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Notes on Contributors


Julian Hanna is a researcher and lecturer at the University of Lisbon in Portugal. He has published essays and reviews on manifestos and other modernist subjects in the Journal of Modern Literature, Modernism/Modernity, the European Journal of English Studies, the Journal of Wyndham Lewis Studies, Cine Qua Non, and elsewhere. A guide to modernism, Key Concepts in Modernist Literature, was published by Palgrave Macmillan in 2009.

Manfred Malzahn was born in Germany, where he completed a PhD thesis on the contemporary Scottish novel in 1983. He has worked for the Goethe Institute and the German Department at Edinburgh University, and taught English literature at universities in Tunisia, Algeria, Malawi, Taiwan, and the United Arab Emirates. He is now an administrator at United Arab Emirates University.

Stefanie Preuss works as a research support officer at the University of Konstanz. She holds a PhD in English Literature from the University of Bern and is the author of A Scottish National Canon? Processes of Literary Canon Formation in Scotland (Heidelberg: Winter, 2012). Her research interests include Scottish literature, canon formation and identity formation.

Neil Rhind wrote his doctoral dissertation on the postmodern dimension of Alasdair Gray (University of Edinburgh, 2009). A keen participant in Scottish communal ritual, his articles on Gray have previously appeared in the International Review of Scottish Studies and Scottish Literary Review.

Michael Stachura is a doctoral student at Simon Fraser University, Canada. His dissertation focuses on Scottish-Scandinavian connections in the work of several modern Scottish writers.