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Notes on Contributors


David Borthwick teaches literature at the University of Glasgow's Dumfries campus.

Sergi Mainer is a British Academy Postdoctoral Fellow at the Department of English Studies, Stirling University. His main areas of research are medieval and renaissance Scottish literature. His book Nation, Chivalry and Literature: The Scottish Romance Tradition (c. 1375-c. 1550) will be published by Rodopi. At the moment, he is completing another monograph on Literary Translation in the Reign of James VI of Scotland.

Caroline McCracken-Flesher is a Professor in the Department of English at the University of Wyoming. She publishes extensively on Scottish literature and culture. Recent books include Possible Scotlands: Walter Scott and the Story of Tomorrow (Oxford, 2005) and the edited volume Culture, Nation, and the New Scottish Parliament (Bucknell, 2007).

Ryan Shirey is a postdoctoral lecturer in English and American literature at Washington University in St. Louis. He is currently working on a study of the influence of English Romanticism on writers of the Scottish Renaissance.

Alex Thomson is lecturer in Scottish Literature at the University of Edinburgh. He is the author of Deconstruction and Democracy (Continuum, 2005) and Adorno: A Guide for the Perplexed (Continuum, 2006). He is currently working on a study of contemporary Scottish fiction.

Graham Tulloch is the author of The Language of Walter Scott and the editor of Ivanhoe for the Edinburgh Edition of the Waverley Novels. He is currently working with Judy King on editions of Scott's shorter fiction and of Hogg's The Three Perils of Man. He is Professor of English at Flinders University.

Sebastiaan Verweij has recently submitted his PhD at the Department of Scottish Literature at the University of Glasgow, where he is also a teaching assistant. He currently works on the manuscript and print culture of medieval and early modern Scotland.

Christopher Whyte is a prize-winning Gaelic poet and the author of four novels in English. His monograph Modern Scottish Poetry was published in 2004. He currently lives in Budapest.

Matthew Wickman is College of Humanities Associate Professor of English at Brigham Young University, Utah, and the author of The Ruins of Experience: Scotland’s “Romantick” Highlands and the Birth of the Modern Witness (University of Pennsylvania, 2007). His essays have appeared in such venues as Scottish Studies Review, The Yale Journal of Criticism, Eighteenth-Century Fiction, and PMLA.