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Roxanne Eberle is an Associate Professor of English at the University of Georgia. She is the author of Chastity and Transgression in Women's Writing, 1792-1897: Interrupting the Harlot's Progress (2002) and the editor of Women and Romanticism (2006). She is currently at work on a cultural biography of Amelia Opie (1769-1853), a poet, novelist and abolitionist.

Anne K. Mellor is Distinguished Porfessor of English at UCLA, and the author of numerous books, edited volumes and articles on Romantic-era writing and art. Her contributions to the field have been acknowledged by awards and fellowships from the Keats-Shelley Association, ACLS, NEH, the Guggenheim Foundation (twice), the Rockefeller Foundation and the Australian National University. She was the Founding Director of the Feminist Studies Program at Stanford University and served as the Chair of the Woman's Studies Program at UCLA.