The Space Between: Literature and Culture 1914-1945

2014 Contributors

CLAIRE BUCK teaches modern and contemporary British literature at Wheaton College in Massachusetts where she is Professor of English.  She is author of H.D. and Freud: Bisexuality and a Feminine Discourse (1991), editor of The Bloomsbury Guide to Women's Literature (1992), as well as numerous articles on women's writing in the modernist period and the literature of the First World War.  In 2015 Buck published Conceiving Strangeness in British First World War Writing (Palgrave Macmillan), a study of the role of imperial narratives of cultural and racial otherness in British war writing and exhibition. [return to article]

ROBERT HEMMINGS is the author of Modern Nostalgia: Siegfried Sassoon, Trauma, and the Second World War (2008). Recent articles from his current project on objects of mobility in modern British culture appear in such journals as Word & Image, Criticism, and the Virginia Woolf Miscellany. He is presently serving as Vice President of the Space Between Society. [return to article]

KATHERINE F. MONTGOMERY received her PhD (2014) in long nineteenth-century British literature from The University of Iowa, where she focused on women's writing and economic literature. She has published on wandering in Jane Eyre and on Ellen Price Wood's maritime sensation fiction. Currently, Katherine is working in theatrical management in New York, where she has worked on musicals including Claudio Quest and the upcoming Spring Awakening revival. [return to article]

KRISTINA H. REARDON is the Associate Director of the Writing Center at the College of the Holy Cross in Worcester, MA, and a doctoral student at the University of Connecticut. She is the recipient of a Fulbright grant and an NEH summer institute grant to pursue research on World War I. [return to article]

DAN TODMAN is Senior Lecturer in the School of History at Queen Mary, University of London. He works on the military, social, and cultural history of Britain in both world wars, with a specific focus on remembrance. His book The Great War: Myth and Memory (2005) charted representations of the First World War in British popular culture during the twentieth century. He has worked with the Imperial War Museums and the BBC on their preparations for the centenaries of 2014-18. [return to article]