Patricia ClementsUniversity of Alberta
Professor of English at the University of Alberta. Patricia is responsible for twentieth-century materials in the database, and co-author, with Jo-Ann Wallace and Rebecca Cameron, of volume three of the Orlando History. She is co-author/editor, with Virginia Blain and Isobel Grundy, of The Feminist Companion to Literature in English, 1990, the first reference work to women's writing in the various literary traditions in English, and co-editor with Isobel Grundy of Virginia Woolf: New Critical Essays, 1983. She has published on nineteenth-century French and English poetry and prose: Baudelaire and the English Tradition, 1985 and The Poems of Thomas Hardy, 1980. She served two terms as Dean of Arts at the University of Alberta, and a term as President of the Humanities and Social Sciences Federation of Canada. She received a BA from the University of Alberta, a DPhil from Oxford University, and an honorary DLitt from Brock University. She is a Fellow of the Royal Society of Canada.
Susan BrownUniversity of Guelph, Ontario
Associate Professor in the School of English and Theatre Studies at the University of Guelph and a founding member of the Orlando project. Susan is responsible for Victorian materials in the database, and author of volume two of the Orlando History, 1820 - 1890. She was a contributor to the Feminist Companion to Literature in English and to the Oxford Companion to Women's Writing in the United States, and has published essays in the Cambridge Companion to Victorian Poetry, Victorian Women Poets, Literature and Money, Gender and Colonialism, and in journals including Feminist Studies, Victorian Poetry, Victorian Review, and English Studies in Canada. She received a University of Guelph Faculty Association Special Merit Teaching Award in 1999.
Isobel GrundyUniversity of Alberta
The author of volume one of the Orlando history, the early period to 1830. Isobel received her degrees from Oxford University, where she was a member of St Anne's College. Between her BA and her DPhil she worked for six years in Finland, London, and New York. She taught at Queen Mary College (now Queen Mary and Westfield College), London University, from 1971, then moved to the University of Alberta in 1990 as Henry Marshall Tory Professor. She was one of the authors of The Feminist Companion. Her Lady Mary Wortley Montagu, Comet of the Enlightenment appeared from Oxford University Press in 1999. She is a Fellow of the Royal Society of Canada. In September 2000 she was awarded the University of Alberta's highest honour, the University Cup, for excellence in research and teaching.
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