The New Compass: A Critical Review
is the Chawton Postdoctoral Fellow in Women’s Writing at the University of Southampton. She has published
articles and reviews in Studies in
Eighteenth Century Culture, Eighteenth-Century
Life, Notes and Queries and Women’s Writing.
is Professor of English at Dalhousie University, where he teaches
Renaissance literature. He has written a number of articles on Shakespeare and
a book on Shakespeare’s Poetic Styles
(1980), and he has co-edited, with Patrick Atherton, Aristotle’s Poetics, by George Whalley (1997). He was one of the
editors of The Compass.
Carmen Bugan is a doctoral student at Balliol College, in the University of Oxford. Her collection of poems, Crossing the Carpathians, will be
published in October 2004 with Oxford Poets/Carcanet.
Bradin Cormack teaches in the Department of
English at the University of Chicago.
Sarah Emsley is a Postdoctoral Fellow at the
Rothermere American Institute, University of Oxford, and a Research Associate in
English at Harvard University. Her book Jane Austen's Philosophy of the Virtues will be published next year
by Palgrave Macmillan.
Kenneth Fields is Professor of English at
Stanford, where he was a student of Winters and his co-editor on Quest for Reality. His latest
collection of poems, Classic Rough News,
will be published by the University of Chicago Press this March.
Jeffrey Goodman is a poet who lives in Mobile, Alabama.
directs the Expository Writing program at Harvard University. He did his Ph.D. at Stanford University in the 1980s with
Wesley Trimpi and Kenneth Fields. He is
writing a book on Edgar Bowers with the increasingly ironic title "What
Richard Hoffpauir received his B.A. and M.A. from the
University of California, Berkeley, and his Ph.D. from University
College London. He is the author of Romantic
Fallacies (1986), The Art of
Restraint: English Poetry from Hardy to Larkin (1991), and The Contemplative Poetry of Edwin Arlington Robinson, Robert
Frost, and Yvor Winters (2002). He taught at the University of Alberta from 1969 to 1998.
is the author of Betrothal (Two Novellas)
published by The Brynmill Press. He was a regular contributor to The Human World and The Gadfly, and also contributed to other magazines including The Compass; more recently he has
contributed articles on George Borrow and D. H. Lawrence to English Studies (Nijmegen). He taught English in
various higher education institutions in Britain, before joining the
Brynmill publishing team.
Pinkerton Trimpi studied at Stanford University and Harvard University, and has taught
literature at Stanford, Michigan State, and the University of Alberta. She now lives in Palo Alto, California. She has published
essays on Edgar Bowers, Catherine Davis, Janet Lewis, and Yvor Winters, a
scholarly book on Herman Melville, and five collections of poems, most recently
Taken in Faith. In 1999 she won the
Allen Tate Poetry Prize, from Sewanee
David Sanders is the director of Ohio University
Press and Swallow Press. His work has been collected in two chapbooks/fine
editions, Time in Transit and Nearer to Town. His poetry has appeared
most recently in The Atlanta Review, The Hudson Review, and The Southern Review. He lives in Athens, Ohio.
Bruce Stovel teaches English at the University of Alberta. He is the author of many essays on
the novels of Jane Austen and co-editor of both Jane Austen's Business: Her World and Her Profession (1996) and The Talk in Jane Austen (2003).