, University of Tromsø. Author of Diktet
natur. Natur og landskap hos Andreas Munch. Vilhelm Krag og Hans
Børli (1997), Innenfor og utenfor: eksistensielle problemstillinger
i Sigbjørn Hølmebakks forfatterskap (1990). Editor of Hamsun
I Tromsø II. Rapport for den 2. Internasjonale Hamsun-konferanse
1999 (1999) and Prosadiktet I Norge (2002). Contributor
to Lenkede fugler som evig letter. Om Paal Brekkes forfatterskap
edited by Ole Karlsen (2001), Nye tilbakeblikk. Artikler om
litteraturhistoriske hovedbegreper edited by Alvhild Dvergsdal
(1998), Herr Petter 350 år. Et festskrift fra Universitetet
i Tromsø edited by Sigmund Nesset (1997), Litterære skygger.
Norsk fantastisk litteratur edited by Torgeir Haugen (1998),
and Naturhistorier. Naturoppfatning, menneskesyn og poetikk
i skandinavisk litteratur edited by Ivar Lærkesen (1999).
Contributor to the journals Norsk Litterær Årbok,
Edda, Norsk litteraturvitenskapelig tidsskrift,
Tijdschrift voor Skandinavistiek, Laboratoria di Geografia
e Letteratur, Scandinavian-Canadian Studies. Essays:
Malcolm. Emeritus Professor and Visiting Professor, Department
of Geography, University of Southampton. Author of The Development
of Rural Settlements: A Study of the Helos Plain in Southern Greece
(1982), The Evolution of Middle Eastern Landscapes: An Outline
to AD 1840 (1985), The Role of the Government in the Industrialisation
of Turkey, 1830[-]1980 (1989), The Middle East: A Geographical
Study (with others, 2nd edition 1988). Editor of Travellers
in the Levant (with Sarah Searight, 2001), Landscape and
Culture: Georgraphical and Archaeological Perspectives (1987),
Aspects of Religion in Secular Turkey (1990), An Island
Polity: The Archaeology of Exploitation in Melos (with Colin
Renfrew, 1982). Contributor to Historical Geography of the
Balkans edited by F.W. Carter (1977), Explorations in Doughty's
Arabia Deserta edited by Stephen E. Tabachnickh (1987), Philolakon:
Lakonian Studies in Honour of Hector Catling edited by J.M.
Sanders (1992), Mani: Temoignages sur l'Espace et la Societe
(1996), Greek Civilization: An Introduction edited by Brian
A. Sparkes (1998). Also contributor to the journals Anatolian
Studies, Byzantine and Modern Greek Studies, Dumbarton
Oaks Papers, Erdkunde, Transactions of the Institute
of British Geographers. Essays: Burckhardt; Chelebi.
John. Professor Emeritus, Spanish and Latin American Studies,
Queen's University, Kingston, Ontario. Author of Metaphysics
and Aesthetics in the Work of Eduardo Barrios (1983), R.
B. Cunninghame Graham: An Annotated Bibliography (1978), Cunninghame
Graham and Scotland: An Annotated Bibliography (1980), Temas
Criollos de R.B. Cunninghame Graham (1984), A Critical
Guide to La Vorágine (1988). Editor of The South American
Sketches of R.B.Cunninghame Graham (1978), The Scottish
Sketches of R.B.Cunninghame Graham (1982), The North American
Sketches of R.B.Cunninghame Graham (1986). Contributor to
Liturgy and Literature edited by John Wortley (1979), Repression
and Liberation in Latin America edited by Jorge Nef (1981),
Eduardo Mallea ante la crítica edited by Myron Lichtblau
(1985), The Land that England Lost: Argentina and Britain,
a Special Relationship edited by A. Hennessy and J. King (1992),
and Discovering Scottish Writers edited by Alan Reid (1997).
Numerous contributions to many journals including Bulletin
of Hispanic Studies, Latin American Literary Review,
Portuguese Studies, Romantic Review, Notes and
Queries and Studies in Scottish Literature. Essays:
Argentina; Chile; Díaz del Castillo; Paraguay; Uruguay.
Ronald G. Professor of English, Department of English and
Journalism, Western Illinois University, Macomb. Author of Infernal
Paradise: Mexico and the Modern English Novel (1978). Editor
of The Plumed Serpent by D.H. Lawrence (1983). Editor (with
June M. Frazer) of The Cunning Craft: Original Essays on Detective
Fiction and Contemporary Literary Theory (1990). Contributor
to A Darkness that Murmured: Essays on Malcolm Lowry and the
Twentieth Century edited by Frederick Asals and Paul Tiessen
(2000), Graham Greene: An Annual Review edited by Peter
Wolfe (1992), Apparently Incongruous Parts: The Worlds of Malcolm
Lowry edited by Paul Tiessen (1990), Latin America and
the Literature of Exile edited by Hans-Bernhard Moeller (1983),
Makers of Modern Culture edited by Justin Wintle (1981).
Also contributed journal articles to Southern Humanities Review,
Language and Style, Texas Studies in Literature and
Language, Essays in Literature, Malcolm Lowry Review,
Papers of the Illinois Philological Association, Eureka
Studies in Teaching Short Fiction. Essays: Lawrence,
Geoffrey. Literary biographer and travel writer who also teaches
French at the University of York. Translator of Gustave Flaubert's
Dictionary of Received Ideas (1994), Madame Bovary
(1992) and Selected Letters (1997). Author of Flaubert:
A Life (2001). Essays: Flaubert.
Bruce. Independent scholar, linguist and traveller based in
York. Essays: Afghanistan; Iran/Persia; Pakistan.
Helen. Library Administrator, Lindley Library, Royal Horticultural
Society, London. Contributor to Reader's Guide to the History
of Science (2000). Essays: Fortune; Hooker.
Simon. Lecturer, Department of German, University of Aberdeen.
Author of a book on Wolfgang Koeppen. Contributor to German
Life and Letters and Modern Language Review. Essays:
Germaine. Professor Emeritus of English, University of Toronto,
Ontario. Author of articles in the books Reading Beyond Words:
Contexts for Native History edited by Jennifer S. H. Brown
and Elizabeth Vibert (1996), Papers of the Bibliographical
Society of Canada / Cahiers de la Société bibliographique
du Canada (1999), Book History II (1999) and journal
articles in Queen's Quarterly, Archivaria. Editor
of Canadian Exploration Literature: An Anthology (1993),
Critical Issues in Editing Exploration Texts (1995), Sara
Jeannette Duncan, Set in Authority[-]1906; critical edition
(1996). Editor (with Carolyn Podruchny) of Decentring the Renaissance:
Canada and Europe in Multi-Disciplinary Perspective 1500[-]1700
(2001). Essays: Radisson and Médard Chouart.
Hilary. Visiting Lecturer and postgraduate research student
at the University of Gloucestershire. She has published recently
on Charlotte M. Yonge and is currently working on interart analogies
in 19th-century literature. Essays: Borrow; Hope.
D.P.M. Associate Professor, Department of Classical Languages,
University of Peradeniya, Sri Lanka. Author of Taprobanê: Ancient
Sri Lanka as known to Greeks and Romans (1997). Editor (with
Osmund Bopearachchi) of Origin, Evolution and Circulation of
Foreign Coins in the Indian Ocean (1998). Contributor to Silver
Jubilee Commemoration Volume of the University of Kelaniya
(1986), K.W.Goonewardena Felicitation Volume (1987),
Commemoration Volume of the Classical Association of Ceylon Golden
Jubilee 1935[-]1985 (1989), Rays and Ways of Indian Culture,
in honour of Pandit H.M. Malaviya, edited by D.P. Dubey (1996),
Sri Lanka and the Silk Road of the Sea, edited by Senaka
Bandaranayake et al. (1990).Contributor to the journals
The Sri Lanka Journal of the Humanities: Journal of
the Royal Asiatic Society, Kalyani, Nava Samskrti
Cultural Quarterly, Aquinas Journal. Essays:
Fa-Hsien; Sri Lanka.
Elizabeth. Independent scholar and writer based in Perth,
Scotland. Author of The Winter Prince (1993) and contributor
to Folklore and Literature: An Encyclopedia edited by Bruce
Rosenberg and Mary Ellen Brown (1998), Sirens and Other Daemon
Lovers edited by Ellen Datlow and Terri Windling (1998), The
Horns of Efland edited by Ellen Kushner et al. (1997),
L. Ron Hubbard presents Writers of the Future, vol. 9 edited
by Dave Wolverton (1993). Contributor to The Lion and the Unicorn,
Children's Folklore Review, The Impromtu Journal
and Journal of American Folklore. Essays: Aeroplane;
Kimberly J. Graduate student, California State University
and travel writer, member of Society of American Travel Writers.
Author of Southern California Handbook ( 2001) Northern
California Handbook (2000), San Francisco Handbook
(2000), California Handbook (2000), Coastal California
(2000), Los Angeles Handbook (1999). Essays: United
States: Wild West.
Craig. Associate Professor of Literature, University of Houston,
Clear Lake. He has published several articles on Henry James.
Essays: Cherry-Garrard; James.
Richard. Senior Lecturer, Department of History, University
of Sydney. Author of Inventing Australia: Images and Identity,
1688[-]1980 (1981) and The Role of Water in the Development
of New South Wales (1984). Editor of Pastiche 1: Reflections
on Nineteenth Century Australia (with Penny Russell, 1994)
Memories and Dreams: Reflections on Twentieth-Century Australia:
Pastiche 2 (with Penny Russell, 1997), The Oxford Book
of Australian Travel Writing (with Ros Pesman and David Walker,
1996) and Annotated Bibliography of Australian Overseas Travel
Writing 1830 to 1970 (1996). Contributed to The Australian
Dream, edited by Judith O'Callaghan (1993) and Creating
Australia: Changing Australian History edited by Wayne Hudson
and Geoffrey Bolton (1997). Contributor to numerous journals including
Australian Cultural History, Australian Historical Studies,
Australian Studies (Australia), Australian Studies (UK),
Biblioteca del Viaggio in Italia: Studi, Island Magazine,
Journal of the Australian War Memorial, Meanjin,
Teaching History, Theory Culture & Society, Transition,
and War & Society. Essays: Forrest.
Neil L. Professor, Department of Anthropology, University
of Wisconsin, Madison. Author of Lords of the Tiger Spirit.
A History of the Caribs in Colonial Venezuela and Guyana, 1498[-]820
(1988). Editor of The Discoverie of the Large, Rich and Bewtiful
Empire of Guiana by Sir Walter Ralegh (1997). Editor (with
Laura Rival) of Beyond the Visible and the Material (2001),,
War in the Tribal Zone: Expanding States and Indigenous Warfare
(with R.Brian Ferguson, 1992), Wolves from the Sea: Readings
in the Anthropology of the Native Caribbean (1995), Wild
Majesty: Encounters with Caribs from Columbus to the Present Day.
An Anthology (with Peter Hulme, 1992). Contributor to A
General History of the Caribbean, vol. 3: The Slave Societies
of the Caribbean edited by Franklin W. Knight (1999), two
chapters in The Cambridge History of the Native Peoples of
the Americas, vol. 3; South America, edited by Frank
Salomon and Stuart B. Schwartz (1999), The History of Cartography,
II (3) edited by D. Woodward and G.M. Lewis (1998), Chiefdoms
and Chieftaincy in the Americas, edited by Elsa M. Redmond
(1998). Editor of the journal Ethnohistory and articles
in Studies in Travel Writing, Journal of Archaeological
Research, Current Anthropology, L'Homme …. Essays:
Josef. Chair of Ancient History, University of Kiel, and Director
of the Institut für Klassische Altertumskunde. Author of Der
Aufstand Gaumåtas und die Anfänge Dareios' I. (1978). Author
of Friedrich Münzer: ein Althistoriker zwischen Kaiserreich
und Nationalsozialismus (with Alfred Kneppe, 1983), Die dunklen
Jahrhunderte der Persis (1994), Ancient Persia: From 550BC
to 650AD (1996, in German 1994), Das Reich der Achaimeniden.
Eine Bibliographie (with Ursula Weber 1996), Das frühe Persien
(1999). Editor of Das Partherreich und seine Zeugnisse - The
Arsacid Empire: Sources and Documentation (1998). Essays:
Niebuhr; Olearius; Silk Route.
Diederick Curator of rare books and manuscripts, Netherlands
Maritime Museum, Amsterdam. Author (with Vibeke Roeper) of Ontdekkingsreizen
van Nederlanders. 1590[-]1650 [Dutch Voyages of Discovery
1590[-]1650] (1993), Om de Noord. De tochten van Willem Barentsz.
en Jacob van Heemskerck en de overwintering op Nova Zembla.
[Northbound. The Voyage of Willem Barentsz and Jacob van Heemskerck
and the Wintering on Novaya Zembla] (1996), Reizen op Papier.
Journalen en reisverslagen van Nederlandse ontdekkingsreizigers,
kooplieden en avonturiers [Voyages and Travels on Paper. Journals
and Travel Accounts of Dutch Discovers, Merchants and Adventurers]
(1996), Om de Zuid. De Eerste Schipvaart naar de Oost zoals
opgetekend door Willem Lodewycksz. [Southbound. The First
Voyage to the East, as described by Willem Lodewycksz] (1997).
Contributor to Souffrir pour Parvenir. De wereld van Jan Huygen
van Linschoten (1998). Essays: (with Vibeke Roeper)
East India Company (Dutch); Linschoten-Vereeniging; Lodewycksz;
D.C. Associate Professor of English, Truman State University,
Kirksville, Missouri. Editor of Through Dorothea's Window:
Essays from the George Eliot Conference (1991). Contributor
to British Travel Writers, 1837[-]1875 (Dictionary of
Literary Biography 166) edited by Barbara Brothers and Julia
M. Gergits (1996), The Encyclopedia of Romanticism: Culture
in Britain, 1780s[-]1830s edited by Laura Dabundo (1992).
Essays: Beckford; Paris.
Nancy V. Professor, Department of English, Lewis University,
Romeoville, Illinois. Contributor to British Travel Writers
1876[-]1909 (Dictionary of Literary Biography 174)
edited by Barbara Brothers and Julia M. Gergits (1997), The
1890s: An Encyclopedia of British Literature, Art, and Culture
edited by G.A. Cevasco (1993), and also to Studies in Canadian
Literature, Essays in Literature, and Journal of
Popular Culture. Essays: East India Company: British.
Hariclea. Associate Professor, Department of English, American
College of Greece, Athens. Contributor to British Travel Writers
1940[-]1997 (Dictionary of Literary Biography 204)
edited by Barbara Brothers and Julia M. Gergits (1990) and to
Antipodes (ethnicity and assimilation in Greek-Australian
short story). Essays: Blixen; Durrell.
Oumelbanine. Professor, University of California, San Diego,
Literature Department. Author of L'Afrique au Miroir de l'Europe,
Fortunes de Jean Léon l'Africain à la Renaissance (1991),
Les Sillages de Jean Léon l'Africain, du XVI° au XX° siècle
(1995), L'Extase et ses Paradoxes, Essai sur la structure narrative
du Tiers Livre (1999). Contributor to Le Voyage des Théories,
edited by Ali Benmakhlouf (2000), The Politics of Translation
in the Middle Ages and the Renaissance, edited by Renate Blumenfeld-Kosinski,
Luise von Flotow and Daniel Russell (2001), Travel Knowledge,
European Discoveries in the Early Modern Period, edited by
Ivo Kamps and Jyotsna D. Singh (2001). Essays: Leo Africanas.
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