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Irony and Clerisy

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About the Contributors to Irony and Clerisy

Linda Brigham is Associate Professor of English at Kansas State University. Author of numerous articles on romantic works, particularly romantic intersections with postmodernism and science, she is currently writing a book-length study on romantic, critical, and professional reflexivity.

Adam Carter is Assistant Professor in the Department of English at the University of Lethbridge. He has published essays in Parallax, The Semiotic Review of Books and Essays on Canadian Writing and has co-edited a special issue of the European Romantic Review. He is currently working on a book-length study of the relation between the theory of irony in the critical tradition and ideology critique.

Charles Mahoney teaches in the English Department at the University of Connecticut, Storrs, where he is currently completing work on a book manuscript, High Language: The Rhetoric of Romantic Apostasy. His writing has appeared (or is forthcoming) in Romanticism, the Romantic Circles Praxis Series, The Wordsworth Circle, and Studies in Romanticism.

Forest Pyle teaches English at the University of Oregon. He is author of The Ideology of Imagination: Subject and Society in the Discourse of Romanticism (Stanford UP, 1995). He has published essays on a variety of topics in nineteenth- and twentieth-century English and American literature and culture. He is presently completing a book, to be published by Stanford, called "From Which One turns Away": A Radical Aestheticism at the Limits of Culture.

Deborah Elise White is Associate Professor in the Department of English and Comparative Literature at Columbia University. She has published articles on Freud, Shelley, and De Man. Her book, Romantic Returns: Superstition, Imagination, History is forthcoming from Stanford University Press.