Gerard Lee McKeever is Lecturer in Scottish Literature in the Department of English and Scottish Literature at the University of Edinburgh. He is the author of Dialectics of Improvement: Scottish Romanticism, 1786–1831 (2020), winner of the BARS First Book Prize 2021. He is currently finishing a monograph titled Regional Romanticism: Southwest Scotland, c.1770–1830 for Palgrave Macmillan, as well as editing John Galt’s autobiographies for Angela Esterhammer’s “Edinburgh Edition of the Works of John Galt” series.

Claudia Stokes is Professor of English at Trinity University. She is the author of Writers in Retrospect: The Rise of American Literary History, 1875–1910 (2006); The Altar at Home: Sentimental Literature and Nineteenth-Century American Religion (2014); and Old Style: Unoriginality and Its Uses in Nineteenth-Century U.S. Literature (2022). She is currently preparing a scholarly edition of Harriet Beecher Stowe’s religious writings for Oxford University Press.

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